This event will take place on Saturday, March 2, 2024 at the Bahia Resort Hotel in San Diego, California. There will be breakout sessions during the day and a lunch keynote speaker.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided to registered attendees, as well as opportunities for connecting with other hybrid and micro school founders, directors, and supporters.

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Agenda

Saturday, March 2, 2024

Time    
9:00 am -9:30 am

Welcome and Introduction

  • Eric Wearne, Kennesaw State University
  • Jennifer Cauzza, Julian Charter School
9:30 am -10:30 am

Panel 1: Education Entrepreneurs

  • Oscar & Lizette Valles, Compass Educators/Ellemercito Academy
  • Kaity Broadbent, Prenda Learning
  • Mary Cox, CORE Butte Charter School
  • Moderator: Kerry McDonald, Foundation for Economic Education
10:30 am -10:45 am Break
10:45 am - 11:45 am

Panel 2: Policy & Practice

  • Lynn Swanson, yes. every kid. foundation.
  • Jon England, Libertas
  • Jamie Buckland, West Virginia Families United for Education
  • Moderator: Lisa Snell, Stand Together Trust
11:45 am -1 2:45 pm Lunch  & Keynote Speaker
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

Panel 3: Research & Outcomes

  • Kerry McDonald, Foundation for Economic Education
  • Don Soifer, National Microschooling Center
  • Kathleen Hermsmeyer, Springs Charter Schools
  • John Thompson, Kennesaw State University
  • Moderator: Eric Wearne, Kennesaw State University
1:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Closing Remarks

  • Eric Wearne, Kennesaw State University

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