We selected inventors and innovators in diverse fields to describe their creative process. We will hear from artists, economists, entrepreneurs, futurists, medical researchers, technology wizards, and urban planners.
Using the insights offered by our speakers, on-stage interviews and panels, Institute participants will design a school for 2040, a school that will be radically different.A number of great presenters have already been confirmed, including: Google's Research Director Alfred Spector, IBM's Watson Program Leader Satya Nitta, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Innovation Director Tom Stritikus, futurists John Mahaffie and Lisa Bodell, innovators Farah Assir (New York Times), Caleb Harper (MIT CityFarm), Garthen Leslie (Quirky inventor), Chris Bruce (Sproutling), author Monica Martinez (Deeper Learning), SREB Executive Director Gene Bottoms, AASA Executive Director Dan Domenech (AASA), CUNY Vice Chancellor Frank Sanchez, and Jake Barton, designer of the 9/11 Memorial Museum.
Starting Saturday, July 11th, the Institute will be held at the Walter Reade Theater
(165 W. 65th Street, Plaza Level), starting at 8:00AM.
Look for the banner that says "Film," then take stairs/escalator/elevator to Plaza Level) in Lincoln Center.
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Awardees of the 2014 National School Change Award
Our team of judges selected the following schools as awardees and finalists for their exceptional examples of change and improvement. Please note that we are not accepting nominations for 2015.
|East Olympia Elementary||Olympia||WA|
|Evergreen Elementary School||Whittier||CA|
|Union Communication Arts Magnet||Texarkana||AK|
|Boonton High School||Boonton||NJ|