The luncheon panel was held Sept. 27 at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa in Grand Traverse Village, Mich.

Panelists for the event were:

  • Tom Watkins is an educational consultant and former Michigan State Superintendent of Public Instruction.
  • Michael Murray is the Superintendent of Suttons Bay Public Schools.
  • Bryan Klochack is the Principal of Michigan Connections Academy.
  • Michael Van Beek is director of education policy at the Mackinac Center and author of “Virtual Learning in Michigan’s Schools.”