Wisconsin Academy: Special “Education is Fundamental” panel discussion this Tuesday

March 22, 2011, from 7:00–8:30 pm

MMoCA Lecture Hall, Madison

Free and open to the public.

As part of the “Education is Fundamental” series, the Wisconsin Academy is pleased to host a special round table discussion with Wisconsin’s top education administrators, entitled Getting to A+: Wisconsin’s Education Challenges. Join Daniel Nerad, Joan Wade, and Michael Thompson in a no-holds barred discussion as they confront educational issues facing the state—everything from school financing and student achievement scores to teacher hiring and firing. The panel is moderated by Dean of the UW–Madison School of Education Julie Underwood.

If you can’t attend in person, please tune in to the live webcast of this special “Education is Fundamental” series panel discussion. Click here to tune in to the live webcast of Getting to A+: Wisconsin’s Education Challenges at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, March 22: http://www.uwex.edu/ics/stream/session.cfm?eid=26442&sid=50274

About Academy Evenings

Academy Evenings engage the public in a wide variety of topics of public interest and feature Wisconsin’s leading thinkers, scholars, and artists. These free forums are intended to encourage public interaction with these leaders in an intimate atmosphere designed to foster discussion and build community. The Wisconsin Academy sponsors Academy Evenings regularly in Overture Center for the Arts in Madison and at other venues across the state. For more information, visit wisconsinacademy.org/evenings.