Public Meetings to Discuss Draft Education Compact

The public is warmly invited to the following upcoming meetings for discussion of the draft Education Compact. The purpose of the Education Compact is to establish a collaborative strategy between the City of Richmond and Richmond Public Schools to improve the lives of children and families inside and outside the classroom, based on shared ambitious goals, organizational collaboration, and a shared resource development strategy. Each meeting will include comments from the Mayor’s Office, hosting elected officials or entities, an overview of the draft Compact, and public comment period.


The Compact materials may be reviewed here:


Further context may be found here:


Additional meetings to discuss the Compact are in the process of being scheduled for the month of April and will be announced once finalized. Citizens interested in providing written feedback to the Compact may submit feedback to (please include “Education Compact” in the title of your email).





Thursday, March 30

7 p.m. 

Thomas Jefferson High School

4100 W. Grace St.

Hosted by: Elizabeth Doerr, Richmond School Board, 1st District Representative, and Andreas Addison, Richmond City Council, 1st District Representative. (Note: Councilman Addison’s district meeting begins at 6 p.m.)
Tuesday, April 4

6:30 p.m.

Blackwell Elementary School

1600 Everett St.

Hosted by: Dawn Page, Richmond School Board, Chair and 8th District Representative, and Reva Trammell, Richmond City Council, 8th District Representative. (Note: starting time for this meeting has been changed to 6:30 p.m.)
Wednesday, April 5

5:30 p.m.

Westover Hills Elementary School

1211 Jahnke Rd.

Hosted by: Jonathan Young, Richmond School Board, 4th District Representative; Kristen Larson, Richmond City Council, 4th District Representative
Thursday, April 6

9:30 a.m. 

VCU Student Commons Theater

907 Floyd Ave.

Hosted by: VCU School of Education and the Commonwealth of Virginia Children’s Cabinet
Thursday, April 6

6 p.m.

George Wythe High School

4314 Crutchfield St.

Hosted by: Dr. Patrick Sapini, Richmond School Board, Vice-Chair and 5th District Representative, and Parker Agelasto, Richmond City Council, 5th District Representative


Monday, April 17

6 p.m.

Partnership for Families

800 W. Graham Road

Hosted by: Ellen Robertson, Richmond City Council 6th District Representative and Co-Chair of the Maggie L. Walker Citizens Advisory Board. (Note: this presentation will be part of the regularly scheduled meeting of the Maggie L. Walker Citizens Advisory Board.)


Wednesday, April 26

6 p.m.

East District Initiative

701 N. 25th Street

Hosted by: Nadine Marsh-Carter, Richmond School Board, 7th District, and Dr. Cynthia Newbille, Richmond City Council Vice President and 7th District Representative. 


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