Leadership Educational Symposium

Leadership Educational Symposium

Thursday, January 11th 8:30am-11:30pm

Join us on Thursday, January 11, 2024, at the University of Tennessee Student Union for a morning of inspiration and dialogue at the Leadership Educational Symposium. Themed “Keeping the Legacy Alive with Faith, Love, and Action,” this event, presented by the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission, features an engaging panel discussion with community leaders who embody Dr. King’s vision. From 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM, engage with educators and faith leaders as they share insights on sustaining Dr. King’s legacy through community action, moderated by Denise Dean and concluding remarks by Deborah Porter.

This symposium is a unique opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals committed to making a difference in their communities. Whether you’re a community leader, educator, student, or advocate for social justice, your participation is a step toward transformative leadership in the spirit of Dr. King.

Welcome and Introduction of Program by Mrs. Loretta Fowlkes, Retired Educator Knox County Schools, Adjunct Maryville College, MLK Commission

Panelists include: Janet Bravo, Executive Principal, Knoxville Preparatory School; Dr. Jean Morgan Harper, Retired Administrator, Knox County Schools, Dr. Charlene Lewis, Executive Principal, Career Magnet Academy, Strawberry Plains; Rev. Paul McCloud, Minister of Education, Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Knoxville, TN; Rev. Reginald Strong, Pastor Community Evangelistic Church, EPC, Knoxville TN; Dr. Julia Walker, Educator Blount County Schools


For more information please contact Leadership@MLKKnoxville.com.