Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Chicago Pre-Conference Workshops set

Pre-Conference Workshop topics have been set for this year’s Joint Annual Conference, which will take place Nov. 20-22, 2015.  The following workshops will take place at the Sheraton Chicago on Friday, Nov. 20:





Three full-day workshops
  • Basics of Governance
  • Leading Leaders: The Job of the Board President
  • Professional Development Leadership Trainings (PDLT) and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) Training for School Board Members

Five half-day workshops
  • Superintendent Evaluation: The Essential Work of the Board (a.m. only)
  • Using Data to Make Decision (p.m. only)
  • Closing the Gaps: Between What Sounds Good and What Gets Done (a.m. or p.m.)
  • Social Media Primer: Everything You Need to Know About Today’s Social Channels (a.m. or p.m.)
  • School Finance for Board Members: Topics and Trends, Howard Crouse and a Cadre of Expert Practitioners (a.m. or p.m.)