Friday, March 2, 2018

Registration still open for 2018 NSBA Conference

Registration remains open for the NSBA Annual Conference and Exposition in San Antonio, Texas, April 7-9, 2018.

Organizers say the event is “the one national event that brings together education leaders at a time when domestic policies and global trends are combining to shape the future of students.” This year the NSBA convention includes over 250 educational programs, including three well-known general session speakers.

Keynote speakers for 2018 are television co-host and FOX NFL Sunday analyst Terry Bradshaw, veteran ABC News’ White House Correspondent (1973-2014) Ann Compton, and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (2014-2017) Juli├ín Castro.

This year’s conference theme, Be Extraordinary, highlights how inspirational individuals from all walks of life have made extraordinary contributions to society.

More than 200 workshop sessions will provide ideas and tools designed to help drive school districts forward. Sessions are organized into the following focus areas:

  • Advocacy
  • Governance and Executive Leadership
  • Innovations in District Management
  • Master Class(room) Approaches
  • New School Board Member Workshops
  • School Board/Superintendent Partnerships
  • Student Achievement and Accountability
  • Study Halls
  • Technology + Learning Solutions
  • Equity

Leading the association presence at the NSBA conference will be Executive Director Roger Eddy, along with IASB President Joanne Osmond, Vice President Thomas Neeley, Immediate Past President Phil Pritzker, Director Carla Joiner-Herrod (West Cook Division), Director David Rockwell (Blackhawk Division), and Director Mary Stith (Kishwaukee Division).

Additional 2018 NSBA Annual Conference and Exposition information is available. Registration is still available online for this 2018 NSBA Annual Conference.