April 2015 Newsletter

  • Meet the May 8th Dinner Speaker: Dr. Sandra Kaplan, Professor of Clinical Education at the University of Southern California.
  • Reserve your seats for our upcoming Dinner Meetings.
  • Read messages from our PDK-USC President and Faculty Sponsor.

January 2015 Newsletter

  • Read about our featured speaker, Eric Premack, the founding Executive Director of the Charter School Development Center (CSDC).
  • Reserve your seats for our upcoming Dinner Meetings.
  • Read messages from our PDK-USC President and Faculty Sponsor.

September 2014 Newsletter

  • Read about our featured speaker, lead attorney in the Vergara v. California case, Marcellus Antonio McRae.
  • Reserve your seats for our upcoming Dinner Meetings
  • Read messages from our PDK-USC President and Faculty Sponsor.

Updates for 2014-15

The 2014-15 Governing Board of PDK looks forward to a great year!

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The theme that drives our work for the year is “From Tradition to Tomorrow.” We honor the history of our chapter, and embrace innovation – ensuring the long-lasting legacy of our organization.

Please join us in welcoming our new Faculty Sponsor, Dr. John Pascarella, III. Dr. Pascarella is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Education and the Director of Guided Practice at the USC Rossier School of Education.

Save the Date – Dinner Meetings:

Our dinner meetings will be held at the University Club (the building formerly known as the Joyce King Stoops Library) on the following evenings:

  • October 10, 2014
  • January 30, 2015
  • May 8, 2015

Each dinner meeting will include a buffet dinner, dynamic guest speaker, and professional networking opportunities. The cost of attendance is $45 for one dinner, or $126 for all three. Please note that the cost of parking is not included in this price.

Please contact VP of Projects, Sinar Lomeli, to reserve a space at our dinner meetings. Seats are limited!

May 2014 Dinner Meeting

Highlights from our May 2014 Dinner Meeting

Please contact VP of Projects, Sinar Lomeli, if you would like to attend future dinner meetings.

May Dinner - 2014-15 Board Members
Congratulations to the newest members of the PDK-USC 2014-15 Board! (Some board members not pictured)

Dean Gallagher
USC Rossier School of Education Dean, Dr. Karen Gallagher, was recently presented with a PDK-USC Leadership Award.

Bill Bushaw
Chief Executive Officer of PDK, International, Dr. Bill Bushaw was awarded PDK-USC’s highest honor, the Ted Gordon Award.

Dr Robillard
Dr. Ed Robillard was presented with the PDK-USC Service Key.

May 2014 Initiates
Welcome to the newest members of PDK-USC, initiated at the May 2014 meeting!

(Photos taken by PDK member, Dr. George Cheung.)