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Announcing CER’s Silver Anniversary Co-Chairs


(Washington, DC – June 8, 2018) — The Center for Education Reform is pleased to announce the new co-chairs of its 25th Anniversary, CER’s Silver Anniversary Summit & Celebration, Opportunity, Innovation & the Road to ONE America,taking place on Thursday and Friday October 25th-26th, 2018 at the Mandarin Oriental in Miami, FL.

Joining Governor Jeb Bush as Honorary Co-Chair of the Summit and Celebration are:

Michael Moe, founder of GSV, a modern merchant bank that invests, advises, and partners with the fastest growing, most dynamic companies in the world. He serves as the CEO of GSV Asset Management and the Executive Chairman of GSV Capital Corp.


Kevin P. Chavous, one of the nation’s leading voices for educational choice. Chavous is the President of academics, policy and schools for K-12 Inc., a technology-based education company and the nation’s leading provider of proprietary curriculum and online school programs for students in pre-K through high school.

Chris Whittle, Chairman and CEO of Whittle School & Studios, and an entrepreneur with four decades of leadership experience in the fields of education and media. He conceived of and founded Edison Schools in 1992 with Benno Schmidt. Edison was instrumental in establishing the charter-school movement and has served 450,000 students on three continents.


The event Co-Chairs will lead the Summit in developing strategies that fuse together collective efforts in education reform and innovation across every juncture.

Said CER Founder & CEO Jeanne Allen, “One gets to take a pause at 25 years only once in a lifetime, and this quarter century milestone must unite us all in transformational education innovation, across one America, for learners at all levels.

“Having my colleagues Michael, Kevin and Chris spearhead this forward-moving effort, with Governor Bush’s engagement, is remarkable!”

A few limited opportunities to co-chair the event and for sponsorships are still available. Please contact CER to inquire.

Founded in 1993, the Center for Education Reform aims to expand educational opportunities that lead to improved economic outcomes for all Americans — particularly our youth — ensuring that conditions are ripe for innovation, freedom and flexibility throughout U.S. education.

For press inquiries regarding the event(s), please contact Mary Riner at, or call (202) 750-0016.

For Sponsorship Opportunities: To get your name in lights and participate write or dial (202) 750-0016.

For Summit Registration and Gala Tickets: Click here