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Keynote Speaker

Sunday, February 10, 2019
8:30–9:45 a.m.

Clint Smith

Writer and educator

Clint Smith believes we all share a story. It’s the story of humanity, and it’s in the telling that we emerge as individuals and celebrate what we have in common. Clint is a writer, teacher, and doctoral candidate in education at Harvard University He is a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship, with research interests that include mass incarceration, the sociology of racism, and the history of inequality in America. Clint is a 2014 National Poetry Slam champion, an Individual World Poetry Slam finalist, a Cave Canem fellow, a Callaloo fellow, and has served as a cultural ambassador for the U.S. Department of State.


Closing Plenary with Trevor Packer

Monday, February 11, 2019
11:15 a.m – 12:30 p.m.

Trevor Packer

Senior Vice President, AP and Instruction, The College Board

Join Trevor Packer, head of the Advanced Placement Program®, for a close look at the developments and changes underway in AP to support student success. Packer will discuss the new Pre-AP program and provide greater insight into AP processes and resources designed to increase students’ chances of earning college credit.