Donuts & Democracy

Date and Time: 
Friday, March 10, 2017 -
9:00am to 10:00am

Yanke Family Research Park
220 Parkcenter Blvd., Boise

Event Information: 

Kevin Richert, Panel Moderator
Blogger and Reporter, Idaho Education News

Kevin Richert’s blog provides up-to-date analysis and coverage of Idaho education policy and the politics of education in Idaho. Kevin has written for Idaho Education News since its launch in January 2013. The award-winning journalist has 30 years of reporting and editing experience in Idaho, covering public policy at the state, local and federal levels.

Clark Corbin
Reporter, Idaho Education News

Clark is an expert on Idaho’s education spending budget. He has six years of experience reporting on the Idaho Legislature and has taken complex state funding issues and demonstrated their impact on the classroom, taxpayers and Idaho’s students. Outside of the newsroom, Clark is a leader within the journalism community and a champion of open records, access for journalists and First Amendment issues though his work with the Idaho Press Club.

Dr. Don Coberly
Superintendent, Boise School District.

He has work for Idaho's second largest school district since 1984 and was named superintendent in 2009.

Karen Echeverria
Executive Director, Idaho School Boards Association.

She leads a staff that provides leadership and services to local school boards and she advocates for trustees and their priorities during at Idaho Legislature.

Sen. Janie Ward-Engelking
Boise Democrat

Sen. Janie Ward-Engelking is a member of the Idaho Senate. She is a former teacher and Boise Democrat who serves on the Senate Education Committee and the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee.