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#67 | October 22 2019
OPEN's weekly newsletter sends you events, updates and developments from the #nolaed landscape. Got an event, program, or job description that supports equity and accountability? Send a request with your information and graphics to teri@opennola.org.
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Public Education Week 2019

Throughout the week of October 21-25th, Orleans Public Education Network (OPEN), along with advocates, educators and parents across the city, will host Public Education Week: the only event series dedicated to bringing the entire public into the public education system, and training citizens to navigate the system, advocate for change, and increase equity and excellence for all students. Check out the lineup and register for any (or all) of our webinars and live events!
Registering for a webinar? Webinars will be posted as scheduled on the 
OPEN YouTube Channel.
Register for Public Education Week
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Let's keep the conversation going! Be sure to use any of the following hashtags together on social media for Public Education Week webinars and events:

#PublicEducationWeek
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Monday

Thanks for Joining Us!

Thanks to everyone who watched our first Public Education Week webinar and/or attended a session. We'd like to give a special shoutout to our webinar host, Ashana Bigard and panelists Dr. Torin Sanders, Morkeith Phillips, Greg Rattler, Jr., and Antonio Travis. Stay tuned for more great events!
Tuesday

Identifying Equitable Assessment Alternatives for Our Children

Our children are #MoreThanScores so how do we assess their skills in ways that are equitable to them? Join Chantelle Pierre for "Identifying Equitable Assessment Alternatives for Our Children" on the OPEN YouTube Channel.

Restoring Community Trust

As the New Orleans education landscape changes, how can we trust newcomers to the city to give kids a culturally relevant education? Join Changing Landscapes Consulting Ifátùmínínú⁩ Bamgbala Aresa and Wendy Firven for "Restoring Community Trust: Closing the gap between native New Orleanian students & families and transplant educators" at Community Book Center, October 22.

Special Education: Know Your Rights AND Responsibilities 

Join Bright Minds, Loyola University, and Noble Minds Institute for a special workshop for parents, educators, and special education coordinators about rights and best practices for school success. 
Wednesday

Linking Policy to Purpose Webinar

Meet Rachel Guidry! Rachel Guidry is owner and Lead Consultant of RSWG Consulting, LLC, a small business development firm specializing in growth strategies and organizational development. Join her as she discusses education stakeholder communications, Wednesday, October 21 on the OPEN YouTube Channel.

Backpack Full of Cash Movie Screening

What exactly IS school privatization? What does it mean for K-12 students and their families? Learn more at the Public Education Week screening of Backpack Full of Cash, Wednesday, October 23 at Tulane University's Freeman Auditorium.
Thursday

The State of Black Educators in New Orleans Public Schools

What's it like being a Black educator in New Orleans? How can the community support Black educators? Join Blk Teacher Griot's Andrea Fullington for The State of Black Educators in New Orleans Public Schools, October 24 on the OPEN YouTube Channel.

It's a Partnership!

You can make any school year a successful one when you partner with your child's school. Join Arianne Craig Jolla, educator and author of Teach Your Own Kids: Schools Can't Do It Alone to see how this Thursday on the OPEN YouTube Channel.

Parent Game & Info Night

Bring the family for Game & Info Night this Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Enter our spades or UNO tournament to win prizes from Raising Canes!
Friday

Charter School Boards Webinar

Who has a place on charter school boards? What should they look like? Tune in to "Charter School Boards: What Equity within Board Governance Looks Like" with Krystal Hardy Allen, Friday October 25 on the OPEN Youtube Channel.

School Discipline: Know Your Rights

Join OPEN and Victor Jones from the Southern Poverty Law Center for a discussion on the rights that students and families have in the school discipline process. Register and be sure to tune in on the OPEN Youtube Channel.

 

Education Stakeholder Happy Hour

Are you a parent, teacher, or just someone who cares about public school education? Join OPEN for our Education Stakeholder Happy Hour at The Revolution! Be one of the first 30 participants to register and your first drink is on OPEN!  
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