Causeway Challenge Show And Tell Event Is Tuesday

Monday, March 14, 2016

As  part of the latest Causeway Challenge, Causeway is hosting a public event, “Show and Tell”, on Tuesday to help local parents get inspired about ways they can get more involved in education. Admission is free.    

Four speakers from across the country will participate in a “Show and Tell” featuring the projects they developed to empower parents to get more involved in education.  

The speakers are: 

Ginger Spickler started the Memphis School Guide to help families know what all of their options are when choosing a school.   

Tracy Hill used her years of educational experience to build Parent University, a program that helps caretakers learn how to best support their children. 

Pamela Grundy chose to send her child to a low-performing school in her neighborhood, and rallied with parents, teachers, and faculty to make it a thriving, diverse place to learn. 

Ben York created Ready4K to help busy parents prepare their children for kindergarten in the middle of everyday activities through text-messaging tips.  

Author, television host, and nonprofit executive, Alison Goldstein Lebovitz, will serve as emcee for the evening. 

The event will also feature a student-led string quartet, food from Dish t' Pass and a supervised play area for children will also be available. 

Doors open and food will be served at 6 p.m.  The speakers start at 6:30 p.m.  The event will be held at Chattanooga High School Center for Creative Arts, 1301 Dallas Road.



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