Beyond No-Excuses: The Future of School Model Innovation
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 from 5:15 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)
New Orleans, LA
Beyond No Excuses: The Future of School Model Innovation
A Happy Hour with Alex Hernandez
Working 100-hour weeks in your classroom or school, but know that you still aren't reaching all students? Wondering what's on the horizon for school design? Heard of blended or personalized learning, but have no idea what it is? Know a little bit, but want a deeper understanding? Or, maybe you just enjoy networking with other education innovators.
Join us for an engaging session with Alex Hernandez, one of the country's leading thinkers on new, innovative school models.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 5:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
New Orleans BioInnovation Center
1441 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
The formal program will begin promptly at 5:45 and conclude at 7 p.m. The evening will include networking and refreshments both before and after the formal program.
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About the Presenter
Alex Hernandez is a Partner at the Charter School Growth Fund, a venture philanthropy that invests in the growth of high-performing, charter school networks. He leads CSGF’s "next generation" school investments where he helps education entrepreneurs create more personalized learning experiences. Alex contributed to The Rise of K12 Blended Learning and frequently speaks and writes about education innovation.
Alex is a former Area Superintendent at Aspire Public Schools, a leading K-12 charter school network, where he managed schools in the California Central Valley region. He taught high school math in South Los Angeles and later served as a Broad Fellow at Portland Public Schools. Before that, Alex worked for several years with JP Morgan and Disney’s venture capital arm, Steamboat Ventures. He is a graduate of Claremont McKenna, has an MBA and Masters of Education from Stanford University, and is a Pahara-Aspen fellow for leaders dedicated to transforming public education. Alex lives near Boulder, Colorado with his wife Michelle and twin sons. twitter: thinkschools | tumblr: thinkschools
About the Sponsors
Charter School Growth Fund is a a venture philanthropy that invests in the growth of high-performing, charter school networks.
Educate Now! is a non-profit organization dedicated to effective and sustainable reform of New Orleans public schools.
New Orleans Startup Fund is a nonprofit venture fund focused on business creation and innovation in the 10-parish Greater New Orleans region.
4.0 Schools is a community of curious people committed to unprecedented innovation in education.