Gov. John Hickenlooper +400 Leaders Meet to Discuss Innovations & Strategies in Education Reform
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Posted by: Catharine Lurie
Atlanta, GA. - This week, more than 400 participants—governors, state legislators, chief state school officers, higher education officials, business leaders and others—will discuss issues such as innovations in early literacy, using technology to accelerate and deepen learning, ensuring quality instruction, and strengthening the pipeline to credentials and degrees.
This meeting presented by the Education Commission of the States (ECS) on "Innovation and Opportunity: Moving the Needle on Student Success,” includes:
Colorado Governor John Hickenloooper
Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval
Delaware Governor Jack Markell
North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue
E. D. Hirsch, Jr., Founder, Core Knowledge Foundation
Bill Gates, Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Justice Sandra Day O’Connor
Robert Corcoran, President, GE Foundation
Michael Fullan, Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto
Paul Kelley, CEO, Innovation Trust, United Kingdom
For more information about the ECS National Forum on Education Policy, please contact Heidi Normandin, ECS Associate of Communications, at (303) 537-5766 (onsite number) or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also visit the ECS website at www.ecs.org/NF2012 for more information about the meeting.
ECS is the only nationwide, nonpartisan organization that works directly with governors, legislators, chief state school officers, higher education officials and other leaders across all areas of education, from PreK to college and the workforce. Since 1965, we have tracked policy, translated research, provided unbiased advice and created opportunities for state policymakers to learn from one another. ECS is located in Denver and maintains the nation’s most extensive clearinghouse on education policy.
Education Commission of the States
Heidi Normandin, 303-299-3629 (Denver office)