Overview 

The State Equity Leaders Summit is an invitational, one-day experience designed to engage state leaders in strategic dialogue focused on ensuring equitable education opportunities for all students and to foster cross-state collaborative partnerships. This year’s Summit, Leveraging ESSA to Support Equity-Focused School Transformation, will bring together Region III state-level leaders from Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, South Dakota, Nebraska, and North Dakota to participate in critical conversations about equity considerations and solutions.
 
 
 
OBJECTIVES
 
  • Engage in dynamic roundtable discussions with fellow state leaders and scholars to examine tensions and dilemmas related to leveraging state ESSA plans to support the advancement of equitable practices at the Local Education Agency (LEA) level.
  • Receive information from colleagues around the region about strategies for advancing educational equity through evidence-based technical assistance.
  • Create collegial support networks within the Center’s 13-state region.
  • Learn from a panel of leaders discussing equity considerations and leveraging opportunities for State Education Agencies (SEAs) when providing evidence-based technical assistance to local school corporations.
 
 
If you are interested in the 2017 State Equity Leaders Summit please contact us at glec@iupui.edu for more information.