Luncheon Keynote Speaker
Marshal Hurst is the Literacy Design
Collaborative(LDC)/Mathematics Design Collaborative(MDC) Coordinator for the
Arkansas Department of Education. He has
worked in the Professional Development division since 2013. Before that he worked for the Education Renewal
Zone at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith where he assisted public schools
in the areas of curriculum, professional development, parental involvement, and
collaboration. Mr. Hurst has also assisted
schools with Scholastic Audits in the areas of curriculum.
Mr. Hurst has contributed blog posts to LDC.org and
Mobility Labs. He has also been asked to
present at numerous conferences including the AASCD conference, national SREB
Networking Conference, MDC Partner Convening hosted by the Bill and Melinda
Gates Foundation, and a featured panelist to present the statewide rollout for
Arkansas at the National Convening of LDC partners hosted by the Bill and
Melinda Gates Foundation.