March 4, 2017
Columbus Airport Marriott. 1375 N Cassady Ave
9:45 Breakout Session
11:00 Breakout Session
1:00 Breakout Session
2:15 Thriving & Surviving
3:30 Closing & Evaluation
Five tracks to choose from. You need only register for one track to attend the conference. Movement between tracks is permitted.
A - ESSA
The passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act offers a number of opportunities for public school educators to use their voice. In this workshop we will build our collective knowledge about the new policy, learn about the opportunities it provides, and begin to plan for how ESSA impacts changes in the classroom.
B - Fight The Power
A Political Action track with topics of; finding & recruiting Board of Education candidates, conducting BOE screenings for endorsement, supporting successful levy campaigns, conducting a successful FCPE drive, legislative updates, and lobbying.
C - Find a Balance
A nuts & bolts track. Topics discussed include building capacity, rep training, creating a calendar, engaging members, connections with the community, legal updates, and grants.
D - Early Career Educators
This track will focus on concerns and needs of our early career members. We will look at RESA requirements, and explore the world of NEA Member Benefits.
E - ESP Power
Learn how ESSA will impact ESPs and begin to plan for the changes. We will also explore the power ESPs can have through Political Action.
End of the Day session: Thriving & Surviving
This end of the day session will have something for everyone. The time will be focused on stress management, wellness, diet, nutrition, plus some Zumba and/or Yoga.