The Future for Public Education in California
As California starts a new year and a new decade—with new
state leadership—what major forces will affect public education? And how will they either help or hamper our schools’ ability to cope with the dual pressures of financial adversity and the need to improve student achievement?
Carl Cohn, President, EdSource Board of Directors and Co-Director of Urban School Leadership, Claremont Graduate University
Mac Taylor, California’s Legislative Analyst
Mark Baldassare, President, Public Policy Institute of California
Session Moderator: Kenneth Hall, Executive in Residence at the Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California
Sue Stickel, Assistant Superintendent of K–12 Curriculum and Intervention, Sacramento County Office of Education.
Deb Sigman, Deputy Superintendent, Curriculum, Learning, and Accountability Branch, California Department of Education
Gavin Payne, Education Policy Consultant
Session Moderator: Sue Burr, Executive Director, California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA)
John Danner, Co-founder and CEO of Rocketship Education
Joel Rose, Founder and CEO, School of One, New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE)
Session Moderator: Jonathan P. Raymond, Superintendent, Sacramento City Unified School District
Tom Torlakson, State Superintendent of Public Instruction
EdSource executive director is retiring after 19-years at the helm.
2011 Forum Funders
EdSource thanks the following foundations and companies for their financial support of this year’s Forum:
In addition, EdSource thanks the following for their
generous general support grants, which help underwrite the cost of the