EVENT THREE of the Garn Press Author Celebration: “Writing for Parents and Teachers about Public Education and Corporate Education Reform” – Sunday, August 28th 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Dolphin Bookshop in Port Washington, LI

Garn Press Author Celebration – August 26 through August 31, 2016:  More than twenty Garn Press Authors will travel from the U.K., Canada, and from across the U.S. to join with readers in the Garn Press Author Celebration of the remarkable books by Garn Press thought leaders, activists, original thinkers and writers of conscience who inspire people to act. We hope you will join Garn Press and celebrate the books by authors who have dedicated their lives to people and society and imagination and the human spirit. Our third event is at the Dolphin Bookshop on August 28, 2016 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Event details below.

Event Info.

Event: Writing for Parents and Teachers about Public Education and Corporate Education Reform
When: Sunday August 28, 2016, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Dolphin Bookshop, 299 Main St, Port Washington, NY 11050
Directions: Google Maps
Event Downloads: All events (PDF)

(MTA) Long Island Rail Road Info. Use Weekend Schedule

TransportationMetropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), Long Island Rail Road
From: Penn Station (Long Island Rail Road)
To: Port Washington (Long Island Rail Road)
Penn Station Location: View Map
PRINT Download: Download PDF LIRR Train Schedule *make sure to check the weekend schedule
WEB Schedule: Enter Schedule Times Online
– 11:48 AM departs Penn Station – arrives 12:35 PM in Port Washington
– 12:18 PM departs Penn Station – arrives 1:05 PM in Port Washington
– 12:48 PM departs Penn Station – arrives 1:35 PM in Port Washington

About the Event

Nearly all Garn non-fiction writers will participate. We expect a great conversation about supporting teachers, children, and the parents of children in public education at a time when public schools are being privatized, high stakes tests are negatively impacting the curriculum, and both teachers and children are unacceptably stressed.

Anthony Cody, Russ Walsh, Denny Taylor, Bobbie Kabuto, Anne Haas Dyson, Rick Meyer, Debi Goodman (for Ken Goodman), Esther Fine, and Steve Nelson will participate in this event designed to engage parents and teachers in lively conversation at the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year. Special thanks to Jerry Harste for the Hearts painting.

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Downloads: Garn Press Author Celebration, August 26 through August 31, 2016

Garn Press Author Celebration: Press Release (PDF)
Garn Press Author Celebration: Event Cards (PDF)
Garn Press Author Celebration: Authors List (PDF)
Garn Press Author Celebration: Books List (PDF)

 

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