2015 Education Leadership Conference

World Class Learning, Creativity, and the Entrepreneurial Classroom

A conference for teachers, assistant principals, principals, superintendents, and school board members

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 8am - 3pm
Gateway Center
University of North Texas

Denton, TX


 

Keynote Address

Dr. Yong Zhao

Dr. Yong ZhaoYong Zhao is currently Presidential Chair and Associate Dean for Global Education, College of Education at the University of Oregon, where he also serves as the director of the Center for Advanced Technology in Education (CATE). He is a fellow of the International Academy for Education.

Until December, 2010, Yong Zhao was University Distinguished Professor at the College of Education, Michigan State University, where he also served as the founding director of the Center for Teaching and Technology, executive director of the Confucius Institute, as well as the US-China Center for Research on Educational Excellence.

His research interests include educational policy, computer gaming and education, diffusion of innovations, teacher adoption of technology, computer-assisted language learning, and globalization and education.

Zhao has extensive international experiences. He has consulted with government and educational agencies and spoken on educational issues in many countries on six continents. His current work focuses on designing 21st Century Schools in the context of globalization and the digital revolution.

Zhao has published over 20 books and 100 articles. His most recent books include Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization and the Handbook of Asian Education. He has also developed computer software, including the award-winning ZON (http://enterzon.com), the world’s first massively multi-player online role-playing game for studying Chinese.


Call for Proposals

We are currently accepting proposals for paper and poster research sessions for our 2015 Education Leadership Conference in November. See our flyer for more details, accepted formats, and deadlines.


 

Register Online Mail-in Registration and
Conference Brochure

Conference Sponsors

  • University of North Texas College of Education
  • Department of Teacher Education and Administration
  • Center for Achievement and Lifelong Learning
  • Mike Moses Endowed Chair

 

For additional information

Dr. R. Jefferson George
(940) 565-2836
Royce.George@unt.edu

 

Sherrie Beeson
(940) 369-5971
COE-EdLeadership@unt.edu

Amanda Barksdale
Center for Achievement and Lifelong Learning
Amanda.Barksdale@unt.edu
(940) 565-3484
Fax: (940) 565-3801

 

We are currently accepting proposals for paper and poster research sessions for our 2015 Education Leadership Conference in November. See the attached link for more details, accepted formats, and deadlines.