Learn about education exploration at free expo
February 8, 2011
Joan Sharp, the former executive director of Encompass and a national education consultant, will be among the speakers at Education Exploration, a free event from 3-9 p.m. Feb. 15 at Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W.
This event, sponsored by Issaquah, Sammamish and Beyond magazine, features Encompass and 40 other educational organizations and agencies. Sharp’s presentation, “The Importance of Early Learning in a Student’s Eventual Success,” is from 4:45-5:30 p.m.
The keynote speaker, Scott Oki, will speak at 7 p.m. about “The Benefits of a Business Approach to Public Education.” Oki is a well-known philanthropist, author, founder of Oki Golf Development, and former senior vice president of sales and marketing for Microsoft.