NORWALK, Conn. -- The Norwalk Public Library and the Norwalk Education Foundation are set to host a forum on Thursday, Jan. 30 on Common Core standards.
Educators from Norwalk Public Schools are scheduled to speak at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30 in the Norwalk Public Library's Full Auditorium. Educators will discuss the Common Core State Standards in the free forum for parents and the community.
Common Core State Standards are a set of research-based, globally competitive K-12 expectations for English language arts and mathematics that have been adopted by 45 states, including Connecticut. Norwalk schools are making curriculum changes and testing procedures designed to meet the new standards.
The panel is set to include Tony Daddona, Deputy Superintendent; Ralph Valenzisi, Chief of Technology, Innovation and Partnerships; Craig Creller, District Math Specialist and Head of the Common Core Transition Team; Diane Filardo, District Testing Specialist; Maureen Jones, Elementary Assistant Principal and Tritty Kelly, Middle School English/Language Arts Department Head.
This event is open to the public and while child care is being provided by the library, space is limited and must be reserved by calling the library at (203) 899-2780, ext. 15131.