July 10, 2012

Los Angeles TEACHED Premiere feat. E4E-LA Exec. Dir. Ama Nyamekye

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.