Sep
26
8:30am 8:30am

Superintendent Summit: Measuring the Value of Investment in Technology - West

If you have ever asked yourself the question, “are we really getting the biggest bang for our buck with our technology investments” then this session is for you!

The Superintendent Summit provides district leaders with an opportunity to examine research, best practices, and models of measuring the effectiveness of technology investments in their schools.  District leaders will examine:

 

  • How do you ensure your investment in technology is resulting in increased efficiency and effectiveness in instructional practice, employee productivity, and increased student outcomes? 
  • How do you demonstrate that your purchases are aligned withand supporting BOE and school district goals, mission and improvement strategies?
  • What structures have been created to support the ffective se of technology across the district? 
  • How do you measure usage and ffectiveness in supporting teaching and learnin?
  • How do you ensure continuous best practice after initial implementation to guarantee sustainability?
  • Which of these questions help to identify areas that are pain points for you or your school district in the area of technology or overall district improvement and sustainability?

 

During this session, district leaders will share success stories, examine challenges, view best practices, and see the effective use of technology to address budgets, instruction, engagement, and productivity.

 


Breakfast, lunch, and CEO credit available. 

 

Registration/Breakfast 8:30-9:00. Session begins at 9:00 and will conclude by 3:00.

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Sep
27
8:30am 8:30am

Superintendent Summit: Measuring the Value of Investment in Technology - Middle

  • Murfreesboro City Schools District (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

If you have ever asked yourself the question, “are we really getting the biggest bang for our buck with our technology investments” then this session is for you!

The Superintendent Summit provides district leaders with an opportunity to examine research, best practices, and models of measuring the effectiveness of technology investments in their schools.  District leaders will examine:

 

  • How do you ensure your investment in technology is resulting in increased efficiency and effectiveness in instructional practice, employee productivity, and increased student outcomes? 
  • How do you demonstrate that your purchases are aligned withand supporting BOE and school district goals, mission and improvement strategies?
  • What structures have been created to support the ffective se of technology across the district? 
  • How do you measure usage and ffectiveness in supporting teaching and learnin?
  • How do you ensure continuous best practice after initial implementation to guarantee sustainability?
  • Which of these questions help to identify areas that are pain points for you or your school district in the area of technology or overall district improvement and sustainability?

 

During this session, district leaders will share success stories, examine challenges, view best practices, and see the effective use of technology to address budgets, instruction, engagement, and productivity.

 


Breakfast, lunch, and CEO credit available. 

 

Registration/Breakfast 8:30-9:00. Session begins at 9:00 and will conclude by 3:00.

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Sep
28
8:30am 8:30am

Superintendent Summit: Measuring the Value of Investment in Technology - East

  • Sarah Simpson Professional Development Technology Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

If you have ever asked yourself the question, “are we really getting the biggest bang for our buck with our technology investments” then this session is for you!

The Superintendent Summit provides district leaders with an opportunity to examine research, best practices, and models of measuring the effectiveness of technology investments in their schools.  District leaders will examine:

 

  • How do you ensure your investment in technology is resulting in increased efficiency and effectiveness in instructional practice, employee productivity, and increased student outcomes? 
  • How do you demonstrate that your purchases are aligned withand supporting BOE and school district goals, mission and improvement strategies?
  • What structures have been created to support the ffective se of technology across the district? 
  • How do you measure usage and ffectiveness in supporting teaching and learnin?
  • How do you ensure continuous best practice after initial implementation to guarantee sustainability?
  • Which of these questions help to identify areas that are pain points for you or your school district in the area of technology or overall district improvement and sustainability?

 

During this session, district leaders will share success stories, examine challenges, view best practices, and see the effective use of technology to address budgets, instruction, engagement, and productivity.

 


Breakfast, lunch, and CEO credit available. 

 

Registration/Breakfast 8:30-9:00. Session begins at 9:00 and will conclude by 3:00.

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Oct
23
10:00am10:00am

SLI: Pre-Legislative Session Discussion 2017 - East

  • Sarah Simpson Professional Development Technology Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

SLI: Pre-Legislative Session Discussion - East

We’re planning 3 events for the superintendents (one in each grand region) to discuss the upcoming legislative session with the TOSS legal team.  We want to use this time to give superintendents a good overview of some potential legislation that may come up, including vouchers, and how it will impact them.  We also want to discuss the importance of speaking with representatives and how you can go about that.  The days we have planned are October 23 (EAST TN), October 26 (MIDDLE TN), and October 27 (WEST TN).   

