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Title: Lecture by Dr. Susan Sclafani, former Assistant Secretary of Education


Dr. Susan Sclafani, former Assistant Secretary of Education for Vocational and Adult Education, will visit Teachers College in Nov. 15th, 2007.  Susan served as Counselor to the Secretary of Education for the task of promoting and ensuring the highest standards in education. She was the leader in Department of Education for creation of the Math and Science Initiative (MSI). She also led the Department's High School Initiative to better prepare students for the 21st Century education.

Dr. Sclafani will attend the fourth Advanced Seminar of Education Leadership by Center on Chinese Education and provide a lecture about her comparative study between U.S. and China. In terms of China, her global work led to her leadership of the joint E-Language Learning Project with the Chinese Ministry of Education. Most recently Dr. Sclafani worked to develop an interactive, game-based, on-line E-Language Learning System in Mandarin and English. She has also successfully established and managed an exchange program between Dalian, China Municipal Education Department and the Houston Independent School District.

The event is organized  by the Center on Chinese Education.
Topic: What Have We learned from PISA?
Time: 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM, 11/15 (Thursday), 2007
Location: Zankel Building 125, Teachers College
                  525 West 120th Street,
                 New York, NY, 10027

Type: Lectures & Talks

Location: Milbank Chapel, ZB 125, Teachers College

Start Time: 11/15/2007 1:30:00 PM

End Time: 11/15/2007 4:00:00 PM