A Conversation w/ ATL Mayoral Candidates: Education – from Cradle to Career

Event Date : December 1st, 2017 @ 2:00pm - 3:45pm


Join us for a candid conversation with City of Atlanta Mayoral candidates to discuss how they will support students’ success in Metro Atlanta from cradle to career.

The event will begin with a panel of Atlanta education experts, followed by a conversation with Candidate Keisha Lance Bottoms and Candidate Mary Norwood.


Early Learning – Stephanie Blank, Board Chair, GEEARS

K-12 – Dr. Meria Carstarphen, Superintendent, Atlanta Public Schools

Prep for Career – Harold L. Martin, Jr., Interim President, Morehouse College 

Moderated by Ken Zeff, Executive Director, Learn4Life

Friday, December 1, 2017
2:00pm – 3:45pm

The Gathering Spot
384 Northyards Boulevard Northwest, Building 100, Atlanta, GA 30313

This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.

Please direct press inquiries to Vett Vandiver, GEEARS Communications Manager,

The following partner organizations are hosting this event: 
GEEARS, Atlanta Regional Commission, the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, Learn4Life, Metro Atlanta Chamber, The Center for Working Families, and the United Way of Greater Atlanta

To register for the event, click here.