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Friday, June 29 • 10:30am - 11:40am
Co-Presented with NBC News' "Education Nation" Will Technology Disrupt the Way We Learn? Part I
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Rehema Ellis

Rehema Ellis is an education correspondent for NBC News and was an integral part of NBC’s first annual Education Nation Summit that focused on the strengths and weaknesses of America’s education system. She joined NBC in 1994 as a general assignment correspondent, and her reports appear on “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams,” “Today,” and MSNBC. Ellis was part of the NBC Emmy award-winning coverage of... Read More →
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Miles Gilburne

Miles Gilburne is chairman and CEO of ePals, a K-12 education company connecting approximately 800,000 classrooms in 200 countries into a global community of online learners. Gilburne has been active for more than 25 years as a venture capitalist focused on the media, communications and technology industries. During the growth period of AOL, he ran Strategy and Corporate Development, was elected to the board of directors of... Read More →
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Ted Mitchell

Ted Mitchell is president and CEO of the NewSchools Venture Fund, a venture philanthropy organization committed to improving public education, especially for the underserved. From 2008 to 2010, he served as president of the California State Board of Education. Prior to taking the helm at NewSchools in 2005, Mitchell was president of Occidental College, vice chancellor and dean of the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at the... Read More →
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Randi Weingarten

Randi Weingarten is president of the 1.5 million-member American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO, which represents teachers; paraprofessionals and school-related personnel; higher education faculty and staff; nurses and other health care professionals; local, state, and federal employees; and early-childhood educators. She was elected in 2008, following eleven years of service as an AFT vice president. As president, Weingarten has launched... Read More →
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Joanne Weiss

Joanne Weiss is chief of staff to US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. She joined the Education Department in 2009 to direct the Race to the Top Fund, its $4.35 billion program designed to encourage and reward states making system-wide, comprehensive education reforms. Prior to joining the administration, Weiss was partner and chief operating officer at NewSchools Venture Fund, where she focused on investments and management assistance for a... Read More →


Friday June 29, 2012 10:30am - 11:40am
Paepcke Auditorium