Press Releases

Shannon McClintock Miller Named a Spokesperson for Future Ready Librarians, Project Connect

Library Industry Leader Looks to Further Empower Librarians, Teachers January 30, 2017 – Washington, DC and McHenry, IL — Shannon McClintock Miller, a recognized and respected K-12 library leader, is a new spokesperson for Future Ready Librarians and Project Connect. Miller previously served as the district teacher librarian at Van Meter Community School District in Iowa…

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Personalized and Digital Learning Initiative Stops in Illinois to Train Educators as Part of Nationwide Effort

District leaders from across the state attended the Future Ready Workshop in Peoria today to learn from experts and each other about planning and implementing personalized and digital learning strategies. Illinois joined Future Ready Schools, a project of the Alliance for Excellent Education, in October 2016. The nationwide initiative connects educators within member states with…

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Calling Texas School District Leaders! Register Now for Future Ready Schools Summit in Austin

WASHINGTON, DC—Future Ready Schools (FRS) is calling all Texas-area school district leaders to attend a free two-day summit in Austin, Texas, on how to improve teaching and student learning outcomes through the effective use of technology. School leadership teams will gather on July 18–19, 2016, to work on creating personalized learning environments in their schools…

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Future Ready Schools Announces New Project to Help Recognize School Librarians As Leaders in School Transformation

Future Ready Librarians Highlights Critical Role Librarians Play in Supporting the Future Ready Goals of Schools and Districts WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Future Ready Schools (FRS)—led by the Alliance for Excellent Education (the Alliance) in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education—announced Future Ready Librarians, an expansion of the Future Ready initiative aimed at positioning librarians as…

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Wisconsin School Superintendents Meet in Madison to Transform Teaching and Learning

MADISON, WI—More than fifty school leadership teams from districts across Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa gathered this week for a two-day summit on how technology can be an effective tool to improve teaching and student learning outcomes. Organized by the nonprofit organization Alliance for Excellent Education, and the U.S. Department of Education, the Future Ready Schools…

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