On May 2-3, 2019, nine outstanding district leaders from across the country shared their keys to success at Education Week’s Leaders To Learn From event.
These two days featured keynote presentations, workshops, and case studies focused on solving problems and driving districtwide change. Featured speakers included New York City Chancellor Richard Carranza; Bror Saxberg, Vice President of Learning Science for the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative; and more.
This event took place at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City.
Registration Opens: Coffee and Light Refreshments
Great to Greater: How the Best Schools and Education Systems Keep Getting Better
Responsive Literacy Approaches: One School’s Journey Towards Excellence
Pam Smith, Area Sales Director, Heinemann Publishing, Former Principal of Avery Elementary School in Cherokee County, Ga.
Come join Smith, a former principal, as she shares details of how she led literacy reform in a time of change and resistance. Two changes set her school on a track for success within one year. Reform efforts began in a school, but ultimately impacted an entire district.
Equity Through Comprehensive Literacy
Michael Haggen, Chief Academic Officer, Scholastic Education
How do we ensure our students, educators, and families are receiving the supports they need to be successful? In this session we will focus on leveraging the transformative power of comprehensive literacy to create equitable opportunities. Learn how this can be reflected through a framework that combines curriculum, professional learning, and family and community engagement.
Committee for Children
Ignite an SEL Revolution in Your District
Joan Cole Duffell, Executive Director, Committee for Children
Schools and communities worldwide are discovering the benefits of social-emotional learning (SEL). It empowers educators; creates successful learners; and connects students, staff, and families with a common language. Duffell will showcase districts transformed by the Second Step SEL program and share best practices for igniting an SEL revolution.