Dr. David Anthony, chief executive officer of Raise Your Hand Texas, will be featured on this week's Tyler Chamber Radio show.
Raise Your Hand Texas advocates for students and strives to improve Texas public schools by investing in educational leaders and engaging the public to influence policy that strengthens the state's schools and economy. Texas public schools educate nearly 5 million students each year. Through the Raise Your Hand Texas Leadership Program, they have partnered with the Harvard University Graduate School of Education and the Rice University Education Entrepreneurship (REEP) Business Fellowship Program to provide public school leaders with opportunities to gain the knowledge and tools they need to lead effective change in their schools. Located at 3200 SW Freeway, Suite 2070, Houston, 77027, it can be contacted at 713-993-7667 or www.raiseyourhandtexas.org
Businesses include Steve Farmer, owner of Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop; Kimberly Devine, managing director of eWomen Network Tyler East Texas; and Deb Davie, owner of Get Smart Creative. Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce Chief Operating Officer Henry Bell also will be on the show, found at TylerPaper.com.