2019 Education Summit

Impact Florida’s inaugural 2019 Education Summit “Bridging the Opportunity Gaps in Classrooms,” brought together Florida education leaders — from district to state leaders and partners — to talk about and learn how rigorous content, strong instruction, deep engagement, and high expectations together impact student learning. Attendees discussed challenges and barriers to bridging the opportunity gap in classrooms, heard from national experts and peers about best practices, and walked away with specific next steps to effectively advocate for the supports needed to provide all students the opportunity to learn.

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If you missed the summit, we’ve captured many of our plenary sessions for you to view or share with others.

2019 Education Summit Presentations

Impact Florida: What We Believe
Mandy Clark, Impact Florida

Materials Matter
Dr. David Steiner, Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy

The Equity Imperative
Dr. Sonja Santelises, Baltimore City Schools
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A Vision For Excellent Instruction In Pasco County
Kurt Browning, Pasco County Schools
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The State of Literacy Instruction
Barbara Davidson, Standards Works
Sue Pimentel, Student Achievement Partners
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Renae Skarin, EL Success Forum
Moderator: David Abel, TNTP

The Opportunity Myth & Delivering on the Promises We Make to Students
Dr. Tequilla Brownie, TNTP
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Reimagining Professional Learning
Diana Fedderman, School District of Palm Beach County
Vanessa Hilton, Pasco County Schools
Tracy Miller, Pasco County Schools
Jennifer Waselewski, Pasco County Schools
Robin McClellan, Sullivan County Department of Education (Read More)
Moderator: Grace Tan, TNTP

Our 2020 Education Summit will be held April 2-3 in Orlando. Sign up to learn more as we announce the speakers and agenda.

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