NNER Conference - "In Praise of Education" 10th Anniversary
You are welcome to attend the National Network for Educational Renewal's 2009 Annual Conference, celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the first "In Praise of Education" conference held in Bellevue in 1999.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Community, school, university partners working to advance education in a democracy.
* Keynote Panel Session
* Invited Keynote Talks
* Interactive Sessions
* Roundtable Discussions
* Leadership Group Reunions
* Book Display
The conference opens Thursday, October 15 with a panel of internationally recognized educational leaders: Deborah Meier, John Goodlad, James Comer, and Henry Levin. Carl Glickman, President of the Institute for Schools, Education, and Democracy, will moderate the panel along with George Wood, founder of The Forum for Education and Democracy. Friday Keynote: "Foreshadowing the Future of Public Schools in the United States" presented by Dr. Patricia Wasley, Dean of the College of Education at the University of Washington and Dr. Vicki Phillips, Director of Education, of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. On Saturday, Oct. 17 Nel Noddings will speak, and award recipients will be announced. More details available on the conference website.
2009 PROGRAM THEME
* Reflection on learning as the NNER mission is applied
* Responsibility as evidenced in actions and experiences which advance the AED in challenging times
* Renewal efforts: challenges, changes, and progress as we continue to study our understanding and application of the NNER mission in our roles and work
Hyatt Bellevue Hotel
900 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue, WA 98004-4272
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