Creating schools that foster creativity, innovation, & student voice
Monday, June 12
Jackson Theater @ Sonoma Country Day School
8:30am - 12:00pm
(Groups of 10 or more receive discounted pricing)
Sir Ken Robinson
An internationally recognized authority in creativity and innovation in education and business, Sir Ken Robinson is also one of the world’s most sought after speakers. Videos of his famous talks to the prestigious TED Conference are the most viewed in the history of the organization and have been seen by an estimated 300 million people in over 150 countries.
Called “one of the world’s elite thinkers on creativity and innovation” by Fast Company magazine, Sir Ken has received numerous awards and recognitions for his groundbreaking contributions. He was included in Thinkers50 list of the world’s leading business thinkers and has been named one of TIME/Fortune/CNN’s Principal Voices. In 2003, he received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for services to the arts. His 2009 book, The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything, is a New York Times best seller and has been translated into 21 languages. A 10th anniversary edition of his classic work on creativity and innovation, Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative, was published in 2011. Finding Your Element: How to Discover Your Talents and Passions and Transform Your Life, was published by Viking in May 2013 and is also a New York Times best seller. His latest book, Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education (Viking, 2015), written with Robinson’s trademark wit and engaging style, includes groundbreaking research and tackles the critical issue of how to transform the nation’s troubled educational system.
Sir Ken was the keynote speaker at the inaugural ieSonoma event in 2013, and his return to commemorate ieSonoma's 5th anniversary is something you won't want to miss!
Hear from local youth innovators...
Sir Ken Robinson will be joined on the program by an inspiring group of local young innovators:
Fatima Aguilar, Piner High School
Jaia Foster, Sonoma Academy
Anamaria Morales, Santa Rosa Jr. College
Ethan Paisley, Marin School of the Arts
Ellie Ramos, Sonoma Country Day School
Luisa Trejo, Rincon Valley Charter School