Rural Education Forum


The Rural Education National Forum is designed to inspire individual potential and possibilities from powerful rural schools and education leaders that are linked to prosperous rural communities.

Keynote and learning sessions will provide attendees the opportunity to hear from educational leaders and practitioners from around the country on critical rural education issues, then participate in discussions with presenters and other attendees.

We will have multiple keynote speakers at the Forum. Featured keynote speakers:

Mark Rembert

Homer Hickam
(adapted into October Sky)

Dr. James Mahoney
Executive Director, 

Gayle Manchin
President, West Virginia State Board of Education; Past-President of the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE)

Randi Weingarten
President; American Federation of Teachers

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