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Thu 14

October 14, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CDT

Book Talk with Peter Smith

Civic Genius

Location: Online

Peter Smith is a former member of Congress and former Lieutenant Governor of Vermont who led the effort to create a community college in Vermont, served as the first president of a California university, and served as Assistant Director General for Education for UNESCO (not to mention a Civic Genius Advisory Board member). That’s all to say, he knows a lot about education – and from every angle. His new book Stories from the Educational Underground: The New Frontier for Learning and Work, shines a spotlight on an untapped American resource: the extraordinary talent, intelligence, and potential that is currently ignored by the traditional college model.