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The Future of Work [clear filter]
Tuesday, August 28

9:45am CDT

Building A Diverse NextGen Talent Pipeline
According to LinkedIn’s 2017 U.S. Emerging Jobs Report, nearly 65% of today’s elementary students will ultimately hold jobs that don’t yet exist.* How do we prepare every learner to succeed in this changing world? A diverse panel of leaders will discuss models and approaches that are driving the paradigm shift necessary to create conditions for all learners to thrive.


Erin Steva

Midwest Director, Young Invincibles


Matt Doyle

Assistant Superintendent, Innovation, Vista Unified School District

Eric B. Lugo

Executive Vice Chancellor, Institutional Advancement,, City Colleges of Chicago

Mary Jo Madda

Creative Strategy Manager, Pipeline + Integration, Google

Tuesday August 28, 2018 9:45am - 10:40am CDT
Clark A & B

9:45am CDT

Employer Engagement in the Classroom Through Problem-Based Learning, Research and Inquiry, and E-Mentoring
Participants in this session will come away with best practices and lessons learned from ISTI programs, ideas about ways they might advance industry engagement in the classroom, and teaching techniques around problem-based learning.


Emily Cooper

Director of Programs, Illinois Science & Technology Institute (ISTI)

Emma Niendorf

Program Manager, Illinois Science & Technology Institute (ISTI)

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

9:45am CDT

Learn about IBM's P-TECH Education Model
Over the course of their six years at P-TECH, a public school, students attain a high school diploma and a no-cost, two-year associate degree aligned to jobs in a high-growth industry. Participants will learn about the thinking that drives the model, as well as the benefits it can bring.


Kateland Beals

Corporate Citizenship Manager, IBM

Tuesday August 28, 2018 9:45am - 10:40am CDT
Dusable A & B

10:50am CDT

A District-Wide Model for Connecting K-12 Teachers and Students to the World of Work
Participants will gain an understanding of the development and deployment of the CVUSD World of Work Initiative, a systemic career development framework and process that ensures students experience a minimum of 54 careers between kindergarten and eighth grade to develop a vision for their future possible selves.


Ed Hidalgo

Chief Innovation and Engagement Officer, Cajon Valley Union School District

Christian Mackey

Senior Vice President, CPP Innovation Labs

David Miyashiro

Superintendent, Cajon Valley Union School Services, Cajon Valley Union School District

Tuesday August 28, 2018 10:50am - 11:15am CDT
Dusable C

10:50am CDT

Are You Ready to Party Like it's 2032!?
This year's kindergartners will graduate from high school in 2032. Are we preparing them for 2032? You may have crossed the digital divide, but you may be up against the second-level digital divide. You have technology, but are you prepared to use it?


Britton Picciolini

Regional Manager, Google


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

10:50am CDT

Modernizing Teacher Preparation for Next Generation Learning Models
Eliciting ideas about personalizing adult learning and developing personalized learning-specific competencies among pre-service learners, we'll use the LEAP Learning Framework to explore how the Relay Teaching Residency blends theory and practice, fueling a pipeline of teachers uniquely prepared for new school models. *This session requires devices (a laptop or tablet is preferred)


Jin-Soo Huh

Executive Director, Personalized Learning, Distinctive Schools

Mindy Sjoblom

Dean of Relay GSE Chicago, Relay Graduate School of Education

Jeffrey Starr

Director of Personalized Learning, Relay Graduate School of Education

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