Los Angeles-Area Teachers Gather for Special Town Hall Event Hosted by NBC News’ Rehema Ellis, NBC 4 LA’s Chuck Henry and Kim Baldonado, and Telemundo 52′s Azucena Gomez

May 12, 2011

Hundreds of Los Angeles educators from all grade levels to gather at NBC Studio 3 on Sunday, May 15th at 1 pm

NEW YORK, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On Sunday, May 15, at 1:00 p.m. PT, NBC News’ Chief Education Correspondent Rehema Ellis, NBC 4 LA’s Chuck Henry and Kim Baldonado, and Telemundo 52′s Azucena Gomez will lead a live Teacher Town Hall forum from NBC Studio 3 (former home of the “Tonight Show”) that brings together local educators of all levels for a frank and open discussion about what works in the classroom and how to address the top challenges facing the region’s education system. Teachers will be invited to participate in-person or via webcast with the ability to provide comments and feedback through the “Education Nation” website (educationnation.com) and social media platforms. The Teacher Town Hall will be streamed live on EducationNation.com and NBCLA.com.

The Teacher Town Hall is part of NBC News’ “Education Nation Los Angeles,” which also includes education-focused programming on NBC News, NBC 4 LA and Telemundo 52, a state-of-the-art public exhibit at Exposition Park (open May 13th – May 19th) and “Job One” workforce panel featuring top Southern California CEOs and business leaders (May 19th).

University of Phoenix is the title sponsor of “Education Nation On-The-Road.” NBC News is also enlisting the support of several of its “Education Nation” sponsors and partners, including The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Scholastic, and Americas Promise Alliance in the development of these programs.

For more information on “Education Nation Los Angeles” visit EducationNation.com, check us out on Facebook: facebook.com/EducationNation or follow us on Twitter @EducationNation.

SOURCE University of Phoenix

Source: newswire

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