7:30 AM -- 9:30 AM
James Bryant Conant Award Breakfast (session #340)
Minnesota Governor and 2008-10 ECS Chair Tim Pawlenty will present the 2008 James Bryant Conant Award to Ron Wolk, chairman of Big Picture Company and former founding editor of Education Week. Named in memory of ECS' co-founder, the award is given to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to American education. Screening of the James Bryant Conant: The Man and the Award, courtesy of Pearson. Buffet Breakfast will be served from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Ron Wolk, Chairman, Big Picture Company Editorial Projects in Education, Rhode Island