Annual Conference 2019: Schedule at a Glance

Annual Conference 2019: Schedule at a Glance

*Below is the basic schedule for Annual Conference 2019. Watch this space for forthcoming details on sessions and format.*

Wednesday, October 16

7:30 am – 5:30 pm – Registration
8:30 am – 4:30 pm – Board of Directors Meeting
2:00 pm – 4:30 pm – Preconference Session: Henry Doorly Zoo 

  • State board members will learn about the Henry Doorly Zoo’s acclaimed Zoo Academy and its unique partnership with school districts in the Omaha area to provide students with knowledge and career explorations relating to life sciences, fully aligned to state standards. State board members will walk away with key insights on policy and regulatory ideas to help establish such a program in their states. There is a small fee of $35/person for this session.

1:00 pm – 4:30 pm – Government Affairs Committee Meeting

6:00 pm – Chair’s Opening Reception at Henry Doorly Zoo 

  • Buses will leave the hotel at 5:30 pm.

Thursday, October 17

7:00 am – 5:30 pm – Registration
7:30 am – 8:30 am – Breakfast
8:45 am – 10:30 am – Opening Plenary: Welcome to Omaha and Conference Introduction; Keynote with Rodney Robinson, 2019 National Teacher of the Year, Policy Leader of the Year Award
10:30 am – 10:45 am – Transition Break
10:45 am – 12:00 pm – Concurrent Sessions: 1) Creating Systems of Support 2) Amplifying Teacher Voice in Policymaking
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm – Networking Lunch 
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Afternoon Plenary: Dan Goldhaber, CALDER, American Institutes for Research; Distinguished Service Awards
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm – Transition Break
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm – Concurrent Sessions: 1) Chairs Roundtable 2) Boardmanship (4 topics, 30 minutes each)
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm – Transition Break
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm – Area Meetings
Evening – State Night at The Durham Museum

Friday, October 18

7:00 am – 5:30 pm – Registration
7:30 am – 8:30 am – Networking Breakfast
8:30 am – 10:30 am – Plenary Session; Keynote and Civic Engagement Champions Awards
10:30 am – 10:45 am – Transition Break
10:45 am – 12:oo pm – Concurrent Sessions: 1) Assessment Innovation 2) Early Learning with Sam Meisels
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm –  Networking and Awards Luncheon: Friend of Education
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm – Concurrent Sessions: 1) Civic Engagement 2) Literacy/Workforce 
2:45 pm – 3:15 pm – Networking Break
3:15 pm – 5:00 pm – Plenary Session

Saturday, October 19

7:00 am – Registration
7:30 am – 8:30 am – Networking Breakfast 
9:00 am – 8:30 am – Plenary Session
8:45 am – 10:45 am – Annual Business Meeting and Delegate Assembly
11:15 am – 12:30 pm – NASBE Board of Directors Meeting

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