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Moravian to Host Parent and Community Leadership Institute

Bethlehem, Pa., October 13, 2010—Moravian College will host the 2010 Parent and Community Leadership Institute, a free training program for people who want to know more about education policy issues and wants to join a network of community leaders who are able to influence important statewide and local education policies.

The sessions will be held on Tuesday, October 19, Tuesday, October 26, Wednesday, November 3, and Wednesday, November 10 from 6:00 to 9:15 p.m. in the Snyder Room, Haupert Union Building at Moravian College.

The training program is sponsored by the Education Policy and Leadership Center (EPLC) and the Children's Coalition of the Lehigh Valley. The goals of the institute are to develop an informed group of citizens who can influence public policy on education issues, enhance the knowledge & skills of local education policymakers and potential school board candidates with a focus on quality decision-making, and to build community networks of support and advocacy for education policies.

If interested or for more information, please contact Carol Obando-Derstine, Executive Director, the Children's Coalition of the Lehigh Valley at ed@childlv.org or John Reynolds at reynoldsj@moravian.edu.

Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. Anyone who anticipates needing any type of accommodation or who has questions about the physical access provided should contact Kathi Roman at Katro@moravian.edu or 610 625-7880.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America's sixth-oldest college. Visit the Web site at http://www.moravian.edu.