Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Citywide Education Assembly: December 10

Citywide Education Assembly (CEA)
Conveners’ Kick-off Mtg Agenda, Dec 10, 2014, 6pm – 8pm
Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, NEIU, 700 E. Oakwood

6:15: Background Context: How Did We Get to Where We’re at Today?
  • Brief background on the recent “meet and greet” session
  • Brief acknowledgement of numerous educational struggles over the years – and the challenges we face both externally and within the public education movement 
  • tity takes about one minute for their intro, major issue(s), reason for coming
6:25: Present the Purpose and Vision of a Citywide Education Assembly (CEA)
  • Review draft proposal
  • Agree upon 6 major “action areas” – see notes from earlier  
  • Discussion
6:50: Review the Platform by LSCs United for Power as a Starting Point for the CEA’s Guiding Principles
  • What works?
  • What might we change?
  • What process will we establish to change these?
7:25: Introductions: Include Major Issue(s) Working Towards or of Most Concern:
  • Set up emerging visual taking notes on major themes / issues (begin to categorize)
  • Consider 3 major issues currently being worked on as CEAs starting point: Which ones?
7:45: Next Steps
  • Each entity expresses interest, possible interest, or rejection to be a “convener” of CEAs
  • Set up sub-committee for drafting assembly processes
  • Set up sub-committee for organizing CEA Launch event
  • Set next Conveners Team mtg and make invitation list
  • Other?   

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