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Check out today’s NSBA Annual Conference TV that highlights Friday and Saturday activities at the conference.
On the preview video for the last day of the National School Boards Association’s 2014 Annual Conference, NSBA President-Elect Anne M. Byrne introduces the “new and unconventional” morning General Session, which features three speakers: Bestselling author Nikhil Goyal will present the student’s perspective on transforming schools; education and technology consultant Angela Maiers will share how literacy changes lives; and former English teacher and author Erin Gruwell, will talk about how her teaching experience inspired the movie Freedom Writers.
At the final General Session, author, life coach, and leadership catalyst, Simon T. Bailey will present techniques formulated to bring out brilliance in yourself and your organization while getting actionable takeaways that produce sustainable results.
Byrne will assume leadership as President at the end of the conference, and she welcomed attendees to join her on the “journey toward leading children to excellence.”
Additionally, there will be a General Session from 11am with basketball legend, entrepreneur, and public school advocate, Earvin “Magic” Johnson.
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NSBA President David A. Pickler introduces the second day at the 2014 Annual Conference and discusses the dynamic and sought-after creativity thought leader Sir Ken Robinson. In addition, Pickler speaks to the lessons he has learned about the “new realities” of public education from meeting with hundreds of school district leaders over the last year.
In response, Pickler excitedly shares the aggressive and bold strides NSBA is taking to address advocacy concerns and promote the core values of free, high-quality, and universally available education.
Pickler announces the National Connection, a new approach to partnering with state associations focused on enhancing their positions as providers of cost-effective nationally developed resources through member districts. “It’s a new way to work together.”
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In his video welcome message to the National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) 2014 Annual Conference, Executive Director Thomas J. Gentzel’s discusses the reshaping of NSBA as an organization and the strategic launch of the “Stand Up 4 Public Schools” national campaign earlier this spring.
Gentzel describes the first General Session, where attendees will hear from globally recognized journalist and New York Times bestselling author Thomas Friedman, who will share his insight into how our schooling has changed in the last century.
In addition to attending the General Session, attendees should be sure to walk through more than 260 vendors in the “NSBA Campus”. Gentzel encourages attendees to download the NSBA conference app for easy browsing of the conference program book; the app is available for mobile phones and tablet devices.
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Thomas J. Gentzel, Executive Director of the National School Boards Association (NSBA), and David A. Pickler, NSBA’s 2013-14 President, urge school board members to join NSBA’s “Army of Advocates” and fight for public education. Gentzel asks school boards to stand up to “those who abandon student achievement and sell off public schools and end local school board governance for their own profit,” and details some of NSBA’s new advocacy initiatives.
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View National School Boards Association’s 2013 Annual Conference message from 2013-2014 President David A. Pickler for April 15, 2013 highlighting today’s conference schedule and the upcoming year.
Watch National School Boards Association’s 2013 Annual Conference message from President C. Ed Massey for April 14, 2013 highlighting today conference schedule.
UPDATE: Due to illness, National Teacher of the Year Rebecca Mielwocki is unable to join us in San Diego. We will have a new session in place of her workshop on Sunday. Julie Evans, CEO of Project Tomorrow, will speak on “Digital Experiences and Expectations of Tomorrow’s Teachers” at 1:30 p.m. in Ballroom 20A.
Watch National School Boards Association’s 2013 Annual Conference welcome message from Executive Director Thomas J. Gentzel for the opening day of the conference.
Update: The video for “Going Local: What A City Can Do For Its Schools,” is now archived at educationnation.com.
This week, NBC News is hosting its second annual Education Nation Week and Summit. NBC News is promoting the 2011 Education Nation as a way to, “address the developments, challenges, and progress of the past year, as well as identify and explore new, exciting opportunities to reinvent America as an Education Nation.”
The National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) President Mary Broderick and Executive Director Anne L. Bryant are representing NSBA at the Education Nation Summit. Broderick will be on the Education Nation panel, “Going Local: What A City Can Do For Its Schools,” scheduled for today, September 27 from 1 – 2 pm EDT. Broderick will be joined by mayors and community leaders to discuss how they’re addressing education.
NBC News’ Lester Holt will moderate this session. The Twitter hashtag for this session is #LocalEdNat.
Mary will be a panelist in the second part of the session with:
- Mayor Richard Berry of Albuquerque
- Mayor Cory Booker of Newark
- Mayor Angel Taveras of Providence
The first part of the session will feature:
- Michael Brown, CEO & Co-Founder of City Year, Inc
- Marguerite Kondracke, President and CEO of America’s Promise Alliance
- Mayor Michael Nutter of Philadelphia
- Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake of Baltimore
The session is scheduled to be live web streamed on the South Stage feed.
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Additionally, during Education Nation, Bryant will serve an education expert on EducationNation.com. Bryant will be answering users’ questions. To ask her a question or to view questions Bryant has already answered, go to the Ask an Expert page .