EDspaces 2019 Interviews; Keynote Tony Wagner, Other Thought Leaders

Dr. Robert Dillon and Dennis Young will be interviewing Thought Leaders in education over two days at the EDspaces 2019 Conference being held in Milwaukee Oct. 22-26.

Videos of the interviews, including an interview with EdSpaces keynote speaker and education visionary Tony Wagner, can be viewed on YouTube or the Issues in Education website.

Dennis Young, president and CEO of Ittner Architects and founder of Issues in Education, will be interviewing Thought Leaders on Wednesday, Oct 23. Among those he will interview are:

  • Meridith Elliott Powell, Expert in Business Growth, Sales & Leadership

  • Steve Olson, Superintendent of Community High School District 155, Crystal Lake, Illinois

  • Tom Brennan, CEO of School Outfitters

  • Karina Ruiz, Principal of BRIC Architecture

  • Lennie Scott Webber, Owner and Principal of INSYNC Education Research and Design

Dr. Dillon, a nationally recognized speaker and an Issues in Education board member, will be interviewing Thought Leaders on Thursday, Oct 24. Among those he will interview are:

  • Jim McGarry, President and CEO of Edmarket

  • Jolene Levin, Owner of NorvaNivel Educational Furniture

  • Ryan Bretag, Director of Instructional Innovation at Glenbrook High School District, Glenview, Illinois

  • Kevin Dillon of Emmons Business Interiors

  • Dr. Deborah Kerr, District Sdministrator for School District of Brown Deer, Wisconsin

Dennis Young and Dr. Robert Dillon are also interviewing Tony Wagner as part of Issues in Education’s spotlight on Thought Leaders in education. Wagner’s talk is based on his most recent books, Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World, and Most Likely to Succeed.

Tony Wagner, Ed.D., Learning Policy Institute

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