January 1, 1970

Bellwether at Teach For America’s 25th Anniversary Summit

By Bellwether

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Friday, February 5 – Sunday, February 7

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center & The Verizon Center, Washington, D.C.



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Friday, February 5th

School Leadership: Dimensions of Excellence in Schools – Workshops for Aspiring and Current School Leaders

Featuring: Xiomara Padamsee, partner & Lauren Schwartze, consultant

Friday Professional Development Track

Session 1: 12:15-1:45 PM

Session 2:   2:00-3:30 PM

Room: Marriott – Marquis Ballroom-Salon 5


Pathways to Systems Leadership

Featuring: Crystal Combs, senior consultant

Friday Professional Development Track
Session: 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Room: CC – Ballroom A


Saturday, February 6th

Coffee Talk with Bellwether Partners

8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Bellwether DC Office

1426 9th Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20001


What Works and What Doesn’t in Education Policy?

Examining Recent Trends and their Impact on Students

Featuring: Andy Rotherham, co-founder and partner

Saturday Block 2
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Room: CC – Ballroom A


Bellwether-Sponsored Happy Hour

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Location Thally

Have a drink on us!

For a schedule of all Summit sessions, click here.




Bellwether @bellwethered

Andrew Rotherham @arotherham

Andy Smarick @smarick

Sara Mead @saramead

Carolyn Chuong @ChuongCarolyn

Rebecca Cagle @RSKnicely

Evan A. Coughenour @coughenour

Sarah Kramer @KramerSarah

Chad Aldeman @ChadAldeman

Jason Weeby @jasonweeby

Allison Crean Davis @ACreanDavis

Jenn Schiess @jennschiess

Juliet Squire @JulietSquire

Kelly Robson @Robsonk

Ashley L. Mitchel @aklibetti

Phil Burgoyne-Allen @PBA_DC

Rebecca G Goldberg @rggoldberg

Lynne Graziano @LynneGraziano






Exponential Growth, Unexpected Challenges: How Teach for America Grew in Scale and Impact


By Sara Mead, Carolyn Chuong, and Caroline Goodson

This extensive report describes the history of Teach For America’s growth over the past 15 years, the challenges and opportunities it has faced, the strategies it has adopted in response to those challenges and opportunities, and the lessons it has learned. 


You can download it here.


Questions about Bellwether at the TFA Summit? Contact Jason Weeby

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