Senior Official to Participate in Cradle to Career Network Convening to Highlight Importance of Community Partnerships in Education Reform

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Senior Official to Participate in Cradle to Career Network Convening to Highlight Importance of Community Partnerships in Education Reform

Michael Robbins, senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships at the U.S. Department of Education, will participate in a panel discussion at Strive Network’s Cradle to Career Network Convening in Dallas on Thursday, Sept. 26. He will address school district engagement in cradle-to-career partnerships and promising practices for strengthening collaborations among schools, families, and community-based organizations. In addition, Robbins will highlight the Department’s Together for Tomorrow initiative that addresses the value of community partnerships in helping to propel school improvement and turn around low-performing schools.

This year’s convening—“Gateways to Quality: Raising the Bar of Collective Impact Together”—will take place Sept. 25-27 and will bring together more than 350 educators, elected officials, community and business leaders, and others.
Strive, a subsidiary of KnowledgeWorks, works with communities nationwide to unite stakeholders around shared goals, measures and results in education.

Who :

Michael Robbins, senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships, U.S. Department of Education

What :

Panelist at Strive Network’s Cradle to Career Network Convening

When :

9:45 a.m. CT, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013

Where :

The Fairmont Dallas
1717 North Akard St.
Dallas, Texas