The Value of Membership

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I can't imagine finding so much relevant information - all in one place - anywhere else! My membership has definitely made me a better leader and has helped me enhance my district's image."
John Hutchison, Olathe Public Schools, Kansas
Member since 2010

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Professional Development & Events

Thursday, February 18

7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Strategic Governance Symposium
(Invitation Only $)
4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Affiliate Executive Directors Business Meeting
(Invitation Only)
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Welcome Reception with Exhibits

Friday, February 19

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Registration
7:15 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Four of a Kind: Leadership Perspectives from Caesars Palace
PERSPECTIVE I Green Is the New Black: Saving Funds Through Sustainable Facilities 
Learn how to survey your sustainability potential and rally your community around an environmentally responsible strategy.

Presenter: Eric Dominguez, Director of Corporate Engineering & Environmental Affairs, Caesars Palace

PERSPECTIVE II Keep Calm and Carry Out Your Crisis Plan
Pause before you push the panic button. With these precautions in place, you can be confident in leading your district through a crisis.
Presenter: Brad Waldron, Director, Corporate Risk Management, Caesars Palace
PERSPECTIVE III Monumental Momentum: A Positive Workforce to Be Reckoned With
Get employees on board with strategic goals and move forward in the right direction.
Presenter: Sean McBurney, General Manager, Caesars Palace
PERSPECTIVE IV Reaping the Reward: Service Principles That Develop Leaders and Earn Trust
Investing time is costly, but the reward is great. These service principles can help you earn stakeholders’ trust and produce dependable employees.
Presenter: Ramesh Sadhwani, Vice President of Hotel Operations, Caesars Palace
9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Break                                   
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Lunch                                   
1:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Culture Shock—Dispensing Creativity, Community, and Collaboration into the Workplace (Offsite Event at Zappos)

Good leaders set boundaries, not to restrict but to create a shared space—a company culture. Zappos Insights experts will teach you how to establish core values and goals that connect all members of your team, giving them freedom to create and motivating them to make a valuable contribution to the whole. Once you’ve created a healthy work climate, your team members will be ready to perform at their highest level.
Jon Wolske, Culture Evangelist, Zappos Insights
Erica Javellana, Speaker of the House, Zappos Insights
Marcela Gutierrez, Zappos New Hire Training & Zappos Insights Guru
Alexis Paul, Zappos College Recruiting Coordinator
5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Evening Reception

Saturday, February 20

7:15 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Leader of the Future          
In this fast-paced, interactive, and information-rich workshop, learn how to be a highly successful and effective leader today—and in the future. Combining extensive data from high-potential employees, Millennial and Gen Z descriptions of admirable leadership qualities, and insight from the world’s most respected leadership experts, this session will deliver real tools, ideas, and skills school business officials can immediately implement to make a dramatically positive impact on their districts.
Presenter: John Spence, international keynote, management consultant, author, and one of the top 100 business thought leaders in America

Earn Education Credits

Earn up to 10 CPE credits in the Personal Development field of study and up to 10 SFO recertification contact hours at the Executive Leadership Forum.