1. This session highlighted actionable strategies and lessons learned from leading chief state school officers who have taken steps to transition to college- and career- ready standards and aligned assessments as part of their broader effort to prepare all students for success in postsecondary education and training.

    Janet Barresi, Superintendent, Oklahoma State Department of Education
    Mitchell Chester, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
    Kathryn Matayoshi, Superintendent, Hawaii State Department of Education
    Facilitator: Laura Slover, Senior Vice President, Achieve

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  2. College and career readiness for all students has become the new national norm throughout the country. Never before has true transformational change of this size and scope been entirely within our grasp. As significant as the effort has been to get to this point, the success of the college- and career- ready agenda lies in implementation. During this session, we heard from several leading voices about steps they are taking in their states to make the college- and career-ready agenda a reality on the ground.

    Jonah Edelman, Chief Executive Officer, STAND for Children
    Eric Gordon, Chief Executive Officer, Cleveland Metropolitan School District, Ohio
    Tom Kimbrell, Commissioner of Education, Arkansas Department of Education
    Scott Smith, Mayor, Mesa, Arizona and Vice President, United States Conference of Mayors
    Moderator: Brenda Welburn, Principal, TWW and Associates

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  3. This session elevated steps state leaders have undertaken to catalyze on standards implementation as well as waiver related school intervention policies to further the college- and career- ready policy agenda, particularly in regard to standards, accountability and instructional improvement.

    Chris Cerf, Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Education
    Terry Holliday, Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Education
    Scott Palmer, Partner and Founder, EducationCounsel, LLC
    Stefan Pryor, Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Education
    Facilitator: Michael Cohen, President, Achieve

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  4. This plenary highlighted strategies leaders at the federal and state levels can take to elevate the college- and career- ready policy agenda as a bi-partisan priority, even when faced with economic hardship and political challenges.

    Phil Handy, Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Industries and Former Chair of the Florida State Board of Education
    Roberto Rodriguez, Special Assistant to the President on Education, White House Domestic Policy Council
    Moderator: Virginia Edwards, President and Editor, Education Week

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ADP Network 2012 Leadership Team Meeting

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The annual American Diploma Project (ADP) Network Leadership Team Meeting took place on September 13-14, 2012 in Alexandria, Virginia. The goal of the annual meeting was to give states a significant opportunity to address key challenges and opportunities associated with advancing and sustaining the college- and career-ready policy agenda.

Participants had time to engage with national experts, learn from colleagues in other


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The annual American Diploma Project (ADP) Network Leadership Team Meeting took place on September 13-14, 2012 in Alexandria, Virginia. The goal of the annual meeting was to give states a significant opportunity to address key challenges and opportunities associated with advancing and sustaining the college- and career-ready policy agenda.

Participants had time to engage with national experts, learn from colleagues in other states, and meet in state teams to plan next steps in their ongoing efforts to advance the ADP policy goals. Some of the topics discussed included the economic and equity imperitatives of the college- and career-ready agenda, Common Core State Standards implementation, defining career readiness, K-12 and postsecondary alignment, competency-based education systems, college- and career-ready reporting and accountability, and transition to college- and career-ready assessments.

More information is at achieve.org/adp-network-2012-leadership-team-meeting

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