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Harvard Neuroscientist Todd Rose to Be Keynote Speaker at Conference on Student-Centered Education
ARLINGTON, MA March 8, 2013 — The National Institute for Student-Centered Education (NISCE) has announced a complete conference agenda for INSPIRE 2013. The first national conference is co-hosted by Schools for Children, Inc. and set for Friday, April 5, 2013 in Boston.
“With two main keynote speakers, over 20 sessions, workshops and presentations and over 30 experts as speakers and facilitators, INSPIRE 2013 is shaping up to be an exciting event,” says Dr. Ted Wilson, Executive Director of NISCE. The day-long conference has been designed for teachers, administrators, parents and others interested in improving the delivery and quality of education. Conference sponsors include the Nellie Mae Education Foundation.
- Todd Rose, author, lecturer and education neuroscientist at Harvard Graduate School of Education
- Taylor Mali, author and teacher advocate
Conference Speakers include:
- Dimitry Anselme, Program Director for Staff Development, Facing History and Ourselves
- Dr. Robert Brooks, Psychologist, author, Harvard Medical School
- Christina Brown, Co-Director, Principal Residency Network, Center for Collaborative Education (CCE)
- Keith Catone, Principal Associate, Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University
- John D’Auria, Director, Teachers21
- David Farbman, Senior Researcher, National Center on Time & Learning
- Steven Flythe, Director, The Right Question Institute
- Laurie Gagnon, Director of Quality Performance Assessment, Center for Collaborative Education (CCE)
- Teena-Marie Johnson, Community Outreach Coordinator, Youth on Board
- Alan Kramer, Dean of Magnet Schools, Goodwin College
- Katrina Kennett, Consulting Practitioner, Education Resources Consortium, English Teacher, Plymouth South High School
- Alexa LeBoeuf, Research Assistant, Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University
- Meg Maccini, Consultant in Assessment and School Coaching
- Dr. Larry Myatt, Co-Founder, Education Resources Consortium
- Jeremy Nesoff, Program Associate, Facing History and Ourselves
- Anna L. Romer, Ed.D. Associate Director of Evaluation Research, Facing History and Ourselves
- Dan Rothstein, Ed.D, Co-Director, The Right Question Institute
- Luz Santana, Co-Director, The Right Question Institute
- Kristina Lamour-Sansone, Chair of Design, Associate Professor, Lesley University
- Carlos Roja, BSAC Member, Education Policy Organizer
- Dr. Ingrid Tucker, Head of School, Cambridge Montessori School
- Erik Walker, English Department Chair, Plymouth South High School
- Rachel Wilson, President, Educational Advocacy and Consulting Services, Inc.
Conference sessions and tracks include:
- Relationships and Resilience
- Balanced and Comprehensive Assessment
- Approaches to Differentiated Instruction
- Fostering Student Engagement
- Redefining Leadership and Vision
- Learning Networks
- Ignite Presentations
Early registration is available through March 19 with additional discounts and incentives for groups of 10 or more. For more information about registering visit our registration page or contact Alyssa Kierkegaard at email@example.com for group registrations.
Full conference details are available at www.inspire2103.org along with presenter bios.
Alyssa Kierkegaard, Conference Director, INSPIRE 2013 National Institute for Student-Centered Education (NISCE) firstname.lastname@example.org 781.641.5986 www.nisce.org Twitter: @INSPIRE2013Con Facebook: INSPIRE 2013
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ABOUT INSPIRE 2013 The National Institute for Student-Centered Education (NISCE) will host INSPIRE 2013: The First NISCE Conference on Student-Centered Education in Boston, MA on April 5, 2013 at the Hilton Boston Logan Airport. This is a one-day conference that offers the latest thinking on the challenges and benefits of student-centered education. For more details please visit nisce.org
ABOUT NISCE Founded in 2012 by the Massachusetts nonprofit Schools for Children, Inc., The National Institute for Student-Centered Education (NISCE) seeks to to catalyze grassroots support for a vision of education where students—not politics, not tests, not expediency—are at the center of learning, and where all students have the opportunities and resources they need to succeed. For more information visit www.nisce.org.
ABOUT SCHOOLS FOR CHILDREN, INC.
Schools for Children, Inc. is a Massachusetts nonprofit organization that creates and manages great schools and educational services. For more information, please visit www.schoolsforchildreninc.org.