Our aim is to bring together rural educators, administrators, policymakers, and other stakeholders for two days of engaging sessions to highlight best practices and influence regional and national policy.
The speaker lineup includes Former Sen. Majority Leader Bill Frist; U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White; Rural Trust Executive Director Doris Williams; Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman, and more.
Session topics include using technology to improve student achievement, strategies for improving high school graduation and college completion rates, implications of federal policy for rural school districts, bolstering administrator success, supporting teachers in rural schools, and improving early childhood education.
Co-hosted by the State Collaborative on Reforming Education, Ayers Foundation, Niswonger Foundation, the Rural School and Community Trust, and the Tennessee School Boards Association.
To register for the summit and receive more information, including a summit agenda and lodging information, click here.