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									BEST PRACTICES FOR SCHOOL
    LEADERS LUNCHEON
       SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2012
           12:00-2:00 P.M.
  WESTIN BOSTON WATERFRONT HOTEL
        GRAND BALLROOM AB
 425 Summer Street • Boston, MA 02210
            Luncheon Basics
• The luncheon will be held Saturday, April 21,
  12:00-2:00 p.m., at the Westin Boston
  Waterfront Hotel, Grand Ballroom AB
  (concourse level), 425 Summer Street, Boston,
  Mass. 02210.
       Luncheon Basics (cont’d.)
• There will be a brief, mandatory rehearsal for reps
  accepting their district’s Grand Prize or First Place
  award (plaque) during the luncheon ceremony at
  11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 21, in the Grand Ballroom
  AB of the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel. Please
  have the person accepting your district’s award
  during the luncheon ceremony come inside the room
  to meet Kathleen Vail, Christine Tschampel, or Glenn
  Cook. Honorable Mention recipients do not attend
  this rehearsal.
        Luncheon Basics (cont’d.)
• A photographer will be available to take pictures of
  the Magna honorees from 11:15-11:45 a.m. These
  will be available on the ASBJ Facebook page the
  morning of Sunday, April 22.
   http://www.facebook.com/AmericanSchoolBoard
• The doors will not open for all until 11:45 a.m.
• The luncheon will begin at 12:00 p.m. and end at
  2:00 p.m.
             Your Magna Program
• At the luncheon, a representative from each of the Magna
  2012 grand prize, first place, and honorable mention districts
  (Roundtable Discussion Leaders) will have a chance to lead
  roundtable discussions, share their district’s Magna program,
  and help facilitate the conversation about the topic that their
  Magna program focuses on—i.e., dropout prevention, etc.
  This will be a chance for you— the Magna winner—to share
  the obstacles you overcame, results of the program, and any
  other pertinent information you feel is necessary to help
  fellow school board members learn how your program
  succeeded.
   Your Magna Program (cont’d.)
• Remember—receiving the Magna Award is
  recognition that you have created one of the
  “best practice” programs in the nation, and
  other school board members are eager to
  learn from you.
             Luncheon Agenda
• A photographer will be available to take pictures of
  the Magna Awards honorees from 11:15-11:45 a.m.
• Luncheon attendees can take their seats at the tables
  at 11:45 a.m. You will be seated at a home table
  with members of districts whose Magna programs
  fall under the same topic as yours – i.e., Dropout
  Prevention, Health and Wellness. (Once seated, you
  are welcome to begin eating your salad and salsa and
  tortilla chip appetizer at once.)
      Luncheon Agenda (cont’d.)
• The luncheon main course will be served, and
  Session One of district roundtables will begin, with
  attendees casually discussing their programs with
  their tablemates.
• As the luncheon main course is wrapping up, plaques
  will be presented to the Magna Grand Prize and First
  Place winners by enrollment category. (Honorable
  Mention recipients receive their certificates by mail
  prior to the luncheon.)
       Luncheon Agenda (cont’d.)
• Eleven-year-old Tulsa student Chef Remmi, Sodexo’s
  Official Student Ambassador to Health and Nutrition,
  will present her best practices for getting kids to
  learn about and eat nutritious food, and will prepare
  a strawberry salsa and tortilla chips appetizer.
• After the main course, Roundtable Discussion
  Leaders will remain at their home tables to facilitate
  a discussion with new participants. Others will
  choose a new roundtable to join. Session Two of the
  district roundtables will begin – 10-12 minutes long.
      Luncheon Agenda (cont’d.)
• Dessert will be made available between Session
  Two and Session Three.
• Session Three of the district roundtables will
  begin – 10-12 minutes long.
• Luncheon emcee and NSBA Immediate Past
  President Earl C. Rickman III will be moving
  around the room with a mic to ask participants
  what they have learned.
• Luncheon concludes.
         Preparing to be a
    Roundtable Discussion Leader
• One person from your district’s party whom you
  designate as your district’s Roundtable Discussion
  Leader should be prepared to give a 1 minute
  overview of your program and lead discussions about
  your district’s program during roundtable Sessions.
• You are welcome to bring business cards to exchange
  with others at the luncheon if you would like.
              District Roundtables
• Your designated roundtable leader will be at a table that
  discusses the topic that your program overcame – dropout
  prevention, bullying, etc. Other members of your district will
  be placed at various tables to meet new colleagues, network
  and learn about what other school districts are doing.
• The person designated as your district’s Roundtable
  Discussion Leader will remain at their table to lead new
  discussions through all three sessions.
• Luncheon attendees who are not the roundtable leaders are
  free to move about the session tables during sessions to
  network and learn about winning programs.
District Roundtables—Session One
• Session One will begin when the main course
  is served, with attendees casually discussing
  their programs with their table mates.
  Roundtable Discussion Leaders will lead these
  discussions.
District Roundtables—Session Two
• After the main course, Roundtable Discussion
  Leaders will remain at their tables to start a
  new discussion with new attendees, and
  participants who are not a roundtable leader
  can move to other tables to learn about other
  Magna programs. Session Two of the district
  roundtables will begin—10-12 minutes long.
District Roundtables—Session Three
• Dessert will be made available as participants
  leave their Session Two tables and move on to
  a table for Session Three.
• Session Three of the district roundtables will
  begin—10-12 minutes long.
              Luncheon Ends
• Luncheon emcee and NSBA Immediate Past
  President Earl C. Rickman III will be moving
  around the room with a mic to ask
  participants what they have learned.
• The Best Practices for School Leaders
  Luncheon concludes.
                   Photos
• A photographer will be taking pictures from
  11:15-11:45 a.m. These will be available on
  the ASBJ Facebook page the morning of
  Sunday, April 22.
  http://www.facebook.com/AmericanSchoolBoard
Other Magna & ASBJ Events at Conference
• The Power of Partnership and the Rural Brain Drain
  Presented by American School Board Journal
  Saturday, April 21, 8:30-9:45 a.m.
  Rural and Small District Workshop
  NA/TLN Central
  Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, 253B
• General Session presentation to Grand Prize
  winners, and Magna video
  Sunday, April 21, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
  Hall B
  Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
                Questions?
• Please contact Margaret Suslick
  msuslick@nsba.org
  703-838-6739

								
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