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Future of Education:
50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s speech on social justice at the former Scottish Rite.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
USF Performing Arts Center (former Scottish Rite), 431 W. Berry Street
Education transforms lives.
Be part of history with a futuristic look at education, on the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s riveting speech at the former Scottish Rite. Join us for one or both sessions as we learn more about how education is transforming to connect graduates to careers and how our community can educate for peace.
Session One: 4:30-6:45 p.m
Keynote: Glenda Ritz, Indiana's Superintendent for Public Instruction will share her thoughts on leading education into the future.
Panel Discussion: Key education experts at all levels will share insights on how education is evolving and partnering to connect graduates with careers—including project-based learning, new tech and strategic alliances.
• Mark D. Myers, Ph.D., Secretariat for the Office of Catholic Education, Catholic Diocese Fort Wayne-South Bend
• J. Andrew Prall, Ph.D., Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Saint Francis
• Jonathon Ray, President/CEO, Fort Wayne Urban League
• Wendy Y. Robinson, Ed.D., Superintendent, Fort Wayne Community Schools
• Alan Veach, Director of Regional Development, New Technology Network
Session Two: 7:15-9 p.m. Registration now closed for this session.
(complimentary boxed meal provided with registration)
Dr. King made clear his vision that special night, June 5, 1963 in Fort Wayne. Join us 50 years later as we strive to advance education—the ultimate equalizer for peace.
Reserve your seat by June 4 for this FREE event. FREE parking available across from event center. For more information visit usfpac.com/the-future-of-education. Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org or 260-399-7700 ext. 8414.
This event is made possible by these generous sponsors:
Legacy of Peace Luncheon
Future of Education occurs in association with the Legacy of Peace Luncheon, with keynote speaker Dr. Derek King, nephew of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. For registration and information visit legacyofpeace.eventbrite.com.
When & Where
University of Saint Francis
Located in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the University of Saint Francis is a private, Catholic university enrolling 2,300 students in majors ranging from the liberal and creative arts to the health sciences and business.