Annual Professional Development DayVaughn Forest Church, Montgomery, AL
October 3, 2016
Keynote address: Dr. Todd Whitaker has been fortunate to be able to blend his passion with his career. Recognized as a leading presenter in the field of education, his message about the importance of teaching has resonated with hundreds of thousands of educators around the world. Todd is a professor of educational leadership at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana, and he has spent his life pursuing his love of education by researching and studying effective teachers and principals.
2016 MISBO Fall Conference: Designing Intelligent SchoolsSonesta Resort, Hilton Head Island, SC
October 5-7, 2016
The 2016 MISBO Fall Conference provides an opportunity for independent school leaders to learn from thought leaders and practitioners and network with their colleagues. A variety of session types offers learning experiences for everyone. Keynote speaker: Dr. Marc Brackett, Director of Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence.
VAIS 2016 Leading Learning ConferenceHilton Richmond Hotel, Richmond, VA
October 14, 2016
The theme for the 2016 VAIS Leading Learning Conference (LLC) is Seeding the Future, Growing Through Failure. Administrators, teachers and students are faced with challenges daily that require adjustment to change, and even growth from failure. While many educators see the term “failure” as anathema, the 2016 LLC will focus on failure as an opportunity, as something a child will need to experience as part of an active learning process, and ultimately for success in life. Discovering, teaching, and learning the skills needed to build resiliency are critical to preparing students for an inconceivable future.
NCAIS Annual Educators ConferenceMcKimmon Center for Extension & Continuing Education at NC State University, Raleigh, NC
October 21, 2016
The 2016 NCAIS Annual Educators Conference will provide opportunities for educators to feed and nuture their passions and those of the young people they serve. Join colleagues from across the state as we plant seed that will change hearts, change minds, change people, change schools... and ultimately, transform our communities.
An Evening with Dr. Madeline LevineHigh Meadows School Community Center, Roswell, GA
November 3, 2016
We invite you to join us for a free presentation by Dr. Madeline Levine, PhD. on Thursday, November 3 at 7:00 p.m. in the High Meadows School Community Center. Dr. Levine will speak about broadening our definition of success preparing children for success in the 21st Century. She will have a Q &A at the end of her presentation as well as a book signing. Books will be available for purchase before and after the event. “[Authentic success] knows that every child is a work in progress. It recognizes that children must have the time and energy to become truly engaged in learning, explore and develop their interests, beef up their coping skills, and craft a sense of self that feels real, enthusiastic, and capable.” Dr. Madeline Levine Madeline Levine, M.A., Ph.D. is a psychologist with over 30 years of experience as a clinician, consultant, and educator. Her book The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids explores the reasons why teenagers from affluent families are experiencing epidemic rates of emotional problems. Backed by cutting edge research, Levine proposes solutions that are both practical and credible. Levine’s most recent book, Teach Your Children Well: Parenting for Authentic Success, is a toolbox for parents, providing information, relevant research, and a series of exercises to help parents clarify a definition of success that is in line with their own values as well as their children’s interests and abilities. A popular speaker at schools across the country, Levine sheds light on our sometimes detrimental definitions of success when it comes to today’s children.
ISACS 2016 Annual Conference "Doing, Designing, Connecting & Thinking 2"Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
November 3-4, 2016
Keynote Speakers: Tony Wagner & Larry Rosenstock. Featured presenters include: Patrick Bassett, Suzie Boss, Lisa Damour, Jim Honan, Sylvia Martinez, Paul Topolos, Alex Bandar, Christian Long, John Noltner, Bob Pearlman, Suzanne Roberts, Alexandra Scott, Carla Silver, Doug Smith, Dan St. Romain, Lisa Van Gemert and James White.
FCIS Annual ConventionHyatt Regency Miami, Miami, FL
November 3-4, 2016
The theme in November will be Cultivating Growth--A Mindset for the Future. Mindsets have been the signature work of Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D, whose renown theory below, is borne of her research on human motivation.
TAIS Biennial Conference 2016McCallie School, Chattanooga, TN
November 6-7, 2016
Sunday Keynote Speaker: Rick Wormeli. Monday TED Talk Speakers: Tom Hoerr, Ross Wehner, Andy Van Schaack.
NWAIS Institutional Leadership ConferenceTacoma Convention Center, Tacoma, WA
November 6-7, 2016
The NWAIS Institutional Leadership Conference provides key information to Trustees and Heads, increasing effectiveness and inspiring you to think about governance in a new light. Heads of School find this meeting especially valuable when they attend with their board chair or new board members, but Trustees of all levels of experience will benefit from the broad mix of sessions.
2016 GISA Annual ConferenceMarist School, Atlanta, GA
November 7, 2016
Featuring keynote speakers: Dr. Wendy Mogel & Rick Wormeli.
AdvancED Georgia Annual ConferenceCrowne Plaza Ravinia, Atlanta, GA
November 7-8, 2016
Cultivating an environment for success requires an understanding of your institution’s current circumstances, a plan to reinforce your strengths and bolster your weaknesses, and a willingness to learn from accomplishments and obstacles so your students, teachers and school communities flourish.
The AdvancED Georgia Annual Conference 2016 reveals the new AdvancED Performance Standards and review protocol to guide institutions through a personalized and meaningful improvement experience. The conference uncovers factors that contribute to success and offers strategies and approaches to develop, execute and measure goals for school improvement.
Join fellow educators, thought leaders and practitioners as we discover ways to improve our schools and systems to lead us on the path to success!
NAES Biennial Conference 2016New Orleans Marriott, New Orleans, LA
November 9-11, 2016
Innovation, improvisation, entrepreneurship, and an ever-widening understanding of equity, justice, and diversity are the dynamic forces now shaping New Orleans, where we'll explore how these forces are also shaping Episcopal schools.
2017 NAIS Annual ConferenceBaltimore, MD
March 1-3, 2017
Make Your Mission Matter: From Vision to Values. As independent learning communities, our schools are called upon to establish both our everyday practices and our larger educational philosophies in our schools’ missions. School leaders are compelled to look beyond fluctuating trends and use mission and vision as guiding principles to explore what matters most. Join us to discover how we can honor our values, be attentive to the complexities of the present, and look forward to a courageous and inspiring vision for the future of our schools and our students.
ATLIS 2017 National ConferenceSheraton Universal City, Los Angeles, CA
April 23-26, 2017
Keynote speaker is Jaime Casap, Google Global Education Evangelist!
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