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Friday, October 18 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Educational Changemakers Panel

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Join this distinguished panel of experienced educational leaders and changemakers for a lively discussion on the challenges, opportunities, and rewarding experiences associated with implementing large-scale change in established schools. Panelists will share insights into how they think about R&D and innovation with examples of how vision, culture, mindset, and infrastructure can enhance any aspect of the school, including development of learning communities, assessment, evaluation, schedule design, restorative practices, and personalized learning.

Friday Slate
avatar for Chip Kimball

Chip Kimball

Past Superintendent, Singapore American School
Dr. Chip Kimball is a progressive, experienced leader with a track record of excellence at the school, district, state, national, and international levels. He has led public and private systems, both large and small, with a future orientation and a commitment to improvement, effective... Read More →
avatar for Beth Sutkus Thompson

Beth Sutkus Thompson

CEO, KIPP Bay Area Public Schools
Beth Sutkus Thompson, as founding CEO of KIPP Bay Area Schools, has been responsible for the organization’s performance, growth, and sustainability for over a decade. KIPP Bay Area Schools currently serves nearly 6,000 students in 15 schools across 6 cities and is on a path to doubling... Read More →
avatar for Erik Burmeister

Erik Burmeister

Superintendent, Menlo Park City School District
Erik Burmeister is the assistant superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District, having recently served as principal of the district's Hillview Middle School, a model 21st Century School and 2015 California Gold Ribbon School. In partnership with the Stanford d.School, Erik... Read More →
avatar for Jennifer DiBrienza

Jennifer DiBrienza

President, Palo Alto Unified School Board
Jennifer DiBrienza’s career as a teacher began in the New York City public school system. She spent 8 years as an elementary classroom teacher and staff developer for grades K–8 and then became an education consultant for schools and districts in the US and internationally.In... Read More →

Friday October 18, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm PDT
Room 243