Tentative conference schedule subject to change. All times are for the eastern time zone.
All breakout sessions are peer reviewed for quality and Policy Governance(R) consistency

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Pre-Conference Sessions [clear filter]
Thursday, June 18

10:15am EDT

Pre-Conference Course: Governance Excellence in Education
This session will deliver all the tools necessary to make an impact on your board and help refocus school board members on the core mission of improving student outcomes. Guided by the idea that student outcomes don't change until adult behaviors change

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Hartger Wassink, GSP

Dr. Hartger Wassink is an organizational psychologist with experience in academic research as well as consultancy. His particular interests lie in 'professional dialogue', distributed leadership in schools, and the role of values in management and board (Policy Governance). Hartger... Read More →
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Karen Fryday-Field, GSP

Karen Fryday-Field is the Senior Partner of The Meridian Edge Leadership and Governance Consulting Group located in London, Ontario, Canada. Meridian Edge provides consulting services to Boards and Senior Leadership Teams. Karen consults regularly with Boards of Directors to address... Read More →
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AJ Crabill

AJ Crabill is the national school board governance leader at the Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS), an organization comprising the 80 largest urban school systems across the USA. Prior to his work at CGCS, he served as a Deputy Commissioner of Education at the Texas Education... Read More →

Thursday June 18, 2020 10:15am - 3:00pm EDT
Workshop Room 1

10:15am EDT

Pre-Conference Course: Introduction to Policy Governance
A full day workshop, that offers you the opportunity to learn about the Policy Governance® model. Through presentations, interactive small group exercises and shared experiences deepen your understanding of the practices that enable a board to effectively use this system of governance and appreciate how Policy Governance can positively affect the way your board operates and overall organizational effectiveness.

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Carl LaBarbera

Carl is the Founder and President of the Kingdomworks SDG Foundation, serving non-profit organizations by “maximizing capacity to complete their mission”.A Govern Fellow and Governance Systems Professional, experienced in the area of Board Governance and Organizational Development... Read More →

Thursday June 18, 2020 10:15am - 3:00pm EDT
Workshop Room 2