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Sunday, July 10, 2005

1:00 PM -- 7:00 PM
National Center for Learning and Citizenship (NCLC) Board Meeting (Invitation Only)
Denver, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


7:00 PM -- 9:00 PM
NCLC Board Dinner (Invitation Only)
Denver, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


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Monday, July 11, 2005

8:00 AM -- 5:00 PM
East Meets West: Asian and American Perspectives on Improving Math and Science Education (Invitation Only)
Vail, Majestic Level, Tower Building


11:30 AM -- 6:30 PM
Education Leadership Colloquium on the Civic Mission of American Education (Invitation Only)
Silver, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


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Tuesday, July 12, 2005

8:00 AM -- 4:00 PM
Education Leadership Colloquium on the Civic Mission of American Education and Lunch - cont' from Monday (Invitation Only)
Silver, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


8:00 AM -- 5:00 PM
East Meets West: Asian and American Perspectives on Improving Math and Science Education - cont'd from Monday (Invitation Only)
Vail, Majestic Level, Tower Building


10:00 AM -- 5:30 PM
Registration Desk Open
South Convention Lobby, Second Floor, Tower Building


10:00 AM -- 5:30 PM
Cyber Cafe Open
Tower Court A, Second Floor, Tower Building


11:00 AM -- 1:00 PM
Chief State School Officers' Invitational Meeting
Colorado, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


4:30 PM -- 9:00 PM
National Collaborative for Postsecondary Education Policy Advisory Council Meeting and Dinner (Invitation Only)
Beverly, Majestic Level, Tower Building


6:00 PM -- 8:00 PM
Governors' Policy Advisor Invitational Meeting
Terrace, Terrace Level, Tower Building


6:30 PM -- 8:30 PM
Legislators' Invitational Dinner Meeting
Columbine, Terrace Level, Tower Building


8:00 PM -- 9:00 PM
ECS Executive Committee Meeting (Invitation Only)
Capitol, Terrace Level, Tower Building


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Wednesday, July 13, 2005

7:30 AM -- 9:00 AM
Opening Plenary Breakfast - A Conversation on Creative Leadership
Grand Ballroom, Second Floor, Tower Building


7:30 AM -- 5:30 PM
Registration Desk Open
South Convention Lobby, Second Floor, Tower Building


7:30 AM -- 5:30 PM
Cyber Cafe Open
Tower Court A, Second Floor, Tower Building


8:30 AM -- 10:00 AM
Spouse/Guest Hospitality Suite Open
Gold, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


9:00 AM -- 9:30 AM
Break
North Convention Lobby, Second Floor, Tower Building


9:30 AM -- 11:30 AM
Changes in the Higher Education Act: How States Should Respond
Silver, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


9:30 AM -- 11:30 AM
East Meets West
Denver, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


9:30 AM -- 11:30 AM
What Works in High School Reform? A Look at the Research
Tower Court C, Second Floor, Tower Building


9:30 AM -- 11:30 AM
Beyond the Civics Course: How Schools Prepare Students for Citizenship
Tower Court D, Second Floor, Tower Building


12:00 PM -- 1:30 PM
Plenary Lunch: NCLB – A Common-sense Focus
Grand Ballroom, Second Floor, Tower Building


1:30 PM -- 2:00 PM
Break
South Convention Lobby, Second Floor, Tower Building


2:00 PM -- 3:30 PM
Full-day Kindergarten: Learning That Lasts
Century, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


2:00 PM -- 3:30 PM
Workforce Development for the Creative Economy
Gold, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


2:00 PM -- 3:30 PM
Lessons from School Funding Court Cases
Silver, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


2:00 PM -- 3:30 PM
Increasing Postsecondary Access and Participation through Community Colleges
Colorado, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


2:00 PM -- 3:30 PM
Can Value-added Assessments Help Improve Student Achievement and Teaching Quality?
Denver, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


2:00 PM -- 3:30 PM
Innovative District Leadership Approaches: How Policymakers Can Adapt and Support Them
Spruce, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


