The Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators (AAEA) and the Arkansas School Boards Association (ASBA) will unite May 12, 2015 to host the 20th annual leadership conference at the DoubleTree Hotel indowntown Little Rock. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with key stakeholders and build relationships that can strengthen your role as school board members and school administrators focused on improving student performance in your districts. The conference kicks off with executive directors Dr. Richard Abernathy and Dr. Tony Prothro addressing the wins and losses of the 2015 Legislative Session. Throughout the day, participants will hear from Education Commissioner Johnny Key and other key educators who were “in the trenches” during the session. This is the perfect opportunity to learn about the outcome of the session and its implication for you as public school leaders from across our state. For more information, take a look at the conference agenda. Registration is $150 per person through Tuesday, May 5, 2015, and $175 after May 5. Requests for cancellation received through May 5, will be refunded at 100 percent. Cancellation requests received after May 5 will be refunded at fifty percent. There will be no refunds for cancellations after May 11. All requests for cancellations must be in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Check-in and continental breakfast begin at 8 a.m. The conference session begins at 9 a.m. and will end at 3:00 p.m. Lunch is included. To register, click here. Parking is available in the garage under the DoubleTree Hotel. A discounted parking rate will be given to those have their ticket stamped and validated by bringing it to the check-in desk on the second floor. Allow plenty of time to arrive and secure parking. If the hotel garage is full, additional parking is available at the garage located at 2nd and Main streets, about four blocks from the hotel. A small block of rooms has been reserved at the DoubleTree. Visit this link or call (501) 372-4371 to take advantage of the special rate of $121 single/double. This offer expires April 17, 2015. Please contact Kathy Ivy, ASBA Bookkeeper, if you have registration questions.