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Getting Ahead, a Connect Now Idea Exchange presented by The Education Foundation of Collier County

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Join us for Getting Ahead, a Connect Now Idea Exchange presented by The Education Foundation of Collier County. The event will be held November 9, 2011 from 5 – 7 p.m. followed by a cocktail reception at The Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club and features nationally renowned thought leaders on education. We are calling on the most creative and forward thinking minds, just like you, to connect and exchange ideas. Featured speakers include: Greg M. Darnieder: Senior Advisor to the Secretary on the College Access Initiative, United States Department of Education; Ronald F. Ferguson: Faculty Director of the Achievement Gap Initiative at Harvard University; Faculty Co-Director of Pathways to Prosperity Project and Senior Lecturer at Harvard Graduate School of Education; Senior Research Associate at the Harvard Kennedy School's Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy; John Merrow: Education Correspondent, PBS NewsHour; President, Learning Matters; and David Moore, Senior Vice President, Programs. National Academy Foundation. Ticket price is $50 and all of our community -- students, parents, educators, and community members -- are encouraged to take this unique opportunity to learn more. Join the conversation.

Occurs once: Nov 9, 2011 (5:00 PM to 7:00 PM)
Contact Name: Marylee Tirrell
Contact Phone: 239-643-4755
Location:

The Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club
851 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Naples, FL 34102

Ticket Price: $50
Ticketing Phone: 239-643-4755
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