Race to Nowhere

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Friday | March 7, 2014 | 6-8:30pm
UNR : Joe Crowley Student Union Theatre

Sponsored by Nevada Sage Waldorf School and University of Nevada, Reno

Race to Nowhere is an award-winning documentary that highlights the unintended consequences of our pressure-cooker culture and education system.  An eye-opening call to action, the film challenges current assumptions about how to best prepare young people for the future.

WATCH THE FILM TRAILER AND PURCHASE TICKETS HERE.

The 85 minute film will be followed by a discussion about education led by a panel of educators and moderated by KRNV News 4 anchor Shelby Sheehan.

Panelists include:

  • Ilian Willwerth : Waldorf Educator, German & Music Teacher
  • Keli Brown : Assistant Academic Director, Sierra Nevada College; NSWS Board Member
  • Dr. Melissa Burnham : UNR Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
  • Dr. Margaret Ferrara : UNR Coordinator of Secondary Education Teacher Licensure Program and Graduate Studies
  • Cheryl Erwin : Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist