National Education Week

Washington, DC - Nov 10 to Nov 13, 2014

more than $250


Short Description:

National Education Week will take place November 10 – 13 in Washington, D.C. National Education Week convenes the most influential leaders shaping trends, making and implementing policy, and leading innovation in public and private education—from early childhood and K–12 through higher education and lifelong learning.

Long Description

National Education Week will feature four days of world-class events and will culminate in a two-day Thought Leader Summit for 600 attendees at the National Press Club. In presentations, workshops, and networking events, participants will examine the nation’s most pressing education challenges and collaborate toward technology-based solutions and other advances.

National Education Week will offer attendees:

  • Unparalleled opportunities to engage with thought leaders from all sectors of the education landscape – policymakers, entrepreneurs, investors, and educators
  • Insight into what educators, schools, colleges and universities need from entrepreneurs
  • Insight into next wave innovation opportunities in K-12 and Higher Ed
  • Future forecasting from education investors about where the capital will flow next
  • Access to the latest startups in education
  • Dedicated networking lounge for you to have the conversations that make this conference a networking powerhouse
  • Opportunities to continue the National Education Week conversation with admission to year-round events hosted by National Education Initiative

Featured presenters include:

  • David Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Carlyle Group;
  • U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ);
  • Jim Shelton, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Education;
  • Katherine Bradley, President, CityBridge Foundation;
  • Campbell Brown, Founder of Partnership for Educational Justice;
  • John Katzman, CEO and Founder of Noodle; and
  • Joel Klein, CEO, Amplify, Former Chancellor, New York City Department of Education, Board of Directors, ExcelinEd

National Education Week is the flagship event of NEI, a year-round series of 15 events, webinars and networking opportunities designed to increase the productivity and competitiveness of the U.S. education system.

To find out more information on National Education Week, including panelists and corporate partners, please visit: http://www.nationaleducationweek.com.