"Students have and always will serve as my motivation."—@SecCardona
Join this AFT Share My Lesson keynote session featuring newly appointed Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona in conversation with AFT President Randi Weingarten. They will discuss the challenges ahead and the urgent priorities facing America's students, teachers, school staff and parents.
This is an opportunity to hear firsthand from Secretary Cardona on the new administration's commitment to the education of our students, as schools across the country reopen safely and set forth a plan for learning recovery, trauma support, and social and emotional development in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
As a former teacher, principal and district administrator, Secretary Cardona will share his vision for collaboration, big-picture solutions and an equity agenda as we move forward. Learn about priorities like ensuring all students have access to high-quality schools, supporting teacher quality and improving teacher diversity, expanding access to high-quality preschool, and supporting career and technical education.