TONIGHT: Public forum with international education expert and author Charles Fadel May 3

by Kathleen McCoy  |   

Monday, May 3, 7-8:30 p.m.
Wendy Williamson Auditorium

Coauthor of 21st Century Skills: Learning for Life in Our Times, Charles Fadel is a Global Leader for Education at Cisco Systems and the Cisco board member on the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. He has worked on education projects in more than 30 countries and states. He is developing a non-profit organization addressing the convergence of 21st Century Skills and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Fadel is driven by education as the preeminent mechanism to profoundly improve the human condition, and embraces the promise of technology to progressively enable the mass personalization of learning.

Fadel has also written many articles or was interviewed for publications such as Technology & Learning, New Media Consortium, eSchool News, Education Week, University Business, EETimes and others. He has presented at the Consortium for School Networking (COSN), the National School Boards Association (NSBA), the National Center for Technology Innovation (NCTI) and the MASIE Center's learning conferences.

As part of his visit to Alaska, Fadel will be giving this presentation with Q & A session following at UAA's Wendy Williamson Auditorium on Monday, May 3 at 7 p.m. This free public forum is sponsored by UAA, Cisco Systems, Anchorage Education Association and Anchorage School Business Partnerships.

For more information, call (907) 240-2345 or e-mail

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