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66th National Seminar Speakers

Speakers confirmed so far for the 2013 National Seminar include:

Keynote speakers:

  • Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education
  • Thomas Friedman, The New York Times
  • James Heckman, University of Chicago
  • Sal Khan, Khan Academy
  • Claude Steele, Stanford University

Other speakers

  • Linda Darling-Hammond,  Stanford University
  • Stephen Abbott, Great Schools Partnership
  • Anthony Lising Antonio, Stanford University
  • Stephanie Banchero, Wall Street Journal
  • Sir Michael Barber, Pearson
  • Eric Bettinger, Stanford University
  • David Bornstein, The New York Times
  • Jenny Brundin, Colorado Public Radio
  • Brandon Busteed, Gallup
  • Sarah Carr, author
  • Prudence Carter, Stanford University
  • Kevin Chavous, American Federation for Children
  • Anthony Cody, Living in Dialogue
  • Jessica Cogan, SEO Scholars
  • Richard Colvin, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
  • Regina Corso, Harris Interactive
  • Jennifer Davis, The National Center on Time and Learning
  • Girlie Delacruz, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Susan Ferriss, The Center for Public Integrity
  • Lucy Friedman, The After-School Corporation
  • Bruce Fuller, University of California, Berkeley
  • Patricia Gandara, UCLA
  • Trevor Greene, Toppenish High School
  • Pamela Grossman, Stanford University
  • Kenji Hakuta, Stanford University
  • Douglas Harris, Tulane University
  • Jeffrey Henig, Columbia University
  • Joan Herman, University of California Los Angeles
  • Ben Herold, WHYY/Philadelphia Public School Notebook
  • Bill Jackson, Great Schools
  • David Jackson, Chicago Tribune
  • Shane Jimerson, University  of California, Santa Barbara
  • Michael John, Glasslabs
  • Nate Johnson, HCM Strategies
  • Stan Jones, Complete College America
  • Robert Kelchen, University of Wisconsin
  • Karen Kipple, Carnegie Foundation
  • David Kirp, University of California, Berkeley
  • Daphne Koller, Stanford University/Coursera
  • Susanna Loeb, Stanford University
  • Jon Marcus, Hechinger Report
  • Gary Marx, Chicago Tribune
  • John Merrow, Learning Matters
  • Chris Minnich, Council of Chief State School Officers
  • John Mitchell, Stanford University
  • Jim Pellegrino, University of Illinois-Chicago
  • Michael Petrilli, Fordham Institute
  • Justin Pope, Associated Press
  • John Pryor, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Macke Raymond, Stanford University
  • Sean Reardon, Stanford University
  • Zakia Redd, Child Trends
  • Cathy Sandeen, American Council on Education
  • Tim Sandoval, Bright Prospect
  • Sterling Speirn, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
  • David Steele, Hillsborough County, Fla., School District
  • Jacqueline Rabe Thomas, Connecticut Mirror
  • Mark Triplett, Urban Promise Academy
  • Peg Tyre, author
  • Nicole Veltze, North High School
  • Randi Weingarten, American Federation of Teachers
  • Martin West, Harvard University
  • Richard Whitmire, author
  • Gabi Zolla, Council for Adult and Experiential Learning