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Sunday Oct 21, 2018

Start Finish Session Session Track / Meeting Participants Where
9:00 AM 4:00 PM

Before the Crisis: An Introduction to Student Safety Assessment and Management

Wyndham Hotel - Springfield
9:00 AM 9:30 AM

Conference Details

9:00 AM 3:00 PM

Golf Tournament

The Rail Golf Course
9:30 AM 11:30 AM

5K Fun Run/Walk

Washington Park, Springfield
12:00 PM 3:00 PM

Board of Directors Meeting

Salon A/B, Double Tree
2:30 PM 5:30 PM

Conference Registration

Marketplace, BoS Center
3:00 PM 4:00 PM

Legislative Committee Meeting

Salon C/D, Double Tree
4:00 PM 5:00 PM

Membership Committee/Region Directors Meeting

Salon A/B, Double Tree
5:00 PM 6:00 PM

Congress/State of the Association Address

Salon C/D, Double Tree
6:00 PM 6:15 PM

New Conference Attendee Meet-N-Greet

Lincoln Room, Double Tree
6:30 PM 9:30 PM

Welcome Reception

Springfield IL UNITED STATES

Monday Oct 22, 2018

Start Finish Session Session Track / Meeting Participants Where
7:00 AM 8:00 AM

Breakfast with the Exhibitors

Marketplace, BoS Center
7:00 AM 8:30 AM

Conference Check-In for PD Hours - Monday!!

7:00 AM 3:15 PM

Conference Registration

Marketplace, BoS Center
7:00 AM 3:15 PM

Crayola MakerSpace

Crayola MakerSpace (Marketplace)
7:00 AM 3:15 PM

Educational Exhibit

Marketplace, BoS Center
8:00 AM 9:20 AM

First General Session "Creating a Climate and Culture for Success

Speakers: Kim Bearden

B11 (Lower Level) BoS Center
9:30 AM 10:25 AM

English Learner Guidance for School Leaders: Creating a Local Vision for Achievement

Speakers: Rebecca Vonderlack-Navarro

B1
9:30 AM 10:25 AM

Culture, Community, and Connections: How Social Media Can Cultivate a School Brand

Speakers: Lori Ratliff,Josh Nobilio

B9
9:30 AM 10:25 AM

Increasing Community Engagement Through Student Service Learning

Speakers: John Jonak,Amy Quattrone

B7
9:30 AM 10:25 AM

Legal and Legislative Update

Speakers: Alison Maley,Brian Schwartz

B6
9:30 AM 10:25 AM

SAT and Khan Academy: Utilizing Data and Khan Academy Updates

Speakers: Mr. Asa Gordon

B10
9:30 AM 10:25 AM

Talk to Me: 6 Principles of Effective Communication

Speakers: Kim Bearden

B4
9:30 AM 10:25 AM

The Retirement Puzzle – Make sure you have all the pieces

Speakers: Jim Yale,John Murphy,Denise Gamble

B3
9:30 AM 10:25 AM

Tiers or Tears

Speakers: Femi Skanes

B2
9:30 AM 10:25 AM

Tools and Questions to Enhance Expectations for Meaningful Homework

Speakers: Dr. Erik Youngman

B8
10:00 AM 10:20 AM

Broadening the Definition of Student Success (Smart Talk)

Speakers: Melina Wright

SmartTalk #2
10:00 AM 10:20 AM

Crowdfunding Best Practices - Helping Your Educators Get the Classroom Resources They Need (Smart Talk)

Speakers: John Murphy

SmartTalk #1
10:00 AM 10:20 AM

Google Lab - Session 1

Speakers: David Ackerman

Innovation Lab - Marketplace
10:30 AM 11:05 AM

Coffee Break

Marketplace, BoS Center
10:30 AM 3:00 PM

Learning with Lego WeDo Robots

Innovation Playground #2 (Marketplace)
10:30 AM 10:50 AM

Meet the Author - Kim Bearden

Barnes and Noble Book Store - Marketplace
10:30 AM 3:00 PM

Oswego Robotics - FIRST Robotics Competition Team 2338 Gear It Forward

Innovation Playground #3 (Marketplace)
10:30 AM 3:00 PM

Who Needs a Pilot's License When You Can Code?

Innovation Playground #3 (Marketplace)
11:10 AM 12:05 PM

"How do I...." A choose your own Google adventure!

Speakers: David Ackerman

B2
11:10 AM 12:05 PM

Developing Social-Emotional Competencies in Your Students through a Mentoring Program

Speakers: Ryan Rubenstein,Melissa Pikul

B8
11:10 AM 11:30 AM

Ed360: Improving the Learning Process with Actionable Data

Speakers: Kara Mernaugh

Innovation Lab - Marketplace
11:10 AM 12:05 PM

Get Dirty; Creating a Positive School Culture through Involvement

Speakers: Mrs. Lindsy Stumpenhorst

B1
11:10 AM 11:30 AM

Grant Money for Your School (Smart Talk)

SmartTalk #1
11:10 AM 12:05 PM

Improving the Teachers We Already Have: Feedback as a Tool of School Improvement

Speakers: Dr. Lionel Allen, Jr.

B6
11:10 AM 12:05 PM

Is Your PD a Fixer-Upper? Use IKEA's Vision to Remodel Your Professional Development

Speakers: Michael Wielgus, Jr.,Adam Geisen

B10
11:10 AM 11:30 AM

It's Not a Joke, Think Before You Post Campaign (Smart Talk)

Speakers: Brad Ware

SmartTalk #2
11:10 AM 12:05 PM

Puzzle Pieces of Good Character

Speakers: Edmund Langen,Gustavo Cotto,Kelly Harter,Jamie Buss,Lori Taylor

B7
11:10 AM 12:05 PM

Serving Diverse Leaders

Speakers: Daniel Booth

B9
11:10 AM 12:05 PM

Simple Leadership for Complicated Times

Speakers: Andrew Fenton

B3
11:10 AM 12:05 PM

The Principled Principal: 10 Principles for Leading Exceptional Schools

Speakers: Jeff Zoul,Anthony McConnell

B4
11:40 AM 12:00 PM

Ed360: Improving the Learning Process with Actionable Data

Speakers: Kara Mernaugh

Innovation Lab - Marketplace
11:40 AM 12:00 PM

Front Porch Initiative (Smart Talk)

Speakers: David LaFrance

SmartTalk #1
11:40 AM 12:00 PM

Lights in the Mirror, How to Conduct Yourself During a Traffic Stop (Smart Talk)

Speakers: Brad Ware

SmartTalk #2
12:10 PM 1:40 PM

Lunch with the Exhibitors

Marketplace, BoS Center