TUESDAY IN LACONIA: SHAHEEN TO HOST ROUNDTABLE WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT, TREATMENT PROVIDERS ON NEW HAMPSHIRE HEROIN AND PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE

March 30, 2015

Later in Derry, Shaheen to visit Pinkerton Academy to highlight STEM education legislation 

In Portsmouth, Shaheen to be honored by The New England Educational Opportunity Association

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) will host a roundtable to discuss efforts to address New Hampshire’s growing heroin and prescription drug abuse epidemic at the Laconia Police Department at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, March 31.  Shaheen will be joined by law enforcement officials and treatment providers to discuss ways local, state and federal resources can best be used to address heroin and prescription drug abuse.

In the afternoon, Shaheen will visit Pinkerton Academy in Derry at 1:00 p.m. to discuss efforts to promote education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects. Shaheen will observe two Project Lead the Way classrooms and highlight her legislation to expand STEM education. Project Lead the Way provides STEM-related programs, materials and courses for K-12 classrooms.

Later, Shaheen will be honored by the New England Educational Opportunity Association with the 2015 Shirley Chisholm Award at 3:30 p.m. in Portsmouth. The Shirley Chisholm Award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding commitment and active support for clients served by TRIO programs. TRIO supports and serves low-income individuals, individuals with disabilities and first-generation college students as they pursue post-secondary education.

Media planning to attend should RSVP to Nick Brown at Nick_Brown@shaheen.senate.gov.

Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse Roundtable

WHO:                  

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

WHAT:                                

Roundtable with law enforcement and treatment providers to discuss ways to address New Hampshire’s growing heroin and prescription drug abuse problem.

WHEN:                

10:15 a.m.

Tuesday, March 31

WHERE:              

Laconia Police Department

Community Room

126 New Salem Street

Laconia, NH

Visit to Pinkerton Academy to Discuss STEM Education

WHO:                  

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

WHAT:                                

Visit to Pinkerton Academy Project Lead the Way classrooms to discuss efforts to promote STEM education.

WHEN:                

1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, March 31

WHERE:              

Pinkerton Academy

CTE Annex

19 North Main Street

Derry, NH

               

New England Educational Opportunity Association (NEOA) Annual Conference

WHO:                  

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

WHAT:                

New England Educational Opportunity Association (NEOA) Annual Conference and presentation of 2015 Shirley Chisholm Award to Senator Shaheen.

WHEN:                

3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 31

WHERE:              

Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel

250 Market St
Portsmouth, NH