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Governor's 2017 Education Summit

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Norwich University Plumley Armory

158 Harmon Drive

Northfield, VT 05663

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Building the Nation's Best Education System: Cradle-to-Career

Agenda

8:00 Registration & Coffee

9:00 Welcome and Logistics

Opening Remarks
9:15 Governor Phil Scott: Making VT’s Education System the Best in the Nation
• Investing in early care and learning, so parents can go to work without worry and children start off on the right foot
• Growing our economy through career pathways, career readiness and ending the stigma of trades training
• Getting more value per dollar for our students
• Realizing our goals requires the courage to realize the opportunity of transformation

State Challenges & Priorities
9:30 – 9:45 An overview of FY19 Education Spending Projections Budget Constraints and Federal Fiscal Context

9:45 – 10:30 Administration Presentations:
• (AOE/AHS) Presentation of the Administration’s recommendations on Act 166 PK
• (AOE) Career pathways and career readiness
10:30 Break
10:45 Roundtable Discussions
From what you heard this morning:
• What excites you?
• What concerns you?
• What local factors need to be taken into consideration?

11:30 Panel Session – Findings from the Vermont Educational Health Benefits Commission (Panelists TBA)

12: 00 Lunch

Moving Forward
12:45 Addressing Affordability: Getting more value per dollar for our students through opportunities from Act 46 and beyond (Panelists TBA)
• How has Act 46 increased affordability?
• How has Act 46 increased opportunities for your students?
• What opportunities for improvement lie ahead for you?
• What challenges lie ahead for you?

1:30 Other Innovative Ideas: Facilitated Panel Discussion with Education Leaders (Panelists TBA)

2:15 Break

Group Discussion & Feedback
2:30 Roundtable Debrief
From what you heard this afternoon:
• What excites you?
• What concerns you?
• What are local factors that need to be taken into consideration?

3:00 Small Group Roundtable Discussion (Choose One):
Topic 1:
What policy tools do districts need to initiate system reforms so that children get more value out of the current spending levels and per pupil spending does not grow faster than the economy or wages? What will each stakeholder do to advance these goals?
Topic 2:
Identify three top priority strategies to contain costs in education AND increase opportunities for kids.

3:40 Report Out

4:00 Conclusion

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