• SAVE THE DATE 2020 Schools of the Future
    Hawaii Convention Center October 26 & 27, 7:30 am - 5:00 pm Register Today
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Join teachers and administrators from Hawai‘i’s public, private, charter and parochial schools as we focus on how to best transform our existing schools and create new learning environments for today and tomorrow.

This collaborative event is presented by the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools, the Hawaii Department of Education and the Hawaii Community Foundation in partnership with the Pillars of Peace Fund of the Hawai‘i Community Foundation and the Hawaii Society for Technology in Education to highlight the best practices that are taking place in our learning environments today and being planned for those of tomorrow.

Leading Schools of the Future Post-Conference

October 28, 2020
Location: TBD

Essential Question:
How can we, as culturally responsive leaders, create the conditions to foster innovative practices that lead to deeper learning for all?

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Keynote Speakers
  • Eric Scheninger

    Eric Scheninger

    Eric is a Senior Fellow and Thought Leader on Digital Leadership with the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE). Prior to this, he was the award-winning Principal at New Milford High School. Under his leadership, his school became a globally recognized model for innovative practices. Eric oversaw the successful implementation of several sustainable change initiatives that radically transformed the learning culture at his school while increasing achievement.
  • Michele Borba

    Michele Borba

    Dr. Michele Borba is an internationally recognized expert and author on children, teens, parenting, bullying and moral development. Her work aims to help strengthen children’s character and resilience, build strong families, create compassionate and just school cultures, and reduce peer cruelty. Her practical, research-based advice is culled from a career of working with over one million parents and educators worldwide.
  • Ron Ritchhart

    Ron Ritchhart

    Ron Ritchhart is a Senior Research Associate and Principal Investigator at Harvard Project Zero where his work focuses on the development of school and classroom culture as prime vehicles for developing students’ as powerful thinkers and learners. Ron’s most recent book, Creating Cultures of Thinking, takes readers inside a diverse range of learning environments to show how teachers create classrooms where thinking is valued, visible and actively promoted as part of the day to day experience of all group members.
  • Scott Barry Kaufman

    Scott Barry Kaufman

    Scott Barry Kaufman is a humanistic psychologist exploring the depths of human potential. He is interested in using his research to help all kinds of minds live a creative, fulfilling, and self-actualized life. He is a professor at Columbia University where he teaches courses on creativity and well-being, and he is director of research at the 2e Center, Bridges Academy.
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