WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On October 25-28, 2016, iNACOL is hosting the iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium 2016, the industry's leading event for those advancing powerful, personalized, learner-centered experiences and shaping the future of K-12 education. This year's theme is "Innovation for Equity + Redefining Success."
iNACOL is proud to announce the lineup of esteemed keynote speakers for the 2016 Symposium:
The End of Average: How We Succeed in a World That Values Sameness
Todd Rose, Co-Founder and President, The Center for Individual Opportunity
Innovation for Equity + Redefining Student Success: Practitioner's Perspectives
Virgel Hammonds, Chief Learning Officer, KnowledgeWorks
Dr. Darryl Adams, Superintendent, Coachella Valley Unified School District
Bending the Curve: Innovating Toward Excellence and Equity
Jim Shelton, President, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
The Leaders of Tomorrow: Illuminating Student Voices
Moderator: Andrew Brennen, National Field Director, Student Voice
Student Plenary Panel
The Power of One
Manny Scott, Founder, Ink International, Inc.
Located in San Antonio, Texas, the iNACOL Symposium gathers more than 3,400 experts and educational leaders exploring the cutting edge of next generation learning in K-12 education, both in the United States and around the world. Attendees will find invaluable networking opportunities; access to expertise, analysis and the latest trends and research; and thought-provoking interactive sessions for leaders shaping the future of education.
iNACOL President and CEO Susan Patrick said, "It is an honor to have such revered leaders keynote the iNACOL Symposium. Their expertise and personal experiences embody this year's theme, Innovation for Equity + Redefining Success, and will inspire a vision to improve K-12 education to achieve impact and scale."
The mission of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) is to catalyze the transformation of K-12 education policy and practice to advance powerful, personalized, learner-centered experiences through competency-based, blended and online learning. iNACOL is a non-profit organization focusing on research, developing policy for student-centered education to ensure equity and access, developing quality standards for emerging learning models using competency-based, blended and online education, and supporting the ongoing professional development of school and district leaders for new learning models. Visit our website, like us on Facebook, connect with us on LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter.
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