4th Annual Education Nation October 6-8, 2013

NBC Education Nation

PLEASE NOTE that the times provided here are Eastern Standard Time.

NBC’s fourth annual Education Nation activities will take place this year from Sunday, October 6 through Tuesday, October 8 in New York City.  The event will explore “What it Takes” to get a student through school and ready to succeed in college, career, and beyond.

·      Student Town Hall: Sunday, October 6, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. ET

·      Teacher Town Hall: Sunday, October 6, 12 – 2 p.m. ET

·      2013 Education Nation Summit: Monday, October 7 and Tuesday, October 8, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The entire Summit will be streamed live on EducationNation.com all day Monday, 10/7 and Tuesday, 10/8.  As in years past, the Summit will consist of panel discussions, presentations and one-on-one interviews.  The agenda includes a wide range of topics.  CLICK HERE to read the AGENDA.

Be sure to TWEET and POST and get your voices heard by joining in on the Twitter action during Education Nation. Don’t forget to include the official Twitter hash tag and important handles in your tweets to extend your reach. Suggested hashtags:  #CommonCore and #CCSS.

NEA at Education Nation Summit Activities:  On Monday, October 7, President Van Roekel will participate in a panel discussion titled, “What it Takes: Well Trained Teachers.” Moderated by NBC’s Rehema Ellis, the panel will explore current teacher recruitment and training programs in U.S. schools of education, and whether such systems can ensure a pipeline of well-trained talent to prepare students for success in today’s world.  Others on the panel include: Governor Jack Markell (D-DE), Andre Perry (Founding Dean of Urban Education at Davenport University), and Deborah Ball (Professor, Univ.of Michigan).

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