11:30 AM -- 12:15 PM
Getting Results Together: Maximizing the Roles of Governors and Legislators (session #235)
Hear governors and state legislators speak candidly about the successes and challenges they face in moving complex educational issues forward. They will talk about their respective roles in the State Common Core Standards, the upcoming ESEA reauthorization, and better coordinating and aligning state services and resources that are often housed in different state agencies.
Michael Flanagan, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Michigan State Department of Education, Michigan
Tim Pawlenty, Governor of Minnesota, 2008-10 ECS Chair
James Roebuck, Co-Chair, House Education Committee, Pennsylvania House of Representatives; Member, ECS Steering Committee, Pennsylvania
Florence Shapiro, Chair, Senate Education Committee, Texas Senate; ECS Commissioner; Texas