Ten Kentucky workshops selected for 2012 NSBA national conference in Boston

Local, state and federal education leaders from across the country will converge on Boston April 20-23 for the 2012 National School Boards Association conference. When they do, participants will get multiple opportunities to gain insights from Kentuckians.

NSBArecently announced the selection of 166 workshop presentations from 400 submissions. A total of 10 Kentucky proposals were chosen for featured clinics at the 2012 event. Only California, Illinois and Texas will have more workshops on the conference calendar.

While dates and times have not yet been assigned to specific sessions, here is a look at the Kentucky workshops chosen:

  • Boone County Schools – Formula for the Future: How One District Transformed Math Education Ensuring All Students Are Ready for College and Career
  • Jefferson County Schools – Testing! Testing! 1-2-3
  • Jefferson County Schools – Technology Integration: Beyond the How!
  • Mason County Schools – World Class Customer Service: Is It Possible In Public Schools?
  • Taylor County Schools – Implementation and Strategies Needed for a Performance-based Education School District
  • Union County Schools – Superintendent and Board Relationships: Partnering to Create Dramatic Improvement in Student Achievement
  • Kentucky School Boards Association – Common Core Standards: Local Board Roles and Responsibilities
  • Kentucky School Boards Association – From the Court to the Courts: Safety and Liability Issues in Athletics
  • Kentucky School Boards Association – Socially Speaking: Using Facebook and Twitter to Spread the Good News about your Schools
  • Kentucky School Boards Association – When Pigs Fly: Building Athletics-like Community Support for Academics

Registration for the 2012NSBAconference opens on Sept. 20. Housing reservations will begin Nov. 1 for persons already registered for the conference.

For more information, click here NSBA2012.

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