Past Forums

Richard Whitmire, author of On the Rocketship: How Top Charter Schools Are Pushing the Envelope

Judy Hennessey, Superintendent, CEO of the Dayton Early College Academy

Washington Education Innovation Forum with Judy Hennessey, Superintendent, CEO of the Dayton Early College Academy

Tony Bryk and Jane Muhich of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching’s Hadi Partovi and State Rep. Reuven Carlyle

Educating Washington State students for Washington State jobs featuring Professor Ed Lazowska

Summit Public Schools with Jen Davis Wickens, soon to be Chief Regional Officer, Sarah Satinover, Director of Growth, and Diego Arambula, Chief Growth Officer

Implications of the charter school movement for Washington State with Ember Reichgott Junge & Shannon Blankenship

NYC Innovation Initiatives with Steven Hodas, Executive Director of Innovate NYC Schools and Andrea Coleman, New York City Department of Education iZone Director

Jeffrey Kerscher, Blended Learning Manager and School Culture Consultant, St. Therese Catholic Academy

Silicon Valley Startups: Daniel Jhin Yoo of Goalbook and Sam Chaudhary of ClassDojo

Paul Tough on How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character

Implications of the Colorado Growth Model for Washington State, with Rich Wenning

Carpe Diem Schools, with Rick Ogston

Games for Learning Institute and Microsoft Research

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Next Generations Model Team, with Stacy Childress

Washington State-Based Education Entrepreneurs: Jessie Woolley-Wilson, Dreambox Learning; Cheryl Vedoe, Apex Learning; and Nasha Fitter, Microsoft Education

Disruptive Innovations Could Transform Washington State Schools: Michael Horn of the Innosight Institute

Individualized Instruction and Targeted Use of Teacher Time: John Danner of Rocketship Education and Shantanu Sinha of the Khan Academy

Joel Rose and School of One: Redesigning the Role of the Teacher