ASBA Summer Leadership Institute 2024

🌞 Elevate Your Leadership at the Camp Summer Leadership Institute 🌲

Get ready to elevate your leadership skills and embark on an enriching journey at ASBA’s Camp Summer Leadership Institute from June 6-8 at the stunning Little America retreat in Flagstaff, AZ.

Gratitude to Our SLI Sponsors

Unwind and Connect on the Pinecone Trail Walk/Run 

Take a break from sessions and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Flagstaff with our Pinecone Trail Walk/Run. It’s the perfect opportunity to relax, recharge and connect with peers in a casual setting with exciting prizes and giveaways.

Click here to register for the Pinecone Trail Walk/Run!

ASAP Conference Agenda 

Click here to view the ASAP Summer Leadership Institute Conference agenda! 

SLI Sponsorship Opportunities 

Elevate your organization’s visibility and support educational excellence by sponsoring the 2024 Summer Leadership Institute. Click here to view sponsorship opportunities.

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Kristen Brown

Certified Speaking Professional

Kristen Brown, known as The Energy Phoenix, is a Certified Speaking Professional who reshapes leadership energy in today's world.

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Jimmy Hart

Author, Coach, Speaker & Trainer

Join us for an interactive and insightful session aimed at strengthening school board governance through the power of R.A.I.© - Respect, Affirmation, and Inclusion. Through engaging discussions, and interactive exercises, attendees will explore practical strategies and actionable steps to enhance governance practices that promote equity, unity, and excellence within school districts. Whether you are a seasoned board member, new to board governance, a district leader, or an enthusiastic advocate for educational equity, we all want to be respected, affirmed, and included.

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Billy Walker

Executive Director, Texas Association of Federally Impacted Schools

Want to know more about Impact Aid? Dr. Billy Walker will share the fundamentals of the Federal Impact Aid program offering a comprehensive overview of the program. He will touch on its history, funding formulas, vocabulary and program components including who are federally connected students, what is Federal Property, the why of the Learning Opportunity Threshold (LOT), how the funding mechanism works, and Indian Policies and Procedures.

Thursday, June 6, 2024 Pre-Conference - Impact Aid Workshop

8:30 am -

Breakfast (provided)

9:00 am - 9:15 am

Welcome

9:15 am - 10:30 am

Navigating the Impact Aid Landscape

Dr. Bill Walker, Executive Director, Texas Association of Federally Impacted Schools

Want to know more about Impact Aid? Dr. Billy Walker will share the fundamentals of the Federal Impact Aid program offering a comprehensive overview of the program. He will touch on its history, funding formulas, vocabulary and program components including who are federally connected students, what is Federal Property, the why of the Learning Opportunity Threshold (LOT), how the funding mechanism works, and Indian Policies and Procedures.

Friday, June 7, 2024

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Rural Alliance

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Welcome and ASBA Update (All Attendees)

9:30 am - 11:00 am

The Seven Energies of Leadership with Keynote Speaker Kristen Brown (All Attendees)

Kristen Brown

Seven energy centers fuel your inner fire and create a framework for awareness, growth, and impact. To become a holistic and memorable leader, you need to turn on and turn up each Energy Center to create high flow in yourself, deep resilience in your team, and remarkable results for your organization and in your life.

11:00 am - 11:15 am

Break

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Legislative Update (Board/Supt.)

Hear what's happening (and what has already happened) at the Legislature and around the world of politics. You don't want to miss this!

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Unleash Your Energy Phoenix with Keynote Kristen Brown (ASAP)

Deep inside you is the essential power to rise from any challenge or change at work and at home. During this interactive session you will dive deep into this realm of resilience and mental health, showing you how to arise from big and small stressors that take you down and often keep you stuck.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch (provided)

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

Breakout Session #1

  • Open Meeting Law: What's New...and What's Stayed the Same? We'll review the basics and take a look at the latest developments in OML. This is session is exclusively for ASAP members. Speakers - Nathan Schott, Attorney, Gust Rosenfeld
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  • What is Advocacy and Why Should I Even Care?  What is Advocacy? What is my role in advocacy as a school board member? What role does ASBA play in education advocacy? I thought lobbying wasn't allowed? Join ASBA's Director of Governmental Relations for these answers and more in this introductory session to public education advocacy. Speakers - Chris Kotterman, Director of Governmental Relations
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  • Data: How Do You Leverage It to Support Student Success? Data is a tool that helps corporations, organizations and even teachers tailor the approach to achieve their goals. How can board members leverage data to create conditions needed for successful student outcomes. Speaker - Julie Bacon, Director of Leadership Development and Heidi Vega, Director of Communications
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  • The Basics of Impact Aid Do you wonder how Impact Aid works, what it provides and who exactly receives it? This is the session for you! Learn the basics of Impact Aid and the ways it helps Arizona School Districts. Speakers - Dr. Billy Walker, Executive Director, Texas Association of Federally Impacted Schools

