***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Zorn hosting math summit with education leaders from Monroe and Lenawee counties

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dale Zorn will host a math alignment summit on Friday, Oct. 26 with educational leaders from 18 local school districts, Jackson College, Monroe Community College, Michigan State University, and the University of Texas.

Who:
Sen. Dale Zorn, R-Ida;
Superintendents, principals and math teachers from 18 school districts covering Monroe and Lenawee counties;
Officials from Jackson College and Monroe County Community College;
Officials from the Lenawee and Monroe County intermediate school districts;
Experts from the Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin; and
Pavel Sikorski, MSU co-director of undergraduate studies.

What:
A summit spearheaded by Zorn to study and discuss ways to improve partnerships between area schools and community colleges to reduce the need for remedial education.

When:
Friday, Oct. 26
9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Where:
Monroe County Community College
La-Z-Boy Center Building
1555 S. Raisinville Road
Monroe

Note:
Last year, Zorn and local education leaders studied ways to enhance the collaboration of area schools and community colleges to reduce the need for remedial education. The summit is an effort to build on that work with local, regional, state and national experts.

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