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Press Coverage of Cable's Leaders in Learning Awards
Time Warner Cable
For Immediate Release
June 4, 2007

Contact:
Jennifer Walsh (703) 276-2772 ext. 13
Robin Scullin (202) 222-2345

Award-winning Educators from Around the Country Discuss Leadership Challenges Facing Education

Winners of the 2007 Cable's Leaders in Learning Awards and Time Warner Cable's National Teacher Awards Participate in National Roundtable Discussion

Tuesday, June 5 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
National Cable & Telecommunications Association Offices
25 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Washington, DC - Leadership challenges facing education - including technological innovation and demographic shifts - and their implications on the teaching workforce will be the focus of a roundtable discussion sponsored by Cable in the Classroom, Time Warner Cable and The Weather Channel to be held Tuesday, June 5 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at NCTA's Washington headquarters, 25 Massachusetts Avenue, NW.

Dr. Tom Carroll, executive director of the National Commission on Teaching and America's Future, will kick off the event that will include award-winning educators from around the country.

Also in attendance:
  • Dr. Helen SoulĂ©, Executive Director of Cable in the Classroom
  • Bonnie Hathaway, Vice President, Public Affairs, Time Warner Cable
  • Carolyn Jones, Senior Education Marketing Manager, The Weather Channel
  • Cable system operators from around the country
Cable in the Classroom, the cable industry's education foundation, works to expand and enhance learning for children and youth. Created in 1989 to help schools take advantage of educational cable programming and technology, CIC has become a leading national advocate for media literacy education and for the use of technology and media for learning, as well as a valuable resource of educational cable content and services for policymakers, educators and industry leaders. For more information about Cable's Leaders in Learning Awards, please visit www.ciconline.org or www.leadersinlearningawards.org

Time Warner Cable's National Teacher Awards form the cornerstone of the company's commitment to education. They honor the creative use of cable content and technology in the classroom as effective learning tools. Over the 18-year history of the Awards close to 400 teachers throughout Time Warner Cable's service area have been recognized. Winners receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, DC, $2000 cash, a $3000 school technology grant and a Crystal Apple sculpture. One Champion Principal, recognized for his/her support of 21st Century teaching at the Awards event, also receives a $5000 school technology grant.