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Oct
26
10:00am10:00am

SLI: Pre-Legislative Session Discussion 2017 - Middle

  • Murfreesboro City Schools District (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

SLI: Pre-Legislative Session Discussion - Middle

We’re planning 3 events for the superintendents (one in each grand region) to discuss the upcoming legislative session with the TOSS legal team.  We want to use this time to give superintendents a good overview of some potential legislation that may come up, including vouchers, and how it will impact them.  We also want to discuss the importance of speaking with representatives and how you can go about that.  The days we have planned are October 23 (EAST TN), October 26 (MIDDLE TN), and October 27 (WEST TN).   

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Oct
27
10:00am10:00am

SLI: Pre-Legislative Session Discussion 2017 - West

SLI: Pre-Legislative Session Discussion - West

We’re planning 3 events for the superintendents (one in each grand region) to discuss the upcoming legislative session with the TOSS legal team.  We want to use this time to give superintendents a good overview of some potential legislation that may come up, including vouchers, and how it will impact them.  We also want to discuss the importance of speaking with representatives and how you can go about that.  The days we have planned are October 23 (EAST TN), October 26 (MIDDLE TN), and October 27 (WEST TN).   

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Nov
13
8:30am 8:30am

Developing Pedagogical Leaders - East

  • Sarah Simpson Professional Development Technology Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

You will want to bring a team to this special event sponsored by TOSS Platinum Partner Cambridge Assessment, a department of Cambridge University.  With you as the team lead, the instructional supervisor, chief academic officer, professional development director, and a principal would make an ideal team. 

Session Learning Outcomes:

  • To create a clear link between your own educational values, those of the communities you serve and the values in your mission statement.
  • To develop an outline framework for a coherent professional development offer.
  • To understand the skills needed to design an impact measurement tool
  • To prepare an action plan which incorporates new learning and represents school contexts.

It is recognized that, without effective leadership, the teaching staff of a school cannot achieve and sustain high-quality outcomes for all students, and this workshop addresses the challenge of achieving such leadership. Principals occupy an influential position in society and shape the teaching profession. They are lead professionals and significant role models within the communities they serve. The values and ambitions of principals determine the achievements of schools. Through exploring educational values, professional development models and impact measurement you will be able to effectively review the strength of leadership, make informed decisions on skills gaps and support the governance responsibility and accountability of leadership management.

Breakfast 8:30-9:00

Session begins at 9:00

Lunch will be provided and CEO credit awarded!

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Nov
14
8:30am 8:30am

Developing Pedagogical Leaders - Middle

You will want to bring a team to this special event sponsored by TOSS Platinum Partner Cambridge Assessment, a department of Cambridge University.  With you as the team lead, the instructional supervisor, chief academic officer, professional development director, and a principal would make an ideal team. 

Session Learning Outcomes:

  • To create a clear link between your own educational values, those of the communities you serve and the values in your mission statement.
  • To develop an outline framework for a coherent professional development offer.
  • To understand the skills needed to design an impact measurement tool
  • To prepare an action plan which incorporates new learning and represents school contexts.

It is recognized that, without effective leadership, the teaching staff of a school cannot achieve and sustain high-quality outcomes for all students, and this workshop addresses the challenge of achieving such leadership. Principals occupy an influential position in society and shape the teaching profession. They are lead professionals and significant role models within the communities they serve. The values and ambitions of principals determine the achievements of schools. Through exploring educational values, professional development models and impact measurement you will be able to effectively review the strength of leadership, make informed decisions on skills gaps and support the governance responsibility and accountability of leadership management.

Breakfast 8:30-9:00

Session begins at 9:00

Lunch will be provided and CEO credit awarded!

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Nov
15
8:30am 8:30am

Developing Pedagogical Leaders - West

You will want to bring a team to this special event sponsored by TOSS Platinum Partner Cambridge Assessment, a department of Cambridge University.  With you as the team lead, the instructional supervisor, chief academic officer, professional development director, and a principal would make an ideal team. 

Session Learning Outcomes:

  • To create a clear link between your own educational values, those of the communities you serve and the values in your mission statement.
  • To develop an outline framework for a coherent professional development offer.
  • To understand the skills needed to design an impact measurement tool
  • To prepare an action plan which incorporates new learning and represents school contexts.

