Keynote Speaker

2018 Partner of the Year

One purpose of our Partner of the Year Luncheon is to build the community’s knowledge and understanding of various education-related topics that have local relevance to Greenville. To accomplish this, compelling voices are invited to deliver keynote addresses.

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This year we are pleased to announce the keynote speaker will be by Dr. Dorian Burton, Chief Program Officer of the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust, a foundation that supports education advancement at all levels with programs and activities that hold exceptional value. Dr. Burton formerly served as the Co-Director of The TandemED Initiative for Black Male Achievement and Community Improvement at Harvard University Law School’s Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice, and was the Wasserman Foundation Fellow in the Doctor of Education Leadership Program at Harvard.

* Dr. Irvin Scott regrettably informed us he will not be attending due to unforeseen circumstances.