• Class 2023 - Civic Leadership Day

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    Name: Class 2023 - Civic Leadership Day
    Date: April 19, 2023
    Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM CDT
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    8:30 AM    Networking Breakfast
    8:50 AM     Welcome / Introductions
    9:00 AM     School Board Presidents Panel - How to Serve facilitated by Curt Krohn   
    • Robert Riggs, Cedar Hill     
    • DeAndrea Fleming, DeSoto               
    • Phil McNeely, Duncanville        
    • Marion Hamilton, Lancaster
    9:45 AM     Break
    10:00 AM    Leadership Module: Leadership ISD        Tamara Harrington / Joey Rodriguez
    Leadership ISD equips community leaders to advance academic excellence and racial equity in public education through advocacy, policy, and school board governance.

    11:30 AM    Break
    11:45 AM    School Superintendents Panel - State of Education        
    • Dr. Gerald Hudson, Cedar Hill   
    • Dr. Usamah Rodgers, DeSoto         
    • Dr. Marc Smith, Duncanville        
    • Dr. A. Katrise Perera, Lancaster
    12:30PM    Lunch
    1:00 PM    Mayor’s Panel - Life as a Mayor
    • Carrie Gordon, Balch Springs        
    • Steve Mason, Cedar Hill        
    • Rachel Proctor, DeSoto         
    • Barry Gordon, Duncanville     
    • Ferris, Hutchins
    • Sonja Brown, Glenn Heights
    • Richard Dormier, Ovilla          
    • Shelia Petta, Wilmer
    2:00 PM    Boards & Commissions - How to Volunteer?              
        Each City Council appoints volunteers to numerous City Boards, Commissions, and Committees to serve fellow citizens and City Council in an advisory capacity and/or in carrying out functions required by city code and state statute.

    2:15 PM    Break
    2:45 PM    City Managers             
    •  ____________________, Balch Springs
    • Greg Porter, Cedar Hill
    • Brandon Wright, DeSoto
    • Aretha Ferrel-Benavides, Duncanville
    • Brooks Williams, Ferris
    • Clifford Blackwell, Glenn Heights
    • James Quin, Hutchins
    • Opal Mauldin-Jones, Lancaster
    • John Dean, Ovilla
    3:45 PM    Break                
    4:00 PM    Class Project Discussion
    Glenn Heights Community Center
    1938-D S. Hampton Road
    Glenn Heights, Texas 75154
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, April 19, 2023
    8:30AM to 5:00PM
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