Fall Forum 2010: Demanding Education That Matters

Nov 10 - 13, 2010 San Francisco, California San Francisco Marriott Marquis

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Convened by the Coalition of Essential Schools as our annual "conversation among friends," Fall Forum provides the essential tools, knowledge, contacts, and vision to create and sustain personalized, equitable, academically challenging schools that prepare all students for successful lives. Fall Forum is the embodiment of more than 25 years of principled and proved educational practices that support all young people in all communities to learn to use their minds well. Drawing from a network of hundreds of schools and affiliated organizations, we provide support, insight, and real answers to what works to create great schools for the long haul.

Fall Forum Registration

Click here to register for Fall Forum now. Secure your place in CES's annual conversation among friends.

Fall Forum registration rates and fees available here; we offer discounts for full conference registration. You can also pay on-site at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis, 55 Fourth Street, San Francisco, for one- or two-day registrations for Fall Forum's school visits (Wednesday, 11/10), pre-conference workshops (Thursday, 11/11), opening session (evening of Thursday, November 11), or two days of over 150 workshops and other sessions (Friday, 11/12 and Saturday, 11/13).

Fall Forum Hotel: San Franciso Marriott Marquis

→ Click here to book your San Francisco Marriott Marquis hotel room! The hotel has let us know that there are just a few rooms left at the $199/night rate on some nights, so book yours now!

When you register for Fall Forum, make sure you book your Marriott Marquis hotel room for a discounted rate of $199/night plus free in-room internet; the hotel is expecting a sellout throughout that week, especially now, with excitment following the San Francisco Giants World Series win! Thank you for doing all you can to stay at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis; you'll have a great experience and you'll help CES meet room reservation goals and avoid potential extra costs. Please use this website to reserve your hotel room:

Other Essential Fall Forum Links:

Full Fall Forum schedule

Conference fees and registration

Full list of session and workshop descriptions organized by topic:

Full lists of session and workshop descriptions organized by day and time:

Day-long school visits (November 10)

Day-long pre-conference sessions  (November 11)

Featured speakers and sessions (November 12 and 13, 2010), including Keynote Speaker Pedro Noguera, Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education at New York University, who will start our conversation among friends at Opening Session on the evening of Thursday, November 11. Other featured speakers include: Deborah Meier, Linda Nathan, Julian Weissglass, the convenors of the Forum for Education and Democracy, Kathleen Cushman, and more.

Antioch University New England Graduate Credit and Continuing Education Units available

Hotel and travel information, including links to discounted travel, goods, services, attractions, and restaurants for Fall Forum attendees.

Fall Forum exhibitors and other services and benefits for Fall Forum attendees

Essential Connections with CES and Fall Forum

Affiliate with the Coalition of Essential Schools (CES Affiliates are eligible for Fall Forum registration fee discounts)

Advertise at Fall Forum

Exhibit at Fall Forum

Sponsor Fall Forum

Fall Forum features hundreds of progressive education's best, brightest, and hardest-working teachers, students, school leaders, administrators, family members, and policymakers committed to demanding education that matters for all young people in all communities.

Register for Fall Forum Now to add your voice and experiences to powerful exchanges of innovative practices and democratic policies that increase equitable student achievement.

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Fall Forum 2010: Demanding Education That Matters


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