We’re headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, but you can find us across the country—attending events, presenting, and working side-by-side with fellow educators.


ASCD Empower

March 16–18, 2019
Chicago, IL

Battelle for Kids’ Karen Garza and Jamie Meade will be presenting two sessions with Jeff Brown, Superintendent of Granville EVSD, including:

  • Portrait of a 21st Century Educator: Building an Empowered Workforce
  • Portrait of a 21st Century Educational System: Redefining Success
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NSBA Annual Conference

March 30 – April 1, 2019
Philadelphia, PA

Join Battelle for Kids along with our partners at the following sessions:

  • Assessment for Learning: Bright Spots from Virginia
  • Using a Portrait of a Graduate to Transform Your District
  • A Systems Approach to Implementing Portrait of a Graduate
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Ohio School Boards Association Board Leadership Institute

Friday, April 26, 10:30 AM–11:30 AM.
Polaris Hilton, Columbus, OH

Leading Together: Ohio’s SOAR Network of Visionary Leaders

Join this interactive session to learn about Ohio’s SOAR Network, comprised of visionary leaders and school systems across the state, committed to transforming their education systems to meet the needs of today’s 21st century graduates. Presenters include:

Karen Garza, PhD, CEO & President, Battelle for Kids
Jamie Meade, Chief of Staff, Battelle for Kids
SOAR Visionary Leaders, Superintendents - TBD

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