Common Core, State Assessments, Educational Reform
What does it all mean?
Please Join Us For An Informational Forum to Educate the Islip Community
Thursday, December 12, 2013
7 – 10 PM
At The Bayway Arts Center
265 E. Main Street, East Islip
Confirmed Guest Speakers include:
Yvonne Gasperino - Expert from Stop Common Core in NY. Common Core Overview - What it is? How did we get here? What is it costing? How can you get involved?
Comsewogue School District Superintendent Dr. Joseph Rella - Perspective of leading administrator in New York’s fight against Common Core and why it’s harmful to the education of our children.
NYS Assemblyman Al Graf - Introduction and overview on his bill (A.7994) that he wrote to dismantle Common Core in NYS. Assemblyman Andrew Gaborino will join him to discuss the bill.
Mary Calamia - Clinical Social Worker speaking on the harmful effects of over-testing and "rigor" of Common Core ideology.
Professor Arnold Dodge – Discussing comparison of education nation to nation and developmental inappropriateness of standards and testing.
For more information please contact: [masked]
Special thanks to the Bayway Arts Center for their generosity