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ADVISORY: Charter School Leaders Talk Strategies for Growing Great Teachers and Leaders
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ADVISORY: Charter School Leaders Talk Strategies for Growing Great Teachers and Leaders

May 9, 2011, 9:30am – 11:00am

Admission is free.
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Featured presenter:

Christi Chadwick, Senior Consultant, Public Impact

Featured panelists:

Nella García Urban, Director of Teacher Development, YES Prep Public Schools

Orin Gutlerner, Director of the MATCH Teacher Residency, MATCH Charter School

Irma Muñoz, Chief People and Systems Officer, IDEA Public Schools

Kelly Wright, Senior Learning Officer, KIPP Foundation

Moderated by:

Cynthia Brown, Vice President for Education Policy, Center for American Progress

Successful charter schools and the Charter Management Organizations that run them have grown significantly over the past decade but the limited supply of effective teachers and leaders is a key barrier standing in the way of more rapid growth. Recent studies have indicated that many charter schools have an inadequate pipeline of school leaders and face a looming shortage on the horizon.

Join us for a conversation with charter school leaders to discuss their strategies for overcoming human capital challenges. We will launch the conversation with a paper by Christi Chadwick that analyzes the pipeline-building approaches undertaken by the following six Charter Management Organizations: Green Dot Public Schools; IDEA Public Schools; High Tech High; the Knowledge is Power Program, or KIPP; Rocketship Education; and YES Prep Public Schools. We will continue and expand on the discussion with a panel of distinguished charter schools and human capital experts.

May 9, 2011, 9:30am – 11:00am

Space is extremely limited. RSVP required.
Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis and not guaranteed.

Coffee will be served at 9:00 a.m.

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