No Child Left Behind Topic of Discussion
KEENE, N.H. 11/15/02 A panel of New Hampshire educators will discuss the implications of the new Federal legislation No Child Left Behind at the N.H. School Counselor Association annual fall meeting, to be held at Keene State College on Tuesday, Dec. 10. The conference, which is free and open to the public, will be held 2:30-4 p.m. in the Mountain View Room of the Student Center.
The program is being organized by Susan Theberge and Len Fleischer, both assistant professors of education at KSC. According to Theberge, the panel will discuss the impact the legislation will have on public schools, how the legislation affects the movement towards the privatization of public schools, current research findings about the legislation, and the implications of the legislation for teachers and school counselors.
The panel comprises David Hill, dean of professional and graduate studies at KSC, Rick Nannicelli, principal of Great Brook Middle School in Antrim, Jim Sweeney, secretary and treasurer of the N.H. section of the National Education Association and a teacher at Great Brook, Maggie Picard, a school counselor from Great Brook, Grace Jeffrey Nelson, coordinator of public education and school support for NEA N.H., and Theberge.
Anyone interested in attending the conference should contact Susan Theberge at 603-358-2863.