‘American Teacher’ screened Oct. 18
The Sonoma Valley Education Foundation will host a showing of the 2011 film “American Teacher.” Special guests Dave Eggers, producer; Nínive Calegari, producer; and film star Jonathan Dearman will be in attendance at the Hanna Boys Center on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m.
Weaving interviews of policy experts and startling facts with the lives and careers of four teachers, “American Teacher” tells the collective story by and about those closest to the issues in the educational system – the 3.2 million teachers who spend every day in classrooms.
In keeping with the storytelling styles of both Eggers and director Vanessa Roth, “American Teacher” is a character-driven film that explores this urgent issue through humor, irony, and the energy of the teachers who fill the screen.
The Hanna Boys Center is located at 17000 Arnold Drive, Sonoma. To reserve seats, call 935-9566.
For more details visit www.americanteachermovie.org or www.svgreatschools.org.
Since 1993, the Sonoma Valley Education Foundation has raised more than $4.5 million for the public schools in Sonoma Valley.
It supports local schools by funding excellent programs aimed at raising student achievement. Currently the foundation funds the Exploratorium Science Program and the Visual Thinking Strategies Art Program in five local elementary schools, plus preschool at El Verano School, the Teacher Support Network at Sonoma Valley High School and the district-wide School Garden program.