It is recognized that, without effective leadership, the teaching staff of a school cannot achieve and sustain high-quality outcomes for all students, and this workshop addresses the challenge of achieving such leadership. Principals occupy an influential position in society and shape the teaching profession. They are lead professionals and significant role models within the communities they serve. The values and ambitions of principals determine the achievements of schools. Through exploring educational values, professional development models and impact measurement you will be able to effectively review the strength of leadership, make informed decisions on skills gaps and support the governance responsibility and accountability of leadership management.

Breakfast 8:30-9:00

Session begins at 9:00

Lunch will be provided and CEO credit awarded!

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Aug
31
10:00am10:00am

Real Estate Management? I Thought I Was An Educator! - West

Real Estate Management? I Thought I Was An Educator!

Are your buildings holding back your students and putting a strain on resources and funding?  Like it or not you’re in the real estate and property management business.  How well prepared are you for the task? Do you have the right strategies and experienced personnel?  How about enough funding?  Join us for an informative TOSS seminaras subject matter experts lead us in discussions of what “best practice” looks like in dealing with facility challenges and steps you can take to move your district closer to excellence.  

 Join TOSS & ESG as we discuss these topics:

•        High Quality Learning Environments  

•       What makes a great learning environment? 

•       How can this impact learning outcomes, teacher recruitment and retention, attendance, safety, etc.

•       Capital Improvement and Facility Master Planning

•       Building a cohesive plan for whatimprovements to make, when and how to fund them

•       Long term facility planning and consensus building with your funding body

•       Maintenance Management Excellence

•       Moving from reactive repairs to proactive maintenance

•       Energy Efficiency

•       Employing an “Active Energy Management” approach and the rewards for doing so

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Aug
30
10:00am10:00am

Real Estate Management? I Thought I Was An Educator! - Middle

  • Murfreesboro City Schools District (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Real Estate Management? I Thought I Was An Educator!

Are your buildings holding back your students and putting a strain on resources and funding?  Like it or not you’re in the real estate and property management business.  How well prepared are you for the task? Do you have the right strategies and experienced personnel?  How about enough funding?  Join us for an informative TOSS seminaras subject matter experts lead us in discussions of what “best practice” looks like in dealing with facility challenges and steps you can take to move your district closer to excellence.  

 Join TOSS & ESG as we discuss these topics:

•        High Quality Learning Environments  

•       What makes a great learning environment? 

•       How can this impact learning outcomes, teacher recruitment and retention, attendance, safety, etc.

•       Capital Improvement and Facility Master Planning

•       Building a cohesive plan for whatimprovements to make, when and how to fund them

•       Long term facility planning and consensus building with your funding body

•       Maintenance Management Excellence

•       Moving from reactive repairs to proactive maintenance

•       Energy Efficiency

•       Employing an “Active Energy Management” approach and the rewards for doing so

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Aug
29
10:00am10:00am

Real Estate Management? I Thought I Was An Educator! - East

  • Sarah Simpson Professional Development Technology Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Real Estate Management? I Thought I Was An Educator!

Are your buildings holding back your students and putting a strain on resources and funding?  Like it or not you’re in the real estate and property management business.  How well prepared are you for the task? Do you have the right strategies and experienced personnel?  How about enough funding?  Join us for an informative TOSS seminaras subject matter experts lead us in discussions of what “best practice” looks like in dealing with facility challenges and steps you can take to move your district closer to excellence.  

 Join TOSS & ESG as we discuss these topics:

•        High Quality Learning Environments  

•       What makes a great learning environment? 

•       How can this impact learning outcomes, teacher recruitment and retention, attendance, safety, etc.

•       Capital Improvement and Facility Master Planning

•       Building a cohesive plan for whatimprovements to make, when and how to fund them

•       Long term facility planning and consensus building with your funding body

•       Maintenance Management Excellence

•       Moving from reactive repairs to proactive maintenance

•       Energy Efficiency

•       Employing an “Active Energy Management” approach and the rewards for doing so

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Aug
22
to Aug 23

Beginning Superintendent Academy 2017

  • Holiday Inn Nashville Vanderbilt (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

August 22-23

Holiday Inn Vanderbilt

At the Beginning Superintendent Academy you will dig deep into issues that are very important to you ( BEP, specific school laws, principal evaluation, assessment and accountability) and you will meet directly with state leaders (Commissioner and Department Leadership, Executive Director of the State Board,  Chuck Cagle). But most importantly you will be joiningthe most valuable professional network of your career-your fellow superintendents!

