KnowledgeWorks Vice President of Pollicy and Advocacy Matt Williams will be participating in a round table discussion at the Education Commission of the States' 2017 National Forum on Education Policy. This event brings education leaders together from across the aisle and across the states, providing opportunities to interact, learn and collaborate.
KnowledgeWorks Senior Director of National Policy Lillian Pace will be joining Scott Marion and Randy Bennet for a presentation at an upcoming conference hosted by The Council of Chief State School Officers. This year's National Conference on Student Assessment is themed "Flexibility and Innovation in Assessment and Accountability under ESSA" and the event will allow states to share and discuss best practices, strategies, research and resources that support states in implementing high-quality assessments and strong accountability systems.
The session Pace will be partiicpating in is called, "What Should Innovative Assessments Designed to Have Positive Impact on Teaching and Learning for All Students be like?"
The Foundation for Excellence in Education’s 10th Annual National Summit on Education Reform will take place from November 29 to December 1, 2017, in Nashville, Tennessee. At this event, KnowledgeWorks Vice President of Pollicy and Advocacy Matt Williams will serve as a panelist for a strategy session called “Policy, Pilots, and the Path to Personalized Learning." This session will occur on Thursday, November 30 from 9:45-11:00 a.m. The purpose of this session is to consider the momentum building across the country for competency-based, personalized learning.
The Summit is expected to attract more than 1,000 local, state and national policymakers from 47 states across the country – including legislators, chief state school officers and Governors’ policy directors, as well as state and national education advocacy organizations.