Participants at the 10th annual Padnos/Sarosik Civil Discourse Symposium will hear educators discuss current issues such as how school libraries have become sites of debated censorship and history curricula sources of contention.
The event, "Calm the Chaos: Honoring All Voices in Public Education," will be held November 16, 6-8:30 p.m., at the L. William Seidman Center on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus. Refreshments will be provided from 6-6:30 p.m. The event is free; registration is required .
Panelists are listed below:
- Dan Behm, retired superintendent, Forest Hills Public Schools
- Rick Dernberger, board of education trustee, Zeeland Public Schools
- Alexia Youngman, English language arts teacher, Grandville High School
- Dominique Rickett, dean at Taylor Preparatory Academy