What: Pearson Education announces the formation of the Hispanic Leadership Council on Education at a special media event. When: Tues., Oct. 10, 9-10:30 a.m.

Where: National Press Club First Amendment Lounge (north side of building) 529 14th St. NW Washington, D.C. 20045

Who: Special remarks will be made by New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson. In addition, members of the new Hispanic Leadership Council on Education, including superintendents of schools from the nation’s leading school districts, and Pearson Education leaders will be in attendance.

Breakfast will be served.

*Hispanic Leadership Council on Education Members: Robert Alfaro, eastern regional superintendent, Clark County Schools, Nev.; Anthony Amato, superintendent, Kansas City School District, Mo.; Ray Chavez, principal, Valencia Middle School, Tucson Unified School District, Ariz.; Sonía Diaz, superintendent, Las Cruces Public Schools, N.M.; Roberto Durón, superintendent, San Antonio Independent School District, Texas; Debra Esparza, area two instruction officer, Chicago Public Schools, Ill.; Carmella S. Franco, superintendent, Whittier City School District, Calif.; Arturo Guajardo, superintendent, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD, Texas; Michael Hinojosa, superintendent, Dallas Independent School District, Texas; Wilfredo Laboy, superintendent, Lawrence Public Schools, Mass.; Ricardo Medina, academic achievement officer, Alum Rock School District, Calif.; Anthony Monreal, superintendent, Selma Unified School District, Calif.; Hector Montenegro, superintendent, Yselta Independent School District, Texas; Tomasita Ortiz, director, Multilingual Education Services, Orange County, Fla.; Manuel Rivera, superintendent, Rochester City School District, N.Y.; Darline Robles, superintendent, Los Angeles County Office of Education, Calif.; Abelardo Saavedra, superintendent, Houston Independent School District, Texas; and Patricia Watkins, superintendent, Prince Edward County Public Schools, Va.


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