This two-hour symposium on Local Leadership for Implementing
Common Core Standards will be led by Dr. Michael Kirst, President
of the State Board of Education. Kirst is also professor emeritus
of education at Stanford University. He received his PhD in
political economy and government from Harvard.
Kirst will address the following questions: What is the role of
leadership in implementing the common core standards and
assessments? How can districts build the architecture for
transitioning to the new Smarter Balanced assessment program?