Last week, at the 39th conference, the club honored the District’s top seniors and connected them with civic leaders to discuss issues that are important to the seniors and articulate their visions of the future.
Peng Zhou, a student from Design Lab Early College, has been chosen as one of the White House’s Kid Science Advisors, a group of more than 2,500 students across the country chosen to share their ideas on how to benefit Americans through science, technology, and innovation.
The Parent Leadership Institute seeks to enable parents and caregivers to become leading advocates for children and school improvement under The Cleveland Plan.
The CMSD News Bureau asked the winners for their teaching philosophies, what about their practices they will share with peers and how they will share it, what drew them to CMSD and urban education and who served as their role models. Here are excerpts from their responses.