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LifeManagement Center will hold a conference called "Bringing Schools Together" on Wednesday.

The public is invited.

Speaker Tony Wagner is the author of "The Global Achievement Gap," which will be the topic of his presentation. He is also the first Innovation Education Fellow at the Technology & Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard University and the founder and former co-director of the Change Leadership Group at the Harvard Graduate School.

"We've had a really good response to the conference," said LifeManagement Executive Director Mary Beth Dacey. "It's a topic that I don't think has been talked about much at all in Charleston."

LifeManagement, which helps adults and children overcome learning challenges, has hosted educational conferences since 1995.

Registration will start at 8 a.m. at the Omar Shrine Auditorium, 176 Patriots Point Blvd., Mount Pleasant. The event, which will end at 2 p.m., includes a presentation by Wagner, lunch, a question and answer session with Wagner and follow-up discussion.

The cost is $159.

For more information, call 852-5705 or visit www.lifemanagement.org.