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Tuesday, July 10, 2007

10:00 AM -- 5:30 PM
Media Office


10:00 AM -- 5:30 PM
Registration Desk


10:00 AM -- 5:30 PM
Cyber Cafe


1:00 PM -- 3:30 PM
Tour Philadelphia's School of the Future


3:30 PM -- 4:30 PM
Optimizing Your ECS Experience


5:30 PM -- 7:30 PM
Off-Site Welcome Reception


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Wednesday, July 11, 2007

7:00 AM -- 5:30 PM
Registration Desk


7:00 AM -- 5:30 PM
Media Office


7:00 AM -- 5:30 PM
Cyber Cafe


7:30 AM -- 10:00 AM
Tough Choices, Tough Times: Does Our Education System Need To Be Rebuilt?


10:00 AM -- 10:15 AM
Break


10:15 AM -- 12:00 PM
Plenary Dialogue Breakout: Getting It Done - How to Institute Education Reform Politically and Philanthropically


10:15 AM -- 12:00 PM
Educating Today's Adult Workforce


10:15 AM -- 12:00 PM
Accountability for Pre-K: The Role of Assessments


10:15 AM -- 12:00 PM
State Success Stories in High School Reform


10:15 AM -- 12:00 PM
Student Engagement - Policy, Pedagogy and Partnerships


10:15 AM -- 12:00 PM
Understanding and Addressing the Equitable Teacher Distribution Challenge


10:15 AM -- 12:00 PM
Plenary Dialogue Breakout: Tough Choices, Tough Times: Moving From the Report to Results


12:00 PM -- 2:00 PM
Plenary Lunch: Student Unit Records: New Elephant in the Room?


2:00 PM -- 2:15 PM
Break


2:15 PM -- 3:45 PM
The Impact of School Finance Studies on State Policy


2:15 PM -- 3:45 PM
Providing a Solid Foundation for STEM Education: K-12


2:15 PM -- 3:45 PM
Plenary Dialogue Breakout: State Student Information Systems and Their Implications for K-12 Schools


2:15 PM -- 3:45 PM
Plenary Dialogue Breakout: Postsecondary Issues with Student Unit Record Data Systems


2:15 PM -- 3:45 PM
Student Engagement: Why Aren't We Listening?


2:15 PM -- 3:45 PM
Evaluating Teachers Based on What They Do


2:15 PM -- 3:45 PM
Increasing College Readiness: Reinventing the Role of Postsecondary Education


6:00 PM -- 7:00 PM
General Reception


7:00 PM -- 8:45 PM
James Bryant Conant Award Banquet


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Thursday, July 12, 2007

7:00 AM -- 5:30 PM
Registration Desk


7:00 AM -- 5:30 PM
Media Office


7:00 AM -- 5:30 PM
Cyber Cafe


7:30 AM -- 9:30 AM
Chair's Breakfast: Great Teachers for Tomorrow


9:30 AM -- 10:00 AM
Break


10:00 AM -- 11:30 AM
First Steps into the P-16 Education Pipeline: P-3 -- What it is and Why it's Important


10:00 AM -- 11:30 AM
School Finance 101


10:00 AM -- 11:30 AM
Transforming Education through Leadership, Policy and Practice - Mississippi's Mission


10:00 AM -- 11:30 AM
Helping to STEM Brain Drain and Spur Economic Growth: How Best Can State Policymakers Work with the Business and Philanthropic Communities?


10:00 AM -- 11:30 AM
Improving Working Conditions for Teacher Retention and Student Success


10:00 AM -- 11:30 AM
P-16 Partnerships: Are They Achieving Results?


11:30 AM -- 11:45 AM
Break


11:45 AM -- 1:45 PM
Plenary Lunch: Annual Discussion with Today's Education Governors


1:45 PM -- 2:00 PM
Break


2:00 PM -- 3:30 PM
Levers and Landmines of Restructuring Schools


2:00 PM -- 3:30 PM
Early College High Schools: Promise and Perils


2:00 PM -- 3:30 PM
NCLB: Gearing Up for Reauthorization


2:00 PM -- 3:30 PM
Cutting to the Core: Identifying the Real Frustrations With Education


2:00 PM -- 3:30 PM
Changing Demographics, Changing Needs


4:00 PM -- 5:30 PM
ECS Commissioners' Business Session


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Friday, July 13, 2007

7:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Registration Desk


7:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Media Office-Tear Down


7:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Cyber Cafe


8:00 AM -- 12:30 PM
Aligning P-16 Education


 
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