Monday, February 8, 2010

Education Chair to appear at Shiro Amioka Lecture series

WHAT: Representative Roy Takumi, Chairman of the House Education Committee, will appear on a panel on Hawaii's public school system, sponsored by the UH College of Education's annual Shiro Amioka lecture series.

Specifically, law professor Randall Roth will start with a presentation critiquing the Hawaii school system. Chair Takumi will then join Joan Husted and Gail Awakuni to respond to his remarks. Husted served as Exec. Director of the Hawaii State Teachers Association for many years, and Awakuni is principal at Campbell High School.

WHEN: February 23, 2010 (Tuesday) at 6:00 p.m.

WHERE: University of Hawaii Law School Moot Courtroom

INFO: Call Clifton Tanabe at 956-7901. The event is free and open to the public.

The Amioka Lecture features prominent leaders in the field of education and school reform. The late Shiro Amioka served as the Superintendent of the Department of Education. He was also a UHM professor of education, chancellor of the UH Community Colleges, and associate dean of UHM Summer Session.

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