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Former Governor of West Virginia

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 Bob Wise Biography

Former West Virginia Gov. Bob Wise is president of the Alliance for Excellent Education (the Alliance), a nonprofit organization that has become a national leader for reforming the nations high schools so that all students graduate from high school prepared to succeed in college and a career. Led by Gov. Wise since 2005, the Alliance has become a respected advocate for the Common Core State Standards, deeper learning, digital learning, adolescent literacy, and other key education policy issues.

After serving a combined twenty-four years as governor, member of the U.S. House of Representatives, and state legislator, Gov. Wise has become a sought-after speaker and advisor on education issues as well as an advisor to the U.S. Department of Education, White House, and key policymakers in the U.S. Congress. In 2011, Gov. Wise was named to the NonProfit Timess Power & Influence Top 50, an annual listing of the fifty most influential executives in the nonprofit sector.

Gov. Wise has appeared on national television and radio programs, including World News with Diane Sawyer (ABC), American Morning (CNN), Your Bottom Line (CNN), Morning Joe (MSNBC), Fox and Friends (Fox News), Huckabee (Fox News), Lou Dobbs Tonight (CNN), the Charlie Rose Show (PBS), PBS NewsHour, the Diane Rehm Show (NPR), and Washington Journal (C-SPAN). He has also been featured in many prominent publications, including Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Atlanta JournalConstitution, and Philadelphia Inquirer.

Among his many awards and recognitions, Gov. Wise received the Corporation for Public Broadcastings 2013 Thought Leader Award given to American leaders who affirm the essential services that public media provides to citizens in areas of education, journalism, and the arts and the National Association of State Boards of Educations Friend of Education Award in 2011. In 2012, he received the Charles W. Eliot Award from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges for his leadership in education policy. And in 2011, he was named to Marshall Universitys June Harless Hall of Fame for enacting the PROMISE scholarship program.

Gov. Wise currently chairs the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and serves on several other boards, committees, and commissions, including the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation Commission on Standards and Performance Reporting, which develops rigorous accreditation standards for educator preparation; the Gordon Commission, a thirty-member commission of educators and experts formed to examine the future of education and its assessment; and the Business Roundtables Springboard Project, which developed policy recommendations for a twenty-first-century approach to equip Americans with the knowledge and skills needed for lifelong success in the U.S. workforce.

Gov. Wise serves on the board of trustees for the Americas Promise Alliance and West Virginia Wesleyan College. He is an advisory committee member for a number of organizations, including the National High School Center, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Educations Office of Elementary and Secondary Education and Office of Special Education Programs and housed at the American Institutes for Research. He also chairs the national board of directors of C-Change, which works to eliminate cancer as a major public health risk at the earliest possible time, and he serves on the board of advisors for the Moffitt Cancer Center.

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Bob Wise

Former Governor of West Virginia

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Bob Wise Biography

Former West Virginia Gov. Bob Wise is president of the Alliance for Excellent Education (the Alliance), a nonprofit organization that has become a national leader for reforming the nations high schools so that all students graduate from high school prepared to succeed in college and a career. Led by Gov. Wise since 2005, the Alliance has become a respected advocate for the Common Core State Standards, deeper learning, digital learning, adolescent literacy, and other key education policy issues.

After serving a combined twenty-four years as governor, member of the U.S. House of Representatives, and state legislator, Gov. Wise has become a sought-after speaker and advisor on education issues as well as an advisor to the U.S. Department of Education, White House, and key policymakers in the U.S. Congress. In 2011, Gov. Wise was named to the NonProfit Timess Power & Influence Top 50, an annual listing of the fifty most influential executives in the nonprofit sector.

Gov. Wise has appeared on national television and radio programs, including World News with Diane Sawyer (ABC), American Morning (CNN), Your Bottom Line (CNN), Morning Joe (MSNBC), Fox and Friends (Fox News), Huckabee (Fox News), Lou Dobbs Tonight (CNN), the Charlie Rose Show (PBS), PBS NewsHour, the Diane Rehm Show (NPR), and Washington Journal (C-SPAN). He has also been featured in many prominent publications, including Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Atlanta JournalConstitution, and Philadelphia Inquirer.

Among his many awards and recognitions, Gov. Wise received the Corporation for Public Broadcastings 2013 Thought Leader Award given to American leaders who affirm the essential services that public media provides to citizens in areas of education, journalism, and the arts and the National Association of State Boards of Educations Friend of Education Award in 2011. In 2012, he received the Charles W. Eliot Award from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges for his leadership in education policy. And in 2011, he was named to Marshall Universitys June Harless Hall of Fame for enacting the PROMISE scholarship program.

Gov. Wise currently chairs the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and serves on several other boards, committees, and commissions, including the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation Commission on Standards and Performance Reporting, which develops rigorous accreditation standards for educator preparation; the Gordon Commission, a thirty-member commission of educators and experts formed to examine the future of education and its assessment; and the Business Roundtables Springboard Project, which developed policy recommendations for a twenty-first-century approach to equip Americans with the knowledge and skills needed for lifelong success in the U.S. workforce.

Gov. Wise serves on the board of trustees for the Americas Promise Alliance and West Virginia Wesleyan College. He is an advisory committee member for a number of organizations, including the National High School Center, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Educations Office of Elementary and Secondary Education and Office of Special Education Programs and housed at the American Institutes for Research. He also chairs the national board of directors of C-Change, which works to eliminate cancer as a major public health risk at the earliest possible time, and he serves on the board of advisors for the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Bob Wise Videos

  • Bob Wise - General Manager - KOBI NBC5 - Aug 12th, 2013 ...
  • Bob Wise - Vice President - Oct 8th, 2013 - YouTube

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  • How to book Bob Wise?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Bob Wise for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Bob Wise, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Bob Wise or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Bob Wise?

    Booking fees for Bob Wise, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Bob Wise, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Bob Wise?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Bob Wise for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Bob Wise for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Bob Wise or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Bob Wise or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Bob Wise is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Bob Wise for your event is available upon request. Bob Wise generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are David R. Dow, Chris Herren, Scott Walker, Harvey Wasserman and Ray Zahab. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Bob Wise for an upcoming event.

Bob Wise Speaker Videos

  • Bob Wise - General Manager - KOBI NBC5 - Aug 12th, 2013 ...
    Bob Wise - Vice President - Oct 8th, 2013 - YouTube

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