MEDIA ADVISORY: K-12 Champions of College, Career Readiness to Meet at High School District 214 in Suburban Chicago to Launch 2nd Annual Redefining Ready! National Summit

MEDIA ADVISORY

Contact:
James Minichello
703-875-0723
703-774-6953 (cell)
jminichello@aasa.org

Alexandria, Va. – Sept. 30, 2019 – Superintendents from across the country championing dynamic programs and policies promoting college and career readiness are gathering in the northwest suburbs of Chicago for the second annual Redefining Ready! National Summit 2019, Wednesday, Oct. 2. The program will conclude with reflection by attendees, followed by the beginning of the AASA Redefining Ready! Cohort two-day meeting for its members.

Administered by AASA, The School Superintendents Association, the Redefining Ready! initiative introduces research-based metrics to appropriately assess whether students are ready to pursue their lifelong goals and dreams following post-secondary education.

WHAT:
The AASA Redefining Ready! 2nd Annual National Summit 2019, followed by the AASA Redefining Ready! Cohort Meeting  

WHEN:
Wednesday, Oct. 2 – Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 

WHO:
  • David R. Schuler, superintendent, High School District 214, AASA 2018 National Superintendent of the Year® and past AASA president
  • Mort Sherman, associate executive director, AASA Leadership Network
  • Superintendents from across the country
WHERE:
  • Wednesday, Oct. 2: High School District 214, 2121 S. Goebbert Rd., Arlington Heights, Ill. 60005; Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel, 1551 N. Thoreau Drive, Schaumburg, Ill.    
  • Thursday, Oct. 3: High School District 214, 2121 S. Goebbert Rd., Arlington Heights, Ill. 60005; William Rainey Community College, 1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine, IL 60067
  • Friday, Oct. 4: High School District 214, 2121 S. Goebbert Rd., Arlington Heights, Ill. 60005

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About AASA
AASA, The School Superintendents Association, founded in 1865, is the professional organization for more than 13,000 educational leaders in the United States and throughout the world. AASA’s mission is to support and develop effective school system leaders who are dedicated to equitable access for all students to the highest quality public education. For more information, visit www.aasa.org.