PLYMOUTH — On Wednesday, May 20 there will be a panel discussion on the Common Core State Standards for education at the Plymouth Area Democrats' monthly meeting at the Plymouth Regional Senior Center.
Panelists Suzan Gannett and Kathy Boyle will address questions about Common Core, including:
"What led to the adoption of the Common Core State Standards?"
"How are the Common Core State Standards related to State Testing?"
"What are the expectations for students in English Language Arts and in Mathematics?"
Suzan Gannett is an experienced educator who has taught at many grade levels from early elementary school to college level. She has served as a building principal and a district administrator in the Winnisquam Regional School District. Recently retired, she is now an educational consultant. Mrs. Gannett is also the President of and a contributing artisan for Artistic Roots in Plymouth.
Kathy Boyle started teaching middle school English in the early 1970s in Stratham, NH and Baltimore, Maryland. After a short break to have children, she returned to teaching at Plymouth Elementary School. She then worked as an assistant principal in Plymouth for several years. She served as Assistant Superintendent for SAU#48 until her retirement two years ago. She has taught at the college level and been an educational consultant for curriculum at the elementary and high school level.
All are welcome to attend the meeting, which will start at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour and potluck dinner. The Common Core panel will take place following a brief business meeting at 6:30. For more information, call Val Scarborough at 254-6026.
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