About the Leadership Summit
The annual Leadership Summit brings together current and aspiring administrators and heads of school in STEM education to share best practices and collaborate with other STEM professionals. Throughout the Summit, you and your peers will discuss key issues impacting STEM schools today and tomorrow.
The 2020 event will be held:
Jan. 24-26, 2020
Loyola University, New Orleans
Join us for an informal but highly informative group of roundtable discussions where information is shared much more openly than in any other forum throughout the year. Network with your peers and collaborate to creatively solve problems, regardless of geographic location.
STEM school leaders and those aspiring to leadership from around the country come together for three days of interactive discussions. To keep the group size intimate, this Summit is limited to 80 attendees.
Registration deadline: Jan. 20.
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 current and aspiring administrators and heads of school. You will engage with like-minded individuals and take away ideas you can immediately implement in your schools and your classrooms.
As a bonus for this year, we are adding a book to review pre-summit and discuss in breakout groups! Stay tuned for the education book selection!
Who Should Attend the Leadership Summit?
The Leadership Summit is meant for current and emerging STEM School Leaders focused on whole school challenges.
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (Airport code: MSY)
Hotel Indigo - Garden District
2203 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans
**The hotel is approximately a 20-minute drive from the airport**
Rooms for our group will begin at $103 per night. Book your room by scrolling down and clicking “Book Now.” The room block code for our group should populate on the web page. In case it does not, please use IATA# 99801505 and Group Code: JLS.
We will be utilizing the street trolley (#12) for the three-mile ride from the hotel to the Loyola Campus. The trolley ride is down St. Charles Avenue, and is just under 20 minutes. Each attendee will receive a trolley ride pass.
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
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