- 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Rice University, Houston, TX 77005 (map)
- email@example.com or 512-716-8641
- A reservation is required.
The Tribune is pleased to partner with Rice University's Baker Institute on a daylong symposium on the state of public education in Texas.
Public Education and the 83rd Legislature
State Sen. DAN PATRICK, R-Houston, chairman of the Senate Education Committee, and state Rep. JIMMIE DON AYCOCK, R-Killeen, chairman of the House Public Education Committee
Building A Better Teacher
ROD PAIGE, former U.S. Secretary of Education; GAYLE FALLON, president of the Houston Federation of Teachers; ELISA VILLANUEVA BEARD, chief operating officer of Teach for America; LINDA MCSPADDEN MCNEIL, director of Rice University Center for Education and professor of education
Choice and Charters
DAVID ANTHONY, CEO of Raise Your Hand Texas; CAPRICE YOUNG, vice president of education at the Laura and John Arnold Foundation; DUNCAN KLUSSMANN, superintendent of the Spring Branch ISD; ROSEMARY PERLMETER, co-founder and CEO of Teaching Trust, founder of Uplift Education
A Conversation about Rice University
EVAN SMITH and DAVID LEEBRON, president of Rice University
ROBERT SCOTT, MIKE MOSES, JIM NELSON and SHIRLEY NEELEY RICHARDSON
Accountability and Student Testing
MARGARET SPELLINGS, former U.S. Secretary of Education; TOM PAUKEN, Texas workforce commissioner; ROBERT DURON, Deputy Commissioner, Texas Education Agency; SUSAN KELLNER, vice president of Texans Advocating for Meaningful Student Assessment
Magnolia Hotel Houston is the preferred hotel for this event. Visit their website or call 888-915-1110 for reservations.
This event is generously supported by:
Rice University's Baker Institute
Hobby Center for the Study of Texas at Rice
AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination)
Harmony Public Schools
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Magnolia Hotel Houston
Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE)
Greater Texas Foundation
Raise Your Hand Texas
Texas Association for The Gifted and Talented
Thompson & Horton, LLP
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