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Video Encourages Fort Worth ISD Teachers to Mark Their Calendars for Convocation 2018

What: Fort Worth ISD Convocation for 2018-2019 School Year

When: Friday, August 17, 2018, 9 a.m.

Where: Originating at Board Conference Room, 2903 Shotts Street and streamed to all schools and campuses

Who: Superintendent Dr. Kent P. Scribner; Charles Foster Johnson, founder of Pastors for Children; FWISD Board of Education; all District educators, administrators and a select group of students

Summary: This year’s Fort Worth ISD Convocation will again be both virtual and live –and teachers will be able to watch from their respective campus.


We hope teachers are taking a break and enjoying the summer, but don’t forget to mark your calendars for the 2018 Convocation.

A lively video featuring Fort Worth ISD teachers-- and a couple of cute kids-- shares the message.

The Friday, August 17, event begins at 9 a.m. and will be an hour long, or less, so that teachers can maximize their time preparing for the first day of school on August 20.

Superintendent Dr. Kent P. Scribner andcharlesjohnson Reverend Charles F. Johnson will speak live from the Fort Worth ISD Board Room before an audience of students. The platform will be YouTube Live and will resemble a “Ted talk,” informal yet informative. Each FWISD campus will watch as a group.

Reverend Johnson leads the statewide ecumenical organization, Pastors for Children, which mobilizes the faith community for public education support and advocacy.  PTC promotes school assistance programs in communities all over the state, cultivates community partners for public education, and mobilizes clergy to advocate for sound public education policy in state government.  Charles Johnson is a frequent speaker in university, church, business, education, and non-profit circles. 

Information about the stream connections will be sent as we get closer to the day of Convocation. We will also broadcast the event live on cable via Charter (Spectrum), Channel 192 and AT&T U-verse, Channel 99. 

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