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Educational consultant Thomas Armstrong will address ‘best schools’ at NIU-Rockford seminar

February 10, 2011
Thomas Armstrong

Thomas Armstrong

Thomas Armstrong, a visionary and award-winning author and speaker with more than 35 years of teaching experience from the primary through the doctoral level, will present a program on “The Best Schools” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 3, at NIU-Rockford.

Armstrong is the author of 14 books on issues related to learning and human development.

Educators, business community members and parents are encouraged to attend the free event.

Doors open at 6 p.m. Seating is limited to 250 and is available on a first-come, first-seated basis. NIU-Rockford is located at 8500 E. State St.

"The Best Schools" book coverArmstrong’s visit is co-sponsored by Steve and Lisa Carter, Spectrum School, NIU-Rockford and KIDS/Regional Office of Education.

He also will speak from noon to 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 4, at a workshop for educators and education students at Spectrum School, 2909 N. Main St. in Rockford.

Attendance for “The Best Schools – How Human Development Research Should Inform Educational Practice” is limited to 50 participants. The cost is $20. Registration is available online.

Call (815) 877-1600 for more information.