Events

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
12:00pm
 
Catered lunch:  Session on families, parental involvement and school

 

*********Thursday, July 26th, Social Science Research Institute Room A103********

*** Due to participant interest in multiple sessions, please note that the sessions below are now part of one panel that will start at 4:05pm.  

3:30pm - 4:00p.m.  Registration***

4:00pm                 Opening Remarks

4:05pm                 Panel Discussion on School Readiness

Closing the Achievement Gap:  Skills Kids Should Master Before Kindergarten

Presenter:  Shani Brown, Wake County Public Schools, AIG

How Teacher Disposition Improve Educational Outcome for all Students

Presenter: Lynn Rustay, Wake County Public Schools - AIG

Underrepresented Students and Standardized Testing 

Presenter:  Jay Rosner

Parental Involvement and Academic Achievement 

Presenter: Angel L. Harris, Duke University 

5:20pm                 Q&A

 

 

6:00p.m.          Break – Heavy Hor d’ oeuvres  ******Please advance to the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Room *****

6:20p.m.          Speaker:  Maia Cucciara, Temple University 

7:30p.m.              Closing Remarks

 

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