Mayor Nutter To Kick-Off 2014- 2015 Education Week

WHO:        Mayor Michael A. Nutter

                   Dr. William Hite, Superintendent, Philadelphia School District

WHAT:      Mayor Nutter will kick-off the 2014-2015 school year with a week-long series of events to celebrate back-to-school for School District, Charter and Archdiocese students.

During Education Week, Mayor Nutter will attend the following events:

Mayor Nutter to attend the following events on Monday 8 September:

 

7:00 AM – 8:45 AM

Back-to-School March

Mayor Nutter to attend.

Mayor Nutter, Councilman Curtis Jones, City officials and community members will escort students to school on the first day of classes.

Start: House of Umoja,

5625 Master Street

1st Stop: Bluford Guion Universal Charter, 5801 Media Street

End: Commodore John Barry Promise Academy, 5900 Race Street

9:00 AM  –  10:30 AM

LINC High School Visit

Mayor Nutter to deliver remarks.

Mayor Nutter and Dr. Hite will welcome students back-to-school and meet with students, parents and teachers.

The LINC High School, 122 W. Erie Avenue

12:15 PM –

1:00 PM

Swenson Arts and Technology High School Visit

Mayor Nutter to attend.

Mayor Nutter and Dr. Hite will tour Swenson Arts and Technology High School and eat lunch with students.

Swenson Arts and Technology High School,

2750 Red Lion Road

1:00 PM –

1:30 PM

 

Education Supplies Fund Update

Mayor Nutter to deliver remarks.

Mayor Nutter will provide an update on the Education Supplies Fund, including disbursement of the funds raised last year and the goal for this year’s fundraising campaign.

Swenson Arts and Technology High School,

2750 Red Lion Road

 

                                    Mayor Nutter to attend the following event on Tuesday 9 September:

 

6:00 PM –

8:00 PM

UPENN Mayor’s Scholarship Welcome Dinner

Mayor Nutter to deliver remarks.

Mayor Nutter will attend the University of Pennsylvania’s Mayor’s Scholarship Welcome Dinner.  The Mayor’s Scholarship is awarded each year to Philadelphia residents with financial need who will be attending the University of Pennsylvania.

3601 Locust Walk, University of Pennsylvania, 208 Arch Building

 

 

 

                                    Mayor Nutter to attend the following events on Wednesday 10 September:

 

8:00 AM -9:00 AM

Roman Catholic High School Visit

Mayor Nutter to attend.

 

301 N. Broad Street,

 

11:00 AM-

12:30 PM

Global Leadership Academy Charter School Visit

Mayor Nutter to deliver remarks.

Mayor Nutter will tour the school and participate in the swearing-in ceremony for Global Leadership Academy’s student government representatives.

4601 W. Girard Avenue

6:00 PM-

7:00 PM

Independence Charter School Board Meeting

Mayor Nutter to attend.

1600 Lombard Street

Mayor Nutter to attend the following event on Thursday 11 September:

 

9:00 AM -11:00 AM

Northeast High School Visit

Mayor Nutter to deliver remarks.

Mayor Nutter will discuss the partnership between Northeast High School and Penn State, which resulted in 100 Northeast High students attending Penn State in its first year.

1601Cottman Avenue

 

                                    Mayor Nutter to attend the following event on Friday 12 September:

11:00 AM -12:30 PM

AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary Celebration

Mayor Nutter to deliver remarks.

Mayor Nutter will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Philadelphia AmeriCorps program. AmeriCorps members recruit, train, and supervise community volunteers; tutor and mentor youth; build affordable housing; clean parks and streams; run after-school programs and help communities respond to disasters.

440 N. Broad Street

 

                                    Mayor Nutter to attend the following events on Monday 15 September:

9:00 AM –

10:00 AM

STEM Panel Discussion

Mayor Nutter to participate.

Mayor Nutter will participate in a panel discussion highlighting the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) learning for youth and detailing STEM efforts in Philadelphia.

 

3417 Spruce Street

Houston Hall (Hall of Flags) at the University of Pennsylvania

 

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

STEM Mentoring Initiative Kick-Off

Mayor Nutter to deliver remarks.

Mayor Nutter and a coalition of local partners will discuss the City’s US2020 model for mentoring youth, particularly female, low-income and minority youth.

3417 Spruce Street, University of Pennsylvania, Houston Hall, Golkin Room Room 223

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