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Conference Proceedings 2018

Session TitleDateTime StartTime EndRoom/LocationSchedule Track (Optional)Description (Optional)
Registration12/5/20187:30 AM5:15 PM
Osage Room/Statehouse Convention Center
Career Education in Arkansas: Real Students. Real Stories. Real Impact.12/5/20189:00 AM12:00 PM
Salon C/Marriott Ballroom
Managing and Safeguarding Your District’s Fiscal Fitness: What School Boards Need to Know12/5/20189:00 AM12:00 PM
Manning/Marriott Hotel
Practical & Legal Frameowrks for Effective Board Meetings12/5/20189:00 AM
12:00 PMHoffan/ Marriott Hotel
Conducting the Administrator/Superintendent Search Process12/5/20181:30 PM2:30 PM
Arkansas Ballroom/Marriott Hotel
Financing Capital Projects: Funding Strategies to Make Your Project a Reality12/5/20181:30 PM2:30 PMManning/Marriott Hotel
Growing STEM or Out on a Limb?12/5/20181:30 PM2:30 PMSalon C/Marriott Ballroom
School Threats on Social Media12/5/20181:30 PM2:30 PMHoffan/ Marriott Hotel
Benefits of Implementing a Flexible Learning Classroom Environment12/05/20182:45 PM3:45 PM
Salon C/Marriott Ballroom
Conducting the Administrator/Superintendent Search Process12/05/20182:45 PM3:45 PM
Arkansas Ballroom/Marriott Hotel
Facing Social Media Threats Proactively12/05/20182:45 PM3:45 PM
Hoffan/ Marriott Hotel
Financing Capital Projects: Funding Strategies to Make Your Project a Reality12/05/20182:45 PM3:45 PM
Manning/Marriott Hotel
Pick-up registration packets12/6/20187:00 AM
5:15 PM
Osage/Statehouse Convention Center
Continental Breakfast12/6/20187:00 AM
8:15 AM
Governor's Hall (exhibit area)/Statehouse Convention Center
General Session: Michael Dorn12/6/20188:30 AM
10:00 AM
Marriott Ballroom/Marriott Hotel
Networking/Refreshment Break12/6/201810:00 AM
10:45 AM
Governor's Hall (exhibit area)/Statehouse Convention Center
Awards Luncheon and 1st Place Student Speaker Gabrielle Thurman12/6/201812:15 PM
1:30 PM
Marriott Ballroom/Marriott Hotel
Networking/Refreshment Break12/6/20182:45 PM3:30 PMGovernor's Hall (exhibit area)/Statehouse Convention Center
Adults Behaving Badly: How School Leaders Can Help (Manning)12/6/201811:00 AM
12:00 PM
Manning/Marriott Hotel
An Overview of New Rules & Laws Pertaining to Facilities & Transportation (Caraway III)12/6/201811:00 AM
12:00 PM
Caraway III/Statehouse Convention Center
Becoming a Top 5 School District: Bismarck Shares Their Top 5 Tips (Miller)12/6/201811:00 AM
12:00 PM
Miller/Statehouse Convention Center
Creating Your Own School-Based Mental Health Program12/6/201811:00 AM
12:00 PM
Hoffman/Marriott Hotel
Exploring our Digital Footprint in a Hyper Connected World (Izard)12/6/201811:00 AM
12:00 PM
Izard/Statehouse Convention Center
Promoting Computer Science in Your District (Harris Brake)12/6/201811:00 AM12:00 PM
Harris Brake Hall/Marriott Hotel
Reaching the Community in the Digital Age (Pope)12/6/201811:00 AM
12:00 PM
Pope/Statehouse Convention Center
School Safety: Questions and Answers with the Expert (Conway Hall)12/6/201811:00 AM
12:00 PM
Conway Hall/Marriott Hotel
State Priority: District Deliverable Financial Literacy through Literature (White Oak Hall)12/6/201811:00 AM
12:00 PM
White Oak Hall/Marriott Hotel
Student Success Plans: The Requirements of Act 930 (Fulton)12/6/201811:00 AM
12:00 PM
Fulton/Statehouse Convention Center
Why is STEM Education Important? PK-12 STEM in the Star City School District (Caraway II)12/6/201811:00 AM
12:00 PM
Caraway II/Statehouse Convention Center
Working Together: Improving Lives (Caraway I)12/6/201811:00 AM
12:00 PM
Caraway I/Statehouse Convention Center
Session B
1:45-2:45 p.m.
