PolicyMaker Series: The State of Innovation in Education

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Loudoun County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Eric Williams and the Vice President for Academic Innovation & New Ventures at George Mason University, Dr. Michelle Marks, will be the featured speakers at the annual ʺState of Innovation in Educationʺ Breakfast, where they will discuss the ways local K-12 and higher education systems are employing innovation to better prepare students for the 21st Century workforce and society.

Now entering his fifth school year as head of Virginia’s third largest school system, Dr. Eric Williams is a veteran educator who began his career as a high school history teacher in Fairfax County, Chelsea, Mass., and Sao Paulo, Brazil.

As Vice President for Academic Innovation & New Ventures, Dr. Michelle Marks is responsible for identifying, launching and sustaining educational initiatives that fulfill George Mason’s strategic plan and generate financial resources to support students, faculty and the educational mission.

Featured Speakers

Dr. Eric Williams

Superintendent, Loudoun County Public Schools

Dr. Michelle Marks

VP for Academic Innovation & New Ventures, George Mason University

ADVOCATE SPONSORS   $5,000

  • Year long logo recognition on all marketing materials
  • Reserved table of 10 at six PolicyMaker Series events of your choice
  • Four tickets to Annual Legislative Reception

ENTERPRISE SPONSORS   $3,000

  • ​Year long name recognition on all marketing materials
  • Name recognition in Public Policy Agenda
  • Reserved table of 10 at four PolicyMaker Series events of your choice
  • Two tickets to Annual Legislative Reception​​

 

 

SPOTLIGHT SPONSOR   $1,750

  • Opportunity to introduce the speaker and discuss your business
  • Logo recognition on all marketing materials
  • Opportunity to distribute marketing materials to each attendee
  • Reserved table for 10 at each event
  • Four tickets to Annual Legislative Reception

RESERVED TABLE   $600

  • ​Reserved table of 10 in a premium location

 

*All sponsorship commitments are final. All tickets and table sales are final within 72 hours of the event. No refunds or credits will be issued.

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