Eastern Wyoming College will sponsor “The Role of Public Education in Developing Citizenship,” a free presentation by Audrey Cotherman on Tuesday, April 24 in Tebbet 131/132. Cotherman will trace the history of public education in the United States, from its early purpose of developing citizens to the present day emphasis on preparing workers.
Audrey Cotherman was the founding director of the Wyoming Humanities Council and has held posts in the U.S. Department of Education and the Wyoming Department of Education. She is chairwoman of the Natrona County School Board of Trustees.
“The Role of Public Education in Developing Citizenship” is presented by the Wyoming Humanities Council as part of its Humanities Forum.
The Wyoming Humanities Council provides public humanities-based programs in partnership with local organizations and is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.