March 11, 2016 | Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert St NW, Washington, DC 20008
I want to take a moment to talk to you about my upcoming keynote presentation at Education Week‘s Leaders To Learn From event taking place in Washington, D.C., on Friday, March 11, 2016. As a school or district leader, you are probably thinking all the time about how you and your team of educators can:
• Motivate students to reach their highest academic potential
• Explore new strategies for improving student achievement and success
• Help teachers enhance their ability to inspire students
Growth mindset research can dovetail with the work you do in school districts … Read more.
Related Reading: Carol Dweck Revisits the ‘Growth Mindset’
Agenda for 2016:
7:30 a.m.—8:15 a.m.
Networking Breakfast in the Hall of Leaders
Registration. Time to reconnect with your old friends, and come ready to make new ones.
8:15 a.m.—9:00 a.m.
Morning Assembly and Leader Recognition
Recognition of the work of seven of the 14 Leaders To Learn From, selected by Education Week and your nominations.
Virginia B. Edwards, Editor-in-Chief, Education Week
9:00 a.m.—9:30 a.m.
Breakout—Follow the Leaders!
The first six Leaders will join you at subject-matter tables located throughout the room to discuss their particular “areas of expertise” and answer questions from attendees.
9:30 a.m.—10:15 a.m.
Leader Recognition Concludes
10:15 a.m.—10:45 a.m.
Breakout—Follow the Leaders!
The second set of Leaders will join you at subject-matter tables located throughout the room to discuss their particular “areas of expertise” and answer questions from attendees.
10:45 a.m.—11:05 a.m.
11:05 a.m.—11:30 a.m.
Mid-morning Networking Break
11:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
“Inside the Newsroom” With Education Week
Five Education Week reporters lead discussions with you about the key issues keeping you up at night.
Join in small group discussion around leadership issues that affect you all. Select which area impacts your work most, and our beat reporters and their editors will lead a 30 minute lunchtime discussion on background and off-the-record that one can only have with education week.
12:00 p.m.—1:00 p.m.
Leaders To Learn From Luncheon
Uninterrupted time to mingle with those you’ve met at your tables and at the various breakouts.
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
“Growth Mindset, Revisited”
The growth mindset was intended to help close achievement gaps, not hide them. Join renowned psychologist and author Carol Dweck as she helps educators adopt a deeper, true growth mindset, one that can show in classroom practice and throughout school systems and one that can help support students for a more successful educational experience.
Keynote Speaker: Carol Dweck, Lewis and Virginia Eaton professor of psychology, Stanford University,
and author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
2:00 p.m.—2:30 p.m.
“In Conversation With John B. King, Jr.”
The acting U.S. Secretary of Education joins Education Week‘s Editor-in-Chief Virginia B. Edwards for a discussion of where the Obama administration’s final year of K-12 education priorities will lead.