Public education forum on Feb. 23 gives donors the opportunity to meet with key education leaders

 Our community stands at a crossroads for public education. The decisions our leaders make in the coming months will affect us for decades to come. To better inform our donors about these issues, the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis is hosting Public Education: Making the Grade?

The Feb. 23 event at the Memphis Botanic Garden features a brief talk by Elliot Perry of Education Champions and a discussion with a distinguished panel of education leaders.

Dr. Barbara Prescott, Transition Planning Commission
Jessica Lotz, Memphis City Schools’ Teacher Effectiveness Initiative
Matt Throckmorton, Tennessee Charter Schools Association
Victoria Van Cleef, The New Teacher Project
Terence PattersonHyde Family Foundations – Moderator

This event is open to advisors of donor-advised funds, contributors to the Community Partnership Fund, and members of our Endowment Circle and GiVE 365. For more information, contact Director of Donor Relations Wesley Tomlinson.