3:30 PM -- 4:00 PM
Break
South Convention Lobby, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
ECS Commissioners' Business Session
Windows, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtables/Table Top Discussions
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 1– Teacher Education Program Effectiveness: What Serves as Credible and Persuasive Evidence?
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 2 – Chartering 2.0: Improving Chartering School Laws and Policies
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 3 – New Ideas on School Funding
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 4 – Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 5 – Tracking and Controlling the Cost of Teacher Turnover
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 6 – Governance in Early Education
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 7 – Reinventing State Finance and Accountability: Colorado's College Vouchers and Performance Contracts
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 8 – The Importance of Mobility to the Recruitment and Retention of Quality Teachers
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 9 – High School Reform: What States are Doing
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 10 – Partnership for 21st Century Skills
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 11 – Leading for Change in Tough Times: Maintaining a Focus on Citizenship Education and Service-Learning
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 12 – Implementing NCLB: Sharing Challenges and Lessons Learned
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 13 – Preparing Every Student for College and Career Success: How an Expanded AP Program Raises Standards and Achievement for All Students
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 14 – Pay for Performance and Redesigning Teacher Pay Policies
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 15 – The ACME Network: Using Technology To Link Experts and Students
Cyber Cafe, Tower Court A, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 16 – What Americans Expect of High Schools
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 17 – Keeping the Arts Strong in Schools: What States Are Doing
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 18 – High Expectations for All: How One School District Is Closing the Achievement Gap
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 19 – Institutional Autonomy and the Public Good: Higher Education Restructuring in Virginia
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 20 – What We Know and Need To Know about Charter School Performance and Impacts
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 21 – What Are Good Formative Tests, and How Should They Be Used?
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 22 – Changing Governance To Improve Schools: Teacher Professional Partnerships
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 23 – Preparing Urban Students for Success in College: The Philadelphia Story
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 24 – Accountability for Better Results: A National Imperative for Higher Education
Grand Ballroom I, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
Roundtable 25 – A New Path for No Child Left Behind


5:00 PM -- 5:45 PM
ECS 40th Anniversary Commissioners' Reception
Windows, Second Floor, Tower Building


6:00 PM -- 6:00 PM
Buses Depart for Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Hotel Main Lobby


6:30 PM -- 9:00 PM
Food, Fun and Rock ‘n’ Roll!
Red Rocks Amphitheatre


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Thursday, July 14, 2005

7:30 AM -- 9:45 AM
Chairman's Breakfast
Grand Ballroom, Second Floor, Tower Building


7:30 AM -- 5:30 PM
Registration Desk Open
South Convention Lobby, Second Floor, Tower Building


7:30 AM -- 5:30 PM
Cyber Cafe Open
Tower Court A, Second Floor, Tower Building


9:45 AM -- 10:00 AM
Break
South Convention Lobby, Second Floor, Tower Building


10:00 AM -- 11:25 AM
Are We Preparing Teachers Better? How Do We Know?
Century, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


10:00 AM -- 11:25 AM
Pre-Kindergarten: Targeting the Achievement Gap Early
Denver, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


10:00 AM -- 11:25 AM
Charter Schools as a Takeover Strategy: Challenges and Opportunites
Spruce, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


10:00 AM -- 11:25 AM
Using Data To Improve Student Achievement
Cyber Cafe, Tower Court A, Second Floor, Tower Building


10:00 AM -- 11:25 AM
The Rhyme and Reasons for Keeping the Arts Strong in Schools
Silver, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


10:00 AM -- 11:25 AM
The National Collaborative for Postsecondary Education Policy: Results from Two States
Colorado, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


11:45 AM -- 1:45 PM
Plenary Lunch
Grand Ballroom, Second Floor, Tower Building


1:45 PM -- 2:15 PM
Break
South Convention Lobby, Second Floor, Tower Building


2:15 PM -- 3:30 PM
Creating Great Leaders To Take Innovations to Scale
Denver, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


2:15 PM -- 3:30 PM
Student-based Budgeting and Beyond
Spruce, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


2:15 PM -- 3:30 PM
Creating the Political Will To Staff Our Hardest-to-Staff Schools
Century, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


2:15 PM -- 3:30 PM
Strengthening the Bridge from High School to Postsecondary Education
Gold, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


2:15 PM -- 3:30 PM
No Child Left Behind -- What’s Working? What’s Not?
Silver, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


3:30 PM -- 4:00 PM
Break
South Convention Lobby, Second Floor, Tower Building


4:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
ECS at 40: Celebrating 40 Years of Education Advocacy
Silver, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


6:00 PM -- 7:00 PM
Reception
South Convention Lobby, Second Floor, Tower Building


7:00 PM -- 8:45 PM
James Bryant Conant Award Banquet
Grand Ballroom, Second Floor, Tower Building


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Friday, July 15, 2005

7:30 AM -- 10:00 AM
Registration Desk Open
South Convention Lobby, Second Floor, Tower Building


7:30 AM -- 9:30 AM
State Policy for P-20 Alignment Invitational Meeting
Century, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


8:00 AM -- 9:30 AM
National Forum Committee Meeting
Gold, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


10:00 AM -- 5:00 PM
Legislative Education Staff Network Invitational Meeting
Silver, Mezzanine Level, Tower Building


 
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