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Join Us For ‘Teacher Story Slam’

This story-telling event on Nov. 8 at 6:30 p.m. will feature true stories, as teachers step up to the mic to share tips — and inspiration – from their classrooms

Teacher Story Slam

Houston Public Media has been following innovations and changes at Furr High School in an on-going series this year.

Now it’s time to hear from teachers all across Houston with their ideas — big and little — to improve their schools and students’ lives. This story-telling event will feature true stories, as teachers step up to the mic to share tips — and inspiration – from their classrooms.

Please join us for special, LIVE story slam, hosted by poet and artist Marlon Lizama, and co-sponsored by the Mayor’s Office of Education.

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017

6:30 – 8:30 PM

E.B. Cape Center, 4501 Leeland St., Houston TX 77023

(Parking Entrance on S. Lockwood Drive)

RSVP here

Story-tellers will include Paul Castro, superintendent of Houston’s A+ Unlimited Potential, a mobile school; writer, poet and teacher Leslie Contreras Schwartz; college coach Yolanda Norman and others.

The series is produced with support from the Education Writers Association Reporting Fellowship program.

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Laura Isensee

Laura Isensee

Education Reporter

Laura Isensee covers education for Houston Public Media, including K-12 and higher education. Previously, she was a staff reporter at The Miami Herald and contributed to South Florida’s NPR affiliate. Her work has also appeared in The Dallas Morning News, Reuters and Clarín in Argentina. Laura has won awards for...

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