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    VPA’s 2018 Leadership Academy

    Equity, Change and School Leadership

     July 31, August 1 & 2, 2018

    Killington Grand Resort, Killington, Vermont

    Special Guest: Pedro Noguera

    Pedro Noguera

    Distinguished Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and Faculty Director for the Center for the Transformation of Schools at UCLA.

    Conference Fee: $525/member, $575/non-VPA member (request membership)

    $250/one day option available.


     Seven Educational Strands (Wednesday):

    1.     Leading Vermont Schools Toward Equity                                                         Rebecca Holcombe

    2.     Leadership for Collective Efficacy                                                                  Greg Cameron, CCL

    3.     Building Self-Regulation in the Classroom: Mindsets + Skill Sets = Results       Kathleen Kryza, Infinite Horizons

    4.     From Top-Down and Bottom-up: How Schools Become Trauma-Transformed    David Melnick, NFI Vermont

    5.     Leadership and Learning: The Role of Mobile Devices                                      Matt Brooks, Apple, Inc.

    6.     Understanding Whiteness in a Multi-Cultural Society                                       Jonathan Miller-Lane, Middlebury College

    7.     Equity, Change & School Leadership                                                              Pedro Noguera, UCLA

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    'Team Time' available Monday, July 30th, Thursday, August 2nd from 10:00am, and Friday, August 3rd.

    Contact Mallori to reserve space.

    Contact the Killington Grand Resort directly to make lodging arrangements (802) 422-5001

    Academy Schedule:

    Tuesday, July 31

    Wednesday, August 1

    Thursday, August 2

    9:00     VPA Annual Meeting

    10:00   Welcome & Keynote by Pedro Noguera

    12:30   Sponsors' Lunch

    1:30     Whole Group Discussion with Dr. Noguera

    4:30     Reception, free time

    6:30     Principal of the Year Awards Dinner

    8:00     Fireside Hangout w/S'mores

    8:00   Panel Discussion with Dr. Noguera, former Secretary Rebecca Holcombe and former Commissioner David Wolk

    9:45   Ed Strands begin

    12:30 Sponsors' Lunch

    1:30   Ed Strands continue

    4:30   Reception, free time

    4:30   New Leaders session

    5:30   Waddington Reunion

    6:30   Dinner

    8:00   Music and Dancing

    8:00   Direction, Alignment and Commitment – a session on strengthening school culture with the Center for Creative Leadership

    10:00 Academy Adjourns




    Sponsorship and Exhibitor information

    Contact Linda Wheatley at the VPA for more info.


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