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Equity [clear filter]
Tuesday, August 28
 

9:45am CDT

Designing for Equity in Next Gen Learning
As the nation moves toward designing next generation learning models, how do we create learning environments that are equitable for all students? Join us for a fireside chat with national innovators to discuss key design components necessary for building truly equitable learning environments.

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Atalie Jacobs

Promise 54
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Sarah Luchs

K-12 Program Officer, Educause


Tuesday August 28, 2018 9:45am - 10:40am CDT
Grant Park A

9:45am CDT

“Do Nothing About Me Without Me": Families and Students Creating Equitable Change in Education
Authentic student, family, and community engagement is crucial to student and school success. Through knowledge building, organizing, and leadership development, schools and organizations alike are partnering with stakeholders to end educational inequity. Hear about inspirational work taking place across the country to give students and families the tools to define, demand, and lead systemic change to transform our country's schools.

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Kenya Bradshaw

Vice President, Community Engagement & Policy, The New Teacher Project


Tuesday August 28, 2018 9:45am - 10:40am CDT
Hyde Park B

9:45am CDT

Beyond SEL: How a Comprehensive Human Development (CHD) Model Transformed a School into a Beacon of Wholeheartedness
Valor Collegiate, an intentionally-diverse, top 1% school, has pioneered a Comprehensive Human Development model, called The Compass, that has gained international acclaim. Learn about this model and engage in a simple transformative practice of affirming interactions in this interactive session.

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Travis Commons

Director of Sharing and Learning, Valor College Prep


Tuesday August 28, 2018 9:45am - 11:15am CDT
Clark C

10:50am CDT

How to Use DonorsChoose.org to Drive Personalized Learning in Your Classroom
DonorsChoose.org staff will go through the ins and outs of their award-winning crowdfunding platform. Teachers will learn how to secure new materials and learning opportunities for their students, maximizing the platform’s immense potential.

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Kirk Smiley

Principal Director, Advocacy and Public Partnerships, DonorsChoose.org


Tuesday August 28, 2018 10:50am - 11:45am CDT
Jackson Park B

10:50am CDT

Improving the Education Odds for African-American Male Youth
African-American male youth face a litany of challenges on the road to college, career and life success. Is their trajectory pre-determined? Join leading researchers and educators for a discussion on the tools, resources and interventions that are reversing trends and improving life prospects for young African-American males.

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Nicole Beechum

Senior Research Analyst, University of Chicago
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Phillip Cusic

BAM Program Manager, Youth Guidance
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Shayne Evans

Managing Partner, The Academy Group
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Tim King

CEO, Urban Prep Academies


Tuesday August 28, 2018 10:50am - 11:45am CDT
Grant Park D