March 11, 2016 | Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert St NW, Washington, DC 20008
8:00 a.m.—8:45 a.m. Meet the Leaders To Learn From
Networking Breakfast in the Hall of Leaders
Start your day bright and early with education leaders from around the country to meet and discuss what’s working in America’s school districts. Enjoy coffee and passed breakfast hors d’oeuvres with leaders who work in the fields of most interest to you.
8:45 a.m.—9:15 a.m. Welcome, Introductions, and Recognition Presentation
Recognition of the work of eight of the 16 Leaders To Learn From selected by Education Week for 2016.
Virginia B. Edwards, Editor-in-Chief, Education Week
9:15 a.m.—9:45 a.m. Follow the Leaders!
Follow the first eight Leaders to their subject-matter tables located throughout the hall to discuss their particular expertise and get answers to your questions on the issues that matter most to you.
9:45 a.m.—10:10 a.m. Midmorning Networking Break
10:10 a.m.—10:40 a.m. Recognition Presentation Concludes
Recognition of the work of seven more Leaders To Learn From.
10:40 a.m.—11:10 a.m. Follow the Leaders!
Come meet the second half of the 2016 Leaders. Join them at their subject-matter tables to discuss their expertise and get your questions answered.
11:10 a.m.—11:55 a.m. District Leaders Snapshots
A selection of 2015 Leaders will come to the stage with Education Week reporters for a deeper dive into their stories.
11:55 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Ask ED!
Join us live and online in a question-and-answer “Lightning Round” with colleagues from the U.S. Department of Education.
Moderated by Virginia B. Edwards, Editor-in-Chief, Education Week
12:30 p.m.—1:15 p.m. Networking Luncheon
Exchange ideas, “ah-ha!” moments, and strategies with colleagues you’ve met today.
1:15 p.m.—2:00 a.m. District Leaders Snapshots
A selection of 2016 Leaders will come to the stage with Education Week reporters for a deeper dive into their stories.
2:00 p.m.—2:30 p.m. Keynote Inspirational Moment
What is driving your leadership capacity and how do you maximize effectiveness when you are pulled in what seems to be a million different directions as a district leader?
3 p.m. Thank you and Close
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