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2020 ISN National Conference on Educational Innovation
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Wednesday, April 22
 

8:00am

Breakfast
Wednesday April 22, 2020 8:00am - 9:30am

8:00am

Registration
Wednesday April 22, 2020 8:00am - 9:30am

8:00am

Early Bird Networking and WRCCS Q&A
Join us for a light breakfast and the opportunity to meet with WRCCS staff and consultants to start the day.  Staff will be available to answer questions and work with schools and individuals on specific needs related to school development and charter school grants.

Speakers
avatar for Sarah Hackett

Sarah Hackett

UW Madison School of Education, Dissertator and Researcher, WRCCS
Sarah Hackett is the Director of the Wisconsin Resource Center for Charter Schools at CESA 9. She is also a Researcher and PhD student at the University of Wisconsin – Madison in the department of Curriculum and Instruction. She is a graduate of the rural public school system in... Read More →
avatar for Nick Pretasky

Nick Pretasky

WRCCS
Nick's life work is to ensure each and EVERY student has opportunities to reach his/her full potential. Nick is the Associate Director for the Wisconsin Resource Center for Charter Schools where he supports the governance, authorization, leadership, and classrooms of charter schools... Read More →


Wednesday April 22, 2020 8:00am - 9:30am

9:30am

Welcome and Logistics
Speakers
avatar for Heather Terrill Stotts

Heather Terrill Stotts

Innovative Schools Network
Dr. Heather Terrill Stotts is the Executive Director of the ISN and a longtime proponent of innovative education. A former principal, college professor, and educational consultant, Heather brings deep experience working directly with students, parents, teachers, and administrators... Read More →
avatar for Todd Brunclik

Todd Brunclik

Creative Director, Innovative Schools Network
Todd Brunclik is the Creative Director for the ISN. In 2009 Todd helped found Birchwood Blue Hills Charter School, a project-based school in Northwest Wisconsin where he served as an advisor, lead teacher and governance board member. As a ISN founding member and Creative Director... Read More →
avatar for Sarah Hackett

Sarah Hackett

UW Madison School of Education, Dissertator and Researcher, WRCCS
Sarah Hackett is the Director of the Wisconsin Resource Center for Charter Schools at CESA 9. She is also a Researcher and PhD student at the University of Wisconsin – Madison in the department of Curriculum and Instruction. She is a graduate of the rural public school system in... Read More →
avatar for Nick Pretasky

Nick Pretasky

WRCCS
Nick's life work is to ensure each and EVERY student has opportunities to reach his/her full potential. Nick is the Associate Director for the Wisconsin Resource Center for Charter Schools where he supports the governance, authorization, leadership, and classrooms of charter schools... Read More →


Wednesday April 22, 2020 9:30am - 10:00am

10:00am

Educational Model Fair & Share
Eight educational models are represented by experienced practitioners ready to discuss the merits of their particular model. You will find a WRCCS Education Model Passport in your provided materials. Use the questions on the back of your passport to chat with at least three education models and get your passport stamped to be entered into a drawing at lunch to win a free registration to the 2020 ISN National Conference on Educational Innovation (see details in your passport). Use this opportunity to gather information about innovative education models that may fit your communities needs.

Wednesday April 22, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm

12:00pm

Lunch & Reflection
Wednesday April 22, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm

1:00pm

Optional: Team Work Time
Use the Collaborative Coaching Room to meet as a team or with colleagues to work or network.


Wednesday April 22, 2020 1:00pm - 4:00pm

1:00pm

Workshop Session - Charter School Governance and Authorizing
School district and independent authorizers, as well as governance board consultants, will be presenting on developing effective and mission-oriented structures to support the development of quality charter schools. Time for individual consulting and questions will be available.

Wednesday April 22, 2020 1:00pm - 4:00pm

1:00pm

Workshop Session - Classroom
Overview presentations will focus on classroom culture, curriculum (STEM/PBL) and supports and resources. Representatives from successful schools will share insights into important facets of developing innovative school practices. Time for individual consulting and questions will be available.

