JULY 30-31, 2019 | MILWAUKEE | PFISTER HOTEL
Define Success. Determine Solutions. Deliver Results.
Join us in Milwaukee at our annual education leadership conference. Learn with teams from around the country deeply engaged in shifting culture, improving practice, and unleashing results. Learn key strategies to remove barriers and successfully scale improvement. Learn how to target the behaviors that erode culture and shift the collective mindset to one of continuous improvement. These engaging two days will enable your team to leverage lessons learned and experience the energy of the “Innovation Hub”: Nine Principles Popup Shops highlighting specific tactics driving results in highly effective organizations.
Action planning, measuring progress, and closing achievement gaps
Aligning every department’s goals and actions to the overall strategic plan
How to improve communication with intentional practices
Surviving the First 100 Days in a new leader position
Creating a continuous improvement mindset across your teams
Getting community and stakeholder input and buy-in
Manor Independent School District | TX
SESSION TOPIC: DELIVERING ON ALL 5 SERVICE EXCELLENCE CHARACTERISTICS
Royce has over 31 years of experience in Texas public education, including as a special educator, athletic coach, middle school principal, and district-level administrator. Dr. Avery’s accomplishments include increasing 21st century learning opportunities through the expansion of technology programs and infrastructure, implementing programs to significantly decrease discipline referrals, increasing student attendance through incentive programs; and increasing college readiness efforts. Since starting as Superintendent of Manor ISD in June 2016, Dr. Avery has implemented new leadership and accountability standards within the district. He also announced new programs at every grade level in the district, including that all middle and elementary school campuses will have a focus of New Tech, International Baccalaureate, or Fine Arts curriculum.
Belvidere Community School District 100 | IL
SESSION TOPIC: CASCADING SERVICE EXCELLENCE THROUGHOUT THE ORGANIZATION
Dan believes all children are a vital part of the communities we live in and our future, and that we have an obligation to give them the best learning experiences we can offer. He knows that schools have a tremendous influence on children both in and outside of the classroom, and that a high capacity, dedicated, and ever-learning staff are the most important resource schools offer children. Dan served as an English teacher for the Nebo School District in Utah, as well as an ESL teacher and administrator at Hononegah Community High School District in Illinois. He most recently served as the Chief Quality Officer for the Rockford Public Schools in Illinois for five years before taking his current position in Belvidere.
School District of Menomonee Falls | WI
SESSION TOPIC: ROI FOR OPERATIONS AND ACADEMICS… WHAT?
Corey works with leaders across the district to help create a learning community that can engage and grow all staff and students. Corey is confident that any problem can be solved by experts across the district armed with the right toolkit. Corey has served as a Social Studies teacher, Athletic Director, High School Principal, Director of Curriculum and Learning and Superintendent in the Menomonee Falls and Elmbrook School Districts. He is most proud of the work he has done with strong teams to consistently develop school cultures committed to excellence.
Chippewa Falls Area Unified School District | WI
SESSION TOPIC: ONE VISION, ONE TEAM: MAKING A DIFFERENCE TOGETHER
Heidi believes strongly in public education and that educational leaders working together can make all of our communities greater. Heidi prioritizes human capital as the district’s greatest resource, and she is committed to empowering employees to make a difference. She believes leader development is key in moving the organization forward. Heidi began her career in education as an English teacher at Eau Claire North High School. She filled administrative roles in both Durand and Steven’s Point before returning to Chippewa Falls in 2007. She led the Chippewa Falls Middle School before becoming Superintendent. Heidi is active in the Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators, the School Superintendents Association, and the Wisconsin Redefining Ready Leadership Team.
July 29, 2019
July 30, 2019
REGISTRATION, BADGE PICK-UP, AND NETWORKING BREAKFAST
WELCOME, WORKSHOPS, AWARDS, AND BREAKOUT SESSIONS
- High-reliability leadership
- Operational improvement
- Continuous improvement in the classroom
- Service Excellence
- Short-cycle planning tools
- Sharing survey results for input and improvement planning
NETWORKING AND TEAM REFLECTION
July 31, 2019
WHAT DOES ORGANIZATIONAL EXCELLENCE REALLY MEAN?
INNOVATION STATION: NINE PRINCIPLES POP-UPS
TWISTS, EXPANSIONS, NEW PATHWAYS, AND UNUSUAL TACTICS
- Using a Bullseye Strategy Session with Cabinet and Beyond
- Portrait of a Graduate and Communicating About it with Key Words
- Stamping Out We/They
- High-functioning Steering Committee for Strategic Planning
- Our Culture Playbook: A Tool to Transform Our Work
- A First Year Story: Building Scorecards for Aligned Action
- Rounding for Maximum Impact
- Using LinkedIn to Build Trust and Engagement
PRACTICES AND PROVEN RESULTS FROM OUR PARTNERS
- Effective communication
- Accountability: Validating Actions
- Building stakeholder trust
- Net Promoter Score
- Tools to measure and achieve results
- A look at exemplary outcomes
Q&A AND TEAM REFLECTIONS
Dr. Janet Pilcher
Studer Education Managing Director and Executive Leader
Dr. JoAnn Sternke
Studer Education Senior Director
Local Airport is General Mitchell International Airport (MKE)
WHAT’S RIGHT IN EDUCATION WILL BE HELD AT:
424 E Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53202
*A block of rooms has been reserved at a discounted rate for event attendees. Please book your room soon to take advantage of this discount.
FEATURED SPEAKERS AND TOPICS
We provide plenty of networking and sharing opportunities that allow you to connect with our team, our partner districts, and other leaders across the nation. Plus, you’ll hear from districts who have just begun to implement evidence-based leadership tools, as well as from leaders who have long-used EBL to revitalize their leadership teams, teachers and culture. You’ll also have the opportunity to hear from leaders in related sectors, such as health care.