NEW ENGLAND ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS
197th Annual Fall Conference
September 18-19, 2014
Portland Regency Hotel
PROGRAM OVERVIEW: The Superintendent and Educator Evaluation:
Thursday, September 18, 2014
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Registration
12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Introductions and Overview
12:45 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Educator Evaluation: Research-Informed Practice
A Team of Researchers from Boston University will present a summary of findings on Instructional Leadership in the Context of Teacher Evaluation, Student Input in Teacher Evaluation, and The Evaluation of Special Educators.
2:45 p.m.-4:15 p.m. Case Studies on Best Practices in New England
Superintendent Robert Gerardi (Maynard, MA) and Superintendent Katherine Sipala (Narragansett, RI) and labor-management teams from their respective districts will share best practices and lessons learned in implementing teacher evaluation systems in their schools.
4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Putting It All Together: Take-Aways for Implementing Lessons Learned
Dr. Susan Villani, Senior Program/Research Associate at WestEd, will guide conference participants in a collective conversation to identify a selection of lessons learned for implementation in their districts.
6:00 p.m.-7:15 p.m. Cocktail Reception, Co-Sponsored by McGraw-Hill & Renaissance Learning
7:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Evening Banquet and Program
Musical Selections: The Windham Chamber Singers
Awards and Dinner Co-Sponsored
by L.L.B. Architects (Lerner, Lads, and Bartels) & Robert H. Lord Company
John Ater, Maine humorist
Friday, September 19, 2014
7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Breakfast, Sponsored by Edgenuity
Sponsor Presentations/Time with Vendors