Posts made in October, 2011

October BWFC Meeting a Huge Success

Posted by on Oct 28, 2011 in Events | Comments Off

The Business Women of Fayette and Coweta had a great meeting Tuesday evening with 25 business women in attendance. Peggy Thomas of Club Z! spoke of the widening education gap that the United States is experiencing in relation to the rest of the world.  Peggy emphasized, “This will affect our future and especially our businesses if we do not narrow the gap.” The evening’s presentation was based on the book, “The Global Achievement Gap” by Tony Wagner. The very enlightening and interesting presentation was followed by with the meeting breaking into a focus group...

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Peggy Thomas to Speak at October 25th Meeting

Posted by on Oct 12, 2011 in Events | 0 comments

Unlearning, Uplearning, and How Our Kids are Preparing for College and Career in the 21st Century Join us for an interactive dialogue about: The state of public education in GA and how we compare globally 2015 graduates stuck in a 1960’s learning environment Ideas for education innovation and transformation Roundtable discussion on the skills you feel are necessary for new employees to have so they can help your business stay competitive! Peggy suggests this pre-learning opportunity before the meeting: Watch a 13 minute video on A Vision for Public Education in Georgia.  ...

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