Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) August 19, 2014
School Improvement Network, the leader in educator effectiveness resources, today announced that Chet D. Linton, the company’s CEO and president, will keynote at the 2014 School Improvement Innovation Summit about the economic impact of an effective teacher and the essential role of teachers in economic growth and stability.
“Over the course of their career, a single educator influences hundreds of students and helps them master the skills they need to succeed in college or a career,” Mr. Linton said. “Truly effective educators help students master the 21st century skills they need to becoming meaningful contributors to the economy and society. As the creators of the workforce, educators are one of the largest contributing factors to economic and societal growth and stability.”
Mr. Linton’s presentation will show the societal cost of high school dropouts or graduates without the skills to fill jobs or succeed in college, and the impact of an effective teacher on students’ mastery of skills, generating a collective economic impact of millions of dollars.
The 2014 School Improvement Innovation Summit will be held September 29-October 1 at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City.
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Founded in 1991 by teachers, School Improvement Network has spent decades researching and documenting the best practices in education. From this research, School Improvement Network has developed Edivation, a personalized professional learning solution for educators. Research shows that districts and schools that use the tools in Edivation produce better teachers and, as a result, experience dramatic increases in student achievement, driving up student proficiency by an average of 18 percent in a single year when compared to neighboring schools. School Improvement Network works with thousands of schools and districts in every state and around the world and has visited over 3,500 classrooms to document best practices in action. Learn more at http://www.schoolimprovement.com.
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