Below is information on booking a room at the Holiday Inn

The rate is $199 for August 21 and $151 for Aug 22 (remember to have your tax exempt form though local tax still applies), and parking is $10/day.

July 22 is the deadline to reserve a room at the group rate. Depending on availability, it is possible to add additional nights at the same rate.

You can reserve your room online by clicking here

or

Call the hotel directly at 1-615-327-4707 and reference block code TOS. Rooms must be reserved by July 22 to get the group rate.

Most meals will be provided.

We will begin at 10:00 on August 22 and conclude by 3:30 on August 23. 

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Jun
7
9:00am 9:00am

Regional Director Meetings with Commissioner McQueen - West

Commissioner McQueen and TDOE Leadership will share updates and get superintendent feedback on key areas. In particular, they will share updates as the state moves toward ESSA implementation and solicit your input on specific pieces of the district and school accountability models, such as on the Chronically Out of School and Ready Graduate indicators as well as the work to expand access to early postsecondary opportunities (EPSOs) more broadly. They will also talk more broadly about Focus schools and how the department is proposing to identify and support those schools. 

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Jun
6
8:30am 8:30am

Regional Director Meetings with Commissioner McQueen - Middle

 

Commissioner McQueen and TDOE Leadership will share updates and get superintendent feedback on key areas. In particular, they will share updates as the state moves toward ESSA implementation and solicit your input on specific pieces of the district and school accountability models, such as on the Chronically Out of School and Ready Graduate indicators as well as the work to expand access to early postsecondary opportunities (EPSOs) more broadly. They will also talk more broadly about Focus schools and how the department is proposing to identify and support those schools. 

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Jun
5
12:30pm12:30pm

Regional Director Meetings with Commissioner McQueen - East

  • Sarah Simpson Professional Development Technology Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Commissioner McQueen and TDOE Leadership will share updates and get superintendent feedback on key areas. In particular, they will share updates as the state moves toward ESSA implementation and solicit your input on specific pieces of the district and school accountability models, such as on the Chronically Out of School and Ready Graduate indicators as well as the work to expand access to early postsecondary opportunities (EPSOs) more broadly. They will also talk more broadly about Focus schools and how the department is proposing to identify and support those schools. 

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Apr
27
8:00am 8:00am

Tennessee College and Career Readiness Colloquium 2.0 - East

  • Sarah Simpson Professional Development Technology Center; (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

TOSS SLI & ALI, and the College Board Present:

Tennessee College and Career Readiness Colloquium 2.0

Open to Superintendents and ALI  Members 

Breakfast and Registration will be from 8:30-9:00am, Session begins at 9:00am and runs until 3. 

Are you:

·       Committed to ensuring college and career readiness for all students?
·       Optimally exposing all students to rigorous instruction to ensure global competiveness post-high school?
·       Interested in exploring programs and resources that could serve as a roadmap to supporting Drive to 55 and Tennessee Promise?

This day-long Colloquium will provide an opportunity for district leaders to make favorable decisions that inform instruction, explore programs and resources that promote a college/career going culture, and connect with innovative practitioners and peers.

You will navigate:

·       Ways to shape a college-going mindset and learning environment
·       How College Board programs and resources align to state accountability metrics according to the Tennessee Department of Education
·       Best Practices for using benchmarks as early as eighth grade to assess student progress toward college readiness from year to year.
·       Usage of Khan Academy to maximize daily teaching and learning
·       Pre-AP options that expose students to rigorous, transformative learning
·       Avenues for identifying students with 10-60% chance of scoring a 3 or higher on up to 24 AP exams
·       Free student support services inclusive of scholarships, fee waivers and college/major exploration
 

 

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Apr
26
8:30am 8:30am

Tennessee College and Career Readiness Colloquium 2.0 - Middle

TOSS SLI & ALI, and the College Board Present:

Tennessee College and Career Readiness Colloquium 2.0

Open to Superintendents and ALI  Members 

Breakfast and Registration will be from 8:30-9:00am, Session begins at 9:00am and runs until 3. 

