Summit 2013

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The NewSchools Summit 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 30, 2013
 
 

8pm – 10pm  Opening Reception – Lobby

Generously sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies
 

Wednesday May 1, 2013
 

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

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

8am – 9:40am   Opening Plenary
 

Introduction and Welcome – Main Stage
 

Speakers

  • Laysha Ward (Target)
  • Ted Mitchell (NewSchools Venture Fund)

A Conversation with Thomas Friedman – Main Stage
 

Speakers

  • Tom Friedman (The New York Times)
  • Ted Mitchell, Interviewer (NewSchools Venture Fund)

Followed by Learning in 2028: Sal Khan
 


9:40am – 10:40am   Hour of Power I   


Recharge. Relax. Reconnect: Sponsored by Target – Junior Ballroom Foyer

Table Topic Conversations – Irvine

Teaching and Leadership Showcase: In partnership with America Achieves – San Ramon

Please Touch the Technology – By Registration

Recess by Playworks – Courtyard

Webcast Viewing Rooms: EdSurge Live on the Summit 2013 Webcast – Bayside I & Marina Del Rey

Office Hours: Iveta Brigis, Google – Monterey

Test Your Skills: TeachLive and LearnZillion – Bayside II

 

10:40am – 11:40am   Session 1
 

The Common Core is Coming! – Main Stage
 

Speakers

  • Pat McCarthy (ExxxonMobil)
  • David Coleman (College Board)
  • Ashley Hebda (Teach-Plus)
  • John King (New York State Education Department)
  • Brian Pick (DC Public Schools)

It’s time to give up on ____, and replace it with ____. – Salon E

Preceded by Learning in 2028: Hadi Partovi & Krishna Vedati
 

Speakers 

  • Ann Friedman (SEED Foundation)
  • Kaya Henderson (DC Public Schools) 
  • Frederick Hess (American Enterprise Institute)
  • Neerav Kingsland (New Schools for New Orleans)
  • Jeremiah Kittredge (Families for Excellent Schools)
  • Ted Kolderie (Education Evolving)
  • Kimberly O’Malley (Pearson)
  • Larry Rosenstock (High Tech High)
  • Mark Shermis (University of Akron)

How the Education Market will Kill Your Innovation – Junior Ballroom

Preceded by Learning in 2028: Matt Pittinsky
 

Speakers

  • Jay Garlapati (Donorschoose.org)
  • Bill Jackson (Great Schools)
  • Rob Mancabelli (BrightBytes)
  • Marguerite Roza (Georgetown University)


12pm – 1:00pm   
In Conversation with Secretary Duncan – Main Stage
 

Speakers

  • Secretary Arne Duncan (US Department of Education)
  • Laurene Powell Jobs, Interviewer (Emerson Collective)


1:30pm – 2:45pm   Session 2

 

What America Can Learn from the World’s Leading Schools – Main Stage

Preceded by Learning in 2028: John Seely Brown
 

Speakers

  • Sir Michael Barber (Pearson), 
  • Jon Schnur (America Achieves), 
  • Joanne Weiss (U.S. Department of Education)
  • Amanda Ripley, Moderator

The Parent Voice in Ed Reform – Salon E

Preceded by Learning in 2028: Nicole Baker Fulgham
 

Speakers

  • Russlynn Ali (Emerson Collecetive)
  • Michael Lomax (United Negro College Fund)
  • Karen Martinez (Alum Rock School District)
  • Alberto Retana (Community Coalition)
  • Shawn Sprewer (St. Marcus Lutheran School)

Millions and Millions of Great Teachers Needed: How Will We Meet this Need? – Junior Ballroom

Preceded by Learning in 2028: Elisa Villanueva Beard
 

Speakers

  • Reba Dominski (Target)
  • Kaya Henderson (DC Public Schools)
  • Jennifer Green (Urban Teacher
  • Center), Ellen Moir (New Teacher Center) 
  • Richard Nyankori (Insight Education Group)
  • Diane Tavenner (Summit Public Schools)

2:45am – 3:45am   Hour of Power II


Recharge. Relax. ReconnectSponsored by Target – Junior Ballroom Foyer

Table Topic Conversations – Irvine

Teaching and Leadership ShowcaseIn partnership with America Achieves – San Ramon

Please Touch the Technology – By Registration

Recess by Playworks – Courtyard

Webcast Viewing Rooms: EdSurge Live on the Summit 2013 Webcast – Bayside I & Marina Del Rey

Office Hours: Eric Hanushek, Hoover Institute – Monterey

Test Your Skills: TeachLive and LearnZillion – Bayside II


4:00pm – 5:30pm   
Closing Plenary
 

Closing Session – Main Stage

Preceded by Learning in 2028: Randi Weingarten
 

Speakers

  • Andrew Ng (Coursera)
  • Mark Pincus (Zynga)
  • John Doerr, Interviewer (Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers)


5:30pm – 7pm   
Closing Reception – Lobby

Generously sponsored by ETS

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