Symposium Agenda

Event Date:
October 6, 2016
8:00 AM - noon
Registration
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Welcome, logistics, and introduction
  • Louis Freedberg
    Executive Director
    EdSource
  • John Gray
    President
    School Services of California
    President
    EdSource Board of Directors
8:45 AM - 9:30 AM
Paying for the Vision:
What the Future May - or May Not - Bring

(includes 15 mins Q&A)

  • Mac Taylor
    Legislative Analyst
    State of California
9:35 AM - 9:55 AM
California's New Accountability System:
A Model for the Nation?
10:00 AM - 10:55 AM
SESSION 1: PART 1
Transforming School Accountability:
Is California Getting It Right?

(includes 15 mins Q&A)

10:55 AM - 11:05 AM
Break
11:05 AM - 12:00 PM
SESSION 1: PART 2
Changing the Game: From Sanctions to Support

(includes 15 mins Q&A)

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Lunch
12:30 PM - 12:40 PM
Education and Oakland's Future
12:45 PM - 1:05 PM
KEYNOTE SPEECH
Reshaping Schools Through Personalized Learning
  • Diane Tavenner
    CEO
    Summit Public Schools, winner of XQ Super School Project contest
1:05 PM – 1:35 PM
SESSION 2: STUDENT PANEL
Improving School Climate: The Missing Element in School Reform - Until Now

Panel of Students from Californians for Justice in Oakland and New America Media

1:40 PM - 2:20 PM
SESSION 3: PANEL
Growth Mindsets and Social-Emotional Learning: How California's New Vision for Reform Can Address the Whole Child
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
SESSION 4
Smarter Balanced Assessment and Beyond: What’s Next?
3:35 PM - 3:55
CLOSING REMARKS
Why Sound Policies and Thoughtful Investments Matter
3:55 PM - 4:00 PM
Thanks and Closing