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Event
2012 Speaker Series on California's Future
The Future of Education in California

Featuring State Superintendent Tom Torlakson, Fresno Unified Superintendent Michael Hanson, and Alameda County Superintendent Sheila Jordan

Date: August 30, 2012
Time: 12:00-1:30 p.m. (Registration 11:45 a.m.)
Location: PPIC Bechtel Conference Center
500 Washington Street, ground floor
San Francisco, CA
 
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
California faces major challenges in K–12 education, from inadequate funding for schools to large achievement gaps among students. Join us for a wide-ranging conversation with state and local leaders about the future of education in California.

AGENDA
12:30 p.m. Welcome
Mark Baldassare, president and CEO, PPIC

12:35 p.m. Remarks
Tom Torlakson, state superintendent of public instruction, California Department of Education

12:40 p.m. Conversation and Q&A
Moderator: Mark Baldassare, president and CEO, PPIC

Tom Torlakson, state superintendent of public instruction, California Department of Education

Michael Hanson, superintendent, Fresno Unified School District

Sheila Jordan, superintendent of schools, Alameda County Office of Education

1:30 p.m. Adjourn

EVENT VIDEO





Michael Hanson, Sheila Jordan, Tom Torlakson, Mark Baldassare
Michael Hanson, Sheila Jordan, Tom Torlakson, and Mark Baldassare discuss the future of education in California




Michael Hanson, Sheila Jordan, Tom Torlakson, and Mark Baldassare
Tom Torlakson
State Superintendent Tom Torlakson



Sheila Jordan
Alameda County Superintendent Sheila Jordan
Pichel, Mendonca, Torlakson
Christy Pichel, Lenny Mendonca, and Tom Torlakson






Michael Hanson
Fresno Unified Superintendent Michael Hanson


The 2012 Speaker Series on California’s Future brings together thought leaders from across the political and geographic spectrum with a common goal—to think critically, constructively, and collaboratively about realistic solutions to California’s many challenges and build a better future for the state. The series features local, state, and national leaders discussing the major issues facing California—from education to climate change to the economy to governance.