Urban Arts Friendraiser
Thank you to our friends who have RSVP'd for this year's Urban Arts FriendRaiser: free cocktail hour & gallery showcase, a panel with leading voices in education reform from the USDOE, NYSED, NYCDOE, NYU, and more, as well as this year's Nagler Scholar presentation!
If you haven't yet RSVP'd, please join us:
You're invited to the annual
Urban Arts FriendRaiser
Tuesday, May 24th, 2011
200 Hudson Street, New York, NY
6:30pm: Cocktails, Hors D'oeuvres & FriendRaising
- Get to know Urban Arts in 2011 in a gallery & interactive showcase of exceptional student works from our network of 60 Title I public schools across the city.
7:15pm: Perspectives on Reform: A Panel on the Policy & Practice of Innovation in Public Education
- Leading voices from the federal, state, city, school, classroom and university spheres come together to share their perspectives and de-mystify Public School Reform from the inside out. Panelists include the USDOE Director of Strategic Partnerships Suzanne Immerman, NYSED Regents Research Fund Senior Fellow for Teacher & Principal Effectiveness Amy McIntosh, NYC DOE iZone 360 Executive Director Tres Watson, New Design High School Principal Dr. Scott Conti, Veteran Teaching Artist & Director of the Hip Hop Re:Education Project Fabian "Farbeon" Saucedo, and New York University Professor & senior associate at the Metropolitan Center for Urban Education Dr. Joseph McDonald, moderated by Executive Director Philip Courtney.
8:30pm: Nagler Scholarship Presentation
- The annual Nagler Scholarship awards an exceptional Urban Arts graduate who is in need of financial support in their college years. In a brief presentation to close our FriendRaiser evening, longtime board member Niclas Nagler will introduce this year's competition winner.
This is a free event.
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You are also invited to join our annual day-time Urban Arts Festival on Monday, May 23rd!
Please RSVP to email@example.com.