Thursday, September 23, 2010

Thousands of Teachers to Gather for Teacher Town Hall Sept 26. NYC

Rockfeller Center, New York City. the site of the Education Nation Summit
New York, NY -- September 15, 2010 – NBC News will convene a nationwide gathering of thousands of teachers from across the country for the first-ever televised “Teacher Town Hall”as part of NBC News’ “Education Nation,” Sunday, September 26. Brian Williams, anchor and managing editor of “NBC Nightly News,” will moderate the discussion, which will focus on the most important challenges and opportunities facing teachers in America today.

“You can’t have a conversation about education, let alone a two-day summit and week of broadcasting around these issues, without the participation of teachers, parents and students,” said Steve Capus, President of NBC News. “This two-hour televised conversation will be the perfect way to kick off the week and set the tone for Education Nation.”

While hundreds of teachers will gather in-person at
Rockefeller Plaza, teachers from across the country are invited to join the conversation virtually by registering to take part in the conversation at During the meeting, teachers participating online and those at Rockefeller Center will together voice their priorities, brainstorm new ideas, discuss key issues, and ask questions of each other to advance the conversation about teaching in the United States. The “Teacher Town Hall,” Sunday, September 26 at 12:00 PM EST, will air live on MSNBC and streamed online at,, and

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