Meisels and McNamee to speak on the Common Core Standards

Image: Samuel J. Meisels, President of Erikson

President Samuel J. Meisels

President Samuel J. Meisels and Professor Gillian McNamee are among the education leaders presenting at the 2011 Chicago School Policy Forum Series.

Over the course of the series, speakers will discuss the new Common Core State Standards that were adopted by Illinois to raise K-12 student achievement, where they came from, how they will be measured, and what they could mean for educators, parents, schools, districts, and other stakeholders.
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Image: Gillian McNamee, Erikson Professor

Professor Gillian McNamee

Other speakers include Michael Cohen, president of Achieve; Noemi Donoso, chief education officer of the Chicago Public Schools; Chris Koch, Illinois state school superintendent, and Dan Montgomery, president of the Illinois Federation of Teachers.

The series is presented by Business and Professional People for the Public Interest, Catalyst Chicago, and the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research.