The Rev. Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships at the U.S. Department of Education, will deliver the keynote address at the 2nd Annual 2011 Parent Forum co-hosted by the Department and Chicago Public Schools. Girton-Mitchell will discuss the vital roles that parents and communities play in their children's educational growth, from 12 – 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, June 9 at the New South Shore High School in Chicago.
Parents, caregivers, educators and faith-based and neighborhood leaders from Chicago and suburban communities are expected to participate in the forum. The event will also feature workshops on federal, state and local resources for parents.
The Rev. Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships at the U.S. Department of Education
Keynote remarks at 2nd Annual 2011 Parents Forum, co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Education and Chicago Public Schools
12 – 12:45 p.m. CDT, Thursday, June 9, 2011
The New South Shore High School, 1955 E. 75th Street, Chicago, Ill.