Are you:

·       Committed to ensuring college and career readiness for all students?
·       Optimally exposing all students to rigorous instruction to ensure global competiveness post-high school?
·       Interested in exploring programs and resources that could serve as a roadmap to supporting Drive to 55 and Tennessee Promise?

This day-long Colloquium will provide an opportunity for district leaders to make favorable decisions that inform instruction, explore programs and resources that promote a college/career going culture, and connect with innovative practitioners and peers.

You will navigate:

·       Ways to shape a college-going mindset and learning environment
·       How College Board programs and resources align to state accountability metrics according to the Tennessee Department of Education
·       Best Practices for using benchmarks as early as eighth grade to assess student progress toward college readiness from year to year.
·       Usage of Khan Academy to maximize daily teaching and learning
·       Pre-AP options that expose students to rigorous, transformative learning
·       Avenues for identifying students with 10-60% chance of scoring a 3 or higher on up to 24 AP exams
·       Free student support services inclusive of scholarships, fee waivers and college/major exploration
 

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Apr
25
8:30am 8:30am

Tennessee College and Career Readiness Colloquium 2.0 - West

TOSS SLI & ALI, and the College Board Present:

Tennessee College and Career Readiness Colloquium 2.0

Open to Superintendents and ALI  Members 

Breakfast and Registration will be from 8:30-9:00am, Session begins at 9:00am and runs until 3. 

Are you:

·       Committed to ensuring college and career readiness for all students?
·       Optimally exposing all students to rigorous instruction to ensure global competiveness post-high school?
·       Interested in exploring programs and resources that could serve as a roadmap to supporting Drive to 55 and Tennessee Promise?

This day-long Colloquium will provide an opportunity for district leaders to make favorable decisions that inform instruction, explore programs and resources that promote a college/career going culture, and connect with innovative practitioners and peers.

You will navigate:

·       Ways to shape a college-going mindset and learning environment
·       How College Board programs and resources align to state accountability metrics according to the Tennessee Department of Education
·       Best Practices for using benchmarks as early as eighth grade to assess student progress toward college readiness from year to year.
·       Usage of Khan Academy to maximize daily teaching and learning
·       Pre-AP options that expose students to rigorous, transformative learning
·       Avenues for identifying students with 10-60% chance of scoring a 3 or higher on up to 24 AP exams
·       Free student support services inclusive of scholarships, fee waivers and college/major exploration

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Apr
10
to Apr 11

myON 2017 Tennessee Personalized Literacy Summit

  • Embassy Suites Murfreesboro (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Presenting:

myON 2017 Tennessee Personalized Literacy Summit

Since launching in January 2011, myON has grown exponentially. TOSS and myON  invite SLI and ALI members to join us on April 10th - 11th at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro for focused discussions and conversations on Personalized Literacy.

Hear from luminaries such as Dr. Jason Turner, Vice-President, Global Services from MetaMetrics, Dr. Chris Marczak, Superintendent of Maury County Public Schools and Marylou Whaley, director of Community Engagement and philanthropy for Hillsborough County Public Schools. You will learn about important literacy research, will discuss literacy challenges, and will develop a blueprint for creating a community of reading.

The event will start on Monday, April 10th at 6:30 for dinner (TBA) with TOSS Executive Director Wayne Miller serving as Master of Ceremonies. The executive summit starts at 8:30 am Tuesday and ends at approximately 3:00 pm. All lodging and meals are inclusive of the registration.  Superintendents will be given CEO credit.

While there is no limit on the number of ALI and SLI members who can attend the summit, there will be a limit of 2 hotel rooms per district for as long as they last. So register early!!

Don't forget to register for your hotel here

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Apr
10
1:00pm 1:00pm

Human Capital Leaders in Education: Attracting, Growing, and Retaining Effective Educators

  • Williamson County Professional Development Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Dear Superintendents, and ALI Members:

Please join TOSS/ALI/SLI and BFK for a day specifically planned for HR program directors

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TOSS ALI/SLI

Battelle for Kids, and TASPA

Present

Human Capital Leaders in Education:

Attracting, Growing, and Retaining Effective Educators

Williamson County Professional Learning Center

1761 W. Main St.

Franklin, Tennessee

April 10, 2017 from 1:00-5:00 pm

Agenda

 

1:00-1:15      Registration                Wanda Shelton

1:15-1:30      Opening remarks an introductions                                                TOSS/BFK/TASPA

