<![CDATA[LEARN Network - Home]]>Fri, 26 Feb 2016 21:24:37 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[This Thursday, 02/26! L.E.A.R.N. PI Week Event: "Improving Education through Legal Advocacy" - Penn Law School]]>Tue, 24 Feb 2015 02:59:26 GMThttp://www.learn-network.org/home/this-thursday-0226-learn-pi-week-event-improving-education-through-legal-advocacy-penn-law-school
L.E.A.R.N. is proud to be part of Public Interest Week at the Law School as we host this exciting event featuring Sonja Kerr from PILCOP, Len Rieser of Temple and formerly of Penn and the Education Law Center, David Lapp from ELC, and our very own Richard Shephard.

The event will take place at noon THIS Thursday, February 26, in the Law School, room G214, and lunch will be served.

Register here

<![CDATA[L.E.A.R.N. 4th Annual Conference - Registration open!]]>Wed, 18 Feb 2015 04:15:24 GMThttp://www.learn-network.org/home/learn-4th-annual-conference-registration-open
L.E.A.R.N. cordially invites you to attend its 4th Annual Conference, whose mission is to foster a comprehensive discussion about the interdisciplinary challenges facing students and schools.

In particular, we hope to create a space for invited speakers, students, and the Greater Philadelphia community to engage in dialogue on education challenges, possibilities, and their implications for us all.

The conference draws upon various perspectives from experts in education, health, psychology, race studies, and public policy to discuss ways to collectively improve the holistic outcomes of children.

Featured keynote speakers include

Dr. William R. Hite Jr.,
Superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia

Dr. William Ayers,
Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
and Author of Teaching Toward Freedom

 Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman,
Scientific Director of the Imagination Institute, Positive Psychology Center, University of Pennsylvania,
and Author of Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined

Mr. Martin J. Blank,
President of the Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL, Washington DC)
and Director of the Coalition for Community Schools

We look forward to seeing you on March 21!

Learn more

<![CDATA[L.E.A.R.N. Speaker Series welcomes Sophie Bryan - 12/2, 5:30 pm, New Deck Tavern (3408 Sansom St.)]]>Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:15:35 GMThttp://www.learn-network.org/home/learn-speaker-series-welcomes-sophie-bryan-122-530-pm-new-deck-tavern-3408-sansom-st
Join us for a conversation with

Sophie Bryan
Director Strategy Delivery Unit of School District of Philadelphia.

Sophie will discuss her transition from City Hall politics to the School District,

as well as recent District decisions as well as new initiatives.

When: December 2, 5:30 pm
Where: New Deck Tavern, 3408 Sansom Street

Free and open to all!