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The First NISCE Conference on Student-Centered Education

Friday, April 5, 2013
Boston, Mass.
Hilton Boston (Logan Airport)

Student-centered education is both broad and deep in theory and in practice. From the many challenges of teaching students as individuals, to the neurological milestones of human development, from the politics of vouchers to the challenges of the Common Core, student-centered education is complicated, multifaceted, highly effective and not always easy to achieve—especially on a large scale.

INSPIRE 2013 will offer fresh perspectives on the how and why of student-centered learning—a mix of practical advice from those on the front lines along with exciting insights from leading experts. The one-day conference brings together an engaging line-up of passionate presenters and panelists, as well as unique opportunities for attendees to participate in sessions with colleagues and make new connections. (See the preliminary conference agenda here.)

The conference will bring together experts on delivering, improving, and accessing education that is student and learned focused. CEU's will be available for attending the event.

Keynote speakers are:

  • Todd Rose, education neuroscientist from Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Taylor Mali, former teacher, now author, performance poet and teacher advocate

Other speakers are:

  • Robert Brooks, psychologist and faculty member of Harvard Medical School
  • Christina Brown, Co-Director of the Principal Residency Network, Center for Collaborative Education
  • Laurie Gagnon, Director of Quality Performance Assessment, Center for Collaborative Education
  • Kristina Lamour Sansone, Chair of Design and Associate Professor, Lesley University

More information available on the NISCE website.