FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Teachers Network Announces Gala to Celebrate 25 Years of Public School
Organization to Host Anniversary Event, “Remember Your Greatest
August 26, 2004 -- Teachers Network, a non-profit education
organization, is hosting a gala to celebrate its 25th anniversary of
recognizing, rewarding, and connecting public school teachers to improve
student learning. The event will take place on Thursday, April 21st,
2005 from 6-9 PM at the TriBeCa Rooftop in Lower Manhattan. Cocktails
and a buffet supper will be served. Teachers Network empowers teachers
to transform schools into creative learning communities so that every
student will succeed and contribute to the public good. Over the years,
Teachers Network has directly impacted over 1.5 million teachers and
nearly 40 million students through its programs and services.
your greatest teacher. What made that teacher so good? What impact has
that teacher had upon your life? Teachers Network is unique in our focus
on the teacher as the key to improving student achievement in public
schools. We enable teachers to collaborate in order to grow professionally.
It is a privilege to have spent the past 25 years doing this groundbreaking
work,” said Ellen Dempsey, CEO and President of Teachers Network
and former teacher.
The gala will coincide
with Teachers Network’s annual Affiliate Directors’ Meeting,
in which representatives from Teachers Network’s 22 affiliate
sites across the country, as well as international affiliates in the
United Kingdom and Ireland, travel to New York City for three days of
networking and discussing the very latest trends in public education.
An estimated 200 teachers and educators from across the country and
around the globe will attend the event. Bruce “Cousin Brucie”
Morrow, of WCBS-FM, will emcee the event, a musical tribute to Teachers
Network for its work in changing the nature of public education.
Teachers Network is a non-profit organization--by teachers, for teachers--with
a 25-year track record of success, dedicated to improving student learning
in public schools nationally and internationally. Teachers Network is
unique in its focus on professional development as the key to improving
student achievement. Using the power of its award-winning web site,
videos, and print resources, Teachers Network leverages the creativity
and expertise of a national and international community of outstanding
educators. Through leadership, Teachers Network empowers teachers to
transform public schools into creative learning communities. For more
information about Teachers Network, see http://teachersnetwork.org.