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The Annual MCPS/NAACP Kick Off 

Nov. 19, 2019

Northwest High School, 13501 Richter Farm Road

Germantown, MD

John B. King Jr., former U.S. Secretary of Education, was the keynote speaker.

5:30 PM


6:45 PM  

Networking, Light Refreshments, and Resource Fair

Entertainment by Northwest HS Student Ensemble

Auditorium Doors Open

Movement to Auditorium
7:00 – 7:04 One Year Later Slideshow [Revonne & Andre]
7:04 – 7:05 Welcome:    James N. D’Andrea, Principal, Northwest High School
7:05 – 7:09 Opening Remarks:    Linda Plummer, President, NAACP Montgomery County Md Branch 
7:09 – 7:14 Acknowledgements, Program Review and Introduction of Keynote: Byron Johns, Education Chair, NAACP-MC
7:14 – 7:19 Black and Brown Coalition Honoring Long-time Equity Champions: Jerry Floyd and Teresa Wright – Frieda Lacey
7:19 – 7:20 Introduction of Keynote Speaker – Frieda Lacey
7:20 – 7:40 Keynote Speaker: John B. King, Jr.   Former United States Secretary of Education & Chairman/President of Education Trust
7:40 – 7:50 Equity in Action: A conversation between Superintendent Jack Smith and John King
7:50 – 7:54 PM Session SummaryMonifa McKnight, Deputy Superintendent
7:54 – 7:57 Announcement of Breakout Sessions (show slides with Breakout Session Rooms.)Byron Johns
7:57 – 8:00 PM  Transition to Breakout Sessions: 3 Sessions Run Concurrently.
8:00 – 8:55 PM


Session #1

Speakers: Allison Socol and Terra Wallin, The Education Trust

The Black and Brown Coalition Work Continues – Academic Rigor: Ensuring All Students Have Access to Advanced Coursework                


Session #2

Speakers: Minority Scholars Program Participants- Student Town Hall- What’s Working, What’s Not, and What’s Missing

Session #3


Speakers: Lorraine Martinez Hanley and Kenneth D. Waters, The Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning, St. Andrews Episcopal School, National Diversity Directors Institute

Effective Relationships: Successful Students

8:55 PM Closing Remarks & Dismissal