Education First Compact
Monthly Speaker Series
More dialogue, not less, is what is needed to tackle our most intractable education challenges. To facilitate such dialogue, for the past 18 years, PEF has convened a monthly education speaker series, Education First Compact. From September through June, our team curates and produces sessions that attract the region’s most respected education leaders.
attend at least one Education First Compact during the course of the year
60 – 125 people
are in attendance, each month, at an Education First Compact
What We Offer
Ten monthly sessions offered free-of-charge in a forum emphasizing off-the-record, candid discussion. Check our calendar for upcoming sessions.
September 12, 2019
Back to School with Dr. William Hite
October 3, 2019
Jobs Available! Rebooting Career and Technical Education for a 21st Century Workforce
November 7, 2019
Welcoming Education Technology into the Classroom
December 5, 2019
Special Needs Education: Meeting the Challenge
January 9, 2020
How to Make the “Worst Charter School Law” in the Country…Better?
Who We Serve
All with an interest in K-12 education, including the School District of Philadelphia, the Mayor’s Office of Education, non-profit organizations, education advocates, community members, teachers, researchers, businesses and corporations, funders, universities, and more.
Sponsor a session. PEF offers recognition opportunities.
Make an investment in Education First Compact by becoming a voluntary subscriber. Subscribers are always guaranteed a seat.
Rent Meeting Space
PEF offers the use of a meeting space that is suitable for 50–100 participants.