State auditor, commissioner of education to speak to superintendents at winter KASS conference Dec. 3-5 in Louisville

Kentucky State Auditor of Public Accounts Adam Edelen, who has made news recently with his reports on spending in three school systems, will address the state’s top local school administrators in Louisville at the winter conference of the Kentucky Association of School Administrators.

The topic of Edelen’s remarks is, “Superintendents’ Role as Stewards and Guardians.” He is scheduled to speak at the 8:30 a.m.  closing session of the conference on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at the Galt House Hotels and Conference Center.

The conference opens on Monday, Dec. 3 at 4 p.m. when Education Commissioner Terry Holliday gives his regular update to the participating superintendents.

Other speakers at the conference include:

·        House Education Committee Chairman Carl Rollins (D-Midway), Wednesday

·        Ron Crouch, Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, Monday

·        Council on Better Education President Tom Shelton of Fayette County, Monday

·        KHSAA Commissioner Julian Tackett, Monday

·        Tom Vander Ark, author of Getting Smart: How Digital Learning is Changing the World,  Tuesday

·        Motivational speaker Billy Riggs, aka,”the Dr. Phil of Magic,” Tuesday

Tuesday’s morning general session will feature the announcement of the Kentucky Association of School Administrators’ 2013 Superintendent of the Year award recipient.

For the full conference agenda and online registration, click here

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