Washington, DC Community Summit


Washington, DC

Event Name

Third Annual Graduation Pathways Summit

Convening Organization

Raise DC

Event Date & Time

November 7th, 2016
8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Gallaudet University
Washington, DC

Event Description

Driven by the philosophy that there is more than one path to graduation, Raise DC’s third annual Graduation Pathways Summit will be an opportunity for schools, education leaders, and community partners from across the District of Columbia to uncover new data and strategize ways for all DC youth to succeed in high school. Featuring a keynote address by Jim Shelton, President of the Chan Zuckerberg Education Foundation and former Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education, the Graduation Pathways Summit will highlight voices and ideas that seek to ensure more DC youth start high school on the right foot, recover if they have fallen off track, and reconnect if they have dropped out.

Event Details

Hashtags, website, Twitter, etc.
Hashtag: #GradPathways #GradNation
Website: www.RaiseDC.org
Twitter: @RaiseDC
Facebook: www.facebook.com/RaiseDC

Keynote Speaker: Jim Shelton, President of the Chan Zuckerberg Education Initiative and former Deputy Secretary for the U.S. Department of Education

Featured Sessions:

  • Moderated panel featuring DC education executives on the state of graduation in Washington, DC
  • Student panel featuring high school youth who will share personal stories of their paths to graduation
  • Workshops on starting high school on the right foot, recovering when students have fallen off track, and reconnecting if they have dropped out