2020 has sounded an urgent call to action on behalf of students and their future. On December 1-3, 2020, Governor Jeb Bush and ExcelinEd will host EdPalooza, a thought-provoking, action-inducing virtual convening for anyone and everyone who wants to have an impact in education.
With a vast array of content, EdPalooza will serve as a catalyst for real change, energizing participants and accelerating progress after a year of unprecedented obstacles to student learning. Join [our organization] at EdPalooza for cutting-edge conversations to learn, network and engage on the latest strategies that are shaping America’s educational future. Visit EdPalooza.org to learn more and to register.
Our own organization, KnowledgeWorks, will be leading a session on the future of learning, featuring Jason Swanson. Karla Phillips-Krivickas will also be participating in the panel “Paving the Way for Next Generation Learning.” Below are details.
Paving the Way for Next Generation Learning
Dec. 1, 2020, 3:00 pm EST
Panelists: Karla Phillips-Krivickas, KnowledgeWorks; Sydney Young, Utah State Board of Education; Chad Ranney, Indiana State Board of Education; Dr. Denise Tobin Airola, Office of Innovation for Education; Nathan Hoffman, Empower Illinois
Next generation learning prioritizes innovative, student-centered practices to ensure every student succeeds and also requires that districts and schools have the flexibility to support these efforts. In this session you will learn about the policies needed to support next generation learning models and how states are leveraging and communicating available flexibilities to districts and school leaders to support innovation.
Creating the Future of Learning in a Post-Pandemic World
Dec. 2, 2020, 3:00 pm EST
The current disruption has called for new and innovative ways to meet learners’ needs across the country while at the same time acting to sow the seeds for the future of learning. This session will surface elements of preferred futures for learning and explore how long-standing efforts, COVID-19 responses and changes on the horizon will create new opportunities to shape the future.