Event Details

Live Event, March 18, 2015—Renaissance Downtown, Washington, D.C.

LEADERS TO LEARN FROM 2015 is your one chance to join more than 150 of the most powerful, influential education leaders from across America to gather in one room and celebrate real heroes in K-12 education:  the practical innovators who have found frontline, effective solutions to the challenges facing today’s districts.

Register by December 19 and save 45% with the special Early Registration Discount.

Featured Keynotes

Deborah Delisle Deborah S. Delisle
Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Education
Delisle is the principal adviser to the U.S. Secretary of Education on all matters related to pre-K, elementary, and secondary education. Previously, Delisle was a senior fellow at the International Center for Leadership in Education, served as Ohio’s 35th State Superintendent of Public Instruction and was a district superintendent, a principal, and a teacher.



Michael Fullan, O.C. Michael Fullan, O.C.
Adviser to the Premier and Minister of Education in Ontario
Recognized as a worldwide authority on educational reform, Fullan is engaged in advising policymakers and local leaders around the world in helping to achieve the moral purpose of all children learning. His books have been published in many languages. Fullan is a professor emeritus of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto and currently serves as special advisor to the premier and Minister of Education in Ontario.



Location

Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown HotelRenaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel
Leaders to Learn From 2015 will be held at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel at 999 Ninth Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. A reduced room rate of $280 plus taxes per night is available for Leaders To Learn From attendees. Click here to reserve your room at the discounted rate by February 17.

For those flying into Washington, D.C., the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is located just 5 miles the from Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel.


Registration Information

EDUCATION LEADER ATTENDEE Your Rate Regular Rate Your Savings
District Administrators, University Faculty, Government Personnel, etc.
Early Registration Discount $695 $1,295 $600
INDUSTRY LEADER ATTENDEE Your Rate Regular Rate Your Savings
Product & Service Providers, Consultants, Professional Associations, etc.
Early Registration Discount $1,295 $1,895 $600

Groups of two or more save $100 on each registration.

*Questions about registration? Contact us here.


When will you get another chance to come together with America’s leading educators as peers to discover immediate, actionable opportunities to make districts, schools and day-to-day operations work more effectively? Register for Leaders To Learn From 2015 today.


2015 Agenda

7:15 a.m.–8:00 a.m.
Networking Breakfast
Join for breakfast with leaders who work in the fields of most interest to you. There’ll be tables for parent engagement, school climate, ed tech, and more!

8:00 a.m.–8:25 a.m.
Welcome, Introductions, and Recognition Presentation
Recognition of the work of 8 of the 15—2015 Leaders To Learn From selected by Education Week.

8:25 a.m.–8:40 a.m.
Breakouts—Meet the Leaders
First 8 Leaders will go to their subject matter tables located throughout the room to discuss with attendees their “Focus of Strength” and to answer any questions attendees have. (Attendees will be encouraged to find their table of interest based on the map of the room provided in the program).

8:40 a.m.–9:10 a.m.
Recognition Presentation Concludes
Recognition of the work of our final 7 Leaders To Learn From.

9:10 a.m.–9:35 a.m
Breakouts—Meet the Leaders
Second group of Leaders will go to their subject matter tables located throughout the room to discuss with attendees their “Focus of Strength” and to answer any questions attendees have.

9:35 a.m.–10:05 a.m.
District Leader Snapshots
(A selection of 2015 Leaders will come to the stage with their reporters and discuss their “Focus of Strength.”)

10:05 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Midmorning Networking Break

10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
“Three Keys for Maximizing Leadership Impact”
Michael Fullan, education leadership author and expert, and former minister of education, Canada (2003–2013).

11:30 a.m.–12:00 a.m.
District Leader Snapshots
(A selection of 2015 Leaders will come to the stage with their reporters and discuss their “Focus of Strength”).

12:00 a.m.– 12:30 p.m.
“Ask the ED”
Join in a Department of Education Lightning Round featuring Assistant U.S. Secretary of Education Deborah S. Delisle other Department of Education leadership who will take your questions.

12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Networking Luncheon
Uninterrupted time to mingle with those you’ve met at your tables and at the various tables set up throughout the room during our break-outs.

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