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National Association of State Boards of Education 2015 Annual Conference


NASBE's 2015 Annual Conference is the single largest professional learning opportunity for state board of education members and other state policy actors. This year's theme, "States Charting a Course for Change," reflects the new reality of education governance in a post-NCLB era. Sessions will focus on topics such as; How Good Is Good Enough? Designing a State Accountability System in the Post-NCLB Era, What Do We Now Know About Preparing School Leaders-and How Are We Doing?, Strengthening State Policies for Early Childhood Education, Fixing Teacher Development: How Can States Prepare, Support, and Retain the Best Teachers? and State Roundtable Discussion: Policy Speed Dating for State Board Members

Key speakers:

  • Kevin Carey, New America and author of The End of College
  • Anne Murphy Paul, author of the forthcoming book, Brilliant: The New Science of Smart that argues we can make ourselves, and our children, smarter. 
  • James H. Johnson, Jr., Demographics and poverty expert with a focus on disruptive demographics
  • Sean Macomb, Baltimore Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts English teacher and the 2014 National Teacher of the Year.

To register and learn more click here

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