The Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce’s second-annual education summit is Thursday, Aug. 22 from 7:30-9:30 a.m. in the Hitt Auditorium at Methodist hospital.
This year’s speakers include Nakia Douglas, principal of the Barak Obama Male Leadership Academy. His talk is “The school of today for tomorrow’s leaders.”
Regina Nippert, director of the Center on Communities and Education at SMU, offers “The school zone: From Harlem to West Dallas.”
And Carl Lutz, creative director of the Center for Brain Health at UT-Dallas, offers “How virtual reality video games in the classroom are curbing bullying.”
Tickets to the summit cost $15 and include breakfast.
Here is Regina Nippert explaining that the problem with our public schools is not the problem of “other people’s children. There are no ‘other people’s children.’ ”