Mount Vernon Triangle CID and Kids in the Triangle Parents Group to Host DC Public Education Forum

Monday January 27, 2014

Washington, DC – The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVT CID) is pleased to partner with Kids in the Triangle to present a public forum, How Growing Downtown Families Approach DC Public Education, from 7:30 – 9:00 pm on Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, located at 901 3rd Street, NW.

The free, public event will be moderated by MVT CID President, Claire Schaefer Oleksiak, and will include panelists:

  • Kaya Henderson, Chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools
  • Scott Pearson, Executive Director, DC Public Charter School Board
  • Michael Moss, Principal, Walker Jones Education Campus

Discussion will focus on the growing changes and needs of the downtown Washington, DC community as families navigate the changing landscape of DC public schools and charter schools.

Questions? Please contact the Mount Vernon Triangle CID at 202-216-0511 ext. 23. 

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About Kids in the Triangle
The Kids in the Triangle (KITT) group is a new community for parents and family members of children who live, work, and play in the Mount Vernon Triangle, Mount Vernon Square and Shaw neighborhoods. Focused on the specific changing needs of parents living downtown, KITT works to bring families from the neighborhoods together via our listserv. For more information, please contact

About The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District
The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District is a private, nonprofit organization established to enhance the overall quality of life for residents, visitors, employees and property owners in the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood in Downtown DC. Celebrating its 10th Anniversary in 2014, the Mount Vernon Triangle CID is considered to be one of Washington DC’s best examples of a mixed-use community. The Mount Vernon Triangle is at the heart of the City—both geographically and culturally. Its boundaries include 19 blocks within the East End of downtown Washington, D.C., bordered by Seventh Street to the west, Massachusetts Avenue to the south, New York Avenue to the north and New Jersey Avenue to the east. The Mount Vernon Triangle is a welcoming, authentic, and centered neighborhood that mirrors the City’s unique mix of historic and modern buildings, longtime and new residents, and diverse cultures, restaurants, and experiences. For more information, we invite you to explore our website at or follow us on Facebook at or Twitter @MVTCID.