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We have not yet announced the dates for the 2014/2015 event. Please stay tuned!  


Partnership for 21st Century Skills is proud to announce our biggest event yet! Bringing together experts in the field of 21st century learning to explore and celebrating exemplars of 21st century learning practices. 

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Event Information:

P21 Summit Overview

Opening Keynote: Linda Darling-Hammond 


Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond is Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education at Stanford University, renowned education researcher. Her most recent book is The Flat World and Education: How America's Commitment to Equity Will Determine Our Future. 


Closing Keynote:
Roberto Rodriguez 


Special Assistant to the President for Education, Domestic Policy Council, Executive Office of the President


Special Guests:


Amanda Ripley 

Investigative Journalist for Time, Atlantic, and other magazines, and author of The Smartest Kids in the World – And How They Got That Way



Andreas Schleicher

Deputy Director for Education and Skills and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General at OECD



Armando Vilaseca

Secretary of Education, State of Vermont



Hon. Bev Perdue

Former Governor of North Carolina


Deb Delilse

Assistant Secretary for the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Department of Education



Jeffrey Brown

PBS NewsHour Emmy-award winning correspondent for Arts, Culture & Society


Russ_QuagliaDr. Russell J. Quaglia

President & Founder, Quaglia Center for Student Aspirations. Dr. Russell J. Quaglia is a globally recognized pioneer in the field of education, known for his unwavering dedication to student aspirations and student voice.


Summit Agenda

Click above to see the P21 Summit agenda (please note - event subject to change)

Location and Hotel Information:

Crystal Gateway Marriott 
1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy Arlington, VA

Summit Sponsors:





With additional support provided by: Arts Education Partnership, Cambridge International Examinations, Crayola, edWeb.net, Education Networks of America, EF Education First, Goddard Systems, Inc., Nervanix, Northwest Evaluation Assocation, Victory Productions, and VIF International Education.