Worldwide Commission All-USA Conference

Date: Friday, Mar.12 2021

THE WORLDWIDE COMMISSION TO EDUCATE ALL KIDS (POST-PANDEMIC) 

To address the catastrophe of children (primary and secondary levels), in the hundreds of millions around the world, ousted from all forms of schooling (physical and virtual alike) during the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

ALL-USA CONFERENCE OF THE COMMISSION

FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 2021

From the Institute for 21st Century Questions (21CQ) 

 

Noon – 12.15pm EST (NYC Time) 

Introduction & Welcome – Explanation of Genesis, Mission, Membership and Forward Working Agenda of the Commission to Educate All Kids (Post-Pandemic)

Irvin Studin (President, Institute for 21st Century Questions; Chair, Worldwide Commission to Educate All Kids, Post-Pandemic)

 

12.15pm – 1pm EST

Welcome & Debrief from International Members of the Commission

Kirby Mitchell – High School Teacher, Peel Region (Ontario, Canada)

Howard Burston – Director of Operations, Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre Inc. (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)

Tara de Mel – Former Secretary, Ministry of Education & Vice Chairperson, National Education Commission (Colombo, Sri Lanka)

Silvina Gvirtz – Former Minister of Education, Buenos Aires Province (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

 

1pm – 2pm

The Genesis, Nature, Extent and Consequences of the Problem in the U.S.

Robert Pianta – Dean of Education, University of Virginia

Chandresh Harjivan – Managing Partner, Boston Consulting Group, Washington, DC.

Drew Furedi – President & CEO, Para Los Ninõs, Los Angeles

Ilene Schwartz – Professor & Director, Special Education – Doctoral Program, College of Education, University of Washington

Donna E. Young – Founding Dean, Ryerson University Law School (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) & Former President William McKinley Distinguished Professor of Law and Public Policy at the Albany Law School (Albany, New York)

 

(Open Discussion with Decision-Makers)

 

2pm – 3.30pm

How to Find & Reintegrate the Kids into Schooling with Speed Across the U.S.

Nancy Rousseau – Principal, Little Rock Central High School (Arkansas)

Hilary Darilek – Chief Executive Officer, E.L. Haynes Public Charter School, Washington, DC

Nancy Marchard-Martella – Dean, College of Education, Purdue University

Fred Lazar – Professor, Schulich School of Business, York University (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

Canute Fagan, Dean of Discipline, Calabar High School (Kingston, Jamaica)

Gaskin B. Dassah – Coordinator, Northern Network for Education Development (Tamale, Ghana)

Jorge Vargas Cullell – Director, Programa Estado de la Nación (San José, Costa Rica)

 

(Open Discussion with Decision-Makers)

 

3.30pm – 3.40pm 

Commission Forward Work Plan/Agenda 

Irvin Studin

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