This Wednesday, July 11, E4E-LA Executive Director Ama Nyamekye will participate in a panel discussion of current teacher evaluation and accountability initiatives, following the L.A. premiere of the TEACHED film series.
Presented by Loudspeaker Films, Communities for Teaching Excellence & Students Matter, the screening will feature two TEACHED short films that were largely filmed in Los Angeles--The Path to Prison and The Blame Game: Teachers Speak Out. Speakers on the panel following the screening will include:
- Pearl Arredondo Teacher featured in The Blame Game
- Yolie Flores Founder, Communities for Teaching Excellence
- Steve Hill Teacher featured in The Blame Game
- John Lee Executive Director, Teach Plus L.A.
- Joshua Lipshutz Attorney, Students Matter Legal Team
- Ama Nyamekye Executive Director, Educators4Excellence L.A.
- Michael Stryer Director-New Unionism, Future is Now Schools
The screening will also feature a keynote address by Howard Fuller, the former Superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools and the founder of the Black Alliance for Educational Options.
The evening starts at 6:30 pm with guest check-in and reception; the program begins at 7:00 pm.
Tickets must be reserved in advance.
This screening is not an Educators 4 Excellence-sponsored event.