Education in the Digital Age | February 15–17, 2018 | Nashville Music City Center | Nashville, TN | www.aasa.org
Conference Daily Online 2018-02-17T20:37:59+00:00

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    Program Changes

    • Cancellation. Doris Kearns Goodwin’s book signing at 6:15 p.m. Thursday in conference bookstore. The bookstore will have pre-signed books available.
    • Location changes (all at Omni). Association of Christian Administrators fellowship breakfast Thursday moved to Cumberland 2. NCERT superintendent lunch Thursday to Legends G. NYS Council of School Superintendents best practices breakfast Friday to Mockingbird 3.
    • Session added. “How to Attract Private Funding and Great Partnerships to Support … Music Education,” 3-4 p.m. Thursday, Room 205-C. Presenters: Tiffany Kerns, Country Music Association director of community outreach, and Tricia Steel, Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation program director.
    • Cancellation. Scott Helton will not be present at “Accelerate College and Career Readiness with Data Analytics” Thursday.
    • Audience correction. The audience for “Suicide and Pain Management” Thursday is intended to be rural, urban and suburban.
    • Cancellation. Paul Houston’s book signing at 1:30 p.m. Friday in conference bookstore.
    • Cancellation. Nathan Levenson will not be present at “Shifting Resources to Fund Strategic Priorities” Friday.
    • Speaker corrections. At “College Board and Khan Academy” on Friday, Janice K. Jackson is chief executive officer and LaTanya D. McDade is chief education officer, Chicago Public Schools
    • Speaker additions. At “Jason Experience for Districts” on Friday, Elie Bracy is superintendent, Portsmouth, Va., and Warletta Brookins is superintendent, Madison, Ill.

    Access the full 2018 conference program and the program addendum. The changes above were reported to AASA following the publication of both.

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    Access presenters’ slides for Feb. 14 conference presentations

    Program Changes

    • Cancellation. “Navigating Social and Emotional Learning from the Inside Out” at 12:45-1:45 p.m. in Room 201.
    • Cancellation. “Shifting Resources to Fund Strategic Priorities” at 12:45-1:45 p.m. Friday in Room 209C.
    • Cancellation. Paul Houston’s book signing at 1:30 p.m. Friday in conference bookstore.
    • Speaker corrections. At “College Board and Khan Academy” on Friday, Janice K. Jackson is chief executive officer and LaTanya D. McDade is chief education officer, Chicago Public Schools
    • Speaker additions. At “Jason Experience for Districts” on Friday, Elie Bracy is superintendent, Portsmouth, Va., and Warletta Brookins is superintendent, Madison, Ill.
    • Cancellation. “Digitizing the District Office” at 8-9 a.m. Saturday in Room 207C.

    Access the full 2018 conference program and the program addendum. The changes above were reported to AASA following the publication of both.

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    • VIDEO: Value of the AASA Marketplace (2:04) Three superintendents on how they benefit from their time visiting with commercial exhibitors in the AASA Marketplace at the association’s national conference. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOdhWqUIKyw&feature=youtu.be  
    • Exhibit Hall’s Safety and Security Vendors Make a Timely Presence “Ninety-four percent of shooters are people you’ve let through the door – a parent, a student, a former employee,” said Dan Cole, a representative of Safe Defend, one of the ...
    • Seen & Heard Around the Conference Nashville’s Answer Guy The man with many answers at this year’s conference in Nashville is Shawn Joseph, director (aka superintendent) of the Metro Nashville Public Schools. As he walked the exhibit hall ...
    • Horace Mann League Installs New Officers for 2018-19 The Horace Mann League will install its new officers and directors at its annual luncheon in Nashville on Friday. The incoming leadership is as follows: Eric King, retired superintendent, Muncie, Ind., ...

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    Program Changes

    • Cancellation. “Digitizing the District Office” at 8-9 a.m. Saturday in Room 207C.
    • Speaker subsitution. At “It’s About Relationships” on Saturday, Kelly Spivey, superintendent, Talawanda School District, Oxford, Ohio, will replace Laurie Heinz, Melissa Kaczkowski and Trisha Kocanda.

    Access the full 2018 conference program and the program addendum. The changes above were reported to AASA following the publication of both.

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    Access presenters’ slides for Feb. 16 conference presentations