Administrators' Days

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 (All day) to Friday, July 28, 2017 (All day)

Younes Conference Center - Kearney, NE

*Registration is now open!!!*
Click HERE to register


Keynote Speakers

BucktonMargaret Buckton
Margaret Buckton has first hand experience with the 2012 Iowa education reform initiative which included mandatory retention of third graders not proficient in reading.  This initiative was repealed in 2017 due to state budget troubles which provided an impetus to advocate for sound public policy.
Margaret brings over 20 years of legislative and lobbying experience.  She is a partner at Iowa School Finance Information Services, a consulting firm that provides financial and training services to Iowa school districts. Among her responsibilities at ISFIS include lobbying, public policy development and analysis for the Urban Education Network of Iowa and the Rural School Advocates of Iowa.


Eric SheningerSheninger
Eric is a Senior Fellow and Thought Leader on Digital Leadership with the International 
Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE).  Prior to this he was the award-winning Principal at New Milford High School.  Under his leadership his school became a globally recognized model for innovative practices.  Eric oversaw the successful implementation of several sustainable change initiatives that radically transformed the learning culture at his school while increasing achievement. 
Eric's work focuses on leading and learning in the digital age as a model for moving schools and districts forward.

 

GordonJon Gordon
Jon Gordon's best-selling books and talks have inspired readers and audiences around the world. His principles have been put to the test by numerous NFL, NBA, MLB coaches and teams, Fortune 500 companies, school districts, hospitals and non-profits. He is the author of numerous best-selling books including The Energy Bus, The Carpenter, Training Camp, The Seed, You Win in the Locker Room First and The No Complaining Rule. 
Jon is a graduate of Cornell University and holds a Masters in Teaching from Emory University. He and his training/consulting company are passionate about developing positive leaders, organizations and teams.


Select-A-Sessions

Sessions will be held on Thursday, July 27.  Click HERE to see a list of the sessions offered this year.

Schedule

Tuesday, July 25

8:00 pm  First National Capital Market  Hospitality Suite Open


Wednesday, July 26

7:30 am - 4:00 pm Registration Open
8:30 am - 4:00 pm Commissioner's Day
11:25 am - 12:25 pm Boxed Luncheon
4:00 - 6:00pm Exbhibitors Reception
7:00 pm Hospitality Suites Open







Thursday, July 27

7:00 am - 4:00 pm Regisration Open
8:00 - 8:30 am Welcome and Presentation of Awards
8:30 - 9:30 am Keynote by Margaret Buckton
10:00 -10:45 am Select-a-Session I
11:15 am - 12:00 pm Select-a-Session II
12:15 - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 - 1:45 pm Ice Cream Social
1:45- 2:15 pm Presentation of Awards
2:15 - 3:00 pm Keynote by Eric Sheninger
3:15 - 4:00 pm Select-a-Session III
4:00 pm NCSA Administrators Reception
4:30 pm Administrators in Action
6:00 pm Thunderhead Social
6:30 pm Family Movie Night
8:00 pm NCSA Trivia 
8:00 pm Hospitality Suites Open


Friday, July 28

8:15 - 9:15 am New Member Breakfast
8:15 - 9:15 am Breakfast Buffet
9:30 - 9:45 am Presentation of Awards
9:45 - 11:00 am Keynote by Jon Gordon


NCSA Member Shirt
We’re excited this year to provide all NCSA members an NCSA polo!  This new member shirt is a black sport polo with embroidered NCSA logo.  Be sure to indicate on your registration what gender and size shirt you would like and then pick it up onsite at Administrators’ Days 2017.

Lodging Information

Holiday Inn
(308) 237-5971
$109.95

Comfort Inn
(308) 236-3400
$109.95

Hampton Inn
(308) 234-3400
$109.95

LaQuinta Inn
(308) 237-4400
$109.95

Fairfield Inn
(308) 236-4200 
$109.95

Any cancellation request must be received no later than Wednesday, July 19, 2017

*A 48 hour (2 business day) cancellation policy is in place for all events. To avoid being charged the full registration fee, please submit any requests to cancel your registration before the cancellation deadline. Please contact Michelle, michelle@ncsa.org, with all cancellation requests and inquiries. Please note: your registration fee will be refunded or waived ONLY if an event is cancelled due to inclement weather. Otherwise, the 48 hour (2 business day) cancellation policy remains in effect for all events.

Exhibitors and Sponsors
Exhibit space is currently SOLD OUT. There are a few sponsorship opportunities remaining. Please CLICK HERE to view the current sponsorship contract. All exhibitors and sponsors are handled on a first come, first served basis. 

 
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Retiree Roundup

2017 NCSA Retiree Roundup begins.

Each year NCSA honors its retiring members in the Summer edition of the NCSA Today.

If you are a retiring administrator, please complete the form here.

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