ASBA-ASA 64th Annual Conference

December 15, 2021 - December 18, 2021

annual event

ASBA’s Annual Conference will be held on Dec. 16-17, 2021 with two half-day Pre-Conference Tracks on Dec.15. 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 two amazing keynote speakers, experience breakout sessions in four topic tracks and participate in celebrations of leadership and educational excellence.

Registration opens Sept. 27 and closes Dec. 6, 2021.

speaker

Karen M. Allen

TEDx Speaker, Resilience & Mindset Coach and Founder of The Groflo community

Karen is the creator of the mental exercise: Stop & Shift. She developed this method to help people jumpstart their mental strength training. Her story has been featured on Forbes, Good Morning America, MSNBC and various other media outlets and podcasts.

speaker

Shayla Rivera

Aerospace Engineer and former Rocket Scientist with NASA, International Speaker, TEDx Speaker, TV & Radio Host, Emcee/Host, Comedian, Actor, Writer, Seminar Facilitator, Panel Moderator and Awareness Expert.

With numerous awards and accolades throughout her engineering, speaking and comedy careers, Shayla is not easily placed in just one category or class, she defines her own. After obtaining a degree in Aerospace Engineering with a minor in Psychology at Texas A&M University, she spent five years working with NASA. From there she moved on to stress management corporate training and motivational speaking, where Shayla discovered her comedic talents.

Wednesday, December 15, Board Presidency Workshop

8:30 am - 11:45 am

Wednesday, December 15, The Board's Role in Student Achievement

1:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Thursday, December 16

7:30 am - 8:00 am

Registration

8:00 am - 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

8:30 am - 9:50 am

Opening General Session

Karen Allen

A first-day conference kick-off with keynote speaker Karen Allen featuring conference emcee and pianoman Gregory Offner plus the posting of the colors and a student performance of the national anthem by the Deer Valley USD

9:50 am - 10:30 am

Exhibit Hall

"Visit with exhibitors and learn more about products and services that service school districts. This is your chance to win some wonderful door prizes provided by our exhibitors. Winners must be present to win, so make sure you are there!"

10:30 am - 11:20 am

Breakout Sessions: Round 1 (choose from 5)

Members will have the opportunity to choose from five different breakout sessions.

11:30 am - 12:20 pm

Breakout Sessions: Round 2 (choose from 5)

Members will have the opportunity to choose from five different breakout sessions.

12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Celebration Café

Join us for live entertainment from conference emcee and pianoman Gregory Offner PLUS prize drawings and inside glimpses into the people and programs that are making Arizona education great. Featuring the celebrations of the winners of the ASA Superintendent of the Year Awards and ASBA Golden Bell Promise Program Award.

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm

Exhibit Hall plus Dessert

Enjoy dessert while exhibit viewing, door prizes and service project.

2:30 pm - 3:20 pm

Breakout Sessions: Round 3 (choose from 5)

Members will have the opportunity to choose from five different breakout sessions.

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

ASBA Annual Membership Meeting

Including the election of officers to the ASBA Board of Directors, a state of the association report by Dr. Sheila Harrison-Williams, executive director, and a look at strategic legislative opportunities 2022.

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Reception plus Corn Hole Tournament

Join us for live entertainment from conference emcee and pianoman Gregory Offner! Enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks, more door prize drawings and try your luck at our second annual Corn Hole Tournament. You will also have more time to meet with vendors at this fun-filled event.

Friday, December 17

7:30 am - 8:00 am

Registration

8:00 am - 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

8:30 am - 9:50 am

Opening General Session

Shayla Rivera

A second day kick-off with keynote speaker Shayla Rivera featuring conference emcee and pianoman Gregory Offner and student entertainment by the Deer Valley USD

10:00 am - 10:50 am

Breakout Sessions: Round 1 (choose from 5)

Members will have the opportunity to choose from five different breakout sessions.

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Closing General Session: Tribute to Leadership

Hosted by conference emcee and pianoman Gregory Offner

Featuring the Passing of the Gavel plus the winners of the ASBA All-Arizona School Board Members Award, the Lou Ella Kleinz Award of Excellence and Barbara Robey Lifetime Achievement Award. Hosted by conference emcee and pianoman Gregory Offner.

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