Joel Klein, CEO of Amplify, is an education visionary and proven leader of change. Prior to Amplify, Joel was Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, where he oversaw a system of 1.1 million students and 136,000 employees.
Arne Duncan is the ninth U.S. secretary of education. Before becoming secretary of education, Duncan served as the chief executive officer of the Chicago Public Schools (CPS), a position he held from June 2001 through December 2008.
Our keynote panelists -- Dr. Craig Barrett, Margaret Spellings, Dr. Michael Lomax, and Ana Ponce -- will share their ideas about how charter schools can most effectively prepare students for success in college and their careers.
Conference Updates from the Blog
Stay tuned to the NAPCS Blog all spring for the latest on this year's National Charter Schools Conference. Right now, you can:
You can browse all of this year's sessions by clicking the link above. Here are a few to whet your appetite:
Tiered Professional Development: Attracting, Hiring, and Retaining Excellent Teachers
Megan Freeman, Peak to Peak Charter School
You Are What You Say: How to Create a Successful Communications Plan
Theola Labbé-DeBose, DC Public Charter School Board
Shifting from Access to Success: Supporting Students to and through College
Donald Kamentz, YES Prep
To learn more about our breakout sessions, visit the Sessions & Content page.
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