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Every Student Succeeds Act Four Year Anniversary Event

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Dirksen Senate Office Building

Room 106

50 Constitution Ave NE

Washington, DC 20002

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Mark your calendars for an afternoon discussion of ESSA – four years (to the day) after the law was signed.

Panels will be moderated by Education Week's Alyson Klein, Evie Blad, Andrew Ujifusa, and Daarel Burnette II. Lunch will also be provided and a reception will follow the event.


Agenda:

12:00 - 12:10pm: Opening Remarks from Jim Cowen, Executive Director, Collaborative for Student Success

12:15 - 1:15pm: Keynote Lunch

  • Senator Lamar Alexander, (R-TN)
  • Congressman Bobby Scott, (D-VA)
  • Congressman John Kline, (R-MN) Retired
  • Moderator: Alyson Klein, Education Week

1:25 - 2:10pm: Improving Schools and Advancing Equity

  • Setting the Stage: Dr. Caitlin Scott, Research Director, Learning Policy Institute

Panel Discussion:

  • Susie Feliz, Vice President, Policy and Legislative Affairs National Urban League Washington Bureau
  • Becky Pringle, Vice President, National Education Association
  • Lindsay Jones, President & CEO, National Center for Learning Disabilities
  • Mendell Grinter, Board Member, Country Music Association Foundation
  • Moderator: Andrew Ujifusa, Education Week

2:20 – 3:05pm: Assessments From Reality to Possibility

  • Setting the Stage: Dale Chu, Senior Visiting Fellow, Thomas B. Fordham, primary author of the Testing 1-2-3 Blog

Panel Discussion:

  • Kirsten Baesler, State Superintendent, North Dakota Department of Public Instruction
  • Amanda Aragon, Executive Director, NewMexicoKidsCan

Ignite Presentations:

  • Chris Minnich, CEO, The Northwest Evaluation Association
  • Stephen Murphy, Chief Assessment Officer for Cognia
  • Rob Waldron, CEO of Curriculum Associates
  • Moderator: Evie Blad, Education Week

3:15 - 4:00pm: Military-Connected Students: What Can We Learn From Their School Performance?

  • Setting the Stage: Congressman John Kline (R-MN) Retired

Panel Discussion:

  • Christi Ham, Chairwoman, Military Families for High Standards
  • Doug Mesecar, Adjunct Scholar, Lexington Institute
  • Jerrod Wheeler, Superintendent, Knob Noster, Missouri
  • Moderator: Daarel Burnette II, Education Week

4:10 - 4:55pm: Follow the Money – Advancing Equity with Per-Pupil Data

  • Setting the Stage: Dr. Marguerite Roza, Research Professor and Director of the Edunomics Lab at Georgetown University

Panel Discussion:

  • Ary Amerikaner, Vice President for K-12 Policy, Practice, and Research, The Education Trust
  • Dr. Lewis Ferebee, Chancellor, D.C. Public Schools
  • Shari Bremekamp, Principal, Cypress Trails Elementary School, Palm Beach County School District
  • Dr. Marguerite Roza, Research Professor and Director of the Edunomics Lab at Georgetown University
  • Moderator: Daarel Burnette II, Education Week

4:55 - 5:00pm: Closing Remarks by former Delaware Governor Jack Markell

5:00 - 6:00pm: Reception

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