Kendall Tidwell fearlessly, and without notes, shared his story of going “on beyond” to a group of 6,500 adults at KIPP School Summit. We’re sharing his video here, along with the transcript below, so more people can hear and be inspired by his story.
By Elena Larranga, Special Education Teacher, KIPP New Jersey I’m a six-year veteran teacher who is one week away from my first day teaching second grade Special Education at KIPP New Jersey. I just returned from my first KIPP School Summit (KSS) – the annual professional development gathering of the KIPP Team and Family. This […]
By Allison Shapira, President, Global Public Speaking LLC It was 9:00am on a Tuesday morning, and I was in the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. I was about to experience my first KIPP School Summit (KSS), the annual professional development summit for teachers and staff of KIPP public charter schools. My experience […]
By Richard Barth, Chief Executive Officer, KIPP Foundation One week ago, more than 6,000 members of the KIPP Team & Family came together in Houston—the city in which KIPP was founded—for the annual KIPP School Summit (KSS). From professional development sessions led by outstanding educators to student performances to our celebration at the Toyota Center, […]
By Richard Barth, KIPP Foundation Chief Executive Officer One week ago, more than 3,000 members of the KIPP Team & Family came together in Las Vegas for the annual KIPP School Summit (KSS). This year’s KSS, from start to finish, was filled with many extraordinary moments. From professional development to student performances to sessions led […]
Reflections on KIPP School Summit (KSS) by Lauren Cooke, Math Teacher, TEAM Academy How many times have you attended KSS? Seven times! KSS has taken me all over the country: 2004 – Miami 2005 – Phoenix 2006 – New Orleans 2007 – Scottsdale 2009 – Orlando 2010 – Las Vegas 2011 – Nashville How […]
KIPP School Summit (KSS) is the annual gathering for the entire KIPP Team & Family to connect, learn, and share. We asked KIPP teachers and school leaders which sessions they were most excited for this year. Below is what they had to say. Attendees share their favorite sessions: Comprehension for English Language Learners and Vocabulary […]