Wednesday, May 1 (All times CENTRAL)

Time Event
3:00 PM
Registration Opens Wright Ballroom Foyer
4:15 - 5:15 PM
Peer Consulting and Problem Solving Session Facilitated by Halli Faulkner, AFC Policy Director Adler Room (2nd Floor)
4:30 - 5:15 PM
Q&A on Education Freedom Scholarships Assistant Education Secretary Jim Blew and McKenzie Snow, Department of Education Maher
5:15 - 6:15 PM
Networking Wright Foyer
6:15 - 7:15 PM
Opening Reception Streeterville Terrace or Wright Foyer (weather dependent)
7:30 - 9:00 PM
Opening Dinner Keynote Father Gregory Boyle, Founder, Homeboy Industries Wright Ballroom

Thursday, May 2

Time Event
7:00 - 7:45 AM
Gentle Morning Yoga Sullivan Room B
Running Group Meet in lobby
8:00 - 9:00 AM
Targeted Networking Breakfast Wright Ballroom
9:00 - 9:30 AM
Opening General Session Passing the School Choice Torch: a Trailblazer's Advice for Aspiring School Choice Activists Virginia Walden Ford and Walter Blanks Wright Ballroom
9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
10:00 - 11:00 AM
Beyond Test Scores: Life Outcomes Associated with School Choice Halli Faulkner, Dr. Patrick Wolf, Corey DeAngelis, Anna Egalite Sullivan A
11:10 AM - 12:10 PM
School Choice in the Courts Tim Keller, Eric M. Treene, Diana Verm Sullivan A
12:15 - 1:45 PM
Luncheon Keynote by Alberto Carvalho, Superintendent, Miami-Dade Public Schools Wright Ballroom
2:00 - 3:00 PM
Dynamic School Models Bruce Hermie, Scott Bess, Luma Mufleh, and Kathleen Porter-Magee Sullivan A
2:00 - 3:00 PM
MEDIA AND MESSAGING: WINNING STRATEGIES, PROVEN TACTICS, AND EMPOWERING VOICES FOR FREEDOM IN EDUCATION Tommy Schultz, Chris Stewart, Kate Hardiman, Scott Kent, Jessica Koehn Sullivan C
3:00 - 3:30 PM
Coffee Break Wright Foyer
3:30 - 4:45 PM
GETTING REAL ABOUT GRASSROOTS AND PARENT ADVOCACY Darrell Allison, Robin Smalley, Kwan Graham, Keri Rodrigues Sullivan C
4:45 - 5:45 PM
A Conversation with Democrat Legislators Moderator – Ann Duplessis Sullivan A
6:00 - 7:00 PM
Closing Reception Wright Foyer
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Closing Dinner Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Wright Ballroom