BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum right this moment announced retired Air Force Gen. Craig McKinley as a keynote speaker for this yr’s Summit on Innovative Education on June 9 at Dickinson Middle School.
The Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education conjures up educators to reimagine what might be, celebrates innovation that advantages the learner, networks stakeholder teams throughout North Dakota and transforms schooling to equip each pupil to be ready for an ever-changing world.
This yr’s summit will focus on the important expertise for life and studying. With latest investments in profession and workforce facilities within the state, North Dakota may be the chief in creating wholesome, vibrant communities that appeal to and retain expert workforce for future generations.
McKinley will present a message of hope and alternative in how the important expertise for life and studying are important for the success and well-being of each baby. The four-star common will share about his involvement with the National Commission on Social, Emotional and Academic Development report and the way each grownup generally is a champion for children.
McKinley started his navy profession as a pupil at Southern Methodist University the place he was a distinguished graduate from the Air Force ROTC program. A command pilot with greater than 4,000 hours of flight time, he served as director of the Air National Guard earlier than changing into chief of the National Guard Bureau. He retired in 2012 after 38 years within the Air Force. His spectacular navy profession and funding within the improvement of youth show his dedication to schooling and future generations.
In addition to the summit, Burgum inspired nominations for the #InnovativeND Awards, which might be introduced in the course of the summit.
The awards embrace the next classes:
- Frontline Innovation – acknowledges modern approaches within the classroom.
- Collaborative Culture – acknowledges efforts that attain throughout topics and lecture rooms.
- System Transformation – acknowledges improvements within the instructional system that can have a basic influence on how college students be taught.
- Student Leadership – acknowledges college students who’re advancing modern schooling by means of management inside and outdoors the classroom.
To register for the 2022 Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education and submit a nomination for the #InnovativeND Awards, go to 2022InnovativeEdSummit.Eventbrite.com.