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Education Institute of Hawaii 4th Annual Hawaii School Empowerment Conferen...

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1801 Kalakaua Avenue

Honolulu, HI 96815

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The Education Institute of Hawaii (EIH) is pleased to announce the 4th Annual Hawaii School Empowerment Conference to be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018, from 7:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. at the Hawaii Convention Center.

A Day of Keynotes by Bill Daggett, Eric Sheninger, Tom Murray, Ted Dintersmith, Jimmy Casas, Sheree Speakman, Gillian Williams, and Tom Boasberg.


$15 PER PERSON DISCOUNT FOR EARLY GROUP REGISTRATION [3 or more participants registered under one ticket order] -- Available Now through December 22, 2017.


Bill Daggett is the Founder and Chairman of the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE). Bill Daggett's system for Effective Instruction and Rigor/Relevance Framework are the cornerstones of many school improvement efforts. Thousands of school districts have sought Daggett's guidance for planning and implementing systemic change.
Twitter: @RigorRelevance | leadered.com

Eric Sheninger is a Senior Fellow and Thought Leader on Digital Leadership with ICLE. Prior to this, he was the award-winning principal at New Milford High School. Under his leadership, his school became a globally recognized model for innovative practices. Eric oversaw the successful implementation of several sustainable change initiatives that radically transformed the learning culture at his school while raising achievement. Eric is the co-author of "Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow's Schools, Today"
Twitter: @E_Sheninger | ericsheninger.com

Tom Murray is the co-author of "Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow's Schools, Today". Tom also serves as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools, a project of the Alliance for Excellent Education. A former principal and teacher, he has testified before the U.S. Congress and works alongside that body, the U.S. Senate, the White House, the U.S. Department of Education and state departments of education, school districts, and corporations throughout the country to implement student-centered, personalized learning while helping to lead Future Ready Schools and Digital Learning Day. Murray was named the 2017 Education Thought Leader of the Year.
Twitter: @thomasmurray | thomascmurray.com

Jimmy Casas is the Co-Founder and CEO of ConnectED. Jimmy served 22 years as a school leader. He is currently working on his ED.S. at Drake University, teaching a graduate course on Educational Leadership. Jimmy served 14 years as principal at Bettendorf High School. His passion for teaching and learning coupled with a vision for developing a community of leaders has procured a culture of excellence with high standards for learning amid a positive school for students and staff. Under his leadership, Bettendorf High School was named one of the Best High Schools in the country 3 times by Newsweek and U.S. News & World Report. He currently serves on the Professional Development Faculty for the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).
Twitter: @casas_jimmy | jimmycasas.com

Ted Dintersmith is best known for his development of "Most Likely To Succeed", an educational documentary. Ted is a father of two young adults and a former venture capitalist who now focuses his time, energy, and philanthropy on high-potential education-related initiatives. He is on a mission to change our education system to help children to develop the skillsets and mindsets that will be essential in a world of innovation. His contributions include organizing and funding the feature-length documentary "Most Likely to Succeed", a book of the same title co-authored with Tony Wagner, and his new book, "What School Could Be", to be published by Princeton Press in 2018. Ted was selected by President Obama to serve as part of the delegation representing the U.S. at the 2012 United Nations General Assembly, where he focused on education.
Twitter: @MLTSFilm @dintersmith | edu21c.com

Gillian Williams is the President of Rensselaerville Institute and School Turnaround. Gillian works with principals, superintendents, university leaders and state education officials across the country to drive change by example using leadership characteristics and strategies proven effective in turning around low-performing schools and districts. Since establishing School Turnaround 15 years ago, Gillian has worked with leaders across the country to bring dramatic improvements in achievement to their schools and districts. Gillian also brings an exclusive focus on student achievement. Anything not directly related to this outcome is of secondary importance.
Twitter: @Gillian_TRI | rinstitute.org

Sheree Speakman is President and CEO of Talent First, a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC) legally established to pursue a mission that benefits the common good. Talent First's primary goal is to increase opportunity for your people across the nation. Sheree helps public and private sector partners connect more high-ability students with learning partners and employment opportunities. Since 2012, Sheree has been focused on student engagement strategies that deepen inquiry and work-based learning in mentored learning pathways that span neighborhoods, communities, and employers.
Twitter: @sspeakman

Tom Boasberg is the Superintendent for Denver Public Schools. Since being unanimously appointed as superintendent of Denver Public Schools in January 2009, Tom Boasberg has led the city's efforts to accelerate the progress of its nearly 92,000 students and better serve the families of Denver. Over the past eight years, the district has posted record enrollment increases and has increased its four-year graduation rate by over 25 percentage points. In the past decade, DPS has moved from being the district with the lowest rate of student academic growth among major Colorado districts to the district with the highest rate of student academic growth. The district has also cut its dropout rate by more than six percent. DPS has received national recognition during this time for exceptional leadership development programs for teachers, school leaders, and principal supervisors.
Twitter: @supttomb | dpsk12.org


This conference will be a once in a lifetime opportunity for Hawaii principals, teachers, parents, students, education leaders, and community leaders to learn from these eight incredible top thought leaders in public education and school empowerment.


Event Ticket Price Includes: Conference Registration, Continental Breakfast, Lunch, Parking Validation for the Hawaii Convention Center


FAQs

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

From H-1 Eastbound

  1. Take the PUNAHOU STREET Exit
  2. Merge RIGHT onto Punahou Street
  3. At the 1st stoplight, turn RIGHT onto BERETANIA STREET
  4. At the next stoplight, turn LEFT onto KALAKAUA AVENUE
  5. Proceed approximately ½ mile
  6. Entrance to the parking garage is on the RIGHT


From H-1 Westbound

  1. Take the KING STREET Exit
  2. Proceed approximately 1.5 miles (Note: King Street changes to Beretania Street)
  3. Turn LEFT onto KALAKAUA AVENUE and proceed approximately ½ mile
  4. Entrance to the parking garage is on the RIGHT


Where can I get the information needed for a Hawaii DOE Purchase Order?

  1. Please make your DOE Purchase Order to: "Hawaii Education Institute", P.O. Box 25175, Honolulu, Hawaii 96825-0175
  2. Hawaii DOE Vendor Number #148754

How do I enter ticket orders when paying by Hawaii DOE Purchase Order?

  1. Please chose the "Pay by Check" from the drop-down box for "Payment" box that appears under Ticket Buyer information section.
  2. If you need further assistance with submitting your ticket order, please contact Denise Murai, Event Coordinator via email at denise.fujii.murai[at]gmail.com.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact Event Coordinator, Denise Murai via email at denise.fujii.murai[at]gmail.com.

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