internationally renowned Jonas Brothers will perform a set at the conclusion of the event (media will not be able to film any portion of the Jonas Brothers concert).
National School Choice Week President Andrew Campanella will address the celebration via video feed live from Los Angeles, where he will launch the National School Choice Week ‘Special’ – a 14-city whistle-stop train tour in support of educational choice. In addition, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton will speak at the event, and former Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Lisa Graham Keegan will serve as the evening’s master of ceremonies.
Media interested in attending the event should sign up for credentials here: www.schoolchoiceweek.com/
Now in its third year, National School Choice Week shines a spotlight on the need for effective education options for children, including high-performing public schools, public charter schools, private schools, magnet schools, online learning and homeschooling (Jan. 27 to Feb. 2, 2013).
· Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton
· Soha Ghanian, an award-winning student at Horizon Community Learning
Center in Phoenix
· Jorge Solis, a graduate of Glendale Christian Academy who benefited
from Arizona's Individual School Tuition Organization Tax Credit Program
(via the Arizona School Choice Trust)
· JoAnna Curtis, an award-winning teacher and a founder of EduPrize
· Scott MacIntyre, a resident of Phoenix and American Idol finalist, who will
sing the National Anthem
WHAT: National School Choice Week 2013’s Kickoff Celebration
WHEN: Jan. 25, 2013 at 6:30 pm MST
WHERE: Phoenix Convention Center
100 N 3rd St Phoenix, Arizona 85004
-- -- Contact Brooke (Rodda) Peterson at 480-347-8128 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Will Green at 202-276-1303 or email@example.com
-- RSVP is required for attendance. Media interested in attending the kickoff must apply for credentials here: http://www.schoolchoiceweek.com/
-- Press should arrive at 6:00 pm and enter through the middle Convention Center entrance on Third Street
-- There will be a sanctioned off press area with a mult box
-- Please note: for copyright purposes there will be no filming or photography permitted of the Jonas Brothers concert portion of the show