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Diane Ravitch | Thursday, April 16, 8:30 a.m.

Diane Ravitch is Research Professor of Education at New York University and a historian of education.

She blogs at, a site which has had nearly 8.3 million page views in less than a year.

From 1991 to 1993, she was Assistant Secretary of Education and Counselor to Secretary of Education Lamar Alexander in the administration of President George H.W. Bush. She was responsible for the Office of Educational Research and Improvement in the U.S. Department of Education. As assistant secretary, she led the federal effort to promote the creation of voluntary state and national academic standards...Read More

Yong Zhao | Friday April 17, 8:30 a.m.

Dr. Yong Zhao is an internationally known scholar, author, and speaker. His works focus on the implications of globalization and technology on education. He has designed schools that cultivate global competence, developed computer games for language learning, and founded research and development institutions to explore innovative education models. He has published over 100 articles and 20 books, including Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon: Why China Has the Best (and Worst) Education System in the WorldCatching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization; and World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students. He is a recipient of the Early Career Award from the American Educational Research Association and was named one of the 2012 10 most influential people in educational technology by... Read More

Craig Zablocki | Friday, April 17, 1:30 p.m.

Craig Zablocki has spoken internationally and in all 50 statesto over 900,000 people. From cops to gang members, from surgeons to school superintendents, from lawyers to realtors, he has addressed sales executives, child-abuse-prevention specialists, farmers, New York executives, hospice workers, college professors, federal prison workers, mental health specialists and the armed forces. Thousands of organizations rely on Craig. He travels from Denver, Colorado and looks forward to bringing his humor to your organization.

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