School Committee Candidates Town Hall
Worcester Education Collaborative has partnered with The Initiative for Engaged Citizenship to host a School Committee Candidates Town Hall on Wednesday, October 21st from 5:30pm-7:30pm at the Fuller Conference Room Located at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (19 Foster Street, Worcester, MA 01608).
The purpose of this year’s town hall is to have an in-depth discussion with candidates concerning the role of the school committee, the development of a five year plan, school discipline & suspension rates, and the range of educational opportunities for students across the district.
The Town Hall will be moderated by David LeBoeuf of the Initiative.
Worcester Education Collaborative (WEC) is an independent advocacy organization working to ensure that students in Worcester Public Schools are given the opportunity to succeed at the highest possible level and to acquire the skills and knowledge to master the challenges of the 21st century. WEC is committed to supporting, facilitating, and developing a wide variety of partnerships among families, schools, organizations, and businesses that will both enhance the quality of public education in Worcester and the quality of our common life. As a non-profit education fund, the Collaborative’s independent voice speaks for children and for the community and its mission is to create a system of effective schools where every child is prepared for success in college, career, and life.
The Initiative for Engaged Citizenship is a non-profit, non-partisan social incubator dedicated to civic empowerment. The Initiative partners with organizations to conduct voter education efforts and also hosts a series of workshops relating to community engagement.