InQuisitive: adjective. given to inquiry, research, or asking questions; eager for knowledge; intellectually curious.
InQuisitive is part of Q Center’s Education and Training
programs. We invite interesting, intriguing guests for a 1:1 Q & A
with Q Center’s Executive Director, Barbara McCullough-Jones. We aim for
diversity in our guests and subject matter. You might not agree with
everything you hear, but we’re certain you will agree it was time well
From 2009-2011 Kevin served as Assistant Deputy Secretary of Education, heading the department’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools (OSDFS). In this role, Mr. Jennings led federal efforts to promote the safety, health and well being of America’s students. Kevin led the Obama Administration’s anti-bullying initiative, which culminated in March 2011 with the White House Conference on Bullying Prevention keynoted by President Obama.
Kevin began his career as a high school history teacher and coach, first at Moses Brown School in Providence, R.I., from 1985 to 1987, and then at Concord Academy in Concord, Mass., from 1987 to 1995. At Concord, he served as the faculty advisor to the nation’s first Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) leading him in 1990 found the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), a national education organization bringing together lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and straight teachers, parents, students, and community members who wanted to end anti-LGBT bias in our schools. Jennings left teaching in 1995 to build the all-volunteer GLSEN organization into a national force, serving as its founding Executive Director until 2008. Under his leadership, GLSEN programs such as Gay-Straight Alliance, the Day of Silence and No Name-Calling Week became commonplace in America’s schools.
This event is FREE. Non-alcoholic beverages provided.
Food: Bring your lunch (microwave available) or place an order to be delivered to Q Center in time for the program.