Press Conference at Memphis Theological Seminary On Tuesday, April 10 at 9:30 a.m.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clergy United for the Memphis Schools, a new coalition of nearly 50 Memphis religious leaders, will release a report on Tuesday, April 10 citing research showing that highly effective teachers have a greater impact on student performance than any other resource in the Memphis school system and are the key to improving student outcomes. The religious leaders will release findings of the report on April 10 at 9:30 a.m. at the Memphis Theological Seminary, 168 East Parkway South.
The press conference is the first of several events that religious leaders are planning this month in support of the Memphis City Schools' effective teaching work. Religious leaders also are setting aside April 29 as a "Sunday Celebration of Teachers" to honor teachers in their congregations.
WHAT: Press conference announcing clergy's support for exceptional educators in Memphis schools, and a "Sunday Celebration of Teachers" on April 29.
WHEN: 9:30 a.m. April 10, 2012
WHERE: Memphis Theological Seminary
168 East Parkway South
Memphis, TN 38104
WHO: Pastor Bartholomew Orr, Brown Missionary Baptist Church
Rabbi Micah Greenstein, Temple Israel
Dr. Christopher Davis, St. Paul Baptist Church, Memphis Theological Seminary
Reverend Brandon Walker; New Shelby Baptist Church
Director, Clergy United for the Memphis Schools
SOURCE Clergy United for the Memphis Schools