For immediate release
Contact: Don Shoultz (235-1920)
Bob Kressig (266-9021)
SHOULTZ AND KRESSIG ANNOUNCE BACK TO SCHOOL EVENT
Representative Don Shoultz and Representative Bob Kressig will participate in a Back to School Day in Waterloo and Cedar Falls. The purpose of the school visit is to improve student’s knowledge of the legislative processes, the debate, negotiation, and compromise that provide the very fabric of representative democracy and to improve understanding of government. Representative Shoultz will visit Edison Elementary School in Waterloo and Representative Kressig will be at Peet Junior School in Cedar Falls. The visits will take place August 29th, 2006. The Legislators will visit more classrooms in each district as time and schedules allow.
Later in the day, Representatives Shoultz and Kressig will host an event with Governor Tom Vilsack for the employees of the Waterloo and Cedar Falls school districts. This event will be held at Beck’s Restaurant on University Avenue, Waterloo and will begin at 6:30 pm. The Governor will address the Teacher Quality Program, the commitment to increase teacher’s salaries to the national average, class size reduction, early childhood education and other initiatives that his administration has undertaken to improve education in the State.