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Wednesday, August 18, 2010

8:00 AM -- 3:30 PM
National Center for Learning & Citizenship Board Meeting (Invitation Only)


12:30 PM -- 7:00 PM
Registration Desk


12:30 PM -- 7:00 PM
Cyber Cafe


12:30 PM -- 5:00 PM
Answering Critical Policy Questions: Leveraging Longitudinal P-20/Workforce Data Systems


1:00 PM -- 3:00 PM
State Teacher of the Year Special Session (Invitation Only)


4:00 PM -- 4:45 PM
Commissioners' Business Meeting


6:00 PM -- 7:30 PM
Welcome Reception at Hotel


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Thursday, August 19, 2010

7:00 AM -- 5:30 PM
Registration Desk


7:00 AM -- 5:30 PM
Cyber Cafe


7:30 AM -- 8:30 AM
Buffet Breakfast


8:30 AM -- 9:15 AM
What We Can Learn From How the Brain Works


9:15 AM -- 10:00 AM
How Future Assessments Can Hit the Real Targets


10:00 AM -- 10:15 AM
Break


10:15 AM -- 11:15 AM
More with John Medina


10:15 AM -- 11:15 AM
What State Leaders Can Learn from Higher Education Reforms in Other Countries


10:15 AM -- 11:15 AM
Does Race to the Top Provide a Template for the ESEA of the Future?


10:15 AM -- 11:15 AM
Readiness For All, College and Career Bound–An Arkansas Partnership


10:15 AM -- 11:15 AM
Climate Change Everyone Can Support


11:15 AM -- 11:30 AM
Break


11:30 AM -- 12:15 PM
Getting Results Together: Maximizing the Roles of Governors and Legislators


12:15 PM -- 1:00 PM
Increasing the College Completion Rate to 60% by 2025 - Lessons Learned Thus Far


1:15 PM -- 2:00 PM
Bounce Your Boldest Ideas Off the Best and the Brightest (Interactive Open-Mic)


2:00 PM -- 2:45 PM
Put Critical Thinking On the Map:Learning, Teaching, Decision-making through GIS


2:45 PM -- 3:00 PM
Break


3:00 PM -- 3:40 PM
What Does Being Work-Ready Look Like?


3:45 PM -- 4:45 PM
More with Governor Jim Geringer


3:45 PM -- 4:45 PM
Effective Transfer and Articulation Agreements to Increase College Success


3:45 PM -- 4:45 PM
More with Clifford Adelman and Michael Kirst


3:45 PM -- 4:45 PM
Building Strong Learning Communities through 21st Century Skills


4:45 PM -- 5:00 PM
Break


5:00 PM -- 6:00 PM
Roundtable #1: The Economic Impact of High School Graduation


5:00 PM -- 6:00 PM
Roundtable #2: Moving Research to Action for Early Education in Oregon


5:00 PM -- 6:00 PM
Roundtable #3: Community Education and the Future of Learning


5:00 PM -- 6:00 PM
Roundtable #4: Expanded-Time Schools


5:00 PM -- 6:00 PM
Strengthening Educator Quality in Arkansas through Transparency and Partnership


5:00 PM -- 6:00 PM
Roundtable #6: The RTTT Consortium Assessments: New Advances and New Challenges


5:00 PM -- 6:00 PM
Roundtable #7: Business Credible, High School Feasible


5:00 PM -- 6:00 PM
Partnerships between Private Sector Career Colleges and Community Colleges to Advance Workforce & Career


5:00 PM -- 6:00 PM
Roundtable #9: Reaching Rural Schools


5:00 PM -- 6:00 PM
Roundtable #10: Gaining Ground in the Middle Grades: Why Some Schools Do Better


6:00 PM -- 7:00 PM
State Team Reception (Invitation Only)


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Friday, August 20, 2010

7:00 AM -- 4:00 PM
Registration Desk


7:00 AM -- 4:00 PM
Cyber Cafe


7:30 AM -- 8:15 AM
Buffet Breakfast


8:15 AM -- 8:30 AM
Read for the Record


8:30 AM -- 9:15 AM
Beyond Business as Usual–Key State Actions to Boost College and Career Readiness


9:15 AM -- 10:00 AM
Can the Right Measures Increase Innovation and Success?


10:00 AM -- 10:15 AM
Break


10:15 AM -- 11:15 AM
More with David Conley


10:15 AM -- 11:15 AM
Common Core Standards: What Role Will You Play?


10:15 AM -- 11:15 AM
School Finance 101


10:15 AM -- 11:15 AM
The Role of Community and For-Profit Colleges in Increasing College Attainment


10:15 AM -- 11:15 AM
A State-District Partnership Approach for School Improvement: The Kansas Learning Network


11:20 AM -- 12:20 PM
Improving Teacher Preparation and Teacher Effectiveness


12:20 PM -- 12:30 PM
Break


12:30 PM -- 1:45 PM
Preparing Teachers & School Leaders: Meeting the Challenges of the 21st Century


1:45 PM -- 3:15 PM
Getting to Yes: A Discussion Between Congressional Leaders and State Governors


3:15 PM
ECS National Forum Adjourns


3:15 PM -- 5:00 PM
Starting Strong by Building Effective PreK to Grade 3 Systems


 

 
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