Carousel of Panels offers 28 panel presentations

  • Date Posted
    July 12, 2019
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A Carousel of Panels will provide school officials a wide assortment of topics to learn from at the Joint Annual Conference.

In one room, 28 presentations will be offered simultaneously over a one-hour and 30-minute period. Each presentation repeats twice, allowing Conference attendees to take part in three different presentations of 30 minutes each. The event will be held Saturday, November 23 from 1:45 to 3:15 p.m. at the Sheraton Grand Chicago hotel.

The Carousel of Panels will include the following topics and presenting districts and organizations:
  • School Construction: Transforming Your District — Robbins Schwartz
  • Enhancing Instructional Skills in PLCs — Calumet Public SD 132
  • Need a System for Gifted Placement Appeals? We’ve Got One — Oak Grove SD 68/Green Oaks
  • Restorative Practices: A Road for Successful Implementation — Woodland CCSD 50
  • Transforming Community Resources for Student Success — NIU STEAM, Northern Illinois University
  • Individualized Plans Promoting Equity, Advocacy, and Growth — Unity Point SD 140
  • Collaborate, Communicate, Innovate — Waukegan CUSD 60
  • Bringing the Standards to Life: Facilitated Dialogue — University of Northern Iowa
  • Creating Conditions to Leverage Collective Efficacy — Community High School District 99
  • Socio-Political and Historical Foundations of Race — Black Educational Advocacy Coalition of Illinois (BEAC)
  • Get Out and Lead! Building a Balanced Climate and Culture — Manteno CUSD 5
  • Transform Your Library: Tech Tools to Make it Thrive — Oak Lawn CHSD 229
  • There’s No Place Like Home — Calumet Public SD 132
  • Hot Topics in Labor and Employment for Illinois Schools — Ottosen Britz Kelly Cooper Gilbert & DiNolfo, Ltd. and Wiedner & McAuliffe, Ltd.
  • Fiscally Responsible Selection of Curricular Resources — Oak Lawn-Hometown SD 123
  • Virtual Coaching for Teachers and Administrators — Consortium for Educational Change and McKendree University 
  • How Can 4-H Help Your School Reach Your Goals? — University of Illinois Extension and Blue Ridge CUSD 18
  • There’s No Crying in PD — Central CUSD 301
  • From a Fighting Board to a Fixing Board — Creve Coeur SD 76
  • Future Ready: Growing Teacher Leaders — Concordia University and Lake Villa CCSD 41
  • Our Journey Towards Trauma-Informed Schools — Calumet Public SD 132
  • Understanding the Evidence-Based Funding Model — Eastern Illinois University
  • Increasing the Engagement of Culturally Diverse Families — Oak Lawn-Hometown SD 123
  • University and Schools Connect for Student Success — NIU STEAM, Northern Illinois University and Center for P-20 Engagement
  • Facility Planning to Optimize Community Engagement — Hononegah CHSD 207
  • From Insight to Intervention: Leading with Data — Forecast5 Analytics and Flossmoor SD 161
  • Mock Suspension Hearing — Klein, Thorpe and Jenkins, Ltd.
  • Developing Trauma-Responsive Rural Schools and Communities — Consortium for Educational Change and McKendree University
2019 Joint Annual Conference registration and housing is available online. A full list of all Conference panels, activities, and other related events will be included in the Conference Preview posted on the IASB website in September.