Covid-19 Challenges & Opportunities in K-12 Education

FEBRUARY 11 & 12, 2021

11:00 AM - 3:30 PM ET

@SEIIatMIT | #c19schoolsummit


MIT SEII, with Brown University and MITili, present “Covid-19 Challenges and Opportunities in K-12 Education.”

The two-day event will feature perspectives from education leaders and researchers who are working to ensure students can learn at home or in-person.

Learn more about the program and explore the agenda here


Distinguished speakers from education agencies, non-profits, technology firms, and universities, including...

Angélica Infante-Green

Commissioner of Education,

Rhode Island Department of Education

Janice Jackson

Chief Executive Officer,

Chicago Public Schools

Brenda Cassellius


Boston Public Schools

Richard Carranza

Chancellor, New York City Department of Education 

Paul Reville

Francis Keppel Professor of Practice of Educational Policy and Administration,

Harvard Graduate School of Education

Sanjay Sarma

Vice President,

MIT Open Learning

Bob Hughes

Director of K-12 Education,

United States,

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Sal Khan

Founder and CEO, 

Khan Academy

Conference Organizer

Joshua Angrist 

Ford Professor of Economics,


Conference Organizer

Emily Oster

Royce Family Professor of Teaching Excellence and Professor of Economics, 

Brown University

Conference Organizer

Parag Pathak 

Class of 1922 Professor of Economics, MIT