Global Education Massachusetts Presents
The World at Our Doorstep: Moving Towards a Global Orientation in Our Schools
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., light breakfast
The Federal Reserve Bank
600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston
Featuring Anthony Jackson, Vice President for Education, Asia Society
Dr. Jackson will discuss the Asia Society's International Studies Schools Network, a group of over 30 internationally themed schools located across the United States that are developing globally competent, college- and career-ready high school students.
Following Dr. Jackson's presentation, a diverse panel will respond, offering examples of international education initiatives in Massachusetts, making the case for business, and pointing to policies that create opportunities for a greater number of globally oriented schools.
Moderator: Julia de la Torre, Executive Director, Primary Source
Donald Andrade, Managing Director, Andrade Advisors Group, LLC
Eric Hieser, Executive Director, Sturgis Charter School, Hyannis
Bridget Rodriguez, Director of Planning and Collaboration, Massachusetts Executive Office of Education
Bethany Wood, Senior Coordinator, International Programs, Boston Public Schools