Summit Public Schools will hold a Town Hall meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. to educate the Summit community on the impact of Full Day Kingergarten on the students and the city.
This meeting will be held at Jefferson Primary Center, located at 110 Ashwood Ave., from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
This panel will present the educational, societal and community benefits of a FDK program, the financial and operational costs to Summit, the district’s facilities plan, and where FDK fits into the Board of Education’s priorities and goals, according to school officials. Additionally, early childhood education consultant, Kathie Priestly, will share an overview of FDK from a national perspective.
Board of Education Vice President Gloria Ron-Fornes will serve as the evening’s moderator.
Celia Colbert, Board of Education Member and Education Committee Chair
Felix Gil, Principal of Summit’s Primary Centers
Julie Glazer, Assistant Superintendent
George Lucaci, Board of Education President
Louis Pepe, Business Administrator
Kathie Priestley, Early Childhood Education Consultant
Following the panel discussion, there will be an hour-long question and answer session. Refreshments will be served.