July Summer Retreat – Saturday July 11, 2015
The annual Summer Retreat at Country Cupboard Lewisburg will be Saturday July 11, 2015 from 10 AM to 3 PM. This year’s program will include presentations from Ron Cowell, President of the Education and Policy Leadership Center in Pennsylvania, along with our Public Policy Co-Chairs and Education Committee on our continuing state public policy initiative in public education as well as an update from the national AAUW convention. Mr. Cowell and other presenters will talk about some of the issues with public education in PA including funding, teacher recruitment, and charter/cyber-charter schools. They will also provide direction on how we as branches and individuals can advocate for change including the important role that school boards play in a community and how we can impact their work.
AAUW-PA pays the meeting cost and lunch for two members from each branch, additional members from a branch are welcome for the cost of the lunch which is $20. This year all AAUW-PA electronic student affiliate members and student affiliate members are welcome at no cost. The registration form will be in the summer Keystoner or you can register online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2015julyregistration.
What is AAUW…
AAUW Pennsylvania furthers the AAUW mission and programs in Pennsylvania, and promotes, encourages, and coordinates the work of branches throughout the state. Since 1881, AAUW has been one of the nation’s leading voices promoting education and equity for women and girls. AAUW-PA programs include educational outreach, community service, public policy advocacy, and confrontation of barriers so that all women have a fair chance.