EVENT: Embracing the Common Core: Helping Students Thrive (February 15)
On February 15,
the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, Ohio Grantmakers Forum, and Achieve are hosting “Embracing the Common
Core: Helping Students Thrive,” an important conversation about Ohio’s adoption
and implementation of the Common Core Academic Standards.
Melissa Cardena, director of academic quality
and assurances for the Ohio Board of Regents;
Mike Cohen, president of Achieve;
Steve Dackin, superintendent of Reynoldsburg
Chester E. Finn, Jr., president of the Thomas B.
Eric Gordon, CEO of
Cleveland Metropolitan Schools;
Stan Heffner, state superintendent of public
Debe Terhar, president of the State Board of
Deb Tully, director of professionals issues for
the Ohio Federation of Teachers.
The event will be held Wednesday, February 15, from 9:30 am
to 12:30 pm at the Hyatt Regency, Delaware Ball Room, 350 N. High Street,
Columbus. (Note, this is a different
location than previously announced; however, the Hyatt Regency is connected to
the Greater Columbus Convention Center and should be convenient to anyone who
has already made hotel or other travel accommodations.) Register