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Students Learn How to Write and Present a Board of Education Testimony

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High school students attended a one-day workshop to learn how to write and present a Board of Education (BOE) testimony in front of board members to effectively advocate for the changes they want to see in their schools.This one-day workshop helped Black and Hispanic students who are greatly underrepresented in student BOE testimonials. 

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Central office staff and community members coached students on how to communicate their observations and needs. At the end of the workshop, selected students read their testimonies in a BOE meeting simulation. 20231101Gross 022.jpg

This event kicked-off Remembrance and Reconciliation month in November.