The goal of the 4th Annual Personalized Learning Summit for District Leaders is to drive innovation and collaboration with colleagues. The format of the five collaborative sessions throughout the day will be 30 minutes of TED-style presentations about a variety of education issues, followed by sessions of collaborative planning and idea sharing.

8:00 am - 9:00 am Breakfast

9:00 am - 10:45 am

  • Welcome Address
  • Keynote Speaker Tony Smith: Communities Working Together for College and Career Readiness 
  • Working Session

10:45 am - 12:15 pm

  • Eileen Murphy and Nader Qaimari: Bringing Instructional Leaders Closer to the Instructional Core
  • Working Session

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

  • Stacey Wang, Oakland Unified School District and Elena Sanina, Aspire Public Schools: How Districts Help and Hinder Innovation
  • Working Session

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

  • University of Chicago, Mike Gamson: Measuring Competencies Beyond the Classroom
  • Working Session

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Closing Remarks and Reflection

4:30pm - 6:30pm Happy Hour and Networking