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November Summit

Date & Time: November 15 & 16

Panel Topics and Presenters

Panel 1:  Creating a World-Class Educational System

This panel will discuss what it means to be a world-class educational system. The panel will consider how Anchorage compares to other parts of the US and internationally, including special attention to the Finnish system and what is behind their consistently excellent outcomes.

Panel 2: Ensuring All Children Learn to the Best of their Ability

This panel will discuss elements that are essential to encourage the best outcomes for every child, including:

  • Curriculum and what should be taught;
  • Technology as a tool for individualized learning; and
  • Assessment of both teachers and students.
Panel 3: Alternatives to Traditional Education

The third panel will explore charter schools, school choice and other alternatives to traditional education in the US, including alternative testing and teacher preparation methods. And it will review data on the success of charter and alternative schools and the implications of that data.

Here you will find a list of November Summit participants.
Here you will find the agenda for the November Summit.
Here you will find Briefing Materials for November Summit.
Here you will find the PowerPoint Presentations given by Panelists at the November Summit.
    • Mayor's Office
    • Mayor: Dan Sullivan
    • 632 W 6th Avenue, Suite 840, Anchorage, AK 99501
    • 907 343-7100