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Aug
14

A Conversation with Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond

2020 Speaker Series on California's Future — Virtual Event
Tony Thurmond
August 14, 2020
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

ONLINE-ONLY EVENT

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About the Program

Nearly 90% of the state’s schoolchildren will be learning remotely when schools reopen after summer break. How will the state promote high-quality distance education? How will it help schools ensure that COVID-19 does not exacerbate preexisting inequalities in learning and outcomes? Join PPIC President Mark Baldassare in conversation with State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond for a wide-ranging discussion of how the state can support school districts during this challenging time.

Agenda

11:00 a.m. Welcome
Mark Baldassare, president and CEO, PPIC

11:05 a.m. Conversation
Mark Baldassare, president and CEO, PPIC
Tony Thurmond, California state superintendent of public instruction

11:45 a.m. Audience Q&A

12:00 p.m. Adjourn

Sponsors

Contacts

Steven Bliss
Media Contact
415-291-4412
bliss@ppic.org
Kelly Holt
Event Contact
415-291-4498
holt@ppic.org

FAQ

Are there videos of PPIC events?


Yes, we record most of our events and make the video available on the PPIC event page within a couple days of the event.

Do you accept walk-in registration at PPIC events?


We accept walk-ins as room capacity permits. If you have questions about a specific event, contact Kelly Holt at events@ppic.org.

How do I learn about your event series sponsors?

The James Irvine Foundation Briefing Series

The James Irvine Foundation Briefing Series is intended to inform decisionmakers and facilitate constructive discussion about the major social, economic, and political issues facing California. The series is supported by a grant from The James Irvine Foundation.

Speaker Series on California’s Future

The 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. The series is supported by a variety of sponsors.

Sutton Family Speaker Series

The Sutton Family Speaker Series—made possible with a generous gift from Tom and Marilyn Sutton—features leaders and experts who have bold, innovative ideas that can help inspire much-needed change in California’s higher education system.

May I submit a question for the event speaker and/or panelists?


Before the event, questions may be submitted for consideration to Kelly Holt at events@ppic.org. At this time, questions submitted during the event may not be accepted.

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