Summit on Improvement in Education

The fifth annual Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education is scheduled for April 3-5, 2018. This three-day event brings together a diverse and vibrant community of educators, researchers, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and policymakers dedicated to accelerating improvement in education.

Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education
April 3-5, 2018
San Francisco Marriott Marquis

Date

April 3–5, 2018

Location

San Francisco Marriott Marquis

Registration


Meet The Global Demand For Higher Learning

higher learning photoGlobal economic competition continues to rise, driving the demand for higher levels of knowledge, superior workforce and technological skills, and more engaged citizens.

The Summit showcases the best models for enacting education reform based on proven methods of the improvement sciences — valuing inquiry and evidence instead of intuition and anecdotes.

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Immerse, Discover, Collaborate

Summit participants come from all sectors of education from kindergarten to higher education, practitioners to policymakers, and funders to researchers. Check out the list of organizations that sent representatives to the 2017 Summit.

Learn from successes and missteps. Acquire and test drive the principles, skills and tools of improvement science. Start forging partnerships or team up with existing networks of innovators that are committed to closing the achievement gap for the increasing number of disadvantaged and underserved students.

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Lead Meaningful Change

Strong, effective leadership is critical to breaking through the status quo to transform our education system. Summit participants will discover opportunities to improve and grow alongside other like-minded leaders committed to achieving widespread, meaningful change in education.

Gather insights, learn lessons, and receive encouragement from other leaders who have successfully taken this path. The diversity of backgrounds and experience within this extraordinary community makes this education conference unlike any other.

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2017 Carnegie Summit in Review

2017 Summit programThe fourth Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education was held March 27-29, 2017. Watch the keynote videos and see the Summit photo gallery on the 2017 highlights page.

For more information about the program and sessions, download the 2017 Summit program.