Schedule

The following schedule is subject to change.

All participants are placed on one of 12 interdisciplinary teams that collaborate throughout to solve our design challenge.

Thursday, January 17

6:00 Pre-Concert Reception
7:30 Roomful of Teeth (Innovation Concert)
9:30 Post-Concert Talkback


Friday, January 18

7:45 Registration Opens
8:30 Welcome and Summit Goals
8:45 Keynote: What Do You Stand For? (Dean Richard Kessler, Mannes)
9:30 Framework: Music School 2.0
10:15 Assigning Team Values
10:30 Break
10:45 TeamTime I: Committing to Values (3 Campuses)
12:15 LUNCH (provided)
1:30 Activity: Aligning Your Team
2:30 The Student Experience
3:00 Break
3:15 BIG Ideas 1: The Student Experience (8 sessions)

  1. Creative Learning Environments
  2. New Technologies
  3. Experiential Education
  4. Engaging the Community
  5. How iGens Learn
  6. Embracing Social Issues
  7. Student-Driven Education
  8. Inventing the Future

4:15 Break
4:30 BIG Ideas 2: The Student Experience (8 sessions)

  1. Creative Learning Environments
  2. New Technologies
  3. Experiential Education
  4. Engaging the Community
  5. How iGens Learn
  6. Embracing Social Issues
  7. Student-Driven Education
  8. Inventing the Future

5:30 Break
5:45 TeamTime II: Value-Based Activities
7:00 Dinner (on own)

Saturday, January 19

9:00 Plenary: The Continued Need for Change
9:15 Radical Reimagination
10:15 Break
10:30 TeamTime III: Tying Activities to Curriculum (12 Teams)
12:00 LUNCH (provided)
1:15 Panel: Making Magic with Time and Money
2:15 Break
2:30 Innovation by Discipline
3:30 Break
3:45 TeamTime IV: Merging Concepts (6 Departments)
5:00 Break
5:15 TeamTime V: Making Room and Finalizing (6 Departments)
6:45 Dinner (On own)
7:00 Executive Meal (for “Summit Administrators")
        Organization Meal (for National Organization leaders)


Sunday, January 20

9:00 Panel: Building Buy-In to your School's Distinctive Values
10:00 Break
10:15 Discussion: Building Buy-In (2 groups)
11:15 Break
11:30 Pitch Competition: Proposals Revealed
12:30 LUNCH (provided)
1:45 Reflect: It's All About Process
2:45 Awards Ceremony
3:15 Wrap-Up: Your Very Own 21st Century Music School - Next Steps
4:00 Event Finish