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Annual Summer Conference

11-Feb-2019

Nearly 600 education leaders from across the state are expected to attend AASB's annual Summer Conference June 14 - 16 at the Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Ala.
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The Alabama Association of School Boards is gearing up for its annual Summer Conference, which this year is themed Be Relentless. Packed with informative and inspirational sessions, practical education learning labs and a variety of exhibitors, the training event is expected to draw nearly 600 school board members and other education leaders from across Alabama. School board members will earn 7 training hours for attending the conference. 

New this year, AASB will host a School Safety Summit on Friday, June 14 as an early bird session (3.5 training hours). Safety leaders and experts will share key advice and timely guidance for strategies to help keep students safe.           


Conference Speakers & Topics

 


Patrick Sidmore
Association of Alaska School Boards
PRESENTATION: Integrating Trauma-Informed Practices for Every School  
Dr. Angela Walker
Coordinator of Instruction, Shelby County Schools
Presentation: Social-Emotional Learning at Work in Alabama  
Hamish Brewer
Virginia Principal at Fred Lynn Middle, 
Be Relentless: Disrupting the Status Quo in Education  

Dr. Bernie James,
Pepperdine University, Law Professor
Emerging Trends in Education Law


 
Nick Moore
Governor Kay Ivey's Education Policy Advisor 
Alabama's Grade-Level Reading Campaign  
James Wells
Innovation Teaching & Learning Manager, Crayola 
Coloring Outside the Lines in Leadership  

Kristen Wells
Assistant State Literacy Coordinator,
Mississippi Department of Education
Mississippi Learning: A Literacy Success Story

 



Safety Summit Speakers & Topics

Dr. Bernie James, 
Pepperdine University, Law Professor
School Safety Policy

Mo Canady
NASRO, Executive Director
What an Effective SRO Program Should Look Like

Kevin Wren
Rock Hill School District
Top 10 Safety & Security Pitfalls in K-12 Schools 

Andrea Messina
Florida School Boards Association, Executive Director 
Lessons Learned from Parkland and Its Aftermath


Conference Presentations and Handouts

Conference presentations and handouts will be available to download online or via the free AASB mobile app (search AASB in the app store from your smartphone or tablet).