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Join teachers and administrators from Hawai‘i’s public, private, charter and parochial schools as we focus on how to best transform our existing schools and create new learning environments for today and tomorrow.

This collaborative event is presented by the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools, the Hawaii Department of Education and the Hawaii Community Foundation in partnership with the Pillars of Peace Fund of the Hawai‘i Community Foundation and the Hawaii Society for Technology in Education to highlight the best practices that are taking place in our learning environments today and being planned for those of tomorrow.

Conference Tracks

  • Early Childhood Learning
  • Learning Variability & Individualized Learning
  • Equity and Diversity
  • Project and Place-Based Learning
  • Social & Emotional Learning
  • Teaching & Learning with Technology
  • Best Practices in 21st Century Learning
  • Leading Schools of the Future
Keynote Speakers
  • Sal Khan

    Sal Khan

    Sal Khan is the founder of Khan Academy, a nonprofit organization with the mission of providing a free, world-class education for anyone anywhere. Khan Academy's content and mastery learning platform has over 71 million registered users from all over the world and has been localized into over 30 languages.
  • Mary Helen Immordino-Yang

    Mary Helen Immordino-Yang

    Dr. Mary Helen Immordino-Yang is the Professor of Education, Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Southern California. She studies the psychological and neurobiological development of emotion and self-awareness, and connections to social, cognitive and moral development in educational settings.
  • Jennie Magiera

    Jennie Magiera

    Jennie Magiera is the Chief Program Officer for EdTechTeam. Jennie uses her classroom experiences to inform her work supporting educators to create new and better opportunities for their students. She believes that despite the many challenges facing schools today, every classroom can be a place for “edventures”: student-centered, passion-based experiential learning.
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Conference Highlights
  • Thursday, October 3
  • Friday, October 4



  • Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, Professor of Education, Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Southern California,
  • Sal Khan, founder of Khan Academy

Apple Stem Playground

Early Childhood Playground

Project-Based Learning Playground

Computer Science Playground



  • Jennie Magiera, Chief Program Officer for EdTechTeam

Microsoft Playground

Early Childhood Playground

Arts and Digital Media Playground

AR/VR Playground


Sponsor and Exhibitor Registration is Now Open

Interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibitor at the 2019 Schools of the Future Conference??
Contact Megan Polak for more information!