The Harford County Council of PTAs is gathering elected officials and leaders in education to meet with the public at a legislative forum planned for Thursday, October 15th at 7 p.m. in the Bel Air High School cafeteria.
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from decision-makers about issues in education and to speak with them one-on-one or in small, informal discussion groups. Find out what’s happening in Harford County Public Schools and share your ideas and concerns with the people who represent you. It is not necessary to be a PTA member; all members of the community are welcome to attend. Invited guests include all appointed and elected officials, including local, state and national representatives.
According to HCCPTA President Cathi Peters, the following individuals have confirmed their attendance as of October 6:
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Robert Tomback
Board of Education President Mark Wolkow
County Councilman Dion Guthrie (District A – Edgewood/Joppa)
County Councilman Joseph Woods (District B – Fallston)
County Councilman Richard Slutsky (District E – Aberdeen)
County Councilwoman Mary Ann Lisanti (District F – Havre de Grace)
Representing County Executive David Craig: Bob Thomas
State Delegate Wayne Norman
State Delegate Rick Impallaria
Representing Senator Nancy Jacobs: Bryan Shuy
Representing Senator Benjamin Cardin: Heather Campbell
MD PTA President-Elect Sam Mercer & MD PTA Treasurer Rita Lowman
Here’s the text of the invitation to the public posted on the HCCPTA website:
The Harford County Council of PTAs presents our Annual Legislative Forum
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.
Bel Air High School Cafeteria
The Harford County Council of PTA, Inc. continues our commitment to advocacy and information sharing.
The Annual Legislative Forum will include an opening presentation leading into small group discussions on educational issues.
Invited guests include representatives from :
Harford County Superintendent of Schools, County Executive’s Office, Harford County Board of Education, Harford County Council, Harford County Sheriff, Maryland PTA, Governor’s Office, Harford County Delegation, Senators and Representatives representing our community in Washington.
This Forum is designed to bring together parents, educators, and elected officials in an atmosphere of open and respectful exchange of information. Please join us on Thursday, October 15, 2009 and bring other members of your community. You will have the opportunity to speak with Educators, Administrators, and elected officials one-on-one about education issues.
Questions? Contact our President, Cathi Peters at 410-679-5848 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Educating Everyone, Takes Everyone! Come to the forum….
Speak for every child, with one voice!!!!