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Join us for our 10th annual education leadership conference! At WRIE 2021, you’ll learn from district leaders and teams around the country who are deeply engaged in building improvement cycles into the classroom and succeeding at supporting all students in reaching their potential. Learn key strategies in shifting culture, improving practice and unleashing results.

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EXPERIENCE THE ENERGY OF WHAT’S RIGHT IN EDUCATION

TICKETS:

Early Bird Registration: $100
Now through September 1, 2021.

General Registration: $175
September 2 – October 27, 2021.

FEATURED SPEAKERS

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ROBERT HUGHES

Carnegie Foundation | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Director of K-12 Education • Carnegie Board of Directors

Robert “Bob” Hughes, director of K-12 Education at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation United States Program, oversees the work to ensure that all students are prepared for success in college and career.

Before joining the foundation, Bob was president of New Visions for Public Schools, a New York City school network of 70 district schools serving approximately 45,000 students. During his tenure, New Visions created 99 district and seven charter public schools, provided mentoring services to hundreds of new principals, developed school-based certification programs for teachers and principals, secondary curricula now accessed by thousands of teachers and data management tools to streamline school operations and track student progress toward graduation and college. Hughes has also led or been involved in individual and class action litigation in special education and state school finance. He started his career providing legal representation to homeless parents and students in the New York City public school system and worked extensively with community organizers around education issues.

Bob serves as a board member of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Prior board affiliations include Advocates for Children of New York, Fund For Teachers, and Projects in Education, the nonprofit publisher of Education Week.

BEN DALEY

High Tech High Graduate School of Education

President • Chief Operating Officer • Chief Academic Officer • Founding Faculty Member

Ben Daley joined High Tech High to teach physics as a founding faculty member in fall 2000. He has been a school director, chief operating officer and chief academic officer for High Tech High and is now the president of the Graduate School of Education. As a student at Haverford College, Ben majored in physics and was credentialed in secondary physics and math, student teaching at Lower Merion High School outside Philadelphia.

After graduation, he traveled to the Philippines and taught science and math at an international school in Manila. Upon his return to the U.S., he taught physics and AP physics at the Madeira School, a girls’ boarding school in suburban Washington, D.C. He then moved to California to coach basketball and to teach physics at Pomona and Pitzer Colleges. He earned an M.A. in Science Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership at the University of California, San Diego. Ben’s research is focused on continuous improvement in schools, which is an effort to spread good practices in education using a broad range of both outcome and process data.

About Robert Hughes

Robert Hughes is the director of K-12 Education for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation U.S. Program. Robert works to ensure all students are prepared for success in college and career. Hughes also serves on the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Board of Directors. We are honored to welcome him to share his knowledge and experience at What’s Right in Education on October 27-28, 2021.

Hughes previously served as president of New Visions for Public Schools, a New York City school network serving approximately 45,000 students. New Visions created 99 districts and seven charter public schools, providing mentoring services to hundreds of new principals. In his time, New Visions developed school-based certification programs for teachers and principals and secondary curricula that is now used by thousands of teachers and data management tools to streamline school operations and track student progress toward graduation and college.

About Ben Daley

Ben Daley joined High Tech High to teach physics as a founding faculty member in fall 2000. He has been a school director, chief operating officer and chief academic officer for High Tech High and is now the president of the Graduate School of Education. As a student at Haverford College, Ben majored in physics and was credentialed in secondary physics and math, student teaching at Lower Merion High School outside Philadelphia.

After graduation, he traveled to the Philippines and taught science and math at an international school in Manila. Upon his return to the U.S., he taught physics and AP physics at the Madeira School, a girls’ boarding school in suburban Washington, D.C. He then moved to California to coach basketball and to teach physics at Pomona and Pitzer Colleges. He earned an M.A. in Science Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership at the University of California, San Diego. Ben’s research is focused on continuous improvement in schools, which is an effort to spread good practices in education using a broad range of both outcome and process data.

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