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21st Century Education

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Horseback riding in Green Lane Park

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All Board and Workshop meetings are held at the Education Center - 2229 East Buck Road, Pennsburg.

Fall 2019 Classes


SESSION 1 - 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

A. GROWING U.P. SMART

Oct 1 – Growth and Change in Upper Hanover Township

Stanley Seitzinger Jr.

Oct 8 – Montgomery County’s Help and Outlook in Growth

R. Eric Jarrell

Oct 15 – Business Outlook

Luanne B. Stauffer

Oct 22 – Zoning and Planning

James Fry


B. HISTORY: THEN AND NOW

All classes conducted by Larry Cohen

Oct 1 – The Mighty Atom & Slim the Hammer Man: The story of Joe Greenstein (5’ 4”)

and Larry Farman (6’ 7”), the world’s strongest men.

Oct 8 – A Border in Crisis: A humanitarian emergency on our southern frontier.

What impact, if any, U.S. policy has on immigration?

Oct 15 – That Championship Season: Relive the Pottstown Firebirds Championship 50 years ago.

Oct 22 – Topic of the Day: One international debacle to another, what will be the most compelling issue to discuss?


C. HOW PEOPLE COMMUNICATE: LET’S TALK ABOUT HOW WE’RE GOING TO TALK ABOUT WHAT WE’RE GOING TO TALK ABOUT

All classes conducted by Thomas O’Conner

Oct 1 – How do we talk about what we talk about; cheese cake, apple pie, and Reuben’s?

Oct 8 – Epistemology, metacognition, semantics for the layman; you don’t know nothing!

Oct 15 – Let’s try Weeks 1 and 2 for a Class Discussion!

Oct 22 – The Conversation Continues


SESSION 2 - 11:00 a.m. to Noon

D. HANDMADE BOOKS & JOURNALS

All classes conducted by Jean Thobaben

Oct 1 – Lecture & Demonstration: A list of materials will be distributed.

(Come with a friend and share materials)

Oct 8 – Create the cover to hold your pages.

Hands on workshop

Oct 15 – Fold paper into signatures and sew them into your cover.

Hands on workshop

Oct 22 – Add embellishments and ephemera to your book.

Hands on workshop


E. UPSD: EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION

Oct 1 – Elementary Schools

Donna Fried and Roselyn Parry

Oct 8 – Middle School

Sean MacBain and Duane Wickard

Oct 15 – High School

Ernest Quatrani and John Semet

Oct 22 – Education Center

Dr. Thomas Persing and

Dr. George Bonekemper


F. GARDEN TRAVELS

Oct 1 – The Queen’s Garden Party

Marijo Taylor

Oct 8 – English Cottage Gardens

Fred Buse

Oct 15 – Cultural Treasures of Japan

Fred Buse

Oct 22 – Italian Botanical Garden

Sharon Gross