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"Linking for Learning" Parent Teacher Community Forum

Hundreds of teachers, school support personnel, union leaders, administrators, board of education officials, students, and family members attended the latest in an ongoing series of Parent Teacher Community forums. This video includes highlights of the May 6 event, which focused on linking family engagement to learning and included three afternoon workshops and two presentations by Dr. Karen Mapp.

Watch a brief video with highlights of the latest parent-teacher community forum we organized with the Connecticut Education Association (CEA) and our public education partners.

Video prepared and done by AFTCT Matt OConnor and Neal Thomassen

Dr. Karen Mapp at "Linking for Learning" PTC Forum

Author and Harvard Graduate School of Education Policy and Management Director Dr. Karen Mapp was the keynote speaker at the May 6 Parent Teacher Community forum on "Linking for Learning." More than 200 parents, students, teachers, advocates, and state and local school officials attended the event, the latest in an ongoing series of discussions on the state of public education.

This video includes Dr. Mapp's full speech, as well as her accompanying PowerPoint presentation.

Video prepared and done by AFTCT Matt OConnor and Neal Thomassen

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These PTC forums are sponsored by AFT Connecticut, the Connecticut Education Association (CEA), the Connecticut Federation of School Administrators (AFSA), the Connecticut State Department of Education (SDE), the CommPACT/Community Collaboration, the Connecticut Parent-Teacher Student Association (PTSA), and several additional state and local public agencies and community organizations.

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