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Friday, October 12 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Why Disrupting Education is So Hard FULL

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There is no shortage of problems to solve in education. So, why is disrupting education so hard?

Join Curt Johnson - who literally wrote the book on disruption in education - and DeLonn Crosby, who is trying to write the next chapter for a candid discussion on:
- The current state of US education
- What disruption is (and isn't) and a summary of obstacles preventing innovation
- Potential solutions / implications for education start-up founders

Schedule
- 4:00 Register, eat, and meet
- 4:30 Discussion begins
- 5:30 Discussion ends

About the speakers
- Curtis Johnson is the Chairman of Education Evolving and co-authored, "Disrupting Class" with Harvard Business School Professor, Clayton Christensen and Michael Horn. For nearly 30 years, he has contributed to the advancement of major policy innovations in education.
- DeLonn is the CEO of EduCharacter, a voice-interactive learning platform to help kids build character skills. Earlier in his career, he led strategy for a team that invested $1 billion in education. He credits Clayton Christensen for everything he knows about innovation.

Speakers
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DeLonn Crosby

SayKid
DeLonn Crosby is CEO of SayKid, a voice technology company that has developed the world's 1st screenless, play-based learning platform. SayKid creates conversational software and delivers it through the form of a plush robot to help kids learn in a safe, natural, and engaging way... Read More →
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Curtis Johnson

Chairman, Education Evolving
Curtis Johnson is the Chairman of Education Evolving and co-authored, "Disrupting Class" with Harvard Business School Professor, Clayton Christensen and Michael Horn. For nearly 30 years, he has contributed to the advancement of major policy innovations in education. Curtis has a... Read More →


Friday October 12, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
WeWork Capella Tower - 39th Floor 225 South 6th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402

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