Events

Connections in Education

In everything we do, A+ connects education stakeholders – teachers, administrators, community leaders, families and students – with peers, mentors, ideas and resources. It is through these connections that strengthening and innovating take place.

January 6, 2021

11 a.m. 

Facebook Live

Chew & Chat #4, featuring Haley Taylor Schlitz

Join Chew & Chat host Erica Milson as she sits down with Haley Taylor Schlitz, education advocate and 18-year-old law student.

Haley shares about her experience as a gifted student in public schools, and offers tips and advice to fellow students, parents, and public educators on supporting learners like her.

Recording available on Facebook and YouTube.

April 2021

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Facebook Live

Chew & Chat #5, local principals on equity

Join Chew & Chat host Erica Milson as she shares the stage with area principals to discuss equity in education.

 

In a series of segments, principals from local school districts join us to discuss educational equity, including the reality of what support is and isn't working to help them improve student outcomes during a pandemic.

More details coming soon!

Coming soon

TBD - postponed

Limited space available

Chew & Chat #6, the reality of education in a pandemic

This special segment will be limited to registered participants only. 

In part two of a series, Comedian Eddie B. will join host Erica Milson and a panel of local educators to discuss the raw, nitty gritty experiences of educating young people during a pandemic.

More details coming soon!

Coming soon

August 18, 2020

11 a.m. 

Facebook Live

Chew & Chat #1, featuring Dr. Rod Paige

Join Chew & Chat host Erica Milson as she sits down with Dr. Rod Paige, former US Secretary of Education and former Superintendent of Houston ISD.

Dr. Paige discusses current transitions in public education, the role nonprofits can play in supporting schools, and staying motivated during challenging times. 

Recording available on Facebook and YouTube.

September 15, 2020

11 a.m. 

Facebook Live

Chew & Chat #2, featuring Kate Walsh

Join Chew & Chat host Erica Milson as she sits down with Kate Walsh, President of the National Council on Teacher Quality. 

Kate discusses teacher quality, teacher prep programs, and equity in education. Kate is one of those speakers we could listen to speak about these important issues all day long. 

Recording available on Facebook and YouTube.

December 8, 2020

11 a.m. 

Facebook Live

Chew & Chat #3, a panel conversation

Join Chew & Chat host Erica Milson as she passes the mic to a panel of parents in this segment!

 

A+ Board member and parent advocate Matt Barnes chats with three mom-leaders about how families can best support their children as learners. 

Recording available on Facebook.