Event Information

Women are underrepresented in all areas of school leadership. Let's work together to level the playing field. The Women in School Leadership Forum is the premier networking and educational experience designed to engage, enlightening and empower women education leaders from across the country.

This joint collaborative event hosted by ACSA, NASS and AASA is sure to be a powerful experience for all participants.

Sept. 26-28, 2018
Island Hotel, Newport Beach, CA


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Exemplary Woman in Education Award

Hotel & Travel Information

Sept. 26-28 | Register for the Forum

Newport Beach, CA

Island Hotel, Newport Beach

690 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Island Hotel is located in Newport Beach, midway between Los Angeles and San Diego in Orange County. Just steps away from Fashion Island, one of Orange County’s premier outdoor coastal shopping, dining and entertainment destinations, Island Hotel is at the social hub of Newport Center. Adjacent to the hotel are coastal beach activities, outdoor recreation such as hiking and biking, along with a variety of world-class dining and alfresco restaurants.

Island Hotel’s guest rooms offer comfort in true coastal California luxury style. With a step-out balcony or furnished patio in every room, business and leisure guests can enjoy breathtaking views of Newport Harbor, Newport Back Bay or the Pacific Ocean. All 292 luxurious guest rooms and suites have recently been reinvigorated and refurbished to reflect Newport Beach’s chic coastal lifestyle and natural vibrancy. Accommodations now pop with gentle seaside colors and sport new handsome upholstered headboards, custom-designed bedding, California-inspired artwork, comfortable seating and other plush room décor accents. Each guest room has a convenient work space with table and chairs.

Information about hotel reservations for 2018 will be available soon.

Keynote Speakers

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Keynote Speakers

Information about 2018 keynote speakers will be coming soon.

Event Schedule

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Schedule-at-a-Glance

Wednesday

3:00 - 6:00pm: Registration
6:00 - 7:00pm: Sponsored Reception

Thursday

8:30 – 10:00 a.m. General Session
10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Breakout Sessions
11:25 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. Breakout Sessions
12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Keynote Luncheon
2:10 – 3:10 p.m. Breakout Sessions
3:20 – 4:20 p.m. Breakout Sessions
4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Sponsored Reception

Friday

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. General Session
9:45 – 10:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions
10:55 – 11:55 a.m. Breakout Sessions
12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Luncheon
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. General Session

Previous (2017) Detailed Schedule

Sponsors & Exhibitors

The Women in School Leadership Forum is the place to connect with over 300 women in school leadership from all across the U.S. It is the premier networking and educational experience designed to engage, enlighten and empower women education leaders from across the country.

Join us to showcase how your company can partner and build the leadership skills of these incredible female leaders.

2018 sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities will be available soon.


ACSA, NASS and AASA would like to thank our generous sponsors:

2017 Diamond Sponsors:




2017 Gold Sponsors:

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