Panel to discuss innovation in K-12 teaching

Author: Notre Dame News


An upcoming panel discussion titled “Innovation in Education: South Bend Area Perspectives” will focus on innovative approaches to teaching pioneered in South Bend K-12 classrooms. The free event will take place from 5 to 6:30 p.m. March 19 (Tuesday) in McKenna Hall on the University of Notre Dame campus.

The panel is sponsored by Notre Dame’s interdisciplinary minor in Education, Schooling and Society and students in the University’s EduClub, whose purpose is to bring Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College and Holy Cross College students and departments together to learn about and discuss education policy, reform and opportunities, and to help foster and enhance the growing interest in education on the Notre Dame campus.

Panel members, all principals, include Nathan Boyd of LaSalle Intermediate Academy, Angie Buysse of Warren Primary Center, Melinda Ehmer of Tarkington Traditional School, Mansour Eid of Clay High School, and Jill VanDriessche of Monroe Primary Center.

The discussion is open to the public and will include a reception with poster presentations by local public schools, organizations, teachers and principals.