Educational Leadership Breakout Sessions

This year we are proud to bring you 32 dynamic sessions focused on turning challenges into opportunities. Listed below, in no particular order, are the breakout session selected for the 2017 Conference on Educational Leadership. Please join us in congratulating your peers, who help to make this conference possible. Questions? Email 

Thursday, March 30 

Breakout Session A

– 21st Century Communication Skills for Educational Leaders
          Edenton-Chowan Schools

– Building Systematic Processes and Protocols for Multi-Tiered Systems of Support at
          all School Levels | Alexander County Schools

– Challenging the Status Quo: Two Elementary Schools’ Journey to Creating a Marketing Plan for Renewed Success (A Response to the Charter Movement)
          Iredell-Statesville Schools

– Growing Students to Success
          Halifax County Schools

– Preparing Our Students for their Futures
          Onslow County Schools

– The Best of Both Worlds: How Strong Instructional Leadership and School Finance Came
          Together to Turn Around a School | Scotland County Schools

– The FORCE: Focusing on Rural Challenges in Education Building Capacity of
          Instructional Leaders | Southeast Educational Alliance

– The Impact of the Instructional Environment on the Learner
          Rockingham County Schools


Breakout Session B

– Growing Greatness Together: Becoming a National Title I Distinguished School
          Henderson County Public Schools

– The Opportunities and Challenges of Creating a Happier, Healthier Culture with
          Leaders at Every Level | Rowan-Salisbury Schools

– The Journey of a K-8 Stem School
          Lenoir County Schools

– Amazing Results: How the Growth Mindset Can Transform a School District
          Currituck County Schools

– Leading School Transofrmation with Global Education
          Alamance-Burlington Schools with Participate

– Straight Out of Graham: One School’s Transformational Journey
          Cleveland County Schools

– The “New” Middle School Model: Are You Meeting the Needs of Your Students?
          Cabarrus County Schools

– Empowering All Learners: Alternative Options
          Vance County Schools


Breakout Session C

– Differentiation K-12 Thanks to Job-Embedded Training
          Orange County Schools

– Turning Potential Into Possible
          Jones County Public Schools

– Know Thyself (Then Save Thyself Money): Focusing on EdTech that Works
          for Students and Budgets | Wake County Public Schools & Union County Public Schools
          with Learn Platform

–  Leadership Matters: Creating Leaders at all Levels
          Davidson County Schools

– Redefining Communications in the Digital and Social Media Age
          Orange County Schools

– A Strategic Focus on Wellness = #WCSGETFIT
          Wilson County Schools

– Engaging Our Parents in School: High Expectations are Not Just for Kids
          Sampson County Schools 

– Successful Practices: Applying Successful Early College Strategies in Traditional Schools
          Catawba County Schools


Friday, March 31

Breakout Session D

– Leveraging Digital Leadership to Create Change
          Rowan-Salisbury Schools

– ELA Curriculum Units 2.0: Enhancing Rigor Through Standard
          Unwrapping and Comprehensive Instructional Planning | Granville County Public Schools

– Harrassment in the Workplace
          Gates County Schools

– Building Bridges for Culturally Responsive Community Engagement
          Wake County Public Schools

– Public Ed and Politics: Creating a Framework for Community Engagement and Advocacy
          Iredell-Statesville Schools

– Got Equity? Examining Equity and Creating Equitable Cultures in Schools
          Which Improves Educational Outcomes for All Students | Wake County Public Schools

– The School Performance Grade We All Want: A+ for School Culture
          Richmond Public Schools 

– The Story of Basketball, Discovery and Ultimate Sucess: A Look into Succesful Inclusion
          in the Secondary Setting | Gaston County Public Schools & Winthrop Think College