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Admin, student invited to February ED Sessions

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For further information:
Albertson Family Foundation Communications Officer:
Jennie Sue Weltner, JSWeltner@www.jkaf.org, (208) 424-2640

Brandon Busteed of Gallup Education opens ED Sessions 2015

J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation invites administrator, student from every Treasure Valley high school to attend free

BOISE – Jan. 19, 2014 — Brandon Busteed, executive director of Gallup Education, will join the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation in February as the first speaker of the 2015 ED Sessions series.

Given Busteed’s expertise on student and teacher engagement in public schools, the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation would like to invite one building administrator and one student representative from every Treasure Valley high school at no cost.

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The event is at 11:30 a.m., Feb. 3 on the 17thfloor of the Zions Bank Building in Boise. Lunch will be provided and guests will receive one hour of free parking in the adjoined garage. The registration deadline is 5 p.m., Jan. 27. To register, visitTheEDsessions.org.

Busteed’s most recent work focused on the Gallup study, State of America’s Schools: The Path to Winning Again in Education. His career spans a wide range of work as an educational entrepreneur, speaker, writer and university trustee. Busteed integrates Gallup’s research and science on talent selection, strengths, engagement and well being to improve student success, teacher effectiveness and educational outcomes.

His mission is to create a national movement to measure the educational outcomes that matter most, connect education to jobs and job creation and promote a paradigm shift from knowledge mastery to emotional engagement in education.

The general public is also welcome, and can register for the event, but will be asked to pay for lunch.

About Gallup

Gallup delivers analytics and advice to help leaders and organizations solve their most pressing problems. Combining more than 80 years of experience with its global reach, Gallup knows more about the attitudes and behaviors of employees, customers, students and citizens than any other organization in the world.

Gallup works with leaders and organizations to achieve breakthroughs in customer engagement, employee engagement, organizational culture and identity, leadership development, talent-based assessments, entrepreneurship and well-being. Its 2,000 professionals include noted scientists, renowned subject-matter experts and bestselling authors who work in a range of industries, including banking, finance, healthcare, consumer goods, automotive, real estate, hospitality, education, government and business-to-business (B2B).

About the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation

The J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation is a Boise-based, private family foundation committed to the vision of limitless learning for all Idahoans. In the last 17 years, the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation has invested almost $700 million in Idaho. The J.A. and Kathryn Family Albertson Foundation honors the legacy of Joe and Kathryn Albertson, founders of the Albertson grocery store, however it is not affiliated with Albertson’s, LLC. For more information, visit jkaf.org

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