Every fall The Rowland Foundation offers a one-day conference hosted by the University of Vermont. While the conference is open to all educators, the Foundation specifically encourages eight-member teams from Vermont high schools. Team members typically include the principal or head of school, two or three teachers, an additional administrator or two, two students (strongly advised) and a school board member or superintendent.
A keynote address will be delivered by a nationally or internationally known educator, followed by morning and afternoon session workshops facilitated by our Rowland Fellows.
OCTOBER 27, 2016 AT THE UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT
EQUITY AND EXCELLENCE
CLOSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP IN VERMONT SCHOOLS
Keynote Speaker: Jonathan Kozol (website)
TONY WAGNER'S SEPTEMBER 27TH KEYNOTE ADDRESS
2012 PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS
Tony Wagner has recently accepted a position as the first Innovation Education Fellow at Harvard's Entrepreneurship Center. He consults widely with schools across the country and internationally. He has been a high school teacher, a principal, a university professor in teacher education and the founding Executive Director of Educators for Social Responsibility and Harvard's Change Leadership Group.
Tony Wagner is the author of countless articles and five critically acclaimed books.
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