Schedule

Agenda

Tuesday, November 19
5:00 PM Welcome Reception
6:00 PM Dinner and Founders’ Panel

  • Allan Alson, President, Alson Consulting, Senior Consultant at Panasonic Foundation; Former Superintendent, Evanston Township High School District 202, IL
  • Warren Chapman, Consultant, Social Responsibility Strategies and Initiatives; Lead Program Officer at The Joyce Foundation, 1992-2002
  • Laura Cooper, Consultant, Research for Better Teaching; Former Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, Evanston Township High School District 202, IL
  • Madeline Hafner, MSAN Executive Director and Associate Scientist, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Carol Kelly, MSAN Executive Committee and Superintendent, Oak Park Elementary School District 97, IL
  • Kristi Sandvik, MSAN Executive Committee and Superintendent, Buckeye Elementary School District #33, AZ
  • Rob Smith, Associate Professor Emeritus, George Mason University; Former Superintendent, Arlington Public Schools, VA
  • Mario Ventura, Superintendent, Isaac School District #5, AZ
8:00 PM Adjourn
Wednesday, November 20
9:00 AM Breakfast
9:30 AM Welcome
9:45 AM Opening Session: Equity Leadership Panel Conversation

  • Deb Delisle, President and CEO, Alliance for Excellent Education (All4E); Former Assistant Secretary of Elementary and Secondary Education, and Ohio Superintendent of Public Instruction; Former MSAN Superintendent, Cleveland Heights-University Heights, OH
  • John Diamond, Kellner Family Distinguished Chair in Urban Education, Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Dean Gorrell, MSAN Executive Committee and Superintendent, Verona Area School District, WI
  • Dori Leyko, MSAN Executive Committee and Superintendent, East Lansing Public Schools, MI
  • Joylynn Pruitt-Adams, MSAN Executive Committee and Superintendent, Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200, IL
10:45 AM Break
11:00 AM Professional Learning Panel Conversation

  • Devon Alexander, RPC Member and MSAN Coordinator/English Teacher, Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200, IL
  • Gloria Ladson-Billings, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Education
  • Cheryl Robinson, RPC Member and Cultural Competency Coordinator, Alexandria City Public Schools, VA
12:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM Research Panel Conversation

  • SERP-MSAN Partnership and AlgebraByExample Project: Suzanne Donovan, Executive Director, Strategic Education Research Partnership and Allie Huyghe, Assistant Director, Strategic Education Research Partnership
  • Detracking: Carri Levy, RPC Co-Convener and Director of Research, Evaluation, & Assessment, Evanston Township High School District 202, IL
  • The Advanced Placement Participation Study (TAAPS): Awilda Rodriguez, Assistant Professor, Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education, University of Michigan
  • Reflections: Allison Byrd, RPC Co-Convener and Director of Data, Research, and Assessment, Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District, OH
2:45 PM Break
3:00 PM Panel Conversation: The Power of Student Leadership

  • Kristen Byrd, Delta Airlines, 2000 MSAN Student Conference Alumna
  • Lorie Clark, High School Equity Specialist, Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, NC
  • Mary Custard, Dean of Students, Amherst Regional School District, MA
  • Carri Hale, School Counselor, Verona Area School District, WI
  • Hubert McIntyre, MAC Scholar Advisor, Shaker Heights City School District, OH
4:15 PM Break
5:30 PM Dinner and Fireside Chat: Envisioning our Future
7:00 PM Adjourn
Thursday, November 21
9:00 AM Breakfast
9:30 AM Meeting of Current MSAN Districts
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Adjourn