Empower thru Education

EDU19401: A Symposium on Urban/Suburban Education


EDU19401 is an online resource for Norristown youth managed by Catalyst Education & Mentoring. EDU19401: A Symposium on Urban/Suburban Education is a blend of the traditional conference/workshop model and the contemporary “un-conference” model in partnership with Norristown Men of Excellence.

EDU19401: A Symposium on Urban/Suburban Education

Saturday, July 11th, 9:30am-3:30pm

Stewart Middle School, West Marshall Street, Norristown, PA, United States

It will be a day-long event for parents, stakeholders, students grades 7-12 in the greater Norristown area to come together to:

1) discuss issues in education;

2) problem-solve for local challenges and barriers;

3) get informed of opportunities to lead and serve;

4) and network with like-minded individuals.

The day will be filled with interactive sessions, panel discussions, demonstrations, and more.

Register to present and attend at www.edu19401.com.

9:30 – 9:50 Arrival/Registration
10:00 – 10:30 Welcome and Keynote Speaker
10:40 – 11:30 Session A
11:40 – 12:30 Session B
12:30 – 1:15 Lunch
1:25 – 2:05 Session C “The Un-Conference” sessions and Conversations/Reflections
2:15 – 3:15 Panel Discussion/Closing –
“How Serious Is the School-to-Prison Pipeline? What do we do about it?”