Tom	Vander Ark

Tom Vander Ark


Getting Smart

Tom Vander Ark is an advocate for innovations in learning. As CEO of Getting Smart, he advises schools, districts, networks, foundations and learning organizations on the path forward. Tom is the author of Getting Smart, Smart Cities That Work for Everyone, Smart Parents, Better Together, The Power of Place and Difference Making at the Heart of Learning. He previously served as the first Executive Director of Education for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and was a public school superintendent in Washington State.

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

K-12 2

The Future of Learning is Purpose-Based

Mike Flanagan
Abby Falik
D'Andre Weaver
Allison Parker

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

K-12 Workshops

Building Solutionaries Through Entrepreneurial Experiences

Byron Sanders
Jaqlyn Baldwin
Tom Vander Ark
Donna McDaniel
Rebecca Midles

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

BC to AD 3

The Future of Academic Measurement: The End of the Big Test

Katie McClarty
Stacy Caldwell
Christina Theokas
Ashley Andersen Zantop

Monday, August 9, 2021

K-12 Workshops

Microschools: Kickstarting Innovation and Macro Change

Tom Vander Ark
Nate McClennen
Corey Mohn
Randy Fielding