Send Us to SXSWedu 2020: Vote Now for Green Dot’s Panel Submissions


For the fifth year in a row, Green Dot Public Schools has submitted proposals for our educators, leadership team and staff to lead panels and workshops at SXSWedu’s annual conference in Austin, TX. Once a year, educators from around the country come together to connect, discover best practices and share how to best serve students.

Green Dot has submitted two panels for the SXSWedu 2020 conference and we need your help to make sure our panels get chosen! Create an account with SXSW and vote for Green Dot’s panels. Your vote can help ensure that our panels are chosen and that Green Dot will once again have a strong presence at the most prominent education conference in the country.

Failing Forward: Learning from 'Turnarounds'

Green Dot California President and CEO Cristina de Jesus hopes to share Locke High School’s journey to success and the hard lessons learned along the way to drive home the ultimate lesson: the importance of learning from each other’s mistakes to make progress in our mission to close opportunity gaps.

What's the Context When Measuring Student Growth?

Green Dot Director of Data Science & Analytics Michael Garner and CORE Districts Executive Director Noah Bookman hope to spark a national dialogue around how we can and must focus on measuring growth over proficiency in order to remove barriers to success for our students.