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm

Breakout Session #2

  • Policy Manual-Camp Wilderness or Camp Sanctuary? Having a highly functional policy manual is essential to effective school district governance. This session will identify the essential elements of policies and strengthen your skills in maintaining them, so your school district functions like Camp Sanctuary! Speakers - Lynne Bondi, Policy Analyst and Dr. Charlotte Patterson, Policy Analyst
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  • How to Get Started as an Education Advocate So you've decided you want to jump in to advocacy! Or you're still not sure? Either way, come learn the basics of getting started in ASBA's advocacy program, how to follow along with the Legislature at home, and how to use the tools the association makes available. Speakers - Chris Kotterman, Director of Governmental Relations
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  • Student Outcomes: Resilient Educators Cultivate Resilient Students Connection, Belonging, Regulation. Time and again, these aspirational but essential building blocks of a resilient educational model have shown us that when we intentionally foster connection and an environment of felt safety, we can prevent the adult disconnection, burnout, and attrition levels that are currently soaring in our country. Fortunately, we have the power to mitigate this in our schools. Learn how in this informative session. Speaker - Dr. Leslie Anway, Director of Resilient Schools, Pima County School Superintendent's Office and Anthony Guillen, Education Specialist, Resilient Schools, Pima County School Superintendent's Office

3:00 pm - 3:50 pm

Breakout Session #3

  • How to Utilize AI in Your Role In today's fast-paced administrative landscape, leveraging AI tools can significantly enhance productivity and streamline workflows. Join us for an interactive session designed exclusively for administrative professionals eager to unlock the potential of AI in their daily tasks. Speakers - Heidi Vega, Director of Communications, Danielle Cole, Multimedia Communications Specialist and Morae Jordane, Multimedia Communications Specialist
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  • Bonds and Overrides: Helping Your District be Successful at the Local Level (presented by Arizonans for Quality Education, Orcutt Winslow, and Chasse Building Team) Is your district going out for a bond or override in 2024? Join representatives from Arizonans for Quality Education and our private sector partners to discuss what makes a good campaign, and tips for working with the private sector set yourself up for success. Speakers - Chris Kotterman, Director of Governmental Relations
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  • Not Here…A Look at Chronic Absence Data and its Impact on Student Outcomes What is chronic absence and how does it impact students? You will have an opportunity to look at the data around chronic absence in Arizona. Speaker - Lori Masseur, Director of Early Learning, Read On Arizona and Kimberly Lent Morales, Director of Research and Evaluation Helios Education Foundation
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  • Open Meeting Law: What's New...and What's Stayed the Same? We'll review the basics and take a look at the latest developments in OML. This is session is exclusively for board members and superintendents. Speakers - Nathan Schott, Attorney, Gust Rosenfeld

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

HNAIC Meeting

5:30 pm -

Welcome Reception and Dinner

Saturday, June 8, 2024

6:30 am -

Pinecone Trail Walk

Take a break from sessions and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Flagstaff with our Pinecone Trail Walk/Run. It's the perfect opportunity to relax, recharge and connect with peers in a casual setting with exciting prizes and giveaways. Secure your spot today! The Fun Run starts on Saturday at 6:30 a.m. Contact Lynne Bondi at lbondi@azsba.org with any questions.

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Black Alliance Meeting

9:00 am - 10:00 am

ASBA's Political Agenda Process (ASAP Only)

Chris Kotterman, Director of Governmental Relations and Elizabeth Powell, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent and Governing Board, Glendale Elementary School District

What is the ASBA political agenda process and why is it a big deal? How can you help your board prepare for and complete each step of this key process in the governance of the association.

9:00 am - 10:00 am

County Conversations (Board/Supt.)

10:30 am - 11:30 am

It's What We All Want: The R.A.I Framework

Jimmy Hart, CEO, Hart Global Industries

Join us for an interactive and insightful session aimed at strengthening school board governance through the power of R.A.I.© - Respect, Affirmation, and Inclusion. Through engaging discussions, and interactive exercises, attendees will explore practical strategies and actionable steps to enhance governance practices that promote equity, unity, and excellence within school districts. Whether you are a seasoned board member, new to board governance, a district leader, or an enthusiastic advocate for educational equity, we all want to be respected, affirmed, and included.



          
  

June 6, 2024

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Little America, 2515 E Butler Ave, Flagstaff, Arizona 86004

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