The North Carolina Education System: An Insider’s View

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The North Carolina Education System: An Insider’s View

September 15

The Board of Directors of the Harvard Club of the Research Triangle invites you to a Back to School evening with a behind-the-scenes look at K-12 education in North Carolina. Our panel of education leaders and experts, moderated by Prof. Glenn Kleiman of the Friday Institute at NC State, will shed light on some of the most important and controversial topics in education today: teacher pay, teacher evaluation, vouchers, virtual charters, and Common Core. If you care about NC education and want to know what’s really going on don’t miss this informative discussion.

Confirmed panelists include:

  • Tom Forcella, Superintendent, Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools
  • Beth Anderson, Executive Director, Hill Center
  • Robyn Fehrman, Executive Director, Teach for America
  • Eric Guckian, Governor’s Education Advisor
  • Pamela Blizzard, Founder, RTP High School
  • Tammi Sutton, Executive Director, KIPP Eastern NC

Moderator: Glenn Kleiman, Friday Institute, NC State

Date: Monday, Sept 15

Time: 6-8 p.m.; Reception to follow

Location: Amplify

Crowe Building

406 Blackwell Street

Suite 510

Durham, NC 27701


The South deck is the best place to park. It is free after 5, so you won’t need parking passes. Amplify is located upstairs from the ATC Classroom, so the South deck remains the best parking deck.

Tickets:  $15 for members, $25 for non-members. Click here to buy tickets!!!