Opening Luncheon

 
Sunday, June 20, 2010: 11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Ambassador Ballroom (Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center)
11:15 – Seating for luncheon begins

 12:00 – Remarks and Welcome

          Anne Howard, Conference Director, Council of Chief State School Officers

          Gene Wilhoit, Executive Director, Council of Chief State School Officers

 12:10 – Recognition of luncheon sponsor

          Gene Wilhoit, Executive Director, Council of Chief State School Officers

          Kurt Landgraf, Opening from President and CEO, Educational Testing Service

12:15 – Opening Keynote Presentation

          Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education

          Carmel Martin, Assistant Secretary fro Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development for the USDOE

The opening luncheon will touch upon the “state of the union” around education today and the various initiatives that are taking place such as Race-To-The-Top, Common Standards, and the Consortia efforts that are developing around assessment. There will also be discussion about what the future holds and the opportunities that can give us insights on how we might pave the way for achievement of individuals and lead to advancement at a global scale.

12:50 – Conclusion of luncheon

          Anne Howard, Conference Director, Council of Chief State School Officers

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