2020 Statewide Education Summit




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On February 13-14, 2020, the Mobile Area Education Foundation, in partnership with the 75,000 Degrees Talent Hub, will host the 2020 Statewide Education Summit in Mobile, AL at the Arthur Outlaw Mobile Convention Center.

Over two days, attendees will be engaged in three pillars of content- Getting READY (PreK-8), Getting IN (grades 9-12) and Getting THROUGH (post-secondary education/training). The 2020 Statewide Education Summit will elevate promising practices, engage education leaders/stakeholders and empower all attendees to return to their community with innovative ways to ensure all students are Getting READY, Getting IN and Getting THROUGH a post-secondary pathway.

Register Today!


Also, while you’re in the city, enjoy the sites and sounds of Mardi Gras!

Registration is now open! 

Individual registration fee: $50.00

Team Registration fee (up to 7 people): $250.00

We highly recommend teams consisting of stakeholders from PreK, K-12, Higher Education, Community Organizations, and Business/Industry from communities to attend the summit. This will enable you and your team to maximize your learning in the concurrent sessions.

Payments: Credit Card and Check payments are accepted. If you are utilizing a P.O., please email it to jrivers@maef.net.

Hotel Reservations

Renaissance Riverview Plaza HotelThe Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel  is the 2020 Statewide Education Summit hotel of choice. The rate for attendees is reduced to $104 USD per night.

Book  your hotel today!




8:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM Welcome
9:15 AM Opening Plenary
10:00 – 11:00 AM Concurrent Session I
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM Concurrent Session II
12:30 PM Luncheon Keynote
2:00 – 3:00 PM Concurrent Session II
3:15 – 4:15 PM Concurrent Session III
4:30 – 5:00 PM Closing Remarks
9:00 AM Opening Plenary
10:45 – 11:45 AM Concurrent Session IV
12:00 – 1:15 PM Luncheon Keynote
1:30 – 2:30 PM Concurrent Session V
2:45 – 3:30 PM Closing Plenary

Confirmed Speakers:

Dr. Danette Howard, Lumina Foundation, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

Dr. Marquita Davis, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Deputy Director, K-12