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Panel discussion: School Boards: Are They for You?

Date:Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Location:Burley Middle School Media Center
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

In 2011 there will be at least three vacant seats on both the City School Board and Albemarle County School Board.

Hosted by the League of Women Voters of Charlottesville / Albemarle and alumni of the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership, this four-member panel will discuss how to be a positive force, an activist, and how to run for a school board, among other education topics. 

Panelists will include Tom Smith, former chair of the Fluvanna County School Board; Leah Puryear, member, City of Charlottesville School Board (invited); Brian Wheeler, former member of the Albemarle County School Board; and a representative from the Virginia School Board Association.

Audience questions will be encouraged.