Veteran investigative journalist Peg Tyre will be the keynote speaker at the Partners in Education State Seminar

Veteran investigative journalist Peg Tyre will be the keynote speaker at the Mississippi Association of Partners in Education State Seminar, set  for Monday, March 30, 2009 at the Jackson Hilton.  peg-tyre1
Tyre, former senior  writer at Newsweek, is author of The  Trouble with Boys: A Surprising Report Card on Our Sons, Their Problems at  School and What Parents and Educators Must Do. In her book,  Tyre takes an in-depth look at the growing mismatch between boys and  school and maps the full extent of boys’ under-achievement. She  explains why it’s happening and we we can do about it. For parents,  teachers, administrators, guidance counselors and social workers, this is  one conference you don’t want to miss. The State Seminar also features Basic Partnership Training, the Governor’s Awards luncheon  honoring exemplary school-community partnerships, and more  exclusive training opportunities.
Click here to register or for more information.

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