This Educelerate Event was recorded on July 31st, 2014 and presented by Christopher Nyren, Founder of Educelerate. Educelerate holds a gathering space for Ed Tech leaders in the industry with the educators and entrepreneurs who share their interests. This next episode, taken from Educelerate 18: New School Models in K-12 Education, invites listeners and viewers to join our panel discussion on New Models in K-12 Education. Watch experts in Blended and Flipped Learning, Maker and Place-based Education, and Charters and Independent Schools including:
Cameron Smith: Cameron is the co-founder and CEO of Bennett Day School, which he was inspired to create after the birth of his son in 2010 (who will be a member of their first JK class this year). He also serves on the Board of the Namaste Charter School.
• Anne Gillespie: Anne is the Founding Principal of the Academy for Global Citizenship. After working as a teacher in the Chicago Public Schools and earning her Masters of Curriculum and Instruction from National-Louis University, Anne co-founded the Academy for Global Citizenship, a Chicago Public Charter School located on the underserved Southwest side of Chicago.
• Nick Montgomery: Nick is the Chief Research Officer of TeacherMatch and previously was the founder and CEO of UChicago Impact, an organization supporting schools in the use of research-based, practice-proven tools across 20 states.
• David Napier: kindly filling in on our panel for Mac Gamse, founder and CEO of Meritas Schools, David is the SVP of Regional Operations, providing strategic and operational leadership for its four schools in the Western US. Previously, David worked for the education private equity fund Sterling Partners and in business development for Kaplan. Please join us online at Educelerate’s next event. You can RSVP here at our Meetup Page.