Wednesday, November 16, 2022
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Bush Convention Center
105 N. Main Street,
Midland, TX 79701
John Trischitti, Ill
Literacy Coalition of the Permian Basin
Abell-Hanger Foundation, CEO
Literacy Coalition of the Permian Basin, Board Chair
Premier Energy Services, Owner
Literacy Coalition of the Permian Basin, Director
Head of Human Resources, Lower 48
Young Womens leadership Academy
More information at www.midlandtxchamber.com/stateofeducation.
National Literacy Month
By Mark Palmer CEO, Abell-Hanger Foundation On November 16th, the Midland Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual State of Education lunch. The topic is literacy in the Permian Basin. Please come and learn about the issue and what you can do in your sphere of influence to improve our condition. The Literacy Coalition…Read More...
By Eileen Piwetz, Literacy Coalition of the Permian Basin Board Member. Today, “the majority of counties in the Permian Basin rank among the least literate and least educated in the United States” (Adult Literacy Needs Assessment 2022.) The national impact-according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), nearly 9 out of 10 adults struggle…Read More...
Literacy Coalition of the Permian Basin Bringing Awareness to Critical Issue in the Area MIDLAND, TX – For the month of September, the Literacy Coalition of the Permian Basin is launching several campaigns and programs to bring awareness to the literacy issues facing our West Texas community. Right now, one in three adults in the…Read More...
Introduction Literacy is a big deal. It affects all of us, whether we realize it or not. For example, if you can’t read well, then you won’t be able to understand the instructions on a medicine bottle or how to make that report at work. If your kids can’t read well, they’ll struggle in school…Read More...
August 30, 2022
PERMIAN BASIN LITERACY SUMMIT 2022
HOBBS, NEW MEXICO
The Literacy Coalition of the Permian Basin (LCPB) in partnership with the Abell-Hanger Foundation, FMH Foundation, Prentice Farrar & Alline Ford Brown Foundation, Permian Strategic Partnership would like to invite you to join the Permian Basin Literacy Summit.
This free, invitation-only event will be held on August 30, 2022 from 10:30AM to 1 :30PM at New Mexico Junior College HTO 125A Training Room in Hobbs, New Mexico:
• An interactive working session to explore the findings from LCPB's
comprehensive needs assessment of adult literacy in the Permian Basin including
featured speakers Sen. Gay Kernan and Dr. Ray Perryman.
• A discussion about how we can collaborate to improve our region's family and
adult literacy system in the years to come.
• A lunch provided to all attendees.