Most Likely to Succeed offers a look at what students and teachers are capable of in the 21st century - if we have the courage to transform our schools (image credit: MLTS). (PRNewsFoto/Gould Evans)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- STEAM Studio, Rockhurst High School, and Gould Evans will host a special screening of Most Likely to Succeed – an acclaimed film that provides a provocative look at the future of education, revolutionizing the way we approach "school" and student success in today's innovative world. The film, which is only available for select screenings, will be followed by a panel discussion led by local experts in education and design.
DATE & TIME: Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 5:45 – 9:00 p.m.
LOCATION: The Rose Theater at Rockhurst High School, 9301 State Line Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64114
- 5:45 p.m. – 6:20 p.m. -- Reception
- 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. -- Film start (duration 89 minutes)
- 8:05 p.m. – 9 p.m. -- Panel discussion with local experts in education and design
FILM OVERVIEW: Most Likely to Succeed, which has been an official selection at some of the world's top film festivals including Tribeca and Sundance, examines the history of education in the U.S., revealing the growing shortcomings of conventional methods while exploring compelling new approaches to education in the 21st century. For more info, visit http://www.mltsfilm.org/.
Greg Owsley is Rockhurst High School's first STEAM Director. With our rapidly changing world, he believes it is an incredibly exciting time to be an educator and strives to serve as a model for his students each day by being a passionate Ignatian educator, a loving husband, and an avid juggler.
Dr. Mandi Sonnenberg is a professor in the Department of Education at Rockhurst University and the director of STEAM Studio. As a former classroom teacher and administrator, she brings both vision and empathy to her passion for transforming today's education models. She practices a hands-on approach to supporting effective teaching and learning in the classroom.
Scott Kreshel manages the Blue Valley School District's acclaimed CAPS Business Accelerator, which exists to support entrepreneurial activity and innovation in schools. He is a committed school leader and community builder, and an advocate of active learning environments that instill creative confidence in our youth.
David Reid is a principal with Gould Evans and a leader in the firm's national practice in Education and Strategic Learning Environments. His thought leadership on projects is informed by ethnographic and post-occupancy research, offering a deeper understanding of the correlation between the built environment and education outcomes.