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Dr. Foley, Superintendent of the Westfield Public Schools

To Give Address Feb. 5, 1997 on:

"The Role of Technology in Public Education Today"

Dr. Foley to Address Town Historical Group

Dr. William Foley, Superintendent of the Westfield Public Schools, will be the guest speaker at The First Wednesday Luncheon of the Westfield Historical Society at noon on February 5, at B.G.Fields restaurant inWestfield. Dr. Foley's topic will be "The Role of Technology in Public Education Today". He will discuss how, over the years, technology and schools have not always been "perfect together," and how each generation has felt that the tools and methods of their student days were inadequate in later years, a spokesman for the society said. He also will discuss the importance of the use of computers in the schools as well as at home to aid them in keeping up with the "rapid changes" being made in society today.

Regular attendees at the First Wednesday Luncheon will be contacted by a committee of the historical society to verify their reservations. Space permitting, others are welcome to attend by calling 233-2930 before noon on Monday, February 3, for seating information.



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