Saturday, July 22, 2017

Many choices await at ‘Carousel’

'Carousel' panels are each presented three times in an hour-and-a-half slot.
School leaders will have the chance to choose from more than 20 different topics in the Carousel of Panels event at the 2017 Joint Annual Conference. The wide assortment of presentations will enable attendees to hear a variety of informative panel discussions in one time slot and location.

From leadership to transgender issues, or from the hiring of substitutes to the development of a school medical program, each choice will be presented three times in a one-hour and 30-minute slot. The Carousel will take place from 1:45 to 3:15 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Sheraton Grand Chicago. Panel topics and presenters include:

  • Responding to Requests and Complaints of Transgender Students — Robbins Schwartz
  • Every Day Counts: Hiring and Training Successful Substitutes — Wheeling CCSD 21
  • Authentic, Relevant Engagement of the Greater Community — Northern Illinois University 
  • Our Journey Toward Trauma-Informed Schools — Calumet Public SD 132
  • High School Medical Academy and Youth Residency Program — Huntley Community SD 158
  • Developing a Skills-Based Curriculum and Reporting System — Olympia CUSD 16
  • District Improvement: Deep Implementation with Fidelity — Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview SD 89
  • Creating a Culture of Innovation — Homer CCSD 33C
  • Improving Your District through Social Capital — Regional Offices of Education 11 and 39
  • Differentiating PTELL Referenda Questions — Klein, Thorpe & Jenkins, Ltd.
  • Stretching School Budgets Safely with Cost-Efficient Masonry — Waterloo CUSD 5
  • University and Schools Connect for Student Success — Northern Illinois University
  • Enhance Instructional Skills in PLC’s — Calumet Public SD 132
  • Leadership Academy: Grow Your Own — Huntley Community SD 158
  • Co-teaching Student Teachers: Mentoring Addressing Teaching Shortage Areas — Elmhurst College
  • The Dryden Place Project: Serving Marginalized Students and Parents — Arlington Heights SD 25
  • Mirror Check: Confronting Threats to Culturally Competent Leadership — Eastern Illinois University
  • We’re All In: Redefining a Vision for Learning — Community High SD 99, Downers Grove
  • Virtual Coaching for Teachers and Administrators — Consortium for Educational Change and McKendree University
  • Empower Students and Strengthen Community with Workplace Readiness — Hononegah CHSD 207
  • Push Past the Noise: Unique Communication Opportunities — Oak Lawn-Hometown SD 123
  • A Dog’s Purpose: Bonding a Board and Community — Lake Villa CCSD 41
  • Early Investment, Long-Term Gain — Community Unit School District 300, Algonquin

For additional updates check the Joint Annual Conference website, or follow the IASB Twitter account and Facebook page.