Making Common Core Common Knowledge

Common Core Conference in Rapid City, SD August 24, 2013. You can get the registration form here.
Jane Robbins, J.D. – Jane Robbins is a native of Pendleton, South Carolina, and is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Clemson University. Ms. Robbins is a Senior Fellow at the American Principles Project which was founded to reinvigorate and restore those principles that made our country great.. On behalf of APP, Jane Robbins work includes education policy, student privacy and parental rights issues. Ms. Robbins has drafted state legislation on educational transparency and sovereignty that has led to a parallel resolution by the South Carolina Southern Baptist Convention, model ALEC legislation, and emulated legislation in several states. Her writings have appeared in, among other places, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The New York Post, and Public Discourse.
Chuck Laudner is a graduate of Upper Iowa University with a degree in public administration and a minor in history. 
Kitty Werthmann was born in 1926 and grew up in Austria under Hitler’s regime. She immigrated to the United States in 1950 and has been a U.S. citizen since 1962. Kitty currently resides in Pierre, SD. She is president of the South Dakota Eagle Forum and she lobbies the state Legislature, primarily on family issues. Kitty travels throughout the country speaking about her experience of living under Hitler’s socialist regime and warning Americans of the dangers of Socialism.
Florence Thompson  – Florence is a School Psychologist with over 40 years of experience in her field. 
Rep. Elizabeth May – May studied Lakota Culture, History and Language at Oglala Lakota College on the Pine Ridge Reservation. Rep.  May and her husband Avery ranch near Kyle SD and also own and operate a grocery store in Kyle.
Rep. Jim Bolin is a three term legislator from Canton, representing the furthest southeastern portion of the state. Rep. Bolin is a graduate of both Seattle Pacific University (B. A. in History ) and from the University of South Dakota ( M.A. in History). During his 32 year teaching career , Rep. Bolin has taught in both public and private high schools.

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