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00000176-e6f7-dce8-adff-f6f7707e000090.5 WESA's Life of Learning series focuses on learning and education activities, opportunities and challenges in the Greater Pittsburgh area.This multi-year commitment to providing learning-focused news coverage in southwestern Pennsylvania is made possible by a generous grant from the Grable Foundation.

Monday Rundown: What Should Pittsburgh's Future Education System Look Like?

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Ryan Lowe
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90.5 WESA

A 90.5 WESA Life of Learning community forum on the evolution of learning in Pittsburgh was recently held at the Community Broadcast Center.

Listen to a special one hour broadcast of the forum on Monday March 24, 2014 at noon and 8pm, moderated by Essential Pittsburgh host Paul Guggenheimer and produced by Kevin Gavin, Executive Producer for Special News Projects.

We'll explore the evolving roles of teachers, parents, support organizations and technology in developing and implementing a world class learning system.

The panelists include:

  • Dr. Linda Hippert, executive director of the AIU
  • Dr. Olga Welch, dean of the School of Education at Duquesne University
  • Patrick Dowd, former Pittsburgh School Board member and executive director of Allies for Children
  • Ms. Michelle King, a teacher at Frick Environmental Charter School and passionate activist for education
  • Dr. Wendell McConnaha, director of the Falk Laboratory School