Adults Behaving Badly: How School Leaders Can Help (Manning)12/6/20181:45 PM
2:45 PM
Manning/Marriott Hotel
Advocacy 101 – If Not You, Then Who? (Pope)12/6/20181:45 PM
2:45 PM
Pope/Statehouse Convention Center
An Overview of New Rules & Laws Pertaining to Facilities & Transportation (Caraway III)12/6/20181:45 PM
2:45 PM
Caraway III/Statehouse Convention Center
A Systems Approach to School Improvement: The Arkansas Leadership Academy’s School Support Program (Harris Brake)12/6/20181:45 PM
2:45 PM
Harris Brake/Statehouse Convention Center
Charting the course to Student Focused Education12/6/20181:45 PM
2:45 PM
Fulton/Statehouse Convention Center
High Achieving Schools: Eight Characteristics of Effective School Boards (Caraway I)12/6/20181:45 PM
2:45 PM
Caraway I/Statehouse Convention Center
Join the Winner's Circle – Millage Election Strategies That Position You for Success (Izard)12/6/20181:45 PM
2:45 PM
Izard/Statehouse Convention Center
More than a Letter Grade: How to Leverage ESSA School Performance Information to Tell Your District's Story and Improve Outcomes (White Oak)12/6/20181:45 PM
2:45 PM
White Oak Hall/ Statehouse Center
Showing our Teachers How Much they are Valued using Empowerment and Local Incentives (Miller)12/6/20181:45 PM
2:45 PM
Miller/Statehouse Convention Center
The Art & Science of Effectively Leading Your School Board: Expanding Your Skills as a School Board President or Vice President (Hoffman)12/6/20181:45 PM
2:45 PM
Hoffman/Marriott Hotel
The Legal Landscape in the Post Parkland Era (Caraway II)12/6/20181:45 PM
2:45 PM
Caraway II/Statehouse Convention Center
Tough Choices: Assessing Both Known and Anonymous Threats (Conway Hall)12/6/20181:45 PM
2:45 PM
Conway Hall/Mariott
Big Trends: Why Public Schools can’t be like they used to and what Boards can do about it (Hoffman)12/6/20183:45 PM
4:45 PM
Hoffman/Marriott Hotel
Becoming a Top 5 School District: Bismarck Shares Their Top 5 Tips (Miller)12/6/20183:45 PM
4:45 PM
Miller/Statehouse Convention Center
Building a Culture of Respect and Trust Inside Your Team (Caraway II)12/6/20183:45 PM
4:45 PM
Caraway II/Statehouse Convention Center
Economics Arkansas Wants YOU: Come See Why!12/6/20183:45 PM
4:45 PM
Caraway III/Statehouse Convention Center
Five Ways to Take School Branding to the Next Level (Pope)12/6/20183:45 PM
4:45 PM
Pope/Statehouse Convention Center
Growing as a Professional Learning Community - Vilonia's Journey (Caraway I)12/6/20183:45 PM
4:45 PM
Caraway I/Statehouse Convention Center
Implementing PLC's (Professional Learning Communities) Districtwide (Izard)12/6/20183:45 PM
4:45 PM
Izard/Statehouse Convention Center
The Art & Science of Effectively Leading Your School Board: Expanding Your Skills as a School Board President or Vice President (Fulton)12/6/20183:45 PM
4:45 PM
Fulton/Statehouse Convention Center
The Generational Gap in the Manufacturing Workforce (Manning)12/6/20183:45 PM
4:45 PM
Manning/Marriott Hotel
Breakfast, Welcome, and Student Performers12/07/20187:45 AM
8:30 AM
General Session A featuring ADE Commissioner Johnny Key and 3rd Place Student Speaker Natalie Kitambi 12/07/20188:30 AM
9:10 AM
Recognition of School Boards of Excellence and 2nd Place Student Speaker Kobe Johnson 12/07/20189:10 AM
9:40 AM
General Session B featuring Legislative Panel 12/07/20189:40 AM
11:00 AM
General Session C featuring Governor Asa Hutchinson 12/07/201811:00 AM
11:30 AM
Wrap-up and Adjourn 12/07/201811:30 AM