EXPANDING Awareness of Best Practices

Through Ready, Set, Go!, OPEN seeks to engage schools, parents, and community leaders in working to best prepare our children for their first day of school.  

ENGAGING Sustained Community Dialogue


OPEN engages the community of New Orleans
in a sustained dialogue about public education.

AMPLIFYING
Community Voices

OPEN amplifies the voice
of the New Orleans community citywide
to inform education policy decisions.

Deirdre Johnson Burel Serves on 2015 Brock Prize Jury

OPEN's Executive Director Deirdre Johnson Burel recently travelled to Tulsa, OK, to serve on the 2015 Brock International Prize in Education jury.
 
The Brock International Prize in Education recognizes an individual who has made a specific innovation or contribution to the science and art of education, resulting in a significant impact on the practice or understanding of the field of education. The innovation or contribution must be specific and must have the potential to provide long-term benefit to humanity through change and improvement in education at any level, including new teaching techniques, the discovery of learning processes, the organization of a school or school system, the radical modification of government involvement in education, or other innovations.

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