For Immediate Release
Milwaukee, Wis., July 9, 2012— Preparing students with the 21st century skills they need to ultimately gain access to college and future careers is a challenge facing educators throughout the United States. Implementing best practices and innovative approaches to help student achievement is the goal of the 20th National Quality Education Conference (NQEC) sponsored by ASQ. The conference will be held November 11 – 12, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency, Louisville, Ky.
This year’s theme is Developing Global Leaders through Quality Schools, Classrooms, and Systems Thinking. The conference features the following keynote speakers:
“Our job as educators is to help students successfully navigate a fast-changing and challenging world,” Holliday said. “Attending NQEC can provide a fresh perspective and innovative new ideas that inspire teachers and administrators to transform their own school systems and raise the bar on student achievement.” Education experts are featured in four major focus areas supporting the national education agenda for high standards, data-driven decisions and increased graduation rates. These areas include:
Educators can take part in more than 30 in-depth sessions as well as five preconference half-day workshops. Topics include:
NQEC is the nation’s leading conference for teachers, administrators and support personnel to learn about the use of quality tools and concepts that can be applied to improve U.S. schools. It is an outstanding opportunity for educators seeking awareness, commitment, refinement and measurable progress in applying continuous improvement approaches and processes.
ASQ is a global community of people dedicated to quality who share the ideas and tools that make our world work better. With millions of individual and organizational members of the community in 150 countries, ASQ has the reputation and reach to bring together the diverse quality champions who are transforming the world’s corporations, organizations and communities to meet tomorrow’s critical challenges. ASQ is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., with national service centers in China, India and Mexico. Learn more about ASQ’s members, mission, technologies and training at www.asq.org.