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The Summit 2014 is an invitation only event featuring top practitioners and thinkers working to transform education in underserved communities through innovation.

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Tuesday April 29, 2014

 

8pm – 10pm  Opening Reception – Lobby

Generously sponsored by Zynga.org + co.lab
 

Wednesday April 30, 2014

 

6am – 7:00am   2nd Annual Summit 5K – Meet in Lobby

 

6am – 7:00am   Morning Yoga – Bayside I

 

8am – 9:20am   Morning Plenary – Main Stage

 

Introduction and Welcome

Bryan Stevenson, Equal Justice Initiative – Main Stage

 

Bryan Stevenson of the Equal Justice Initiative will talk with us about race, poverty and justice in America. On the 60th anniversary of Brown v Board of Education, he will help place the debate over CCSS in the context of the long fight for equal access to high quality education for students of color.

9:20am – 10:20am   Hour of Power I   

 

  • Hone your teaching chops with the TeachLive simulated student avatars: Monterey
  • Contribute to Participant Media’s TEACH project by sharing stories on camera of the profound impact great teachers have had on you: Foyer
  • Experience a new world of social amusement with Two-Bit CircusBaysides 1
  • Experience the latest digital learning tools and games based at the NewSchools Seed Fund and co.lab demo stations: Across from Registration
  • Learn how E.L. Haynes’ Race and Equity in Education Seminars have transformed conversations with Michelle Molitor: Marina Del Rey
     

10:20am – 11:30am But How Do We Know What’s Working?
Grand Ballroom 1

 

10:20am – 11:30am Crossing Over Jordan: Building Relationship Between Communities and Ed Reformers 

Grand Ballroom 2

 

10:20am – 11:50am Teaching Literacy in the New World of CCSS 

Junior Ballroom

 

10:20am – 11:50am Transforming Trauma: Promoting Resilience 

Baysides

 

12pm – 1:10pm Lunch Plenary – Main Stage

 

John King, New York State Commissioner of Education in Conversation with Joanne Weiss, former Chief of Staff, US Department of Education

Joanne Weiss and John King will reflect on his experience advancing the CCSS in New York State. 

1:50pm – 3:00pm How Disruptive Can We Be: CCSS and the Future of Digital Learning
Baysides

 

1:50pm – 3:00pm Winning the Fight for Higher Standards

Grand Ballroom 1

 

1:50pm – 3:00pm STEM to STEAM: Creativity as a Lever for Social Justice

Junior Ballroom

 

1:50pm – 3:00pm Re-imagining Urban School Districts

Grand Ballroom 2 

 

3:00pm – 4:00am   Hour of Power II   

 

  • Hone your teaching chops with the TeachLive simulated student avatars: Monterey
  • Contribute to Participant Media’s TEACH project by sharing stories on camera of the profound impact great teachers have had on you: Foyer
  • Experience a new world of social amusement with Two-Bit Circus: Baysides 1
  • Experience the latest digital learning tools and games based at the NewSchools Seed Fund and co.lab demo stations: Across from Registration
  • Explore lessons from Vergara v. California with Students Matter founder Dave Welch: Marina Del Rey

4:00pm – 5:30pm   Closing Plenary – Main Stage

 

Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton and Guest: Diversifying Education Reform Leadership 

Jim Shelton will lead a discussion on the importance of increasing diversity in the leadership ranks of education reform.  Acknowledging both opportunities and challenges, as well the progress, and lack of progress, made to date, Jim and panelists will sketch out plans for rapidly altering the status quo and invite the audience to take up the challenge. 

5:30pm – 7pm   Closing Reception – Lobby

 

Summit is being held at the San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront.