Vermont State Colleges & Public Education : Why Talk About Them Together

Start: Monday, May 11, 2020 7:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (US & Canada) (GMT-04:00)

End: Monday, May 11, 2020 9:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (US & Canada) (GMT-04:00)

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Join us for a town hall to discuss the Vermont State Colleges and Public Education. Why we go wrong when we don't talk about them together. Let's talk about funding, structure of schools, impact on the economy, the union and why it is essential that we keep our schools open.

We can't both talk about the demographic crisis and eliminate opportunities in our state for young people. We can't worry about rural economy and then create hardship in those same economies. It is time for us to talk about education as a whole and funding it that way too. Join Brenda along with students, faculty and more to discuss the challenges we face and how we stand firmly with our schools.


Panelists will include:

Martha Allen: Former President of the Vermont NEA and public school teacher for 30 years.

Willow Shaefer: A high school senior and early college student at NVU Lyndon.

Kate Gold: President of the Vermont State College United Professionals Union and Director of Advising Resources at NVU Lyndon.

Brady Scott Rainville: Academic Advisor and Psychology Professor and Alumni at NVU/Johnson State.

Rebecca Flieder: Junior at NVU Johnson studying Journalism and is the Editor and Chief at NVU Johnson's student run newspaper.

Representative Kevin 'Coach' Christie: Former Principle and Serves on the Hartford School Board.

Gina Ottoboni: Historian of Science. Faculty at CCV. Serves on the Town of Chittenden (Rutland County) Selectboard.

Danny Brzozowski : High School Science Teacher in Hartford, VT


Event by
Brenda Siegel
Brattleboro Town of, Vermont