Game Changer Series: A Conversation with Jennifer D. Klein (author of The Global Education Guidebook)
As a former head of school with extensive international experience, Jennifer facilitates dynamic, interactive workshops for teachers, leaders and students, working to amplify student voice, to provide the tools for high-quality project-based learning in all cultural and socio-economic contexts, and to shift school culture to support such practices.
Most Likely To Succeed: The Film That Launched Ten Thousand Screenings
A decade ago, Ted Dintersmith and filmmaker Greg Whiteley had an initial conversation about working together on a film about education. Well, one thing led to another. After premiering at Sundance, Most Likely To Succeed went on to be screened by some 10,000 school communities around the globe. This special evening will feature the film’s now-much-older student stars Brian and Samantha, two of their HTH teachers, and others with distinctive perspectives on MLTS and its impact. This will be a most memorable evening!
Greg Whiteley (Director)
Ted Dintersmith (Producer)
Samantha Fiallo (MLTS Student Star)
Brian Cesson (MLTS Student Star)
Tony Wagner (Best-selling Author & Senior Research Fellow, Learning Policy Institute)
Brian Delgado (Teacher – High Tech High)
Mike Strong (Teacher – High Tech High)
Josh Reppun (Producer and Co-Director: The Innovation Playlist)
Deidre Roemer (Director of Leadership and Learning – West Allis-West Milwaukee School District)
Game Changer Series: A conversation with Gregg Behr and Ryan Rydzewski (co-authors of When You Wonder, You’re Learning)
Pittsburgh has spawned two major contributions to educating our youth — Mr. Rogers and Remake Learning. During this session, we’ll meet Remake Learning’s founder, Gregg Behr, and co-author Ryan Rydzewski of their just-released new book about Mr. Rogers — When You Wonder, You’re Learning. You’ll be flooded by childhood memories, and marvel at how the values of Fred Rogers pointed us to such an inspiring vision of education.
Game Changer Series: A Conversation with Stephanie Malia Krauss (author of Making It: What Today's Kids Need for Tomorrow's World)
Stephanie Malia Krauss is an expert in what’s essential to prepare children for a future none of us can predict. In this conversation with Ted Dintersmith, Stephanie will share with her the many insights she’s gained throughout her career, and her new book Making It: What Today’s Kids Need for Tomorrow’s World.
Game Changer Series: A Conversation with Linda Darling-Hammond (founder and CEO of Learning Policy Institute)
Linda Darling-Hammond is towering figure in the world of education policy and practice. During this wide-ranging conversation, we’ll gain insights from an inspiring expert and leader on topics vital to the future of our schools, our children, and our democracy.
Game Changer Series: A Conversation with Jal Mehta and Sarah Fine (authors of In Search of Deeper Learning)
Bringing both research and practitioner expertise, Jal Mehta and Sarah Fine will share with us their perspectives on deeper learning, innovation, and the future of American education. During our conversation, we’ll learn about their exploration of 30 innovative high schools that are the focus of their book In Search of Deeper Learning.
Game Changer Series: A Conversation with Pasi Sahlberg (author of Finnish Lessons 3.0)
When looking for inspiring examples of national education transformation, all eyes are on Finland, and who better to give us a phenomenal perspective on the keys to success than Pasi Sahlberg. In this conversation, we’ll learn so much about policy, practice, transformation at scale, and the teaching profession.
Game Changer Series: A Conversation with Carlos Moreno (Executive Director of Big Picture Learning)
Game Changer Series: Leadership Circle - A roundtable discussion
Change Maker Series: A Conversation with Tony Wagner (author of Learning By Heart)
While our conversation will touch on the vast body of work of Tony Wagner, one of our nation’s most important and influential thought leaders, we’ll spend most of our time exploring his stunning memoir Learning By Heart. He has so much to say about the role of passion and purpose in education — including how we lost it, and what we can do to restore it.
Change Maker Series: A Conversation with Dr. Darryl Adams (Education Leader, Social Justice and Equity Advocate)
Game Changer Series: A Conversation with Ken Kay & Suzie Boss (co-authors of Redefining Student Success)
Experts in the power of community’s embracing a Portrait of a Graduate as their education North Star, Ken and Suzie will share with us the many lessons they’ve learned over through their distinguished careers, and highlight what we will find in their eagerly-anticipated new book Redefining Student Success: Building a New Vision to Transform Leading, Teaching and Learning.
Game Changer Series: A Conversation with Kapono Ciotti (Executive Director of What School Could Be)
We are beyond thrilled to announce that Kapono Ciotti has joined What School Could Be as our new, and very dynamic, Executive Director. In this conversation, we’ll learn about this remarkable educator, the experiences that shaped his world view, and his plans for taking the What School Could Be initiative forward in ways that support innovative educators all around the globe.