General Session: What does innovative learning look like?
Meet a panel of school leaders who will discuss different models of teaching and learning.
Chris Lehmann is the founding principal and CEO of the Science Leadership Academy and the Science Leadership Academy Schools network, a network of three progressive science and technology schools in Philadelphia, PA. The Science Leadership Academy is an inquiry-driven, project-based, 1:1 laptop school that is considered to be one of the pioneers of the School 2.0 movement nationally and internationally. Chris will be joined by SLA student, Horace Ryans
Ayris Colvin is the Principal of Building 21 in Philadelphia, which seeks to “empower networks of learners to connect with their passions and build agency to impact their world.”
Crystal Cubbage is the Founding Director of The Philadelphia Learning Collaborative (PLC). PLC is a grassroots nonprofit that exists to create the conditions for student-centered, deeper learning progressive K-12 educators and schools to thrive in Philadelphia.
Ron L. Woodard is the Assistant Superintendent of Instruction at Maury County Public Schools (TN). Dr. Woodward specializes in innovative approaches to increasing postsecondary access, and developing community partnerships in schools. . He is a visionary educational leader with expertise in school turnaround, capacity building, change management, developing climate & culture in schools, effective teaming, data tracking and progress monitoring for continuous improvement.