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At our Fall 2019 Summit, attendees and speakers engaged in dialogues about how we learn today and consider how teaching and learning can and should evolve in the years ahead. Read the coverage by the SJSU Newsroom and listen to the guest speakers' talks below.

Featured Guest Speakers

Laura Quintana | Vice-President of Corporate Affairs, Cisco

Listen to Laura discuss how she learned to converse with adults as a child, what's needed to prepare for the jobs of the future, and more.

Sabrina Dao | 7th Grade Student, Ocala STEAM Academy

Listen to Sabrina discuss preparing for the future, overcoming stereotypes, and more.

Vinson Vũ | B.S. Degree Candidate, SJSU

Listen to Vinson discuss personal adversity, caring educators, and more.

Arun Ramanathan | CEO, Pivot Learning Partners

Listen to Arun Ramanathan, CEO of Pivot Learning Partners, discuss his vision for a world without labels.

Shar Naidu | Master's Degree Candidate, SJSU

Listen to Shar discuss harnessing creativity, free pizza, and more.

Ellen Middaugh | Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Development, SJSU

Listen to Ellen discuss her vision for the future of learning to practice democracy.

Kent McGuire | Program Director of Education, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Listen to Kent discuss his vision for the future of deeper learning.

Christopher Cabaldon | Hazel Cramer Endowed Chair and Professor of Public Policy & Administration, Sacramento State University

Listen to Christopher discuss the future of people, defining learning, and more.

Valerie Lundy-Wagner | Senior Research Analyst, California Competes

Listen to Valerie discuss who deserves to learn.

Irene Castillón | Assistant Principal/History Teacher, Cristo Rey San José Jesuit High School, and SJSU Lurie College Alumni

Listen to Irene discuss disrupting systemic barriers in education.