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Panel to Discuss Documentary
Film “Waiting for ‘Superman’” Dec. 9

Published: December 1, 2010

The College of Education is hosting an open forum to discuss “Waiting for ‘Superman,’” the controversial documentary film directed by Davis Guggenheim that explores the current state of public education. The forum will be held on Thursday, Dec. 9 from 4–6 p.m. in the Anatol Center.

“In light of the controversial documentary film, ‘Waiting for Superman’, the open forum on December 9 will provide an opportune venue for university faculty, staff, students, and community members to discuss the myriad of factors that impact teaching and learning in today’s diverse, urban schools,” said Shireen Pavri, associate dean for Graduate Studies and Research in the College of Education.

The forum will include a panel of local educators:

  • Robert Tagorda, assistant to the superintendent, Long Beach Unified School District
  • Michael Day, president, Teachers Association of Long Beach
  • Michael Dumas, assistant professor of Social and Cultural Analysis of Education, CSULB
  • Corinne Martinez, associate professor, Department of Teacher Education, CSULB

The event is open to faculty, students, staff and community members. RSVP to Marvel Preece.

Panel to Discuss Documentary Film