Times Free Press holding forum on teacher prep, quality

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The education forum is free and open to the public and will be held at the Chattanooga Times Free Press, 400 E. 11th St.Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. and the discussion will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. To register, visit www.studyhallchatt.com.

Four experts in public K-12 education will discuss the impact of effective teachers on student learning, the importance of recruiting the best teaching talent and how to keep those teachers in Hamilton County, during a community forum Oct. 18 at the Chattanooga Times Free Press.

The forum is titled "Study Hall: a Conversation on Teacher Prep and Quality." Panelists include:

- Sylvia Flowers, with the Tennessee Department of Education;

- Edna Varner, of Project Inspire;

- Brandon Hubbard-Heitz, of the Howard School;

- Zac Brown, with the Hamilton County Department of Education

The forum is free and open to the public.