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New York Symposium
Improving Urban Education: Building Bridges from Research to Practice, Social Work to Education, Chicago to New York

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Michael E. Woolley, Assistant Professor, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration


Judy Dimon, Co-Founder, Chicago Campaign for Community Schools and Chairman, Children’s Aid Society Educational Advisory Board

James Kemple, Executive Director, Research Alliance for New York City Schools;

Jane Quinn, AM, ’69, Assistant Executive Director for Community Schools, The Children’s Aid Society, NYC

April A. Porter, AM ’01, Director, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, School Social Work Programs

April 22, 2009

United Charities Building, 105 E. 22nd Street, (22nd and Park), 4th Floor
New York, NY

5:30 – 6:30 pm - Reception
6:30 – 8:00 pm - Presentation and discussion

From preparing the next generation of school social workers to conducting scholarship that informs policy and practice, the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration has built a rich tradition of contributing to the improvement of urban education. This presentation will speak to the Community Schools Program in Chicago and New York City as well as to a new research center in New York City modeled on the successful Consortium for Chicago School Research.

Funding for Community Schools work at The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration is made possible through the support of JPMorgan Chase and Mr. and Mrs. James Dimon.

Please register online for this event by April 15. The registration cost is $20.00 per person which includes hors d'oeuvres and drinks.

JP Morgan