School & District Management K-12 Essentials Forum

Start the School Year Strong: How K-12 Leaders Can Create Thriving Schools for Teachers and Staff

Thu., August 17, 2023, 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET
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Fire up your teachers, administrators, and staff—and yourselves—for a strong and successful 2023-24 school year! Get inspired by creative and proven ways to motivate your team the entire school year. Learn about effective practices for supporting new teachers and ensuring they thrive. And re-think your strategies for substitutes with ideas for a better, more reliable supply of subs. In this event featuring school and district leaders and other expert guests, we will highlight high-level strategies—and some nitty gritty tactics, too—that will put your districts, schools, and teams on a strong footing for the year ahead.

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2:00pm ET

Welcome and Introduction

2:10pm ET

Interactive Session: Building a Reliable, High-Quality Pool of Substitutes

2:20pm ET

Industry Perspective

2:30pm ET

Panel Discussion: Effective Strategies for Supporting New Teachers

3:15pm ET

Industry Perspective

3:25pm ET

Q&A: How to Foster a School Culture That Teachers and Staff Don’t Want to Leave

3:55pm ET

Interactive Session

4:05pm ET

Closing Thoughts

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