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GOVERNOR’S OFFICE MEDIA ADVISORY: News Conference: A preview of Saturday’s ESSA Summit

Posted on Jul 8, 2016 in Latest Department News, Newsroom, Office of the Governor Press Releases

WHAT: News Conference: A preview of Saturday’s ESSA Summit

Governor David Ige and the ESSA team will welcome 1,000 participants to the ESSA Summit, including educators, community leaders, parents and students to learn about the new opportunities that ESSA provides and current best practices from inspiring thought leaders, policy experts and education leaders. Participants will also engage in forums on key education topics and collaborate with others on innovative possibilities for a future-focused educational system in Hawai‘i.


  • Governor David Ige
  • Darrel Galera, ESSA Team chairperson
  • Stephen E. Parker, National Governor’s Association

WHEN: Friday, July 8, 2016 at 1:30pm

WHERE: State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room

Video of the news conference will be posted at:


Media Contacts:

Jodi Leong

Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0043

Mobile: 808-798-3929

[email protected]