Dr. Torres Speaks at Waubonsee Vision 2050 Futures Summit - Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Dr. Torres Speaks at Waubonsee Vision 2050 Futures Summit

IMSA President Dr. José M. Torres spoke about the future of education on June 23, 2015 at Waubonsee Community College's Vision 2050 Future Summit, detailing what student credentialing may look like in an age where achievement badges and digital tokens replace traditional concepts such as seat time and grades.

Dr. Torres's speech also outlined the teachable skills that are gaining value in the workplace, including intellectual humility, emergent leadership, team orientation, and problem solving.

The Future Summit featured engaging speakers such as Dr. Torres and futurist/innovator Nicholas J Webb, as well as roundtable discussions on how community organizations can thrive over the next 35 years of innovation.