Keynote Speaker - Dr. Tony Wagner
Wednesday - Jan. 23, 2012
General Session - 10AM-12NOON - Delta Center

Tony Wagner recently accepted a position as the first Innovation Education Fellow at the Technology & Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard. Prior to this, he was the founder and co-director of the Change Leadership Group at the Harvard Graduate School of Education for more than a decade.

He consults widely to schools, districts, and foundations around the country and internationally. His previous work experience includes twelve years as a high school teacher, K-8 principal, university professor in teacher education, and founding executive director of Educators for Social Responsibility.

Dr. Wagner is also a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and a widely published author. His work includes numerous articles and five books. Tony’s latest, Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change The World, has just been published by Simon & Schuster.

His recent book, The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don’t Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need—and What We Can do About It has been a best seller and is being translated into Chinese.

He earned an M.A.T. and an Ed.D. at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education.

“It is [the] combination of play, passion, and purpose that best develops the discipline and perseverance required to be a successful innovator.”

Dr. Tony Wagner
Keynote Speaker
Wednesday Keynote Address
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