Plans are underway for our 200th NEASS Annual Fall Conference to be held
    September 28th and 29th, 2017 in Connecticut!
    Heritage Hotel & Conference Center
    522 Heritage Rd,
    Southbury, Connecticut 06488
    Tel. 855-213-0582 ext. 291
    Room rate is $149 per night-Please register early Must be booked by August 15, 2017!!
    Our conference Program will feature our keynote speaker Bill Daggett, Ed.D. on Thursday afternoon: Innovating for Impact: The Superintendent’s Challenge and Opportunity Innovation is the key to the success of our nation’s most rapidly improving schools, and innovative superintendents are leading the way.

    PROGRAM OVERVIEW---Our 200th Anniversary Program:

    The Challenges, Opportunities and Impact of the Superintendency

    in the Global Age


    Thursday, September 28, 2017

    10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.     Registration

    12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Greetings: Dr. Dianna R. Wentzell,      Connecticut Commissioner of Education                 

    12:45 p.m.-2:15 p.m.          Legal Issues and Challenges Facing Today’s and Tomorrow’s Superintendent

    An overview of current legal issues and their implications for practice.

                       Attorney Thomas Mooney, Partner, Shipman & Goodwin, Counselors at Law

                       and author of A Practical Guide to Connecticut School Law (8th Edition, 2014)


    2:30 – 4:00 pm              Culture Trumps Strategy: How Successful Superintendents Focus on the Future

    Understanding emerging trends that will impact the workplace, home and society, and how to effectively communicate them to teachers, school boards, parents, the community, and students.

    Bill Daggett, EdD, Founder and Chairman

    International Center for Leadership and Education


    4:15 p.m.-4:45 p.m.     Putting It All Together: Take-Aways and Lessons Learned

                                           A collective conversation on lessons learned for application in home districts.

                                                               Facilitated by Donald J, Beaudette, EdD, BU School of Education


    4:45 p.m.                     Book Signing, Making Schools Work: A Vision for College and Career Learning, Dr. Bill Daggett

                                           Compliments of the New England School Development Council (NESDEC)

    6:00 p.m.-7:15 p.m.        Cocktail Reception, Sponsored by Renaissance Learning                             


    7:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.         Evening Banquet and Program


                                                       Musical Selections: Nonnewaug High School Chamber Singers, Amy Perras, Director    


    Celebrating NEASS’ 200th Conference and 149th Year

    Awards and Dinner, Sponsored by ____________


    Friday, September 29, 2017

    7:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.                   Breakfast, Sponsored by Imagine Learning


    Sponsor Presentations/Time with Vendors


    10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m.      The Challenges, Opportunities and Impact of Leading Schools in a Global Village


    Fernando Reimers, EdD, Ford Foundation Professor of the Practice and Faculty Director, International Education Policy, Harvard Graduate School of Education


    11:15 a.m.                         Book Signing, One Student at a Time: Leading the Global Ed. Movement, Dr. Fernando Reimers


    11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.         Preparing Aspiring Superintendents for the Challenges of 21st Century Leadership

                                                               Robert Villanova, PhD, Associate Research Professor and Director, Executive Leadership Program, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut

    Keynote Presentations Sponsored by Edgenuity

    12:30 p.m.                        Announcement of New Officers and Annual Conference Adjourns



    Vendor Fee Structure for Conference
    $500.00       Booth only: full conference both days Thursday and Friday
    $2,500.00 (Sorry all 5 Speaking slots are filled!)   Friday Presentation: maximum 20 minutes @ Friday morning breakfast (includes booth fee as well).  We have room for a maximum of five presentations during breakfast; first come first served.
    $5,000.00 Platinum Corporate Donor: Highlighted in Program  -  A public thank you at Thursday night’s banquet.  Also, includes booth for three years and presentation, if desired.
    NEASS Annual Dues - Superintendents only -  $35.00   -  OR  -    Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent(s)-  $50.00
    PLEASE NOTE:   New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont and Connecticut Superintendents HAVE THEIR DUES PAID BY THEIR ASSOCIATIONS
    For more information contact:
    Dr. Herb Levine NEASS Executive Director
    14 Hamilton Road West Peabody, MA 01960
    Cell# 978-836-6029 
    Ph: 978-535-3653 hlevine47@yahoo.com  
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