ASBA-ASA 63rd Annual Conference

December 3, 2020 - December 4, 2020

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ASBA’s Annual Conference will be held on December 3-4, 2020. The Annual Conference is our celebratory end-of-year gathering of school board members and other district leaders in the state. Attendees will hear from three amazing keynote speakers, experience 15 breakout sessions in five topic tracks and participate in celebrations of leadership and educational excellence. Register Now!

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Anna Marie Chavez

NSBA Executive Director and Arizona Native

Former Interim President and CEO for the National Council on Aging. Previously, she was NCOA’s Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer. For five years, Chávez served as Chief Executive Officer of Girl Scouts of the USA.

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Byron Garrett

CEO of Equal Opportunity Schools, Chairman of the National Family Engagement Alliance

Former Director of Educational Leadership & Policy for Microsoft and former CEO of National PTA

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D.J. Eagle Bear Vanas

Author, Internationally Acclaimed, Motivational Storyteller and Leadership and Personal Development Expert

63rd ASBA Virtual Annual Conference – Dec. 3

8:00 am - 8:30 am

Breakfast of (Education) Champions Café

Meet with our premier sponsors and win prizes.

8:30 am - 9:55 am

Opening General Session

Byron Garrett

Featuring an Arizona-wide conference kick-off, keynote speaker Byron Garrett and surprise student entertainment

10:00 am - 10:55 am

Breakout Sessions: Round 1 (choose from 3 sessions)

  • Governing in a Virtual World Track
  • Communications & Engagement Track
  • Equity Track

11:00 am - 11:55 am

Breakout Sessions: Round 2 (choose from 3 sessions)

  • Governing in a Virtual World Track
  • Communications & Engagement Track
  • Equity Track

12:00 pm - 12:55 pm

Celebration Café

Join us for live entertainment, prize drawings and inside glimpses into the people and programs that are making Arizona education great. Featuring the winners of the ASA. Superintendent of the Year Awards and ASBA Golden Bell Promise Program Awards

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

General Session: Meet Arizona's 2021 Teacher of the Year

The 2021 Arizona Teacher of the Year and Ambassadors of Excellence will be interviewed by a very special guest.

1:30 pm - 2:25 pm

Breakout Sessions: Round 3 (choose from 3 sessions)

  • Governing in a Virtual World Track
  • Communications & Engagement Track
  • Equity Track

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

ASBA Annual Business Meeting

Including the election of officers to the ASBA Board of Directors and a state of the association report by Dr. Sheila Harrison-Williams, executive director.

63rd ASBA Virtual Annual Conference – Dec. 4

8:00 am - 8:30 am

Breakfast of (Education) Champions Café

Meet with our premier sponsors and win prizes.

8:30 am - 9:10 am

General Session: Tribute to Leadership

Anna Marie Chavez

Featuring a keynote address by NSBA Executive Director and Arizona Native Anna Marie Chavez and the winners of the ASBA All-Arizona School Board Members Award and the Lou Ella Kleinz Award of Excellence, PLUS a Barbara Robey Lifetime Achievement Award Retrospective

9:10 am - 10:05 am

Breakout Sessions: Round 4 (choose from 3 sessions)

  • Serving the Whole Child Track
  • Promising Practices Track
  • Serving the Whole Child Track

10:10 am - 11:00 am

Breakout Sessions: Round 5 (choose from 3 sessions)

  • Serving the Whole Child Track
  • Promising Practices Track
  • Serving the Whole Child Track

11:05 am - 12:25 pm

Closing General Session

D.J. Eagle Bear Vanas

Featuring the Passing of the Gavel, keynote speaker D.J. Vanas, the annual grand prize drawing and adjournment

12:20 pm - 12:30 pm

Break

12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

BONUS WORKSHOP with Keynote Speaker D.J. Vanas

New Board Member Orientation - December 2nd

8:45 am - 2:30 pm

New Board Member Orientation

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Sponsor Opportunities

Exciting opportunities to be announced soon!

Additional Information

December 3, 2020

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Virtual Event

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