On Monday, October 25, CHPSPO and several other organizations sponsored a DC State Board of education Candidates Forum. The forum was moderated by WTOP journalist, Mark Segraves and was held in Maury Elementary.
The candidates, Melissa Rohan and Monica Warren-Jones answered questions posted by the sponsors and community. Here’s what they said…. DC State Board of Education Candidates Forum Notes
The Capitol Hill Public School Parent Organization will hold its October 19 meeting at Miner Elementary. Attached is the agenda for the meeting.
There are two important candidate forums coming up in the next week:
Wednesday, October 20, 6 – 8 p.m., ANC6B Candidates Meet and Greet in the North Hall of Eastern Market. 22 candidates are running. CHPSPO is not co-sponsoring this forum, however, Brent, Peabody, Tyler and Watkins are located within the boundaries of ANC6B, and these schools are encouraged to advertise this candidates forum.
Monday, October 25, 6 – 7:30 p.m., Ward 6 School Board Candidates Forum, Maury Elementary School, 1250 Constitution Avenue, NE Additional details: Parking available on-site (lot is accessed from 12th Place NE). CHPSPO is co-sponsoring this forum, and all schools are asked to advertise the forum on their list serves.
I will be out of town for work on October 19, and unable to attend the meeting. Barbara Riehle has kindly offered to chair the meeting, and Heather Schoell has graciously volunteered to take notes. If you have any additions to the agenda, please let Barbara know at barbara. Thanks!
(See attached file: 101910 agenda CHPSPO.doc)(See attached file: Ward 6 School Board Candidates Forum Flyer.pdf)
Ward 6 DC State Board of Education – Candidates Forum
Monday, October 25, 6:00 -7:30 PM @ Maury Elementary School
On November 2nd, Ward 6 will elect a new representative to the DC State Board of Education.
Hear from the two candidates – Melissa Rohan (http://www.melissarohan.com) & Monica Warren-Jones
(http://monicawarrenjones.org/) – about their plans and vision for public schools in Ward 6. Find out where
the candidates stand on improving our middle schools, driving academic performance, and continuing
growth beyond our elementary school gains.
WTOP Journalist Mark Segraves will moderate the discussion.
Sponsored by the following community organizations:
- Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization (http://chpspo.org)
- Eastern Market Metro Community Association (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/EMMCA)
- Friends of Choice in Urban schools (http://www.focusdc.org)
- H Street Great Street (http://hstreetgreatstreet.blogspot.com
- Hill Rag (http://www.hillrag.com)
- North Lincoln Park Neighborhood Association
- The Hill is Home (http://thehillishome.com)
- Ward 6 Democrats