RSVP today for “It Can be Done: Convening on School Turnaround”

What would it take for the lowest-performing schools in the Valley to become great?

Come find out what’s being done across the country at this special event to jumpstart local efforts on this critical issue.

Microsoft – Silicon Valley Moffett Towers
1020 Enterprise Way, Building B
Sunnyvale, CA 94089

Parking directions

Thursday, May 1, 2014
10 a.m. – noon
RSVP here to secure your spot.

Russlynn AliKeynote from Russlynn Ali

Chair, Emerson Education Fund for the Emerson Collective

Former head of the U.S. Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights and Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights




Scott Given“Lessons Learned: Transformation to Excellence”

Scott Given, CEO, UP Education Network

UP Education Network has restarted four of the lowest-performing schools in Massachusetts, all of which which are now posting among the strongest academic growth of any schools in the state.



Panel: Local Perspectives

Moderated by John Fensterwald, Writer for Edsource Today


  • Jason Willis, Assistant Superintendent of Community Engagement and Accountability, San Jose Unified School District
  • Kenji Treanor, Senior Program Officer, Sobrato Family Foundation
  • Greg Lippman, Executive Director, ACE Charter Schools, and others to be confirmed


Space is limited. RSVP by April 25 to secure your spot.