Wednesday, 03 April, 2013
Following the Baker Distinguished Lecture by Sec. of Education, Arne Duncan, we will host a distinguished panel of local and state educators and reformers to discuss education in Tennessee. Our panel includes:
CEO of PetSafe
Gov.'s advisor on Higher Ed
Chamber of Commerce
Teacher, Bearden Middle
Executive Director, TN Higher Education Commission
Bob Rider (moderator)
Dean, College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
Knox County School Board
Some questions for discussion...
¨ How can we change the culture of education across the state of Tennessee?
¨ How does educational attainment impact the community, employment rates, and quality of life?
¨ How do we address the needs of students who are below grade level?
¨ How can higher education and K-12 work together to build a stronger K-16 paradigm?
¨ And more, as time allows!
Each panelist will share their perspectives and reflect on Secretary Arne Duncan's lecture.