Today’s Kindergarteners, should they graduate from college in four years, will be the graduating class of 2030. Is our current education system capable of preparing our children for the World in 2030? What is the real state of public education and where are we heading?
The September meeting of the World Future Society/Central Texas Chapter focused on The Future of Education with a panel of two presenters: Andrew Kim and Sam Zigrossi. Part Three of this video series is Q&A.
Sam Zigrossi serves as a program director with he Dana Center of the University of Texas at Austin. His focus is business development and leadership development, working with education systems that partner with the Dana Center as well as providing direct client services to leaders in education.
Before joining the Dana Center, Mr. Zigrossi had a 29-year career with IBM in human resources and product education. He held such positions as education manager, personnel director, site services director, and education client executive. He represented IBM in its education outreach program, which donated over $1 million to school systems. He taught mathematics and physics for five years before joining IBM. Mr. Zigrossi has served on two state education panels for creation and examination of the state standards.
Mr. Zigrossi holds a B.S. in Mathematics Education and an M.S. in Education Administration from the University of Utah, and an M.B.A. in Management from Golden Gate University.