To inspire and empower Stanford students to become leaders in education (whether it be in policy, technology, or teaching itself) To foster a collaborative, empowering community of Stanford students who are passionate about education.
Offer students a chance to ponder and begin to answer these questions:
We want students to leave conference believing that the field of education is worthy of their talents and passions and is one in which they will begin to actively take steps towards pursuing.
Description: The education technology panel will discuss the growing realms of the field and how emerging technology can help support America's schools and educators.
Speakers: Jia Liu (Coursera), Gabriel Adauto (Motion Math), Karin Forssell (GSE - Learning, Design, and Technology)
Description: Teachers who have entered the classroom from a variety of pathways will come and speak about their experiences in teacher education and beyond.
Speakers: Paymon Zarghami (Teach For America), Purva Dandona (Aspire Teaching Residency), Stephanie Castellanos (Urban Teacher Center), Jovel Queirolo (Stanford Teacher Education Program)
Description: Participants will hear from Jeffrey Camarillo about his work in underserved populations and his passion for the use of education as a source of social mobility.
Speakers: Jeffrey Camarillo
Description: Experts in early childhood education will come to speak about the value of preschool education and gain exposure to what high quality preschool education looks like.
Speakers: Beth Wise (Bing Nursery School)
Description: The K12 Lab will lead a 60-minute design cycle to offer participants a chance to tackle a current educational issue.
Speakers: Devon Young, Katie Krummeck