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Education Day

EDUCATION DAY

  • 7:00
    Board the Bus at Southern Research

    Park for the day at the Southern Research parking lot located at 837 22nd Street South. The entrance is on 9th Avenue South. Heading North on Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd, turn right onto 9th Avenue South, directly across the street from Quinlan Castle. If you reach University Blvd. you have gone too far. See the map at the end of the agenda.  Dress is business casual.

  • 7:10 – 7:30
    Travel to Social Venture

    5529 First Avenue South, 35212

    (205) 595-0562

  • 7:30 – 8:00
    Breakfast
  • 8:00 – 8:45
    WHAT COULD BE

    Dr. Tommy Bice, Education Director, Goodrich Foundation; Former Alabama State Superintendent

  • 8:45 – 9:30
    CHARTER SCHOOLS

    Emily Schultz (’15), Senior Manager of Policy & State Advocacy, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools

    Ruben Morris, Executive Director, Star Academy

  • 9:30 – 10:00
    Walk to Woodlawn High School

    5620 First Avenue North, 35212

    (205) 231-8000

    Library

  • 10:00 – 11:00
    BIRMINGHAM SCHOOL BOARD

    Moderator: Guin Robinson (’05), Director of Community Outreach, Jefferson State Community College

    Randall Woodfin (’14), Board of Education, District 5

    Brian Giattina (’05), Board of Education, District 3

    April Williams (’06), Board of Education, District 8

    Wardine Alexander, President, Board of Education, District 7

  • 11:00 – 11:30
    BIRMINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS

    Dr. Larry J. Contri, Interim Superintendent, Birmingham City Schools

    Dr. Fanchon Muhammed, Principal, Woodlawn High School

  • 11:30 – 12:30
    Walk to Woodlawn Urban Farm

    Lunch

  • GOOD SCHOOL FOOD

    Amanda Storey, Executive Director, Jones Valley Teaching Farm

    Scotty Feltman, Woodlawn Urban Farm Program Director, Jones Valley Teaching Farm

  • WOODLAWN INNOVATION NETWORK

    Sally Mackin (’13), Executive Director, Woodlawn Foundation

    Bernard Chandler, Education Director, Woodlawn Foundation

  • 12:30 – 1:00
    Travel to Carver High School

    3900 24th Street North, 35207

    (205) 231-3900

    Library

  • 1:00 – 2:00
    STUDENT INTERACTION

    Facilitated by Birmingham Education Foundation

  • 2:00 – 3:00
    ON THE RECORD

    Moderator: J.W. Carpenter (’13), Executive Director, Birmingham Education Foundation

    Dr. Craig Pouncey, Superintendent, Jefferson County Schools

    Dr. Kathy Murphy, Superintendent, Hoover City Schools

  • 3:00 – 4:00
    COMMUNITY PARTNER ROUNDTABLE

    Bold Goals – Dan Stephens, VP of Community Impact, UWCA

    Better Basics – Kristen Leonard, Director of Program Services, Better Basics

    Summer Adventures in Learning (SAIL) – Suzy Harris, SAIL Program Director, Birmingham Education Foundation

    Teach For America – Ansley Hagler, Director of Development, Teach for America-Alabama                    

    A+ College Ready – Mary Boehm, President, A+ College Ready

    CAMP – Martin Nalls, Founder, College Admissions Made Possible

    Growing Kings – Marcus Carson, Executive Director, Growing Kings

  • 4:00 – 5:00
    EDUCATOR LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

    Moderator:  Dr. Alison Grizzle (’14), Education Specialist, Alabama Board of Education; 2013 Alabama Teacher of the Year

    Dr. Julie Hannah, Assistant Professor, Samford University

    Dr. Debbie Voltz (’12), Dean, School of Education, UAB

    Dr. Ann Dominick, Faculty, UAB Teach

    Dr. Charles Willis, Principal, Carver High School

  • 5:00 – 5:30
    CAUCUS
  • 5:30 – 6:00
    Travel to Southern Research

    2000 9th Avenue South, 35205

  • 6:00 – 'till
    Southern Research 75th Anniversary Celebration