OGDEN, Utah – The Olene S. Walker Institute of Politics and Public Service at Weber State University continues the discussion about education in Utah with the Haven J. Barlow Fall Leadership Forum: “Learn Today, Lead Tomorrow: A Report from the Legislative Task Force on Education in Utah.”
Legislative education task force leadership includes Utah Speaker of the House Rebecca Lockhart; Senate President Wayne Niederhauser; Sen. Stephen Urquhart, R-St. George; Rep. Carol Spackman Moss, D-Holladay; and Rep. Francis Gibson, R-Mapleton. They all will join the Walker Institute on Nov. 12 in Shepherd Union Ballroom A from noon to 1:30 p.m. for a panel discussion on the future of education in Utah.
“Members of the education task force have been very active in their efforts to understand how to contribute to student success,” said Alan Hall, new chair of Prosperity 2020, a movement by business and community leaders to advance educational investment and innovation. “We look forward to hearing from the Senate president and speaker of the House about what they have learned in this process.”
The Olene S. Walker Institute of Politics and Public Service is a non-partisan center dedicated to promoting leadership and public service among WSU students and in the community at large. The Walker Institute provides opportunities for civic education, public forums on current issues and ideas for political reform. Also central to the Walker Institute mission is a robust program of internships in local, state and national politics, government and public service organizations.
Co-sponsoring the event are the Ogden/Weber Chamber of Commerce, Prosperity 2020 and Education First. To attend, please RSVP for lunch (space is limited) to Carla Price: firstname.lastname@example.org or 801-626-6252.