Presented by the Wagner Education Policy Studies Association Student Group.

This event will feature a panel of educators who will discuss how they work within or around new accountability systems to creatively motivate and inspire students to succeed in achieving their dreams. Panelists will include:

Julie Gronquist, Special Services Coordinator at Achievement First Bushwick Elementary School, a charter school in Brooklyn

Gavin Nangle, History Teacher at Facing History School, which uses alternative forms of assessment in lieu of the Regents

Melanie Lee, Cohort 13 NYC Teaching Fellow and ESL Teacher at High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies, the nation's first ELL immersion high school of its kind

Lucille Rivin, Senior Project Manager of the In-Class Enrichment Project at The Leadership Program and Director of BISCEP (Bronx Initiative for Small Schools Character Education Program) and ATLAS (Arts through Leadership at Schools)