--()--Education Commission of the States:
“Innovation and Opportunity: Moving the Needle on Student Success.”
2012 National Forum on Education Policy, a meeting presented by the Education Commission of the States (ECS) on “Innovation and Opportunity: Moving the Needle on Student Success.” 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.
|Monday, July 9, through Wednesday, July 11|
|InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta Hotel|
|3315 Peachtree Road NE|
|Atlanta, GA 30326|
|(404) 946-9000 - Hotel Main Number|
|(303) 537-5766 - ECS Communications Lead (Heidi Normandin)|
|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|
|PLUS MANY MORE!|
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 email@example.com. 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.