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.


OAESA/OASSA Beginning Administrators Academy

December 6, 2018
Columbus, OH

Battelle for Kids’ Jamie Meade will be delivering a keynote on What Every Principal Needs to Know About Accountability, Data, and School Improvement.

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KASS Annual Conference

December 10, 2018
Lexington, KY

Join Battelle for Kids’ staff (Karen Garza, Jamie Meade, and Mike Nicholson) for the following deeper dives into 21st century education: 

  • Keynote: Portrait of a Graduate: Envisioning Future-Ready Learners
  • Luncheon Address: Tapping Our Greatest Resource: Empowerment
  • Breakout Session: Understanding the Why around Developing a Portrait of a Graduate
  • Panel Discussion: You Have a Portrait of a Graduate, Now What?
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AASA National Conference on Education

February 13-16, 2019
Los Angeles, CA

Join Battelle for Kids for the following sessions from our thought leaders:

  • Pre-Conference: Using a Portrait of a Graduate to Transform Your District: A Leaders Workshop
  • Breakout Session: Developing 21st Century Education Leaders Who Can Drive Transformation
  • Breakout Session: Systems Approach to Implementing Portrait of a Graduate
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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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