Select from a Variety of Presentation Topics at the 2022 Carousel of Panels 

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    August 2, 2022
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Attendees at the 2022 Joint Annual Conference will once again have the option to choose from an assortment of educational presentations during the Carousel of Panels. 
Thirty-two presentations will be offered simultaneously over a 90-minute period in one large room. Each presentation will take place three times, allowing Conference attendees to take part in three different presentations of 30 minutes each. The event will be held Saturday, November 19 from 1:45 to 3:15 p.m. at the Sheraton Grand Chicago hotel. 
The Carousel of Panels is scheduled to include the following topics and presenting districts and organizations: 
  • Disciplining Students for Off-Campus Speech — Ottosen DiNolfo Hasenbalg & Castaldo, Ltd. 
  • Who is Evaluating the Evaluators in Your School Districts? — Concordia University 
  • Aligning Systems for Results — Mattoon CUSD 2 
  • Leverage ESSER Funds to Provide Equitable Facility Upgrades — Waukegan CUSD 60 
  • Educational Equity: A Personal & Professional Commitment — Oak Lawn-Hometown SD 123 
  • Virtual Learning Solutions for Today’s School Challenges — Lake County Regional Office of Education 
  • Utilizing Higher Ed to Support Teacher Leader Development — National Louis University 
  • Cultural Responsiveness in Practice: District 89’s Journey — Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview SD 89 
  • Building Bridges: Transitional Learning Environments — Niles THSD 219 
  • Recruiting and Retaining School Board Candidates — CHSD 230 (Orland Park) 
  • Selecting a Superintendent: Applicant Skills and Experiences — Western Illinois University  
  • When to Call Your Lawyer — Klein, Thorpe & Jenkins, Ltd. 
  • Implementing a Successful School Resource Officer Program — Eastland CUSD 308 
  • An Exemplary School Library is Vital for Student Success — Oak Lawn CHSD 229 
  • Performance Management: Clarity, Collaboration & Cohesion — Waukegan CUSD 60 
  • The Power of Planning — Hawthorn CCSD 73 (Vernon Hills) 
  • Prepare and Empower to Expand Post-Secondary Options — North Chicago CUSD 187 
  • Partnerships to Grow the Teacher and Para-Pro Pipelines — Governors State University 
  • What is Equity Without Policy? — Waukegan CUSD 60 
  • Inspiring, Educating, and Leading for Excellence — NIU STEAM, Northern Illinois University 
  • Labor Relations through the Lens of Equity and Inclusion — Western Illinois University 
  • Creative Connections with Your Community — Prospect Heights SD 23 
  • Holistic Social-Emotional Learning with a Lincoln Twist — Lincoln Elem SD 156 
  • How School Boards Can Support New Principals — Illinois Council of Professors of Educational Administration (ICPEA) 
  • Board Finance Management: Practices, Options & Limitations — Robbins Schwartz 
  • Now What? School Board Leadership and Blended Learning — Plainfield CCSD 202 
  • Strategic Plan: An Opportunity Road Map for All Students — Arlington Heights SD 25 
  • Educators Rising Program — Southern Illinois Coalition of Educators Rising, McKendree University, IEA/NEA, Vienna HSD 13-3, and Meridian CUSD 101 Pawfficer Cozzi: Changing School Climate with a Therapy Dog — Worth SD 127 
  • Serving Up Help at the Genius Bar: Student-Run Tech Desk — Oak Lawn CHSD 229 
  • Partnering with the Community for Excellence — NIU STEAM, Northern Illinois University 
  • Equipping Your School Board to Monitor Strategic Goals  Frontline Education and Roselle SD 12
A full list of all Conference panels, activities, and other related events will be included in the Conference overview available in September. Check the Joint Annual Conference webpage or follow along on social media, #ILjac22, for other Conference updates.