Monday, July 05, 2010

Live and Interactive with Ted Kolderie on Teachers as Partners in School Organization

Join me for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com interview with Ted Kolderie, founding partner of Education|Evolving, about education reform, open enrollment and school choice, charter schools, and teachers as owners of professional partnerships that are responsible and accountable for managing schools.

Education|Evolvling works to convince those who make and influence policy that America's success depends on creating radically different and better ways for young people to learn and for teachers to work.

Date: Thursday, July 8th, 2010
Time: 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am (next day) GMT (international times here)
Duration: 1 hour
Location: In Elluminate. Log in at http://tr.im/futureofed. The Elluminate room will be open up to 30 minutes before the event if you want to come in early. To make sure that your computer is configured for Elluminate, please visit http://www.elluminate.com/support. Recordings of the session will be posted within a day of the event at the event page.
Event and Recording Pagehttp://www.learncentral.org/node/84546

Ted Kolderie has worked on system questions and with legislative policy in different areas of public life: urban and metropolitan affairs and public finance through the 1960s and '70s. He is most recognized nationally for his work on K-12 education policy and innovation, which he has focused on since the early 1980s. Ted was instrumental in the design and passage of the nation’s first charter school law in Minnesota in1991, and has since worked on the design and improvement of charter legislation in over seventeen states. He has written about the charter idea and its progress in a variety of publications, and is the author of “Creating the Capacity for Change: How and Why Governors and Legislatures are Opening a New-Schools Sector in Public Education” (Education Week Press, 2005).

A graduate of Carleton College and of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs at Princeton University, Ted was previously executive director of the Twin Cities Citizens League, a reporter and editorial writer for the Minneapolis Star and Tribune, and a senior fellow at the University of Minnesota’s Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs.
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