In collaboration with diverse campus and community partners, CSJ coordinates Education Week to raise awareness about both the challenges and celebrations within the current field of education. 

Register here for Education Week 2017 Events


Monday, October 16*

5:00pm: Screening of "On the Other Side of the Fence" in Arrupe Multipurpose Room with guest speakers Kyra Hanlon (F'16) and Kerri Hanlon, sister and mother of star of the documentary, Sean Hanlon. Dinner served. 

"On the Other Side of the Fence" is both a documentary and the name of an original musical that has been performed, for thirty years, as a very unique collaboration. It is a story about building community and accepting differences, of building friendship and embracing diversity across two schools in Philadelphia. 

Monday, October 16* 

6:00pm: Learn about the Post-Graduate Teaching Service ProgramAlliance for Catholic Education. Dinner at the Home of Chaplain-in-Residence, Michelle Siemietkowski. Register the event. This event is part of CSJ's Options Series, a series of opportunities for students to discover post-graduate service and social justice opportunities.

Tuesday, October 17*

7:00pm: CSJ Workshop: African American Vernacular English with Minnie Quartey Annan, PhD student in Linguistics. Leavey Center Program Room. Minnie is a double Hoya and served as a DC Reads tutor and coordinator when she was an undergraduate. 

Wednesday, October 18

Farmer's Market at Red Square. Visit our table for fundraising efforts for Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Houston, Texas. The entire Farmer's Market will focus on Social Justice. Visit tables from local non-profit organizations selling their goods, and buy a Street Sense newspaper. Remaining items from fruit and food stalls will be donated to local organizations.

Wednesday, October 18

1:30pm-3:30pm: CSJ Tutor/Mentor Appreciation Espresso Bar at CSJ (130 Poulton Hall) with Pie Sisters and relaxing activities.

Thursday, October 19

6:30pm-7:30pm: Panel on careers in Higher Education Policy with GU Politics in Arrupe Multipurpose Room. Federal public policy has great impacts on higher education. Learn about this field from our distinguished guests on a panel moderated by Georgetonw's Associate Vice President for Federal Relations, Scott Fleming. Confirmed speakers include: Tammi Hiler, Senior Policy Advisor and Higher Education Campaign Manager at the Third Way; Robin Juliano, Professional Staff Member with House Minority Appropriations Committee; and Bob Moran, majority HELP Education Policy Director on the Senate HELP committee.

Thursday, October 19*

7:00pm-8:30pm: CSJ Workshop: Motivating the Reluctant Reader: Skills and Strategies with Linguistics Professor Ann Kennedy in Reiss 112.

Friday, October 20

11:00am-1:30pm: Join the Program on Justice and Peace Studies in WGR 201B for two awesome scholars-teachers on Education and Social Justice: Dr. Hakim Williams (Gettysburg College) and Dr. Priya LaLonde (Georgetown University). Please bring your own lunch. Drinks and desserts provided. 

Friday, October 20*

7:00pm-9:00pm: DC Reads 20th Anniversary in Arrupe Multipurpose Room. Food, community, and shared reflections of twenty years of literacy tutoring and advocacy.

* Requires registration so that we can appropriately plan for space and food.

Questions about CSJ's Education Week events can be directed to CSJ's Sabrina Sifuentes.

We make a good faith effort to meet requests for accommodations that are made at least five days prior to the event.