1:30-2:30     Attracting, Growing, and Retaining Effective Educators   

Emily Douglas-McNab/Tony Bagshaw/TDOE

  • Why do we need to think about attracting, growing, and
  • retaining effective educators?
  • What does a human capital management system look like?
  • National Landscape of Human Capital Management Systems
  • What do we need to know about teacher and leader shortages?
  • ESSA and Equity Plans

 

2:30-2:45    Break with snacks provided by TOSS

2:45-3:30    Human Capital Leaders in Education:                               Emily Douglas-McNab

A Certification Program Opportunity

  •  Program background
  •  Program overview
  •  How does our state’s work support  these efforts?

Opportunity to expand this work in Tennessee

 

3:30-4:45      Elevating human capital practices in Tennessee

  •  Small group facilitated conversation

  • How do we elevate human capital practices in TN?

  • What strategies should we be looking at or opportunities should TOSS/BFK/TNASPA be offering or providing?

4:45-5:00       Wrap Up and Evaluation

Wanda Shelton

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Apr
5
11:00am11:00am

Scholastic Summer Reading Lunch and Learn - West

How to take balanced/comprehensive literacy from the school year to summer programming.

Superintendents and teams of ALI Members are welcome.

• Engaging students over the summer in key literacy activities, applying key skills and strategies to independent

reading and turning up the engagement for these students.

• Providing ideas on how to kick off the importance of reading over the summer months.

• Reviewing the types of materials that will engage students over the summer months.

• Helping students make a summer leap instead of the summer slide.

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Apr
4
11:00am11:00am

Scholastic Summer Reading Lunch and Learn - Middle

How to take balanced/comprehensive literacy from the school year to summer programming.

Superintendents and team of ALI Members are welcome.

• Engaging students over the summer in key literacy activities, applying key skills and strategies to independent

reading and turning up the engagement for these students.

• Providing ideas on how to kick off the importance of reading over the summer months.

• Reviewing the types of materials that will engage students over the summer months.

• Helping students make a summer leap instead of the summer slide.

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Apr
3
11:00am11:00am

Scholastic Summer Reading Lunch and Learn - East

  • Sarah Simpson Professional Development Technology Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

How to take balanced/comprehensive literacy from the school year to summer programming.

Superintendents and team of ALI Members are welcome.

• Engaging students over the summer in key literacy activities, applying key skills and strategies to independent

reading and turning up the engagement for these students.

• Providing ideas on how to kick off the importance of reading over the summer months.

• Reviewing the types of materials that will engage students over the summer months.

• Helping students make a summer leap instead of the summer slide.

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Mar
29
9:00am 9:00am

TOSS/TNREA Rural Education event - West

Tennessee Rural Education Association (TNREA), in a Partnership with TOSS, is hosting 3 regional sessions, which will take place on March 27-29, These sessions are intended to give guidance to rural leader on promoting and advancing STEM initiatives for all students. We would like to welcome principals, assistant principals, district leadership and district support stakeholders to join the TOSS Associate Leadership Institute (ALI) in order to attend this event.

Click here for more information

vent starts at 9, coffee and registration at 8:30. Lunch will be provided. Event ends at 3:30pm.

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Mar
28
9:00am 9:00am

TOSS/TNREA Rural Education event - Middle

Tennessee Rural Education Association (TNREA), in a Partnership with TOSS, is hosting 3 regional sessions, which will take place on March 27-29, These sessions are intended to give guidance to rural leader on promoting and advancing STEM initiatives for all students. We would like to welcome principals, assistant principals, district leadership and district support stakeholders to join the TOSS Associate Leadership Institute (ALI) in order to attend this event.

Click here for more information 

Event starts at 9, coffee and registration at 8:30. Lunch will be provided. Event ends at 3:30pm.

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Mar
27
9:00am 9:00am

TOSS/TNREA Rural Education event - East

  • Lincoln Memorial University Cedar Bluff (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Tennessee Rural Education Association (TNREA), in a Partnership with TOSS, is hosting 3 regional sessions, which will take place on March 27-29, These sessions are intended to give guidance to rural leader on promoting and advancing STEM initiatives for all students. We would like to welcome principals, assistant principals, district leadership and district support stakeholders to join the TOSS Associate Leadership Institute (ALI) in order to attend this event. 

