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Education Policy Speaker Series: Jack Dougherty—No Relation to Claire

TheAndy Ribner ’14 Gives a Fuck About Education” Lecture Series continues this afternoon with Jack Dougherty, professor at Trinity:

Professor Jack Dougherty of Trinity College, will be speaking on the history of education via the niche of education in Hartford: how has the civil rights movement and housing influenced education in Central Connecticut?

Note: This is part of a weekly speaker series on Education Policy.

Date: Today, September 11
Time: 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Place: PAC002
Cost: Free

Preschool Math Student Forum

Hey, can someone tell me if Andy Ribner ’14 knows anything about education? Does anyone know?

Like playing with kids? Interested in teaching? Come try out Preschool Math!

This 0.5 credit class grows out of theories of and research in cognitive development, and is directly addressing preschool number
knowledge. Students will spend 1 hour/week in a local preschool playing math games and volunteering, in addition to a 45-minute lunch meeting once per week.

Date: September 5, 2012
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Place: Allbritton 311

Task Force on Educational Programs General Interest Meeting

If Andy Ribner ’14 were a Modest Mouse song, he would be “Education,” from that one really mediocre album with Johnny Marr randomly on it:

Interested in education? Want to take more classes that have to do with education? Think the certificate is cool, but that Wesleyan should have an education major or a teaching certification program?

Come to a general interest meeting for a Task Force on Educational Programs at Wes! Our goal is to show strong student interest for new programs to hopefully facilitate the growth of an education department.

Date: tomorrow, April 11
Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Place: Usdan 110
Cost: Free

The Achievement Gap: A Discussion

If Andy Ribner ’14 were an Academy Award-nominated picture, he would be An Education starring Carey Mulligan and Peter Sarsgaard, all lush colors and mature teenage sensuality:

Come talk with Professors Long, Rayack, Shusterman, and Stemler about their research and how it relates to the achievement gap and education reform!

Date: Wednesday, February 22
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Place: PAC 001
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