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Richland First Steps CEO Marcia Bacon will join legislative, K-12 and higher education leaders today for a discussion sponsored by The Hunt Institute.

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Today’s event in the 2020 South Carolina Regional Webinar Series, A Conversation with Legislators and Education Leaders in South Carolina, will be moderated by Patrick Sims, Director of Policy and Research for the Hunt Institute. From the session announcement:

“As South Carolina recovers from the effect of COVID-19, education leaders and policymakers must convene to discuss the challenges facing local South Carolina communities.  Senator Darrell Jackson, Senate Education Committee member, hopes to meet with educators, administrators, and policymakers … to discuss how COVID-19 has impacted Midlands-Richland county area.  Panel participants include education leaders who represent early childhood, secondary education, and higher education. “

Featured panelists:

  • Bob Caslen, President of the University of South Carolina
  • Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, President of Benedict College
  • Dr. Ronald Rhames, President of Midlands Technical College
  • Dr. Craig Witherspoon, Superintendent of Richland School District One
  • Marcia Bacon, CEO of Richland First Steps

Session Introduction:  

  • Dr. Javaid Siddiqi, President & CEO, The Hunt Institute

Introductory Remarks:

  • Senator Darrell Jackson, District 21, South Carolina State Senate Education Committee Member

2020 South Carolina Regional Webinar Series: A Conversation with Legislators and Education Leaders in South Carolina

Tuesday, December 15 – 11:30 AM

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