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Summit on Nevada Education

UNLV College of Education

Monday, December 5, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (PST)

Summit on Nevada Education

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Attendee
Attendee registration includes: entry into the Summit, continental breakfast, lunch, and parking.
3h 57m $60.00 $4.29
Student Attendee
Attendee registration includes: entry into the Summit, continental breakfast, lunch, and parking. Must show valid student ID at door.
3h 57m $30.00 $2.64

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Event Details

 Monday, December 5, 2016


9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Registration Includes: Entry into the Summit, Continental Breakfast, Lunch & Parking.

Registration is required and non-refundable. 

Join leaders in education to discuss innovative research, practice and policies that are developing here at UNLV. We are proud to expand existing best practice into next generation practice to best address and overcome the challenges we face in education here in our state. The event is designed for educators, administrators, policy makers, community leaders, teacher preparation leaders, pre-service teachers and others with a direct link to education in Nevada. 

Highlights to include:

Keynote Speaker, Phil Hansen, 

 Artist for the People

We welcome, Phil Hansen, who crashed through his own boundaries to find that, once he embraced them, his limitations could become his passageway to creativity.

Paradise Academic Innovation Initiative

Get the inside look at the first-of-its-kind partnership between CCSD and UNLV College of Education unveiling at Paradise Elementary School.

 See how the new practices will benefit CCSD's, our state's and our nation's students for years to come. 

College Dean's Policy Fellows 

 We'll also hear what's innovating in education from our expert faculty and community leaders on topics including: 

English Language Learners, S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Education, Teacher Leadership, Diversity in Education, Early Childhood Education, and more. 

Dr. Steve Canavero

Nevada State Superintendent of Public Instruction will address topics related to Nevada education.

Conclusion Panel

Hear from a panel of dedicated leaders in education on how, together, we will facilitate ideas and research to improve the quality of education preparation and practice in our state and beyond.


Terri Janison, Vice President Community & Government Relations, United Way of Southern Nevada, Moderator

Regent Allison Stephens, District 4, Nevada System of Higher Education 

Dr. Steve Canavero, Nevada State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Pat Skorkowksy, Superintendent, Clark County School District

Dr. Doris Watson, Associate Dean and Professor, University of Nevada Las Vegas

Stacey Dallas Johnston, Instructor & 2016 U.S. Department of Education Teacher Ambassador Fellow

Note: UNLV P-Cards cannot be used as payment for registrations. Should you wish to register for this event using UNLV departmental funds, please contact Sheila Bray at (702) 895-3375 or to register. Do NOT register through Eventbrite, rather send an email to Sheila noting that you would like to register. You will be manually registered and an invoice will be sent to you to be paid by Inter-Departmental Requisition (IDR). 


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UNLV Student Union & Event Services
4505 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154

Monday, December 5, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (PST)

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UNLV College of Education

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

College of Education

4505 S. Maryland Parkway

MS 3001

Las Vegas, NV 89154-3001

Contact: Sheila Bray 

(702) 895-3375

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