• Class Session 5 - Civic / Community Engagement

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    Name: Class Session 5 - Civic / Community Engagement
    Date: June 15, 2022
    Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM CDT
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    8:30 AM    Networking Breakfast sponsored by Resource One Credit Union
    8:50 AM     Welcome to The Marketing Center at Red Bird                                Terrence Maiden
    9:00 AM    School Board Presidents Panel - How to Serve facilitated by Dr. Nikki Ceaser-Small
                    Gayle Simms, Cedar Hill       DeAndrea Fleming, DeSoto
                    Phil McNeely, Duncanville     Marion Hamilton, Lancaster
    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.
    11:45 AM  School Superintendents Panel - State of Education moderated by Dr. Michael Williams, UNT Dallas Distinguished                Leaders of Resident & Former Texas State Commissioner of Education
                    Dr. Gerald Hudson, Cedar Hill      Dr. Usamah Rodgers, DeSoto
                    Dr. Marc Smith, Duncanville         Dr. Katrise Perera, Lancaster
    12:30PM   Break / Transition to Lunch
    1:00 PM   Mayor’s Panel - Life as a Mayor facilitated by Marcus Knight
                    Carrie Gordon, Balch Springs         Steve Mason, Cedar Hill              Rachel Proctor, DeSoto
                    Barry Gordon, Duncanville             Harry Garrett, Glenn Heights     Clyde Hairston, Lancaster
                    Richard Dormier, Ovilla                        Shelia Petta, Wilmer
    2:15 PM     City 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.
                    Cindy Gross, Balch Springs     Belinda Berg, Cedar Hill        Alicia Thomas, DeSoto
                    Kristin Downs, Duncanville      Brooks Williams, Ferris         Brandi Brown, Glenn Heights
                    Cynthia Olguin, Hutchins        Angie Arenas, Lancaster        Bobbie Jo Taylor, Ovilla
    3:00 PM     Class Project Discussion / Afternoon Snack
    4:00 PM     Life & Responsibilities of a Legislator featuring State Senator Royce West facilitated by Kenneth Govan

    All the panelists have been invited but may have not yet confirmed.

    Event Sponsors:
     The Marketing Center at Red Bird  
    3662 W. Camp Wisdom Rd
    Dallas, TX 75237
    Exit Hwy 67 at Camp Wisdom and head west on Camp Wisdom (i.e. turn right if coming from the north and turn left if coming from the south)
    Drive about 0.6 miles.  You will pass Starbucks and then a Frost Bank.  Immediately past the Frost Bank (before passing Firestone), turn left into the RedBird development.
    Drive straight down a new street until you see a building facade with arches and tile mosaic.  Turn left into that parking field and park.  
     Enter through the arches.
    Site Plan with Parking Instructions
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, June 15, 2022
    8:30 AM
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