Advocacy, Challenges, and the Public Good November 6 & 7, 2017


Designed for teachers, university faculty, policymakers, and other education stakeholders, UNI’s 2017 Education Summit will explore the opportunities and challenges of education in the 21st century. The Summit will feature presentations, panels, and dialogue sessions led by state, regional, and national experts, including scholars and practitioners. Strands will include:

  • diversity and cultural competence
  • social-emotional learning
  • personalized and blended learning, and
  • community engagement and partnerships

Keynote speakers for the 2017 Ed Summit will include LeDerick Horne and Lisa Delpit. Breakout session presenters will represent institutions of higher education in Iowa and nationwide, Iowa school districts and AEAs, and education policy organizations.

The Summit will take place at Maucker Union, UNI

The Education Summit is possible thanks to the generous support of the Richard O. Jacobson COE Strategic Program Endowment, which is administered through the UNI Foundation.