1. DC Public Schools Innovators in Education (Innovators in Education)


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    Teachers, administrators and students discuss the innovative STEM practices in DCPS classrooms.

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    • From Talk to Action: Increasing the Diversity of Education Leadership


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      Jim Shelton leads a discussion on the importance of increasing diversity in the leadership ranks of education reform. Acknowledging both opportunities and challenges, as well the progress, and lack of progress, made to date, Jim and panelists sketch out plans for rapidly altering the status quo and invite the audience to take up the challenge.

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      • Millions and Millions of Great Teachers Needed: How Will We Meet this Need?


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        Quality teachers are key to student success. Yet, the need far exceeds the supply. In this session, experienced leaders share innovative approaches to preparing teachers so that they are classroom-ready on day one, improving the skillfulness of veteran teachers and changing the labor composition of schools so that a great teacher's reach extends further. Reba Dominski, Target (Introduction) Kaya Henderson, DC Public Schools (Moderator) Jennifer Green, Urban Teacher Center Ellen Moir, New Teacher Center Richard Nyankori, Insight Education Group Diane Tavenner, Summit Public Schools

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        • It's TimeTo Give Up On ________ and Replace it With ___________.


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          In this rapid-fire session, participants share different short talks on what should be stopped and what should be done instead. Some of the talks will be serious, some funny, but all will be insightful. Jean Desravines (Moderator) Ann Friedman, The SEED Foundation Kaya Henderson, DC Public Schools Frederick Hess, American Enterprise Institute Neerav Kingsland, New Schools for New Orleans Jeremiah Kittredge, Families for Excellent Schools Ted Kolderie, Education Evolving Kimberly O’Malley, Pearson Larry Rosenstock, High Tech High Mark Shermis, University of Akron

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          • Urban School System of the Future Panel Discussion


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            January 29, 2013, Washington, D.C. Panelists: John White, Louisiana State Superintendent of Education Kaya Henderson, Chancellor of the D.C. Public Schools Michael Casserly, Executive Director of the Council of the Great City Schools Andy Smarick, Author of "The Urban School District of the Future" Moderator: Andrew J. Rotherham, Co-founder and Partner at Bellwether Education Partners In his new book The Urban School System of the Future, Andy Smarick argues the traditional urban school district is irreparably broken, and that for the sake of today’s and tomorrow’s inner-city students, it must be replaced. In a moderated conversation, three of the nation's preeminent urban education practitioners respond to the book's argument and the path recommended by Smarick.

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            • On the Loudspeaker: Kaya Henderson


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              The second one-on-one interview in our "On the Loudspeaker" series: TEACHED Producer/Director Kelly Amis interviews one of the most dynamic school superintendents in the nation, DC Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson. To learn more, go to www.teached.org; to join our mailing list, write info@teached.org. Read more about Chancellor Henderson here: http://www.dc.gov/DCPS/About+DCPS/Who+We+Are/Leadership+Team/Kaya+Henderson.

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              • What are your hopes & dreams for DC Public Schools?


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                Do you have a dream for the future of DCPS? We want to hear it! As we enter the fourth year of a five-year plan, we want to reflect on the good work we’ve accomplished so far and prepare a plan to face the challenges ahead. That’s why we want to know your Hopes and Dreams. Our goal is to hear the hopes and dreams of thousands of parents, students, and community members by June 30. By sharing your hopes and dreams for your children, your school, and for DCPS as a whole, we can work together to build the schools of our dreams. Thank you to all of you who have shared your Hopes and Dreams with us so far. If you haven't shared your Hopes and Dreams, here are four ways: 1. Go online to http://dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/hopes to complete an easy online survey. 2. Send a TEXT MESSAGE! Simply text HOPES to 91990 to get the details. 3. Tweet us (#dcps1dream). For more information, visit http://dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/hopes

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