September 27, 2018
8:00 Pre-conference registration - Hawkins-Brown Room
9:00 - 1:00 Pre-conference Event Appropriate and Effective Board / Staff Roles and How to Have Difficult Conversations with Employees
Dr. David Braswell, CEO, Upslope Solutions
Lunch for Pre-conference registrants
2:30 pm Conference Registration - Caldwell Ballroom
3:30- 4:30 Conference Welcome and Opening Keynote Speakers - Caldwell Ballroom
Sandra Hughes, Journalist and TV Anchor - "The Next Step"
4:30 - 5:15 Gabrielle Goodwin, CEO GaBBY Bows, "Developing Courage in Girls"
5:45 - 6:45 Networking Reception - Hawkins-Brown Room
-Sponsored by Strawbridge
Dinner on your own
September 28, 2018
7:15-8:15 Light Breakfast - Caldwell Ballroom
8:15-9:15 Ann McColl, Attorney, "Strategies for Negotiating Your Contract"
9:15-10:15 Dr. Terry Grier, retired superintendent, "How to Break the Glass Ceiling without
Bleeding to Death!"
10:30-11:30 Suhail Farooqui, CEO K12 Insight, "The Brave New World of 21st Century Leadership"
11:30-12:45 Lunch and Ericia Turner, Principal, "Fierce, Favored, and Focused"
12:45-2:15 Lessons in Leadership and Small Group Discussions from 4 former superintendents
Dr. Mary Ellis, Dr. Donna Peters, Dr. Kathy Spencer, Mrs. Annie Wimbish
2:30-3:30 Dr. Beverly Emory, superintendent, Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools
"Making Time for Healthy Stress: Making Time for YOU"
3:30 - 4:30 Emily Carter, Carnegie Learning