Most Likely to Succeed

PRESS RELEASE – April 8, 2019

Fluvanna County Public Schools is one of more than 3,500 communities working to re-imagine the purpose of education

The week of April 15, 2019, Fluvanna County Public Schools will take part in Most Likely to Succeed’s worldwide campaign to re-imagine education. The acclaimed film, Most Likely to Succeed, offers an inspiring look at what students and teachers are capable of—if we have the vision and courage to transform our schools. Directed by acclaimed documentarian Greg Whiteley, the film has been an official selection of two dozen of the world’s top film festivals, including Sundance, Tribeca, and AFI DOCS. It’s been featured at leading conferences on education, including ASU/GSV, SxSWedu, Harvard/ GoldmanSachs, and NewSchools Venture Fund. Audience members call it the most compelling film ever done on the topic of school. In the past year, more than 3,500 communities have booked a screening of Most Likely to Succeed.

The purpose of this event is to foster meaningful discussion among educators, administrators, parents, and students about how current obstacles can be overcome and steps towards change can be taken on a local level. Born out of these conversations is a community-wide commitment to moving forward; transformational initiatives are undertaken and real change is ignited. This event is open to the public. Please visit for more information about the film and movement.

Most Likely to Succeed Event Schedule, Fluvanna County High School Auditorium.

Community members, parents, students and staff are invited to attend both events.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 7pm Evening screening of the film Most Likely to Succeed.

Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 10am Ted Dintersmith, organizer of Most Likely to Succeed and author of What School Could Be: Insights and Inspiration from Teachers Across America visits Fluvanna to engage in meaningful dialogue about his work with the Most Likely to Succeed Campaign and the Virginia is for Learners Innovation Network.

For additional information, please contact Gemma Soares, 434-589-8208.

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