Bold Ideas in Education:  School Readiness Summit

July 25-27, 2018

Register for the Summit

Readyness apple, books

Wednesday, July 25

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Joyce Epstein, John Hopkins University
Catered lunch:  Session on families, parental involvement and schools


Thursday, July 26th, SSRI 2024 W Main Street

4:00p.m.  Registration
  • Closing the Achievement Gap:  Skills Kids Should Master Before Kindergarten
  • Moderator:  Shani Brown, Wake County Public Schools, AIG
  • Parental Involvement and Academic Achievement 
  • Moderator: Angel L. Harris, Duke University 
  • Underrepresented Students and Standardized Testing 
  • Moderator Jay Rosner
  • How Teacher Disposition Improve Educational Outcome for all Students
  • Moderator: Lynn Rustay, Wake County Public Schools - AIG
6:00p.m.          Break
6:15p.m.          Welcome and Dinner Reception, Hilton Garden Inn
6:20p.m.          Speaker:  Maia Cucciara, Temple University 

Friday, July 27th

Social Science Research Institute
Room A103, 9am – 12pm
Closed Sessions:  Invitation Only
Moderator Session Discussions – Angel L. Harris
  • Kindergarten Readiness - Brown
  • Parental Involvement- Harris
  • Standardized Testing - Rosner
  • Teacher Training - Rustay