Distinguished professors Daniel Willingham and David Conley will address principals, teachers and district administrators as part of the Middle College National Consortium's annual Winter Principal's Leadership Conference. The conference will focus on the difference between a culture of answers and a culture of questions. MCNC is a pioneer in the movement to establish and sustain dual enrollment (high school and college) as a viable and necessary educational model-particularly for underserved students.
New York City (PRWEB) January 29, 2010 -- Dr. Daniel T. Willingham, Professor of Cognitive Psychology at the University of Virginia, and Dr. David Conley, Professor of Educational Policy Research at the University of Oregon as well as founder and Chief Executive Officer of Educational Policy Improvement Center, will address the annual convening of Middle College National Consortium’s Winter Principal’s Leadership Conference to be held in Redondo Beach, California from February 5th - February 7th. The annual Leadership Conference is a major professional development initiative of MCNC. Professor Willingham is the author of numerous articles on cognition, including his regular “Ask the Cognitive Scientist” articles for American Educator. Professor Conley is renowned for his research on college readiness and what it takes for high school students to be successful in entry-level college courses.
|"We're excited to have two leading experts on providing all students the opportunity to learn and achieve college completion"Dr. Cecilia Cunninghamfounder and Director of the MCNC|
To learn more about the Middle College National Consortium, visit mcnc.us for a comprehensive overview of the history, design principles, current work, and achievements.
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