09 Jul Tony Wagner
Speaker: Tony Wagner
Change Leadership, Transforming Education for the 21st Century
Speech Topics Include:
- Reinventing’ America’s Schools
- Starting Points for Reinvention
- Educators Are From Mars; Business Leaders Live on Venus: How Are We Going To Get Down To Earth Together?
- Seeing the School Reform Elephant: What Policymakers Need to Know
- Seeking Higher Moral and Academic Standards: A Response to Character Education
- Strategies for Building Community Partnerships
Keynote speaker Tony Wagner recently accepted a position as the first Innovation Education Fellow at the Technology & Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard. Prior to this, he was the founder and co-director of the Change Leadership Group at the Harvard Graduate School of Education for more than a decade. Tony consults widely to schools, districts, and foundations around the country and internationally. His previous work experience includes twelve years as a high school teacher, K-8 principal, university professor in teacher education, and founding executive director of Educators for Social Responsibility.
Tony is also a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and a widely published author. His work includes numerous articles and five books. Speaker Tony Wagner’s latest, Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change The World, has just been published by Simon & Schuster to rave reviews and will soon be available in Spanish and Chinese translations. His 2008 book, The Global Achievement Gap has been an international best seller and has also been translated into Chinese. Tony has also recently collaborated with noted filmmaker Robert Compton to create a 60 minute documentary, “The Finland Phenomenon: Inside The World’s Most Surprising School System.”
Reinventing’ America’s Schools
Starting Points for Reinvention
Educators Are From Mars; Business Leaders Live on Venus: How Are We Going To Get Down To Earth Together?
Seeing the School Reform Elephant: What Policymakers Need to Know
Seeking Higher Moral and Academic Standards: A Response to Character Education
Strategies for Building Community Partnerships
What is The Aim of Educational Reform?
Are Schools ‘Failing’?
Successful Strategies for Community Involvement
Charter Schools: Policy Implications for Educational Reform
Why School Reform: Making the Case for Change