Spring Conference 2019

 

 

Friday, March 15, 2019

Lead with Courage

#MALeads19

MassCUE (Massachusetts Computer Using Educators) and MASCD (the Massachusetts affiliate of ASCD) have joined forces to bring together classroom and educational leaders for a one-day event of powerful presentations, workshops, hands-on sessions, and informal gatherings to address the critical issues of education. Both organizations believe in the importance of excellent leadership skills for teachers and administrators.

 

Location

College of the Holy Cross
1 College Street
Worcester, Massachusetts 01610

Social Media Ambassadors

John O’Sullivan

John O’Sullivan is a Librarian, an Assistive Technology Specialist and an author of several books on educational technology. His books include UDL Technology, TheTeacher’s Awesome App Guide, and Teaching Projects with Computers. He currently holds four certifications in education and has taught under each certification. He works for Chelmsford Public Schools at Chelmsford High School. He has worked in the past as a Special Education Teacher and Technology Integration Specialist. His twitter account is @The_app_guide. He catalogs educational and assistive technology on his website http://www.teachertech.net/

 

 

 

 

 

Keynote

Julie Wilson, Founder & Executive Director, Institute for the Future of Learning

Julie Wilson, Founder & Executive Director, Institute for the Future of Learning

Julie coaches leaders and teams of leaders leading change. She has over fifteen years’ experience building effective learning environments that unlock human potential and enable organizational culture to adapt and grow during times of change. She is the founder and executive director of Institute for the Future of Learning, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping transform the ‘one size fits all’ model of education. The Institute works with a diverse range of clients including public schools, independent schools, public charter schools, and educational philanthropic organizations.
In addition to helping schools and communities lead sustainable change, Julie highlights great practice and shares reflections on curriculum, pedagogy, and change at www.the-IFL.org. Speaking engagements include TEDx, ASCD, the Center for Transformational Leadership, and the Science of Teaching and Leadership Academy. Julie graduated from Harvard’s Graduate School of Education with a master’s degree in technology, innovation, and education, and a bachelor’s of arts in business administration and French from Queens University in Belfast, Northern Ireland. During her time as a staff member at Harvard, Julie was the recipient of the Harvard Hero award for outstanding contributions to the University. Her book, ‘The Human Side of Changing Education’ was published by Corwin Press in May 2018.

 

 

Call for Proposals Now Open!

Submit your proposal to present at the Spring Leadership Conference, 2019 no later than December 4, 2018.

Submit A Proposal

Schedule

March 15, 2019

7:30 am- Registration opens (and light breakfast served)

8:30 am – Morning Keynote

9:45 am to 10:30 am – Concurrent Session #1

10:40 am  to 11:25 am – Concurrent Session #2

11:35 am – Visit with Vendor sponsors

12:00 pm – Lunch Provided

12:45 pm – Afternoon Keynote

1:45 pm to 2:30 pm – Concurrent Session #3

2:40 pm to 3:25 pm – Concurrent Session #4

3:30 pm to 4:00 pm -Visit with vendor sponsors

Session times and room locations will be scheduled in mid-February 2019. Attendees are encouraged to sign up for sessions they are interested in attending in order to help us determine the appropriate room size.

Daily Workshop Schedule Coming in February, 2019

Registration

Opening Fall, 2018

Cost:
Early Bird February 26, 2019 $165.00-districts that send 5 or more educators will receive a 10% discount that is applied to the Purchase Order
Regular after February 26, 2019 $195.00

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Vendor Opportunities

We are looking for five (5) sponsors and two (2) keynote sponsors (morning and afternoon keynotes) for our conference on March 8, 2019. Sponsorships are available on a first come, first serve basis.

$3,000 Sponsorship (Limit of 5 Spaces)* 
• Banquet table for materials
• Two complimentary registrations
• Recognition before the morning keynote
• Logo on Leadership Conference webpage 1 month prior and up to event

$3,500 Keynote Sponsorship (Limit to 2-one for morning and one for afternoon)* 
• Larger banquet table in prominent area for materials
• Three complimentary registrations
• Advertisement on web based app
• 2 minute time slot to address the participants before the morning or afternoon keynote
• Logo on Leadership Conference webpage 6 weeks prior and up to event

*We have built into our morning and afternoon schedule an additional block of time with no sessions in order to encourage attendees to visit with our sponsors.

Expected Demographics
The conference is made up of a cross section of education professionals from across the Commonwealth. There is a small population that attends from surrounding states. The attendance will close at 250 maximum. Expected attendees include Administration (Superintendents, Curriculum Directors, Dean of Students, Principals and Technology Directors), Educators (Integration Specialists, Classroom Teachers, Content Coordinators, etc.) and IT Directors. See the demographics at Information at a Glance.

Interested? Please contact Shelley Chamberlain, Executive Director of MassCUE, by January 5, 2019.

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