For Release: March 26, 2003
Reporters and photographers are invited and encouraged to attend to cover this event.
Governor McGreevey and Commissioner Librera have pledged to meet with teachers in every county in the state in order to both explain the administration's 21-point educational reform plan and establish an open dialogue with teachers on education issues. Thursday's meeting is the sixth in a series of such events.
The Teacher Town Meeting provides an open format for teachers and educators to question the Governor and Commissioner on a wide range of state-level education initiatives and policies. At each Teacher Town Meeting, Governor McGreevey and Commissioner Librera outline the specific steps the Department of Education is taking to implement the Governor's education reform agenda.
The agenda includes five components:
Both Governor McGreevey and Commissioner Librera remain committed to maintaining an open line of communication between the administration and the state's teachers.