July 15, 2019

Learning Power: Examining the Future of Education

Join New America, the Western Pennsylvania Writing Project, and the CREATE Lab on July 24 for a stimulating afternoon of sharing and conversation about the future of education.


Community members and organizations are invited to share their unique questions and concerns regarding artificial intelligence, personalized learning, and other automation in their teaching and learning context. All people and perspectives are welcome.

The event will feature Professor Nicole Mirra and others, including special guests from YMCA LighthouseTeenBloc A+ Schools, and Steeltown Entertainment, to exchange learnings from the many projects across the Pittsburgh area that combine technology and humanities approaches to learning.

Featured Participants

    • Kristina Ishmael
      Senior Project Manager, Teaching, Learning, and Tech Program, New America
    • Nicole Mirra
      Assistant Professor of Urban Teacher Educattion, Rutgers University
      Author, Educating for Empathy: Literacy Learning and Civic Engagement
    • Laura Roop
      Director, Western Pennsylvania Writing Project


To register for this event, visit the RSVP page.

Learn More

This event is part of a larger Connected Conversations series produced by New America with communities in and around Pittsburgh, Southwestern Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, in partnership with Remake Learning and other local organizations. See New America’s event page to learn more.