Dr. Michael Eskridge, executive
director of the nonprofit Advance
Innovative Education, will join Baton Rouge City Councilwoman Ronnie Edwards (Dist. 5) on
local television program "Spotlight on 5” to discuss new opportunities for
state educators to qualify as principals through a unique certification
The program will air Tuesday, July 29
at 8:00 PM and again at same time Sunday, August 3 on Metro 21, a 24 hour cable channel that reaches
150,000 households in East Baton Rouge Parish. The segment will also be
available on YouTube after July 25.
Mrs. Monique Burdett, an assistant
principal and alumnus of the alternative professional certification known as Re-designing
Lessons, Re-envisioning Principals (RLRP), will provide additional perspective on the value and
need for this professional development program.
Topics discussed will include
the qualifications, cost and coursework required by the RLRP program and how
graduates receive assistance with placement in school leadership positions.
An additional opportunity to learn
about Advance Innovative Education and its mission will be available July 22 at
noon during a Citizens Advisory Council Meeting held at United Christian Faith,
located at 9229 N. Ridgewood Drive in Baton Rouge.
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