Roundtable Sessions

All roundtables will be held in the NCE Marketplace.

Thursday, February 15

9 – 10am

  • Beyond Universal PreK — Serving the Unserved Children
  • Branding Your District to Connect Your Education Community
  • Collaborative Strategies for Safe Schools
  • Evidence-Based High School Improvement
  • From Insight to Intervention: Leading with Data Analytics
  • Growing Capacity by Building a Culture of Commitment
  • Learner-Centered School Design Using a Global Competence Framework: An Oakland Case Study
  • School Nutrition and The Whole Child Approach
  • The Best of The Best — Free Online Resources for Your Students and Your Classrooms
  • The Digital Domino: How One Initiative Restructured a District
  • The Measure of Music: Impacting Student Achievement Through Music-Based Learning
  • Transforming Core Instruction: Student Academic Teaming for SEL and Rigor
  • Using Instructional Rounds to Support Standards-Aligned Instruction
  • Using Montessori Principles: Creating a Safe and Respectful School Culture
  • Using Social Media to Strategically Promote Your School District
  • What I Have Learned About Bullying by Visiting 400 Schools
  • Where, When and How to Make Your Next Move: Timing is Everything
  • Why Equity in Washoe County?

10:15 – 11:15am

  • Achieving Equity and Excellence with Khan Academy
  • Building Instructional Leadership Capacity Through Talent Management and Development
  • Catalyzing Change in High School Mathematics: Leadership, Conversation and Change
  • Creating an Evidence-Based Culture: It Starts with the Superintendent!
  • Creating Coherence with Instructional Rounds
  • Developing an Effective School — Mental Health Provider Partnership
  • Diversities of Educational Leadership
  • Empower Your District with an Innovation Grant Program
  • Ensuring Academic Success Through the Implementation of the Graduation Intervention Specialist Model
  • Mastery-Minded Grading in Secondary Schools
  • Paralysis by Data Analysis? Uncomplicated Strategies to Transform Your Data Culture
  • Servant Leadership in Education
  • Supporting Active Schools in Your District: Because Active Kids Learn Better
  • The Elm Project: Building Capacity for Improved English Learner Achievement
  • Transforming Community and Building Student Voice Through Literacy
  • Where to Begin? Equity and Inclusion in Predominantly White Schools

3 – 4pm

  • 19-20-21: Dealing With 19th-Century Pedagogy in 20th-Century Facilities with 21st-Century Learners
  • A Comprehensive Approach to School Security — Hardening, Technology, Training & Personnel
  • Creating a Culture of Mutual Respect
  • Creating Resource Equity in Our Schools and Systems
  • Early Childhood Matters Most — Choosing to Invest
  • Educational Technology 101 for Superintendents
  • G. R. E. A. T. Leadership = Quality Organizations
  • Going Deep: Aligning the Right Actions and Investments to Achieve Our Priorities
  • Improving Special Education; Understanding the Key Concepts of Person, Process and Progress
  • Leading the Change: Building Capacity through a Comprehensive Materials Adoption
  • Moving Forward: A District’s Story in its Restructuring for Change
  • Nextwork — A Career and Workforce Development Platform for All Students
  • Powerful Student Voices: The Future of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Redefining Ready & Vision 2025: Strategically Planning Students’ Future
  • The Curse of Copernicus: Astronomy Belongs on the Curriculum
  • The Superintendent as Chief Brand Officer
  • Threading and Embedding Computer Science and Design Thinking PreK–12

Friday, February 16

8 – 9am

  • Addressing Civility One Child and One School at a Time
  • Bridging Gaps of the Heart, Head, Hand in a Volatile Time
  • Canary in the Coal Mine: Anticipating a Communications Crisis
  • If You Build It, They Will Learn! Creating District-Driven, Principal-Involved Systems for Equitable Curriculum
  • Implementing Fort Worth’s “Instruction Drives Construction” for Community in the Classroom
  • Putting Your Strategic Plan on a Diet for Extraordinary Results
  • School District Reconfiguration in Response to Declining Enrollment and Loss of Operating Revenue
  • Self-Inspired Professional Learning to Achieve District Goals
  • Tell Your Own Success Stories!
  • The Concept of Access in Global Education: Strategies for Inclusiveness
  • The Science of Effective School Leadership
  • The Trans4mational Leader: Leading from the Inside Out
  • They’re All Special — Creating Equitable and Excellent Education for All
  • What Teaching Principals in Jordan Taught Us About 21st-Century Skills
  • When Everyone Gets Personalized Coaching — Adult Learning for Collective Efficacy

11:15am – 12:15pm

  • Achieving Equity Through Master Scheduling
  • Anxiety, Trauma and Emotional Dysregulation: Where Learning Stops
  • Balanced School Calendar: The Relationships, Research and the Reality
  • Building Leadership Capacity Using a Multidistrict Collaborative Approach
  • Buildings Without Foundations: The Lack of Early Literacy in Schools
  • Crowd-Based Innovation: Join the National Movement!
  • Deliberate Coaching: A Toolbox for Accelerating Teacher Performance
  • District Redesign and Pipeline: Leveraging Partnerships
  • Early Childhood Matters Most — 10 Essential Steps for Educational Leaders
  • Grounding Facility Design in the Future of Teaching and Learning
  • Reconsidering Community: Looking Beyond Town Lines to Build Connections
  • Starting a Movement: Social-Emotional Learning in Action
  • STEM and PBL are Not New, But They are the Future
  • Successful Innovative Practices — Focus on Students Rather Than Content
  • Systems for Instructional Improvement: The Critical Role of Teacher Leaders
  • The Productive Progression: From Simple Repetition to Creative Inquiry

12:45 – 1:45pm

  • Beyond Reform: Lindsay Usd’s Performance-Based System
  • Design Process for Credit Recovery
  • Empowering the Village
  • Escaping “Death by a Thousand Cuts”: Helping Schools Work Better
  • Identifying Thoughtful Leaders: The Key to Organizational Development!
  • Improving Student Mental Health: Learning from Organic Online Browsing Behavior
  • Interested in Getting a Learning Return on Your Digital Investments?
  • Maximizing Special Education Programming While Controlling Costs
  • School Board/Superintendent Behavior Model
  • Strategies That Work: Rural Educator Recruitment and Retention
  • Success-Focused College Counseling: Helping Students Make Smarter College Choices
  • Superintendents Supporting Superintendents: The Suburban Study Council
  • The Future of College and Career Counseling is Here
  • The Future of Learning: Meeting the Needs of All Students
  • Words Matter: How to Engage Your Stakeholders to Support Personalized Learning