Topics Covered:
  • Classroom Culture
  • Community Supports & Resources
  • Curriculum Design
  • Mental Health Supports

Wednesday April 22, 2020 1:00pm - 4:00pm

1:00pm

Workshop Session - Leadership
School leadership can take many forms. Join experienced school leaders that will guide you through an exploration of numerous leadership models. Time for individual consulting and questions will be available.

Topics Covered
  • District Instrumentality Charter School Leadership
  • Independent Charter School Leadership 
  • Multiple School Leadership 
  • Teacher-Powered Leadership

Wednesday April 22, 2020 1:00pm - 4:00pm
 
Thursday, April 23
 

7:30am

Breakfast
Thursday April 23, 2020 7:30am - 8:30am

7:30am

Registration
Thursday April 23, 2020 7:30am - 8:30am

8:30am

Welcome and Logistics
Speakers
avatar for Todd Brunclik

Todd Brunclik

Creative Director, Innovative Schools Network
Todd Brunclik is the Creative Director for the ISN. In 2009 Todd helped found Birchwood Blue Hills Charter School, a project-based school in Northwest Wisconsin where he served as an advisor, lead teacher and governance board member. As a ISN founding member and Creative Director... Read More →
avatar for Heather Terrill Stotts

Heather Terrill Stotts

Innovative Schools Network
Dr. Heather Terrill Stotts is the Executive Director of the ISN and a longtime proponent of innovative education. A former principal, college professor, and educational consultant, Heather brings deep experience working directly with students, parents, teachers, and administrators... Read More →


Thursday April 23, 2020 8:30am - 9:00am

9:00am

Keynote - Dr Steve Perry
Speakers
avatar for Dr. Steve Perry

Dr. Steve Perry

CNN EDUCATION CONTRIBUTOR. SPEAKER. AUTHOR. CEO CAPITAL PREPARATORY SCHOOLS
Dr. Steve Perry is one of the most sought-after Nationwide Motivational Speaker in America. Widely respected by grassroots community members and internationally renowned leaders as an educator, social worker and public speaker, his charismatic and compelling voice is an inspiration... Read More →


Thursday April 23, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am

10:15am

Breakout Session 1
Thursday April 23, 2020 10:15am - 11:00am

11:15am

Breakout Session 2
Thursday April 23, 2020 11:15am - 12:00pm

12:00pm

Lunch
Thursday April 23, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm

1:00pm

Breakout Session 3
Thursday April 23, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm

2:00pm

Cookie Break
Thursday April 23, 2020 2:00pm - 2:15pm

2:15pm

Breakout Session 4
Thursday April 23, 2020 2:15pm - 3:00pm

3:15pm

Breakout Session 5
Thursday April 23, 2020 3:15pm - 4:30pm

4:30pm

Happy Hour
Thursday April 23, 2020 4:30pm - 6:30pm
 
Friday, April 24
 

8:00am

Breakfast
Friday April 24, 2020 8:00am - 8:45am

8:45am

Updates and Logistics
Speakers
avatar for Todd Brunclik

Todd Brunclik

Creative Director, Innovative Schools Network
Todd Brunclik is the Creative Director for the ISN. In 2009 Todd helped found Birchwood Blue Hills Charter School, a project-based school in Northwest Wisconsin where he served as an advisor, lead teacher and governance board member. As a ISN founding member and Creative Director... Read More →
avatar for Heather Terrill Stotts

Heather Terrill Stotts

Innovative Schools Network
Dr. Heather Terrill Stotts is the Executive Director of the ISN and a longtime proponent of innovative education. A former principal, college professor, and educational consultant, Heather brings deep experience working directly with students, parents, teachers, and administrators... Read More →


Friday April 24, 2020 8:45am - 9:00am

9:15am

Breakout Session 6
Friday April 24, 2020 9:15am - 10:45am

11:00am

Breakout Session 7
Friday April 24, 2020 11:00am - 12:15pm

12:30pm

Lunch & Giveaways
Friday April 24, 2020 12:30pm - 1:30pm

1:30pm

Breakout Session 8
Friday April 24, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
 


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