Make the 2014 National Charter Schools Conference, The Numbers Add Up, a part of your school’s budget planning process this year! Join us at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, June 29 to July 2.
Keynote Speaker Sal Khan
Founder & Executive Director, Khan Academy
We're pleased to announce Sal Khan as a keynote speaker for the 2014 National Charter Schools Conference.
Sal Khan is the founder and executive director of the Khan Academy, a nonprofit with the mission of providing free, high-quality education for “anyone, anywhere” in the world. Over 100,000 educators around the world are also using Khan Academy to help build student mastery of topics and free up class time for dynamic project based learning.
Khan has been recognized as one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World, Fortune’s annual 40 Under 40, and Fast Company’s list of the 100 Most Creative People in Business.
Sal Khan is a true education pioneer. He started by posting a math lesson, but his impact on education might truly be incalculable – Bill Gates
As a not-for-profit, we’re just like, “What’s our mission?” To educate children, as well as possible. I’ve said it enough times and it’s in our mission statement: a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. – Sal on the Khan Academy
See Sal’s TED talk on using video to reinvent education.
Read Sal’s book The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined.
Read Sal's full bio.
We will share more featured speakers for the 2014 National Charter Schools conference in the coming months.
Join us in Las Vegas in 2014
Join us from June 29 to July 2 for the 2014 National Charter Schools Conference in Las Vegas!
for the 2014 conference
and don't forget, early registration is offered at a discounted rate. Our schedule at a glance
will give you a sense of conference programming and help you plan your trip to Vegas.
Book your room at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Resort
and reserve your flights, we're happy to offer 5% flight discounts
through American Airlines and Delta.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available to conference attendees for a $45 fee. Look for an email sent to attendees or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
to order your certificate.
Highlights from the 2013 National Charter Schools Conference
Stay tuned to the NAPCS Blog for the latest on this year's National Charter Schools Conference and highlights on NAPCS's work. Right now, you can:
- Upping the Academic Rigor of Your Instruction
- NASA STEM Education: Bringing NASA's BEST (Beginning Engineering, Science, and Technology) into the Classroom
Leslie Garrison, Michelle Graf, Susan Hoban, Catherine Kruchten, Alexis O'Malley
- Tiered Professional Development: Attracting, Hiring, and Retaining Excellent Teachers
Megan Freeman, Kelly Reeser
- Lenders Lessons Learned: Facility Financing Case Studies
Molly Melloh, Jane Ellis, Kimberly Latimer-Nelligan, Joseph Palazzolo
- Your Job as a Board Member and How to Do it Well
- How Five Frameworks Can Improve Your School
Taishya Adams, Lisa Diaz, Marisol Logan
- Strengthening Your Organization Through Strategic Planning: the Good, the Bad, and the Measured
Marisol Logan, Lisa Diaz
- You are What You Say: How to Create a Successful Communications Plan
Robert J. Bellafiore, Emma Brown, Julie Green, Theola Labbe-DeBose
- Understanding the Power of Branding
Matt Cheuvront, Lauren Hayes
- Do's and Don'ts in Communicating Effectively with the Broader Public
Joe Nathan, Dakarai Aarons