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Expanding Students'
Networks by Offering
Anytime/Anywhere Learning

Breakout Sessions | February 5th

Julia Freeland Fisher
Director of Education Research,
Clayton Christensen Institute

Join us at NCDC19 to explore some of Julia Freeland Fisher's latest findings in her book Who You Know: Unlocking Innovations that Expand Students’ Networks (Wiley: Jossey-Bass, 2018). Julia's breakout session will explore innovative approaches that grow students' social capital. These align to emerging strategies with the Success Indicators of the DIgital Convergence Framework, providing a practical approach for leveraging the power of disruptive innovation at the district level.

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Julia Freeland Fisher is the director of education research at the Clayton Christensen Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank. She leads a team that informs policymakers and community leaders on the power of disruptive innovation in the K-12 and higher education spheres through its research. She is the author of the forthcoming book Who You Know: Unlocking Innovations that Expand Students’ Networks (Wiley: Jossey-Bass, 2018). Prior to joining the Institute, Julia worked at NewSchools Venture Fund, a venture philanthropy organization that supports education entrepreneurs who are transforming public education. She also served as an instructor in the Yale College Seminar Program. Julia holds a BA from Princeton University and a JD from Yale Law School.