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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.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Todd Rose, author, lecturer and education neuroscientist at Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Taylor Mali, author and teacher advocate

Conference Speakers include:

Conference sessions and tracks include:

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 for group registrations.

Full conference details are available at along with presenter bios.


Alyssa Kierkegaard, Conference Director, INSPIRE 2013
National Institute for Student-Centered Education (NISCE)     781.641.5986
Twitter: @INSPIRE2013Con  Facebook: INSPIRE 2013

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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

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


Schools for Children, Inc. is a Massachusetts nonprofit organization that creates and manages great schools and educational services. For more information, please visit