College and Career Ready Summit: Moving Idaho Forward
Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 3:00 PM - Friday, August 17, 2012 at 3:00 PM (MDT)
College and Career Ready Summit:
Moving Idaho Forward
The Riverside Hotel - Boise
August 16 & 17, 2012
Presenters include Garry Golden, a professionally trained Futurist who speaks and consults on issues shaping society and business in the 21st century. Garry has consulted on a wide range of projects related to the future of infrastructure for energy and transportation, education/learning, emerging markets, social technologies and the implications of demographic transitions. Selena Grace, Chief Academic Officer at the Office of the State Board of Education, will be presenting information from the new Complete College Idaho Plan. Idaho Department of Correction Director Brent D. Reinke and representatives from Idaho State University and the Gear Up program are featured panel members.
Travel expenses are reimbursed.
- Participants will increase awareness of how college and career readiness enhances an individual's quality of life and contributes to a healthy economy.
- Participants will establish connections among libraries and community partners to work on college and career readiness challenges and share online resources.
- Participants will create action steps for building healthy, inclusive communities.
3:00 p.m. Registration opens, college and career ready knowledge quest /
5:30 p.m. Break
6:00 p.m. Welcome by State Librarian Ann Joslin - Working dinner and presentation
with Garry Golden
8:00 - Dessert & Debrief
9:00 a.m. Reconvene with Garry Golden
9:30 a.m. Panel discussion with partners
10:30 a.m. Break
The Action: Next Steps - Moving Idaho Forward
Noon Working lunch and presentation
1:15 - Action Planning
For more information about College and Career Ready visit http://libraries.idaho.gov/collegeandcareerready.
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