This EPLC "Focus on Education" TV show initially aired on Sunday, April 9 at 3:00 p.m. The show included two panel discussions, featuring:
Part 1: Guest:
Susan Spicka, Executive Director of Education Voters PA
To discuss school funding in Pennsylvania and the implications of the proposed state budgets for education in the Commonwealth.
Part 2: Guests:
Carey Harris, Executive Director, PA Early Learning Investment Commission
Kate Woods, JD, Member of the PA Early Learning Investment Commission and Corporate and ACA Compliance Officer, Capital Blue Cross
To discuss early learning in Pennsylvania and the work of the PA Early Learning Investment Commission.
All EPLC "Focus on Education" TV shows are hosted by EPLC President Ron Cowell.
Visit eplc.org and the paschoolfunding.org web sites for various resources related to education and school funding issues.
"Focus on Education" is a monthly program focusing on education issues in Pennsylvania.
The program has most recently included interviews with a PHEAA student aid officer to discuss higher education financial aid opportunities for students and their families; leadership from several arts education organizations on the implications of state and federal budgets for the arts, humanities, culture, and libraries; PA Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera, the PA State Board of Education Chairman and Executive Director, and the leadership of several statewide education associations to discuss Governor Wolf's proposed 2017-2018 education budget. Additional shows have included interviews with PA Senate Education Committee Chair Lloyd K. Smucker and discussions on arts education in PA, teacher preparation, school curriculum and instruction, and many more topics.
Recording of all the past "Focus on Education" episodes are posted at eplc.org.
"Focus on Education" airs on the second Sunday of each month at 3:00 p.m. EST on Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) and then airs again several times throughout the same month.
Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please e-mail Ron Cowell at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 717-260-9900 for more information.