Dinner & Discussion

Join us on August 7, 2024 for an enriching evening of Dinner & Discussion, a unique event designed to blend gastronomic pleasure with intellectual stimulation. Set against the backdrop of the elegant LeMont Restaurant in Pittsburgh, this gathering promises an unforgettable experience, combining great food, stimulating conversation, and networking opportunities.

What :: Dinner & Discussion

When :: August 7, 2024, at 6 PM

Where :: LeMont Restaurant (1114 Grandview Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15211)

Tickets :: Secure your spot here

About the Event

Dinner & Discussion is more than just a meal; it’s a platform for idea exchange, learning, and connection. As the sun sets over Pittsburgh, the esteemed LeMont Restaurant will host our gathering, offering a menu of exquisite dishes paired with a program of thought-provoking dialogue led by distinguished guest speakers from the world of education.

Guest Speakers

  • Thaddaeus Peay II
    Thaddaeus serves as a 6th Grade Social Studies Teacher at the Eisenhower Science And Technology Leadership Academy. With a passion for nurturing young minds, his insights into contemporary education challenges and solutions promise to ignite meaningful conversations.
  • Joyce Abbott
    A retired educator from the Philadelphia School District, Joyce has inspired countless individuals both in and out of the classroom. Her experiences have even served as the inspiration for the ABC sitcom, “Abbott Elementary.” Her stories and perspectives offer a rare glimpse into the life of a person who has truly made an impact on education.
  • Chrystopher Moultrie
    A recent graduate of Morehouse College and currently at Stanford University, Chrystopher represents the voice of the new generation in education. His journey from a historical black college to one of the country’s premier universities provides him with a unique viewpoint on the educational pathways and opportunities facing today’s students.


  • Atasha James
    The CEO of Legends Charter School in Prince George’s County, Atasha James will moderate the evening’s discussions. Her leadership and dedication to educational excellence have positioned her as a pivotal figure in shaping the future of education.


  • 6:00 PM – Arrival and Welcome Reception
    Begin the evening with a welcome reception where guests can mingle, enjoy appetizers, and settle in for the evening’s program.
  • 6:30 PM – Dinner Service
    A three-course meal will be served, featuring LeMont Restaurant’s signature dishes, prepared to perfection by their renowned chefs.
  • 7:30 PM – Panel Discussion
    Our esteemed guests will take the stage to share their experiences and insights into the educational landscape, followed by a moderated discussion on various topics related to education and societal growth.
  • 9:00 PM – Q&A Session
    The floor will be open for questions, allowing attendees to engage directly with the speakers, fostering an interactive and enlightening dialogue.
  • 9:30 PM – Closing Remarks and Networking
    Conclude the evening with final thoughts from our speakers and the opportunity for further networking and discussion.

Why Attend?

  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with educators, professionals, and enthusiasts from various backgrounds who share a passion for education and societal development.
  • Inspirational Insights: Gain unique perspectives from leading figures in education, offering both practical advice and visionary outlooks.
  • Engaging Discussions: Participate in dynamic discussions that challenge conventional thinking and explore innovative solutions in education.
  • Culinary Delight: Experience the exquisite cuisine of LeMont Restaurant, known for its exceptional dishes and breathtaking views of Pittsburgh.

Ticket Information

Tickets are available now but are limited to ensure an intimate and valuable experience for all attendees. Reserve your seat at the table of discussion and culinary excellence by visiting our ticket page.

Venue: LeMont Restaurant

Perched atop Pittsburgh’s skyline, LeMont Restaurant provides a fittingly grand setting for our Dinner & Discussion event. Known for its fine dining and panoramic views of the city, the LeMont offers an atmosphere of sophistication and charm, perfect for an evening of elevated conversation and networking.

Join us on August 7, 2024, for an evening that promises to be as enlightening as it is enjoyable. Secure your place at Dinner & Discussion, where food meets thought, and connections pave the way for future collaborations and growth.