Michelle Rhee, the former Washington, D.C., chancellor of schools, will speak Feb. 6 in St. Paul at the Minnesota Education Summit, sponsored by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce.
Organizers say national and local education advocates will discuss “innovative solutions to improve education in Minnesota.” And: they say: “It’s time for Minnesotans to work together and demand the reforms needed to ensure success for our kids.”
Scheduled panelists include:
- Aimee Guidera, Data Quality Campaign
- Amy Hertel, Education Transformation Initiative
- George Parker, StudentsFirst
- Suzanne Tacheny-Kubach, PIE Network
- Kate Walsh, National Council on Teacher Quality
The event, at the St. Paul Crowne Plaza St. Paul-Riverfront, runs from 8 a.m. to noon. Cost is $55 for chamber members, $75 for others.