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Panel presentations selected to 'Share the Success'

  • Date Posted
    July 8, 2019
  • Category
    Conference
Twenty-eight panels have been selected from proposals submitted by school districts and related education organizations for presentation at the 2019 Joint Annual Conference.

A volunteer committee of school board members from throughout the state reviewed the winning proposals for hour-long “Share the Success” presentations set for November 22-24 in Chicago.

Presenting entities and chosen panels are:
  • River Trails SD 26 – Instruction and Finance as Partners, Budgeting for Achievement
  • O’Fallon CCSD 90, O’Fallon THSD 203, Central SD 104, Shiloh Village SD 85 – Board Academy
  • Elmhurst CUSD 205 – Engaging Your Community on What Matters Most
  • Belvidere CUSD 100 – Wellness for All: The Family Doctor is Back
  • Oak Grove SD 68/Green Oaks – Renovating Older Buildings: A Blueprint for Success
  • CHSD 230 – Educator Employment Pipelines through Creative Partnerships
  • Streator THSD 40 – Creating and Sustaining an Educational Foundation
  • Deerfield SD 109 – Closing the “Knowing-Doing” Gap
  • Western Illinois University, North Greene USD 3, La Grange Highlands SD 106, Macomb CUSD 185 – Working With Board Values, Bias, and Generational Differences
  • Evergreen Park ESD 124 – Strategic Communication: Take Control of Your Own Story
  • Northern Illinois University, Genoa-Kingston CUSD 424, ISBE – Illinois Report Card 2019: New Data to Drive Success
  • Lemont-Bromberek SD 113A – From Crisis to Comeback: A School Board’s Turnaround
  • Woodridge SD 68 – PBIS: Improving Learning through Creativity and Celebration
  • Fenton CHSD 100 – Advanced Placement District of the Year
  • Genoa-Kingston CUSD 424, Northern Illinois University – Planning for Success through a Strategic Planning Process
  • Wheaton Warrenville CUSD 200, Lockport THSD 205, and the Robert Crown Center for Health Education – Vaping, Marijuana, Opioids: Prevention through Knowledge
  • Association of Illinois Rural and Small Schools, Cobden CUSD 17, Abingdon-Avon CUSD 276, Macomb CUSD 185 – Rural Schools in the Crosshairs
  • Bunker Hill CUSD 8 – Innovation and Inquiry Experiences in Classrooms of the 21st Century
  • Oregon CUSD 220 – #SocEnt: How Social Entrepreneurship is Changing Schools
  • Flossmoor SD 161, Harvard CUSD 50 – Starting Fresh: Effectively On-Boarding a New Superintendent
  • North Palos SD 117 – Transforming an Old Building after a Failed Referendum
  • Indian Prairie CUSD 204 – Tangible Governance Strategies: Is Your Board Working as a Team?
  • Yorkville CUSD 115 – From Balcony to Dance Floor: It Takes Two to Tango
  • Lindop SD 92 – Need and Numbers: Board Policies for Equity and Accountability
  • West Prairie SD 103, Macomb CUSD 185, Farnsworth Group – Bring Your Community to the Arena; Cheap Seats Not Allowed
  • Huntley Community SD 158 – Going Green, Saving Green: Energy Efficiency Maximizes Money
  • Barrington CUSD 220, DLR Group, Pepper Construction – Educational Facilities Master Planning for the Future
  • Manteno CUSD 5 – The Art of Painless Negotiating

Committee members evaluated proposals on the basis of key criteria, including 
  • Interest or relevance for board members;
  • Creativity and innovation;
  • Evidence to support program success; and
  • Ability to be replicated by other school districts.
A full description of all Conference panels and other programing will be available in the Conference Preview to be posted on the Conference website in September.

Online Conference registration and housing is now open. The 2019 event will be the 87th Joint Annual Conference with the Illinois Association of School Administrators (IASA) and Illinois Association of School Business Officials (Illinois ASBO).