Jeff Riley, Superintendent/Receiver of Lawrence Public Schools, To Give Keynote Address to Boston Area Education Leaders

Jun 12, 2012, 13:21 ET from Education Pioneers

Riley to challenge next generation of leaders to transform education during Education Pioneers' celebratory event

BOSTON, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Education Pioneers, a national nonprofit that attracts top talent to transform education into the best led sector in the U.S. economy to ensure that all students receive a high-quality education, announced today that Jeffrey Riley, Superintendent/Receiver of Lawrence Public Schools will be giving a keynote address on June 14th at One Financial, Boston, to an audience of new and established education leaders.

What: 2012 WHY Celebration: Honoring the experiences that inspired our paths to transform education

When: Thursday, June 14; 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Where: One Financial, Boston   

Event Contact: Kate Powell,

"Jeff Riley has a track record of success as a district administrator, school leader, and teacher," said Kimberly Zouzoua (pronounced Zoo-zwa), Executive Director, Northern Region, Education Pioneers. "The insights he will share during his keynote address will be invaluable to our audience of education leaders who are working hard to transform results for all Massachusetts students."

Riley will address leaders in the Greater Boston education community, including leaders of state, district, and non-profit organizations, and will speak about the importance of education reform and how to remain innovative and positive in the face of obstacles.

"The task of turning around Lawrence Public Schools is incredibly challenging and important work," said Jeffrey Riley, Superintendent/Receiver of Lawrence Public Schools. "Success requires the support of teachers, parents, students, and the entire community.  I look forward to sharing my work and connecting with Boston-area education leaders as we all work together to set and meet high expectations and standards for all children."

About Education Pioneers

Education Pioneers mobilizes and prepares a national network of talented leaders and managers to transform our education system into one that equips all students with the skills they need to thrive in college, career, and life. Through Fellowship and Alumni programs, Education Pioneers increases the talent supply of top leaders in education to improve the leadership capacity in key organizations – such as school districts, charter school organizations, and nonprofits – and to advance our goal to make education the best led and managed sector in the U.S. economy.

SOURCE Education Pioneers