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A Seat at the Table With Education Week: What Did We Learn About Schooling Models This Year?

This event occurred on April 14, 2021 3:01 PM EDT, but is available to view on-demand.
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After a year of living with the pandemic, what schooling models might we turn to as we look ahead to improve the student learning experience? Could year-round schooling be one of them? What about online or hybrid learning? What lessons can we glean from the collective experience over these last 12 months that could be applied as we look ahead? Getting a better understanding of the impact these models could have on educators, students, and families—for better or worse—is a key part of knowing what might work as we head to the fall.

Pull up your chair to join Education Week contributor and blogger Peter DeWitt for A Seat at the Table as he talks with former principal now district leader Brad Currie and superintendent David Hornak to discuss the future of schooling and what it could mean for you, your school, your district, and your community.

Brad Currie
Director of Planning, Research and Evaluation Chester School District in Chester, N.J.
Currie is in his 20th year as an educator, currently serving as the director of planning, research, and evaluation for the Chester School District in Chester, N.J. He is the 2017 NASSP National Assistant Principal of the Year, a member of the ASCD Emerging Leaders Class of 2014, and a co-founder and co-moderator of the weekly Twitter #satchat. Currie has authored five books, including Tech Request: A Guide for Coaching Educators in the Digital World.
David Hornak
Superintendent Holt Public Schools (Mich.)
Hornak has lived and worked in Holt, Mich. for 27 years. As an employee of Holt Public Schools, he has taught “young fives,” kindergarten, and 1st grade. He also served as the principal of Horizon Elementary, a year-round school. In April of 2015, Hornak was named executive director of the National Association for Year-Round Education. That same year, Hornak became the superintendent of schools in Holt.
Peter DeWitt is a former K-5 public school principal turned author, presenter, and leadership coach.
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