Schedule at a Glance

Education Innovation Clusters: A Model for Public - Private Partnerships
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM:
Room: Ontario
Format: Concurrent Session - 60 Minutes
Primary Essential Skill: Leadership and Vision
Secondary Essential Skill: Strategic Planning
Audience: School System Administrators
Brief Session Description: What if you could leverage research-based educational technology solutions that address serious needs in your district, with the backing of private investors and university researchers? The Education Innovation Cluster model does just that. In this session, you will learn about #CTEdTech, Connecticut's partnership among state leaders, venture capital firms, educational technology companies, and a wide diversity of schools. The programs coming out of this initiative will offer you concrete examples of how to leverage local, state, and regional strengths to increase student achievement, attract funding, garner government support, tap the expertise of learning scientists, boost economic development, and highlight innovation in your district.
Skill Level: Intermediate