The 2017 Lincoln Legacy Lectures, "Lincoln and Education" program featured speakers:
Dr. Robert Bray, R. Forrest Colwell Professor of American Literature, Emeritus, at Illinois Wesleyan University.
Paula Shotwell, veteran Springfield Dist. 186 teacher and founder of a long-running Living History program for fifth graders.
Dr. Michael Burlingame, Chancellor Naomi Lynn Distinguished Chair in Lincoln Studies, offered opening remarks and moderated the discussion that followed.