On Thursday, April 26, from 10:00–11:00 a.m., the U.S. Department of Education will hold a stakeholders forum focusing on the progress of School Improvement Grant (SIG) recipients as they work to effectively turn around low-performing schools across the country. The program will feature St. Louis Public Schools’ Superintendent Kelvin Adams and Associate Superintendent Michael Haggen; Arizona’sAlchesay High School Principal Roy Sandoval; and U.S. Department of Education’s Michael Yudin, acting assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education and Jason Snyder, deputy assistant secretary for policy and school turnaround. Yudin and Snyder will discuss the program’s national impact.
The forum will take place in the Barnard Auditorium in the LBJ Building of the U.S. Department of Education at 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC. To ensure access, RSVP with your name, organization, and title to EDStakeHolder@ed.gov no later than April 24. If you are unable to attend in person, you can watch the briefing live at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/education-department.