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Transforming Public School Choice Conference

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Columbia, SC 29223

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Join us for the Transforming Public School Choice Conference, January 25, 2018, at the Richland Two Institute of Innovation in Columbia, South Carolina. This conference will give education leaders across the state an opportunity to connect, collaborate, and learn from one another during National School Choice Week.

Keynote speakers will include the following:

• Micah Wixom
Policy Analyst
Education Commission of the States

• Stephen Hefner, Ed.D.
Superintendent School District of Lexington-Richland Five Counties

In addition to the keynote speakers, approximately 12 breakout sessions will be held during the one-day conference. Sessions will include such topics as "Choice" in Charleston: Origins, Operations and Outcomes, Personalized Learning, and a Road Trip to a School-Wide Magnet. Please feel free to invite appropriate staff from your school district or organization, as well as individuals from education associations.

Participants are required to make their own hotel reservations if needed. A group rate has been established at the Holiday Inn Express in Columbia for $99/night plus tax.

PLEASE NOTE: When registering for breakout sessions, select only one session from the breakout session 1 time slot (10:45a.m.-11:45a.m.) and one session from the breakout 2 time slot (1:45p.m.-2:45p.m.) Click the register link to see breakout session descriptions.

Registration will close on Friday, January 12, 2018, at noon.

Please contact Barbara Turner at 803-734-8845 or by email at baturner@ed.sc.gov, if you have additional questions.


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