Idahoans For Local Education is hosting a lecture from Dr. Peg Luksik in Boise on 01/27. It will be held at Capital Building in downtown Boise in room WW02 from 6:30-8:30pm.
A brief Bio on Dr. Luksik from Idahoans for Local Education:
About Dr. Peg Luksik – Dr. Peg Luksik is a Pennsylvania teacher with over 35 years of experience in both special education and elementary education. She has taught at every level from pre-school to college in regular classrooms, resource centers, self-contained special education classes, and in alternative educational settings. She has trained teachers in curriculum and classroom management,written and evaluated curricula, authored several books on education issues, and hosted a nationally syndicated television program dealing with education in America. She founded a program to assist low-income single mothers complete their educations which was recognized by President Reagan and named as a National Point of Light by President George Bush. Peg served as an advisor to President Reagan’s Commission on the Family and worked for the U.S. Department of Education, where her task was to review and evaluate education reform initiatives. Most importantly, Peg and Jim, her husband of 35 years, have raised 6 wonderful children and are now proud grandparents.
Expect Dr. Luksik to cover a range of topics from Common Core beginnings, longitudinal data systems, high stakes standardized exams like the SBAC, and what this all means for students in today’s public schools.
Click on the Facebook link here to get more info and confirm attendance.