Pre-Conference: Portrait of a Graduate

June 18, 2018
1–4 pm

Hilton Columbus/Polaris | Columbus, Ohio

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Portrait of a Graduate: A first step in building a 21st century education system

  • What are the aspirations and dreams that your community has for its young people?
  • Are your students well prepared to contribute and compete in this global, innovative economy?
  • Do you have a stated vision for creating a 21st century educational system?

1–1:45 pm

School systems are strengthened when communities are engaged in shaping the future direction of their schools through the design of a Portrait of a Graduate. The Portrait of a Graduate becomes the “North Star” for transforming school systems to provide educational experiences that intentionally cultivate the competencies, including 21st century skills, mindsets, and literacies essential for students to be effective lifelong learners and contributors.


2–4 pm

  • Explore the Necessity of Redefining Success for our Schools and our Graduates
  • Create a Portrait of a Graduate: Explore the Design Process
  • You Have a Portrait of a Graduate, Now What?


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