Gala Honoring Teachers Held April 14 at Oh Wow!

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A gala co-hosted by the Beeghly College of Education at Youngstown State University and the Advancing Education-Reducing Crime will honor the Mahoning Valley’s teachers.

Admission is free for all public, private, parochial and charter school teachers in the area plus a guest.

Held 3 to 6 p.m. April 14 at Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology, the Mahoning Valley Teacher Appreciation Gala will feature hors d’oeuvres, music, prizes and awards.

The guest speakers for the gala are Robert G. Danage, a Warren native and chaplain for the Department of Justice, and state Sen. Joe Schiavoni.

“We appreciate the significant investments teachers make in the lives of students,” said Advancing Education-Reducing Crime founder Jon Howell in a release. “They are life changers. I am a product of the Valley’s system. Teachers set the foundation on which our lives are built. They instruct us and challenge us to embrace learning.”

More information, as well as tickets, are available by calling 330 790 1521 or emailing

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