Dates and Schedule

October 1, 2015 - Sal Khan - Founder and CEO of Khan Academy

Marc Prensky

Sal Khan is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Khan Academy. The Academy’s mission is to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere using a learning platform comprised of instructional videos, practice exercises, dashboard analytics, and teacher tools which empower learners inside and outside the classroom to learn at their own pace. Khan Academy currently reaches over 26 million registered students in more than 190 countries.

“Education Reimagined “ Join Sal Khan as he tells the inspiring story of how he founded the not-for-profit Khan Academy and how the organization is educating millions of people worldwide. Sal will also share his thoughts on what education reimagined could look like and how his dream of "providing a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere" could become a reality.

Event Schedule:
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Registration and Cocktail Reception Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice Rotunda

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Speaker Presentation and Audience Participation Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice Theatre

February 18, 2016 - Pedro Noguera - Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education at New York University

Kevin Honeycutt

A dynamic speaker, Pedro Noguera is one of America's most important voices for healthy public education, focusing on the ways in which schools are influenced by social and economic conditions in urban settings.

Event Schedule:
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Registration and Cocktail Reception
Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Hilton Loggia and West Plaza

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Speaker Presentation and Audience Participation
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice Rotunda

April 28, 2016 - Dr. Jo Boaler 

Dr. Jo Boaler is a British education author, and Professor of Mathematics Education at the Stanford Graduate School of Education. Dr. Boaler is involved in promoting mathematics education reform and equitable mathematics classrooms.

Dr. Boaler has studied why students don’t like math and often fail in math classes.  She has followed thousands of students through middle and high schools to study how they learn and to find the most effective way to unleash the math potential in all students. 

She is the CEO and co-founder of Youcubed, a non-profit organization that provides mathematics education resources to parent and educators of K–12 students. Dr. Boaler is the author of seven books including, What’s Math Got To Do With It?  and The Elephant in the Classroom, both written for teachers and parents with the goal of improving mathematics education in both the US and UK. Her newest book, Mathematical Mindsets was just recently released and provides practical strategies that show children, even those who are convinced they are bad at math, that they can enjoy and succeed in math. 

Event Schedule:

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Registration and Cocktail Reception

Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Hilton Loggia

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Speaker Presentation and Audience Participation

Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Warren Hall