LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS PBC Invites Public to Four FREE Virtual Events in Sept & Oct
Wednesday, September 1 at 6 pm
Conversations with the League:
ENSURING THAT EVERY STUDENT CAN SUCCEED
+ Keith Oswald, Chief of Equity and Wellness for the School District of Palm Beach County, working to ensure excellence and equity in education for all children.
+ Mary Claire Mucenic, Ph.D., Director of Behavioral and Mental Health for the Palm Beach County School District, and a nationally certified and licensed school psychologist whose professional focus is mental health and wellness, positive psychology, and mindfulness.
Topic: The variety of mental health related resources offered in Palm Beach County schools. Also, an overview of efforts undertaken during September as part of National Suicide Prevention Month.
Wednesday, September 15 at Noon
Hot Topic Discussion:
SCHOOL DISTRICT UPDATE
Michael Burke, Interim Superintendent of Schools for the School District of Palm Beach County
Topic: The School District's next five-year Strategic Plan, and how it used community input and lessons learned to inform where resources should be focused in the years ahead. Also, how revenue generated by the 2018 Referendum continues to be used in schools to benefit students, families, and the community.
Bio: Michael Burke, who was named Interim Superintendent last month, was formerly the School District's Chief Financial Officer overseeing its $3.8 billion annual budget. As the longest-serving member of the Executive Leadership Team, he led the District's financial and information technology divisions and worked closely with academic leadership. Burke is well regarded on the national level through his involvement with the Council of Great City Schools.
1) Michael Burke, Interim Superintendent of Schools for the School District of Palm Beach County
2) Kim Cascio-Pangio, Program Managing Director of the Cybercrime Support Network
Available for Interview:
Kathi Gundlach, LWVPBC President
Gary Schweikhart, PR-BS
561.756.4298 / email@example.com