Innovations in Education: A Panel Discussion Sept 29 at Grace Farms

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Grace Farms is hosting an hourlong public conversation Thursday evening, Sept. 29, about how innovative leaders in education are transforming our systems to be more inclusive, globally competitive, and aligned with a changing world.

The panel includes the president of Williams College, the CEO of the College Board (which administers SATs and AP exams) and an education research director at Stanford University.

an announcement from Grace Farms Foundation

Hear from:

—David Coleman, CEO of the College Board, the not-for-profit organization that develops and administers tests like the SATs and AP exams,

—Sam Seidel, author and K12 director of strategy + research at the Stanford, and

—Maud Mandel, president of Williams College, who is leading bold strategies to drive inclusion in financial aid and admissions as the first woman to lead the liberal arts college.

This panel will be moderated by Grace Farms Foundation Program Officer Karen Kariuki.

Grace Farms at night

“The event is part of our ongoing commitment to engaging the education sector through programs and workshops that foster inclusive environments and welcome influential speakers who use education as a launchpad for increased opportunity,” Grace Farms says in its announcement.

The event is presented in partnership with Connecticut Public Radio.

If You’re Going …

The event runs from 7 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. Grace Farms is at 365 Lukes Wood Road, New Canaan

Ticket prices are $15 for adults; $12 for Grace Farms members; $7 for children (ages 17 and below) and $10 for students (ages 18 and up). You can register here. (All ticket sales are final.)

Grace Farms Members enjoy a 20% discount on programs and events. Learn more about Membership.

Students must be ages 18 and up. Please be prepared to show your student I.D. or proof of enrollment at check-in.

Children must be ages 17 and below.

About Grace Farms Foundation

Grace Farms Foundation’s interdisciplinary humanitarian mission is to pursue peace through five initiatives — natureartsjusticecommunity, and faith — and Grace Farms, a SANAA-designed site for convening people across sectors. Our stake in the ground is to end modern slavery and gender-based violence, and create more grace and peace in our local and global communities.

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