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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Orchard Gardens K-8 Pilot School · Boston, MA

Next Wave is a one-day summit that will showcase educator- and community-developed innovations that foster democratic practices and creative approaches to racial and social justice.

Next Wave will feature three-time Grammy award winning musician Esperanza Spalding, along with workshops and other participants who will advance our understanding of and commitment to artistry and creativity as essential elements of learning, human development, and leadership.

Next Wave is limited to 250 attendees. Please register as soon as possible! Registration fees include lunch: $100 for general registration, $50 for full-time preK-12 educators, and free for elementary, middle, and high school students. We invite everyone seeking a network that elevates democracy, creativity, and authentic leadership to join us.


Esperanza Spalding

Highlight: Ms. Esperanza Spalding will join us for the day! Learn more about Esperanza Spalding here.


Workshops and Featured Presenters

Our list of 20+ workshops created and facilitated by educators and artists is here. Registered Next Wave attendees will have the opportunity to reserve their spot in our fabulous workshops on a first-come, first-reserved basis.

We’re also delighted by our growing list of featured participants who will be sharing insights in our opening and closing sessions, at curated lunch conversations, in workshops, and in amazing spontaneous conversations in the hallways of Orchard Gardens. Check them out here.


Next Wave Schedule

Please consult the full Next Wave Summit schedule to plan your participation and travel.


A Thank You to Our Sponsors

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