Featured Speaker: Kevin P. Chavous
Kevin P. Chavous is a noted author, attorney and national education reform leader. As a former member of the Council of the District of Columbia and Chair of the Council’s Education Committee, Mr. Chavous was at the forefront of promoting change within the District public school system. His efforts led to more than $500 million new dollars being made available to educate children in D.C.
Schedule of Day’s Activities:
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
10:30: Students begin arriving. Base camp Capitol Theater, Montpelier
Scarfs, stickers handed out
10:30 to 2:00 Cedar Creek Room display, National School Choice Week (-tables and volunteers
need equipment to show Elmore Experience, documentary of Elmore’s loss of school choice, on loop, table, scarfs, stickers, banner)
10:30 – Welcome Schools and orientation: Capitol Theater
10:40-11:00 – Make way and settle at Capital Theater stickers and scarves handed out]
11:00-11:05 – Introduction and instructions on the day’s activities.
11:05 – Awards and screening of 2-4 of the videos of Mannequin Challenge winners $10,000 prizes!
11:30 – Photo op on Statehouse lawn. All welcome!!! We would love to have as many people in the photo as we can. We have 1000 yellow scarves, so don’t’ worry about the cold.
11:45 – Press Conference in the Cedar Creek Room of the State House. ALL WELCOME! The more the better!
11:50 – Choir set up at Capital Plaza
12 to 12:08 – Choir performance
12:08 to 12:12 – National School Choice Week Introduction
12:12 to 12:15 - Student introduces Governor Scott
12:15 to 12:25 - Governor Scott speaks
12:25 to 12:45 - Kevin Chavous speaks
12:45 to 1:00 – schools mix with lunching legislators
Officially concluded at 1. BUT…. Schools that don’t have to leave are encourage to stay longer to visit legislative committees, AND….
1:00 - Resolution supporting School Choice- House Floor- Students and guests in balcony to be recognized.
1:00 – Music choir for House Floor opening Students and guests in balcony