Friday, October 23, 2015

Carousel of panels offers topic variety
in one setting

The Carousel of Panels at the 2015 Joint Annual Conference will offer a vast array of educational leadership topics. From STEM to PERA to NOW, and from RtI to RESPECT and more, these 32 panels enable participants to attend three 30-minute sessions, all in one room, to make the most of this knowledge-sharing opportunity.

The 2015 Carousel of Panels will take place from 1:30-3:15 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 21, at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel, Sheraton 4 and 5, Ballroom Level IV.

The schedule for the Carousel of Panels includes the following topics and presenters:
  • Visibility Matters! Contributing to a Positive Climate — Manteno CUSD 5
  • Rethinking RtI: Sustaining Implementation for Success! — Manteno CUSD 5
  • Open-Door Policy: The Impact of Homelessness and Residency — Aurora University
  • The Power and Challenges of Using Students’ Pictures — Wheeling CCSD 21
  • Making the Most of Partnerships for Principal Development — Illinois State University
  • The Moral Imperative Realized: Hamilton Elementary School — Moline SD 40
  • Health Care Reform: Preparing for 2016 and Beyond — American Fidelity Assurance Company, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Proactive Tips for Involving Law Enforcement in Your School — Miller, Tracy, Braun, Funk & Miller, Ltd.
  • The R-E-S-P-E-C-T Project: Preventing Bullying and Suicide — Indian Creek CUSD 425
  • Indoor Air Quality and Student Performance — Energy Systems Group
  • Special Education: Key Legal Issues and Board Updates — Engler Callaway Baasten & Sraga, LLC
  • N.O.W. Academy — Consolidated School District 158
  • Districts Buying Their Own Bonds to Earn Investment Income — Kings Financial Consulting, Inc.
  • A Partnership to Achieve the New Illinois Learning Standards — Eldorado CUSD 4
  • Creative Partnerships – Librarians/ Instructional Coaches — Leyden CHSD 212
  • Superintendent/School Board Relations in Illinois — Bellwood SD 88
  • Mission and Vision: Transforming a School District — Homer CCSD 33C
  • From a Mess to a Miracle — Calumet Public SD 132
  • Place to Call Home – New Teacher Mentoring — Calumet Public SD 132
  • Turn the Tide of Public Opinion: Getting To Yes at the Polls — Jacksonville SD 117
  • Superintendents and Successful Community Engagement for Student Success — Northern Illinois University
  • STEM Outreach: Successfully Engaging the Greater Community — Northern Illinois University
  • Top Ten List for Turning Around a Failing School — Western Illinois University
  • Schools as Learning Organizations — Western Illinois University
  • Curriculum Development and the Common Core State Standards — North Palos SD 117
  • Restructuring Done Right: One District’s Journey of Success — Round Lake CUSD 116
  • Rural Schools Initiative: College Ready and Career Preparedness — McKendree University
  • Boosting School-Home Communication: Proven Tips and Tactics — Fremont SD 79
  • Selecting and Working With Your Architect — Eastern Illinois University and FGM Architects, Inc.
  • STEM Pathway: Critical for Black and Latino Students — Elementary SD 159
  • Strategies for Protecting the Property Tax Base — Hauser Izzo, LLC
  • Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) and the Role of the Joint Committee — Eastern Illinois University