Education talks set for Imlay City, Pontiac, Detroit, Clinton Township

Imlay City, Pontiac, Detroit, Lansing and Clinton Township are among the upcoming stops for the Center for Michigan’s ongoing townhall series on K-12 reform:

WHEN: Sept. 27, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: East Meeting Room, Novi Public Library, 45255 10 Mile Road, Novi

RSVP: Julie Farkas, Novi Public Library -- (248) 869-7204

WHEN: Oct. 2, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

WHERE: 735 Forest, Suite 202, Birmingham

RSVP: Deirdre Green -- (248) 633-2288

WHEN: Oct. 2, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 200 N. Cedar St., Imlay City

RSVP: Lori Offenbecher – (989) 672-1720

WHEN: Oct. 3, 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

WHERE: Baker College, Gratiot Road and 15 Mile Road, Clinton Township

RSVP: Erika DeLange – (586) 790-5255

WHEN: Oct. 4, 6: p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: ARISE Detroit, 5555 Conner Ave., Detroit

RSVP: Luther Keith – (313) 921-1955

WHEN: Oct. 16, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Elmhurst Elementary School gym, 2400 Pattengill Ave., Lansing

RSVP: Carolyn Stone – Carolyn.stone@lansingschools.net

WHEN: Oct. 22, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: Silver Maples (Maple Room), 100 Silver Maples Dr., Chelsea

RSVP: Shawn Personke – spersonke@silvermaples.org

WHEN: Oct. 23, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Sarvis Center, 1231 E. Kearsley St., Flint

RSVP: Community Foundation of Greater Flint -- (810) 767-8270

WHEN: Oct. 23, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

WHERE: Harry L. Wheeler Community Center, 24876 FV Pankow Blvd. Clinton Township

RSVP: Paula Rose – (586) 783-6300

WHEN: Oct. 23, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

WHERE: Skyline Camp and Retreat Center, 5650 Sandhill Rd., Almont

RSVP: Matt Henry – (810) 798-8240

WHEN: Oct. 25, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Oakland Family Services, 114 Orchard Lake Rd., Pontiac

RSVP: Julie Brenner --  jbrenner@ofsfamily.org

WHEN: Oct. 30, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. (Reschedule of Oct. 11 date.)

WHERE: Automation Alley, Atrium, 2675 Bellingham Dr., Troy

RSVP: Alysia Green -- greena@automationalley.com

Citizens unable to attend any of these sessions may still share their views on K-12 education by answering questions via the Center’s online survey. Click here to access the survey, which is anonymous.

The Center is in the midst of a year-long listening tour of Michigan aimed at collecting the thoughts of 5,000 residents about the future of K-12 education. Approximately 4,000 residents already have participated in nearly 200 sessions around the state.

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