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8:30 am – 12:00 pm

NAESP Mentor Training

8:30 am – 3:00 pm

NAESP Community Service Project

9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Pre-Conference Workshop
Figuring Out the Pieces of the Common Core | Alan November

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

NPRC Bookstore Opening

12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Attendee Registration Open

12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Attendee Remote Registration Open

1:00 am – 5:00 pm

Pre-Conference Workshop
Powering Student Learning Through Arts-Infused Education | Daniel Pink

7:00 am – 9:30 pm

Jeans and Jerseys NAESP Foundation Fundraiser TICKETED EVENT

6:00 am – 12:00 pm

Attendee Remote Registration

6:00 am – 5:00 pm

Attendee and Exhibitor Registration Open

8:00 am – 5:30 pm

NPRC Bookstore Open

7:30 am – 9:30 am

Creating a Culture of Student Engagement and Increased
Performance Learning – Mark Reardon and Cami Eiskamp
Quantum Learning Network

7:30 am – 9:30 am

Focus: First Things First for the 21st Century – Mike Schmoker

7:30 am – 9:30 am

Grade Level Retention in the Era of
Common Core State Standards – Jim Grant

7:30 am – 9:30 am

High-Performing Teams: Lead the Charge! – Michael Chirichello

7:30 am – 9:30 am

iPad Essentials for School Leaders — Justin Baeder

7:30 am – 9:30 am

Motivitating Black Male Students to Achieve in School
and in Life – Baruti Kafele

7:30 am – 9:30 am

The Basics of Creating Brain-Compatible Classrooms – David Sousa

9:30 am – 10:00 am

Book Signings – 2-Hour Workshop Speakers

9:30 am – 10:30 am

State Editors Meeting

9:45 am – 11:00 am

Concurrent Sessions (more than 20 sessions to choose from)

11:15 am – 1:00 pm

Opening General Session — Freeman Hrabowski;
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Concurrent Sessions (more than 20 sessions to choose from)

3:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Plenary Session – The Gamification | Gabe Zichermann

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

NAESP Mentor Collaborative

4:15 pm – 4:45 pm

Book Signing – Gabe Zichermann

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Sneak Peek/Happy Hour

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

NAESP Mentor Reunion and Reception (by invitation)

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Welcome to Baltimore Bash!

7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Attendee and Exhibitor Registration Open

7:00 am – 8:30 am

Zone 7 Breakfast (by invitation)

7:15 am – 8:45 am

Zone 9 Board Breakfast (by invitation)

7:30 am – 8:45 am

Concurrent Sessions (more than 20 sessions to choose from)

8:00 am – 5:30 pm

NPRC Bookstore Open

9:00 am – 10:15 am

Plenary Session – Michael Fullan – Motion Leadership in Action

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Open – (10:15 am – 12:30 pm Exclusive Time)

10:15 am – 10:45 am

Book Signing – Michael Fullan

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

NAESP State Representatives Meeting

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

“Big Ten” Consortium Meeting and Luncheon (by invitation)

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Parliamentarian Meeting

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

If You Have Too Much on Your Plate, DON’T Get a
Bigger Plate – Gretchen Goodman

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Improving School Climate from the Inside Out: A Process for
Transforming Learning Environments – Brian Perkins

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Pre-K/Kindergarten: Self-Regulation/Executive Function, Play, and the
Development of Literacy Skills – Deborah Leong

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Principals – Leaders: Supporting the Needs of Your ELLs and
Teachers – Maureen Keithley

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Rethink Teacher Evaluation: Conversations That Get
Results – Michael Chirichello

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

The Power of an Educator Through High Expectations – Larry Bell

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

What Extraordinary Teachers Do Differently: What Every Principal
Should Know – Jim Grant

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

What Principals Need to Know About Teaching and Learning
Reading – Patricia and James Cunningham

1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Concurrent Sessions (more than 20 sessions to choose from)

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Federal Relations Network and A-Teams Meeting

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Book Signings with 2-Hour Workshop Speakers

3:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Plenary Session – Eric Jensen – Teaching with Poverty in Mind

4:15 pm – 4:45 pm

Book Signing – Eric Jensen

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Delegate Assembly (credentialed delegates)

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Zone 4 Reception (by invitation)

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7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Attendee and Exhibitor Registration Open

7:30 am – 8:45 am

Special Presentation – Darrell Scott (Rachel’s Challenge)

8:00 am – 5:30 pm

NPRC Bookstore Open

9:00 am – 10:15 am

Concurrent Sessions (more than 20 sessions to choose from)

9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Open – (11:45 am – 2 pm Exclusive Time)

10:30 am – 11:45 am

Plenary Session – Getting All Teachers to be Like Our
Best Teachers – Todd C. Whitaker

11:45 am – 12:15 pm

Book Signing – Todd C. Whitaker

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Closing General Session – Adam Sáenz

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Book Signing – Adam Sáenz

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

State Representatives Meeting to Select Nominating Committee

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

National Distinguished Principals Reunion (by invitation)

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

NAESP Offi cers Reception (by invitation)

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