This collaborative dialogue on education inequity in Colorado will feature 5 panelists representing multiple viewpoints from individuals with diverse backgrounds and positions in the field of education. Panelists will include DPS students, Public Achievement DU student coaches, teachers, DU alumni and representatives from higher education.
Panelists will include:
James Cryan, executive director at Rocky Mountain Prep
Bill Jaeger, policy director, Stand for Children
Damion LeeNatali, chief of staff for Colorado Senator Mike Johnston
Juan Levario, senior at KIPP Denver Collegiate High School
LeAnna Roaf, public achievement coach and DU senior
Moderator Kimberly Hartnett-Edwards, PhD, assistant professor at the Morgridge College of Education, University of Denver
Participating DU students, staff, faculty, and community members will engage in small group discussion, learn about the implications of educational inequality, hear from and interact with panelists, and explore reforms needed to eradicate the education achievement gap.