Editor’s note: This article has been revised to update panelist information.
Good Faith Media will host its final public education forum on Aug. 25.
The first two Good Faith Forums on education, produced in conjunction with Pastors for Children, took place on Aug. 11 and 18. A recording of forum number one is available here and forum number two is available here.
Pastors for Children is a network of faith-based, state-level organizations working to support public schools in Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.
Cameron Vickrey, associate director of Pastors for Texas Children, is moderating each forum.
At 1 p.m. CDT / 2 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, Aug. 25, panelists Suzanne Parker Miller and Tamika Walker Kelly will discuss public education funding and privatization efforts. The forum will be livestreamed to GFM’s Facebook page.
Parker Miller is an ordained Moravian minister living in Raleigh, North Carolina, with her spouse, kindergartner and third grader. She is the executive director of Pastors for NC Children.
Walker Kelly is a 13 year public school educator from Fayetteville, North Carolina. She taught Elementary Music grades K-5th before being elected to serve as president of the North Carolina Association of Educators in July. NCAE is the largest professional organization for public school employees in the state of North Carolina.
You can sign up for reminder emails related to the forums and can submit questions to the panelists in advance of the forum here; inquiries also can be submitted during the live event via Facebook chat.
GFM staff will curate questions submitted in advance and during the event. The moderator will present selected questions to the panelists.
A recording of each town hall will be made available on GFM’s Vimeo page and shared via GFM’s social media channels following the event.
You can learn more about previous and upcoming Good Faith Forums here.
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