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Session-by-session: Looking ahead to the program of 2013 KSBA Summer Leadership Institute, July 12-13 in Lexington

A packed lineup of education leadership presentations has been finalized for this year’s KSBA Summer Leadership Institute. The two-days of training will take place July 12-13 at the Marriott Griffin Gate on Newtown Pike in Lexington.

Online registration is now available here  http://www.ksba.org/protected/EventView.aspx?id=7GUBU3A2.  The registration fee is $195 per person.

Separate registration is required for those wishing to attend the Design and Construction Bootcamp that was featured in the May 21 edition of Boardcast  http://www.ksba.org/protected/ArticleView.aspx?iid=6GI2PYI&dasi=3UBI.

Board members and superintendents may earn as many as eight hours of mandated professional development training hours at this year’s Summer Leadership Institute.

Here’s a look at the rest of the SLI topical lineup:

Friday, July 12

Opening General Session (7 p.m.)

Motivational speaker, author and farmer Matthew Broome will deliver the opening keynote address, entitled: A Humorous Look at Board Members’ Personal and Professional Success. “Achieving a balance in life is the ultimate barometer of success, according to Broome, who will use both encouragement and humor to outline the keys to improving attitude, embracing accountability and becoming more effective team players and leaders.”

Saturday, July 13(begins at 7:30 a.m. with continental breakfast, first session at 8:30 a.m.)

Plenary Session, Saturday, July 13th, 8:30 - 10 AM (1 hour training credit)

Ken Kay, CEO of EdLeader 21, will speak on the role of school boards in the 21stCentury. “Will your students be prepared to face the pace of change in the next 25-30 years? Will they be ready for the challenges of 21st-century citizenship and 21st-century work? Kay will outline for board members the competencies young people need for life, citizenship and work; attributes of successful 21st-century schools and districts; how a 21st century education relates to the Common Core State Standards; and what school board members can do.”

Breakout clinics (at 10:15 a.m.)

A1 A Look in the Mirror: Board Member Self-Evaluation

A2 School Law

A3 How to Become a 21st Century District

A4 Police Officers and Schools

A5 The Board’s Policy Making Role

A6 Finance III: Dollars and Decisions

Lunch, Saturday, July 13th, 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM Lunch (Ticket Required - $15 Per Person)

Breakout  clinics (at 1 p.m.)

B1 Legal Basics and Hot Topics in Special Education and Section 504

B2 Health, Wellness & Academic Success

B3 Energy in Education Collaborative – Save Money, Engage Students

B4 State Audits: What Boards Need to Know to Provide Oversight

B5 Harnessing the Power of Bold District Goals

Breakout clinics (at 2:30 p.m.)

C1 Getting to Know Kentucky’s Next-Generation Superintendent Effectiveness Standards

C2 Propane Motor Fuel: Safe, Green and Saves Green

C3 Increasing Rigor and College Math Readiness in Secondary Education

C4 Shared Leadership

Three-hour breakout clinic (1-4 p.m.)

D1 21st Century School Board Member: Students in the 21st century need to know about the 4 Cs (critical thinking, collaboration, creativity and communication) as well as the 3 Rs! This session will cover why education needs to change, the skills students need to be globally competitive and the leadership roles of the school board in ensuring that all students are college- and career-ready and prepared for their future.

For more information, call KSBA at 800-372-2962 and ask for either Kerri Schelling  kschelling@ksba.org  or Tammie Conatser  tconatser@ksba.org.