Gilbert Chamber of Commerce

2017 Business & Education Summit

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Name: 2017 Business & Education Summit
Date: August 10, 2017
Time: 7:50 AM - 10:20 AM MST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
*Please note, program begins at 7:50 AM; Registration and a light continental breakfast will be available from 7:15 AM to 7:45 AM.

Join us for a morning of thought and conversation as we host a screening of the documentary Most Likely to Succeed, presented by the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Partners In Progress initiative. 

Most Likely To Succeed is a feature-length documentary that examines the history of education in the United States, revealing the growing shortcomings of conventional education methods in today's innovative world. The film explores compelling new approaches that aim to revolutionize teaching as we know it, inspiring school communities to reimagine what students and teachers are capable of doing. To date, Most Likely To Succeed has screened for thousands of audiences around the world, igniting conversations and empowering change along the way. From Director Greg Whiteley (Last Chance U, Mitt,) and Executive Producer Ted Dintersmith (author, Most Likely to Succeed).

Following the screening, we will host a panel discussion to hear thoughts and feedback from local leaders, educators, and participating audience members. Don't miss out on this important discussion! 

Moderator:
JW Rayhons, Rayhons Financial Solutions
Chairman, Partners in Progress - a program of the Gilbert Chamber Foundation

Panelists:
Erin Eccleston,Vice President of Community Engagement
Expect More Arizona

Duane Roen, Vice Provost - Polytechnic Campus
Arizona State University

Devin Ross, 2017 Graduate
Campo Verde High School

Dr. Mike Thomason, Superintendent 
Higley Unified School District



 
 

Most Likely to Succeed Trailer from One Potato Productions on Vimeo.

Location:
Higley Center for the Performing Arts
4132 E Pecos Road
Gilbert, AZ 85295
Date/Time Information:
7:15 AM - Registration Opens
7:50 AM - Welcome and Opening Comments
8:00 AM - Film Begins
9:25 AM - Film Ends
9:30 AM - Panel Discussion
10:20 AM – Event Concludes


 
Contact Information:
Sarah Watts
Fees/Admission:
Free; No charge to attend
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