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Welcome to BLC17! We hope you have an amazing experience! Mark the dates: BLC18 will be here in Boston July 22, 2018 through July 27, 2018!
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Thursday, July 27 • 1:10pm - 2:15pm
Keynote Followup with Eric Williams

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Learn more about the work of Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) to put authentic, challenging problems at the heart of teaching and learning. Learn how LCPS is using the One to the World conceptual framework and project-based learning to promote student engagement and deeper learning.

Hear from Keynote Speaker Eric Williams, Superintendent of LCPS, as well as a middle school principal and two middle school teachers.

Williams will share specific action steps that district-level leaders, principals, and teachers can take in five areas: teaching and learning; vision/leadership; professional learning; assessment & accountability, and technology.

Bridget Beichler (Principal, Trailside Middle School), Jeannie Tallent (middle school English teacher) and Leisha Lucente (middle school Social Science teacher) will share the teacher- and principal-perspective regarding how to use the One to the World conceptual framework and project-based learning to promote student engagement and deeper learning. They’ll describe specific leadership and instructional strategies relating to One to the World and project-based learning.

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Speakers
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Dr. Eric Williams

Superintendent of Loudoun County Public Schools, Loudoun County Public Schools
Eric Williams is committed to putting authentic, challenging problems at the heart of teaching and learning. He advocates for project-based learning to engage students in solving content-rich problems, thereby promoting student ownership of their work and deeper learning. | | Eric Williams has served as the superintendent of Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) in Virginia since July 2014. LCPS serves approximately 78,000 students in 90 schools. Williams served previously as superintendent in York County, Virginia, as an assistant superintendent and principal in Naples, Florida, and as a teacher in Fairfax County, Virginia. He has also worked as a teacher and administrator in Massachusetts and Brazil. Dr... Read More →


Thursday July 27, 2017 1:10pm - 2:15pm
Arlington Boston Park Plaza