Equity in Education Forum 2018

Thank you to all who attended our Equity in Education Forum on January 27, 2018!
Please see our video summary, event images, and a list of our sponsors.


For those you missed the event – hosted by Saturday School, of the George B. Thomas Learning Academy, and that took place at The Universities at Shady Grove – our first annual Equity in Education Forum brought together members of the community to discuss an important issue in Montgomery County. It was a dynamic conversation, and we sincerely thank all who attended.

Our Featured Guests were Princess Moss, Secretary-Treasurer of the National Education Association, and Dr. DeRionne P. Pollard, President of Montgomery College.

Also joining us were:

The Honorable Isiah Leggett, County Executive, Montgomery County
Dr. Jack Smith, Superintendent, MCPS
Debbi Jarvis, VP Corporate Relations, Pepco Holdings
The Honorable Craig Rice, Council Member, Montgomery County Council

We also thank our sponsors for the event – please see list, below.

Media form the event includes a video summary and images:







A special “Thank you” to our event sponsors:

Major Sponsor –

Additional Sponsors:

Lois Ann and John L. Martin

Ivy Vine Charities

Arnold Avant

Pamela Wittaker

Achieve 3000

Barkley Technical Solutions

Reggie Felton

Hula Edmonds

Kathryn Martin

Revere Bank


Saturday School’s core program provides learning support and academic tutoring for Grade K-12.

Other programs and partnerships are also designed to enhance student confidence and success – and provide support for their families.