The Leadership Summit is ACSA’s premier professional development event. This annual gathering of educators at all levels of administration is a celebration of the profession. For 2.5 days, this event provides opportunities for invaluable networking and offers professional development on current critical leadership and educational issues.
Former Commander of USS Benfold
Co-founder, Executive Director, Language Arts Teacher, Ron Clark Academy
Professor of Educational Leadership, San Diego State University
Schedule of Events
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2016
Arrive early and celebrate with us at a reception on the U.S.S. Midway. Meet friends and make new ones as well!
|9:30am - 3:30pm||Committee/Council Meetings|
|6:30pm - 8:30pm||Kick Off Reception - U.S.S. Midway |
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2016
This day features over 45 breakout sessions, one inspirational keynote speaker and a very special luncheon honoring ACSA's Every Student Succeeding Winners!
|7:00am - 5:00pm||Registration|
|7:00am - 8:00am||Coffee Hour |
|7:00am - 8:00am||Launch Breakfast for First Time Attendees|
|8:00am - 11:15am||Concurrent Sessions|
|11:15am - 12:00pm||Sponsor Time and Prize Drawings |
|12:00pm - 1:30pm||Every Student Succeeding Luncheon|
|1:40pm - 3:50pm||Concurrent Sessions|
|4:00pm - 5:30pm||General Session/Keynote Speaker|
|5:30pm -||Evening Activities|
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2016
It's Veteran's Day! We kick off our day with a keynote speaker guaranteed to ignite your leadership flame and we honor our own with our President's Award Celebration Dinner, in addition to over 45 concurrent sessions throughout the day.
|7:00am - 2:00pm||Registration|
|7:15am - 8:15am||Coffee Hour |
|7:15am - 8:15am||Women's Leadership Breakfast|
|8:30am - 10:00am||General Session/Keynote Speaker: Mike Abrashoff |
|10:15am - 11:15am||Concurrent Sessions|
|11:15am - 1:15pm||Lunch Break/Sponsor Time and Drawings|
|1:30pm - 4:45pm||Concurrent Sessions|
|5:30pm - 6:30pm||Awards Dinner Reception|
|6:30pm - 10:00pm||Awards Celebration and President's Dinner and Dance |
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2016
Don't leave early and miss out! Our final keynote brings the Summit to a close with all you need to know to be an effective leader. His presentation will leave you with tools and knowledge to take back to your school or district and implement immediately!
|6:30am - 7:30am||Run/Walk|
|8:30am - 10:00am||General Session/Keynote Speaker: Doug Fisher|
|10:30am - 3:30pm||Co-administrators Post-conference Institute (see below)|
Co-administrators Institute | Saturday, Nov. 12, 10:30am - 3:30pm
The Co-administrators Institute is designed to build leadership capacity within our school systems. Co-administrators, vice principals, assistant principals and teacher leaders support effective learning environments for students throughout California. They are a critical component of effective teaching and learning, this event addresses their unique needs and brings attention to their crucial role in public education.
The institute not only provides rich content learning focused on the hot topics facing co-administrators today, it also provides a venue for valuable networking and collaboration. In addition, it provides valuable information for co-administrators as they prepare for their journey up the career ladder. This day is the beginning of what promises to be an outstanding year!
Interactive Online Schedule of Events
View the interactive online schedule for a complete listing of session descriptions, presenter info and more. Create an attendee profile to plan you own personal Summit. Connect with other attendees and presenters before you arrive in San Diego!