Click here for more information

Event starts at 9, coffee and registration at 8:30. Lunch will be provided. Event ends at 3:30pm.

 

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Mar
21
3:30pm 3:30pm

Scholastic Summer Reading Lunch and Learn - West

How to take balanced/comprehensive literacy from the school year to summer programming.

Superintendents and teams of ALI Members are welcome.

• Engaging students over the summer in key literacy activities, applying key skills and strategies to independent

reading and turning up the engagement for these students.

• Providing ideas on how to kick off the importance of reading over the summer months.

• Reviewing the types of materials that will engage students over the summer months.

• Helping students make a summer leap instead of the summer slide.

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Feb
24
8:30am 8:30am

Implementing and Monitoring Student-centered Teacher Evaluation Aimed at Professional Growth - East

  • Sarah Simpson Professional Development Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Implementing and Monitoring Student-centered Teacher Evaluation Aimed at Professional Growth

TOSS is again partnering with NIET (originators of the TEAM rubric), NIET sessions are consistently of the highest quality.  Who better to help you connect principal evaluation to teacher professional learning to student growth!

Breakfast and registration will be held from 8:00-8:30. The session will begin at 8:30 and end by 3:30. A full day of CEO credit will be awarded. Lunch will be provided.

This promises to be a day that will benefit you, your principals, teachers, and students. 

Click here for more details . 

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Feb
23
8:30am 8:30am

Implementing and Monitoring Student-centered Teacher Evaluation Aimed at Professional Growth - Middle

Implementing and Monitoring Student-centered Teacher Evaluation Aimed at Professional Growth

TOSS is again partnering with NIET (originators of the TEAM rubric), NIET sessions are consistently of the highest quality.  Who better to help you connect principal evaluation to teacher professional learning to student growth!

Breakfast and registration will be held from 8:00-8:30. The session will begin at 8:30 and end by 3:30. A full day of CEO credit will be awarded. Lunch will be provided.

This promises to be a day that will benefit you, your principals, teachers, and students. 

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Feb
22
8:30am 8:30am

Implementing and Monitoring Student-centered Teacher Evaluation Aimed at Professional Growth - West

Implementing and Monitoring Student-centered Teacher Evaluation Aimed at Professional Growth

TOSS is again partnering with NIET (originators of the TEAM rubric), Who better to help you connect principal evaluation to teacher professional learning to student growth!

Breakfast and registration will be held from 8:00-8:30. The session will begin at 8:30 and end by 3:30. A full day of CEO credit will be awarded. Lunch will be provided.

This promises to be a day that will benefit you, your principals, teachers, and students. 

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Feb
2
10:00am10:00am

Minimizing Your District’s Liability - West

Minimizing Your District’s Liability

As old Ben Franklin said himself, “an ounce of prevention….”!

 Hear from experts in this half-day session (with CEO credit) on these topics and more:

  • Background checks
  • Diligent prior employment investigation
  • Necessary termination of staff including tenured staff
  • Discussion on Federal Coordinator Training for Titles IX, VI, VII, ADA, IDEA
  • Preservation ofevidence in defending claims and lawsuits
  • Incident and claims reporting to avoid workers compensation fines
  • Resolution of first party damage, contact and service to third parties
  • STOPit anti-bullying mobile app program

 Presenters: Attorney Chuck Purcell from Jackson, TN and representatives from NGU including Tom Montgomery and Chris Stites.

Sessions will run from 10:00-2:00 and lunch will be included.

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Feb
1
10:00am10:00am

Minimizing Your District’s Liability - Middle

  • Murfreesboro City School District (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Minimizing Your District’s Liability

As old Ben Franklin said himself, “an ounce of prevention….”

Hear from experts in this half-day session (with CEO credit) on these topics and more:

  • Background checks
  • Diligent prior employment investigation
  • Necessary termination of staff including tenured staff
  • Discussion on Federal Coordinator Training for Titles IX, VI, VII, ADA, IDEA
  • Preservation ofevidence in defending claims and lawsuits
  • Incident and claims reporting to avoid workers compensation fines
  • Resolution of first party damage, contact and service to third parties
  • STOPit anti-bullying mobile app program

 Presenters: Attorney Chuck Purcell from Jackson, TN and representatives from NGU including Tom Montgomery and Chris Stites.

Sessions will run from 10:00-2:00 and lunch will be included.

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