Digital Learning: The Future of Schooling?

The Nord Family Foundation, the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and KnowledgeWorks invites the education and learning community to join in a timely, nonpartisan discussion about digital learning and where it may lead education in Ohio – and the nation – in the years ahead. The event will take place May 17, 2012 from 1:00pmET to 4:30pmET at the Governors Ballroom in the Sheraton at Capitol Square and on a live webcast at

National and state education experts, educators, and policymakers will discuss and debate digital learning in the era of the Common Core academic standards initiative, teacher evaluations, governance changes, and “doing more with less” financially. Confirmed speakers include the following:

  • Steve Dackin, Reynoldsburg City Schools

  • Lisa Duty, KnowledgeWorks
  • Bryan Hassel, Public Impact

  • Paul Hill, Center on Reinventing Public Education
  • Senator Peggy Lehner, Ohio Senate
  • Susan Patrick, iNACOL

  • Terry Ryan, Thomas B. Fordham Institute
  • Susan Stagner, Connections Education; and
  • Tom Vander Ark, GettingSmart.

No registration is necessary for the webcast. For more information and to register to attend please visit

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