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Upcoming Webinars (6/16)

  • 1.  Upcoming Webinars (6/16)

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    NSBA Complementary Webinar: Presented by Forecast 5

    Returning to School:_Questions School Board Members Should Be Asking

    June 18, 2–3 p.m. EDT


    As districts begin readying for the 2020-21 school year, there are a number of questions School Board members should be prepared to ask to ensure that their districts are prepared for the "new normal."


    Topics include:

    • Financial considerations amid the pandemic
    • Summer needs
    • Addressing the digital divide


    Register Here



    Matthew Lentz

    Chief Financial Officer/Board Secretary, Upper Moreland School District


    Dr. Robert McBride

    Superintendent, Lockport Township High School District 205


    Kristin Tollison

    Director of Administrative Services, Wayzata Public Schools


    Jeff Carew

    Managing Director, Forecast5 Analytics


    Dr. Adam Cibulka

    Senior Manager – 5Lab, Forecast5 Analytics


    Julie Fitzgerald

    Managing Director, Forecast5 Analytics


    Heather Taylor

    Senior Analytics Advisor, Forecast5 Analytics



    Education and structural inequalities during COVID-19: How do Finland and the U.S. compare? (Brookings)

    Thursday, June 25, 2020, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. EDT


    Online: https://www.brookings.edu/events/education-and-structural-inequalities-during-covid-19-how-do-finland-and-the-us-compare/




    On June 25, the Center for Universal Education will host a webinar to highlight the similarities and differences in the Finnish and U.S. approach to providing quality education for learners of all races, backgrounds, and income levels before and during the pandemic. Emiliana Vegas, senior fellow and co-director of the Center for Universal Education, will moderate a conversation between Li Andersson, minister of education of Finland, and John B. King, CEO of Education Trust and former U.S. Secretary of Education, on how differences in policies to ensure educational opportunity between the two countries may affect structural inequality. Brookings President John R. Allen will deliver opening remarks.


    Viewers can submit questions via email to events@brookings.edu or via Twitter with #covidreopening.

    Opening remarks

    John R. Allen, President, The Brookings Institution



    Li Andersson, Minister of Education of Finland | @liandersson
    John B. King Jr., President and CEO, The Education Trust; Former U.S. Secretary of Education (2016 - 2017) | @JohnBKing
    Moderator: Emiliana Vegas, Senior Fellow and Co-Director, Center for Universal Education, The Brookings Institution | @EmiVegasV






    Adam Lustig

    Director, Center for Safe Schools

    National School Boards Association



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