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Annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning

Panasuk Symposium: Confronting Gun Violence Against Kids

October 17, 2018

The University of Massachusetts Lowell College of Education Panasuk Symposium: Confronting Gun Violence Against Kids brings together policymakers, school leaders, student activists, community members, and politicians to confront hard realities about the violence youth experience on a daily basis in their schools and in their communities.

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Keynote Speaker

Peter Cunningham is the executive director of EducationPost and he served as assistant secretary for communications and outreach in the U.S. Department of Education during the Obama Administration's first term.  Prior to that he worked with Arne Duncan when we was CEO of the Chicago Public Schools.

Peter Cunningham

The event begins with a keynote from Peter Cunningham. Cunningham is the executive director of EducationPost and he served as assistant secretary for communications and outreach in the U.S. Department of Education during the Obama Administration's first term.

Prior to that he worked with Arne Duncan when we was CEO of the Chicago Public Schools.

A stakeholder panel with students, school leadership and policy makers will conclude the event.

Light refreshments will be available.

The event is free and open to the public. Donations to the College of Education are graciously accepted.

Event Information

When: Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 4-7 p.m.
Where:: UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center

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