Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Michigan State Board of Education: Public Forums

This is from Washtenaw County Special Education Information. To receive regular e-mails on special education events and meetings, contact WCSEI at  familysupport@wash.k12.mi.us or view notices here.  


Join elected Michigan State Board of Education members at one of several regional education forums. The forums are an opportunity for education stakeholders to meet with State Board of Education members, discuss current education conditions, reform and budget proposals, and the future direction of education in Michigan.

Forum Dates and Locations
West Michigan
Monday, May 23, 2011, 4-6 pmGrand Rapids Community College, Devos Campus
415 Fulton Street, Grand Rapids
Parking information here
On-site contact: Kathy Mullins, GRCC, kmullins@grcc.edu

Southeast Michigan
Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 4-6 pm: Macomb Community College – Center Campus
Professional Development Center, University Center
44575 Garfield Rd, Clinton Township
On-site Contact:  Jennifer Anderson, MCC, andersonje@macomb.edu.
Attendees should report to assembly hall. The closest parking for visitors is in lot 3 or lot 5B as indicated on the campus map.

Thursday, May 26, 2011, 4-6 pm: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan League
Hussey Room, 911 North University Avenue, Ann Arbor
On-site contact: Marcy C. Delano, mdelano@umich.edu
Parking map

Central Michigan
Tuesday June 7, 2011, 4-6 pm: Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant
Voigtman Family Seminar Room - Room 413
CMU College of Education and Human Services Building
Campus map
On-site Contact: Jen Cotter, CMU Development. 989 774 1554

Events are open to the public. Participants are invited to make
written or oral comments.

For more information on the forums please contact:
John Austin, State Board of Education President, jcaustin@umich.edu
Marilyn Schneider, State Board Executive, schneiderm@michigan.gov

State Board of Education
The State Board of Education is the state-wide elected body charged by Michigan’s Constitution to provide leadership and supervision over all education, determine K-12 standards, curriculum and teacher qualifications, and make recommendations to the Legislature and Governor on needed education policy and funding. The State Board also appoints the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

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