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About the Leadership Summit

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The annual Leadership Summit brings together administrators and heads of school in STEM education to share best practices and collaborate with other STEM professionals to transform collaborate and discuss key issues impacting STEM schools today and tomorrow.

The 2019 event will be held:
Jan. 25-27, 2019
Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

Join us for an informal but highly informative group of sessions where information is shared much more openly than anywhere else. Network with your peers and collaborate to solve similar problems, regardless of geographic location.


Summit Details

STEM school leaders and those aspiring to leadership from around the country come together for three days of interactive discussions on key issues impacting our STEM schools today and tomorrow. 

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Member Rate: $150

Non-Member Rate: $250


This Summit is limited to the first 50 attendees, so make your reservation now!

Registration deadline: Jan. 4.


2019 Agenda

Friday, Jan. 25

6 p.m.: Welcome Reception

Saturday, Jan. 26

9 a.m.: NCSSS Leadership Summit Kicks Off

9:45 a.m.: Roundtable on topics identified by participants

10:30 a.m.: SCAD STEM Spaces Tours featuring animation & digital media, Industrial & service design, television & film, architecture, and interior design

12 p.m.: Lunch in The Hive

1:15-2:45 p.m.: Roundtable: Recruiting and REtaining Qualified STEM Staff

3-4:30 p.m.: Roundtable: Challenges in STEM School Improvement and Wellness

Sunday, Jan. 27

9 a.m.: Morning Welcome

9:15-10:15 a.m.: Roundtable: Networking with National Organizations and Competitions

10:30-11:30 a.m.: Roundtable: Creating and Leading Collaborative Teams

12 p.m.: Summit Ends


Why Attend the Leadership Summit?

The NCSSS mission is to advance STEM education by providing professional development and networking opportunities for educators and learning experiences for students; to serve as a national resource for STEM schools and programs in partnership with educational, corporate, and international organizations; and to inform policymakers on STEM education.

The annual Leadership Summit provides professional development for administrators and heads of school. Participating in the Leadership Summit gives you the opportunity to network and collaborate with other administrators and heads of school, regardless of their physical location. You will take away ideas you can immediately implement in your schools and your classrooms. 

There is no other conference like this one for STEM administrators.

Who Should Attend the Leadership Summit?

The Leadership Summit is meant for current and emerging STEM School Leaders focused on whole school challenges


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Travel Information


Savannah College of Art & Design
Savannah, GA


Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport


Attendees may make reservations at Embassy Suites. The room rate is $159/night. 


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