National Conference 2016
 
Benefits of Attending
Whether you work at a large or small school, investments in improving professional knowledge and skills will be repaid many times over when you return to your office energized and inspired, having had an opportunity to compare notes with colleagues who may have faced or are facing similar circumstances.

Here are just a few more benefits of attending the national conference:
  • Recharge your passion for the profession. You are an important asset to your school and the students and parents you serve. When you come back recharged, you will pass along that energy and enthusiasm to your colleagues. Creating a better experience for everyone.
  • Find the newest trends, innovations, technologies, and identify best practices available in the profession. You​ will also fine-tune your skills, learn new techniques, network with peers, and learn about issues affecting the profession and the students and families you serve. You will discover how to enhance student interactions; explore the social, political, or other issues affecting the field; learn how to reach various audiences; and find out how your institution can benefit from the latest technology.
  • Meet the best and the brightest in the profession. With more than 105 educational sessions, 14 learning lounge sessions, four preconference workshops, and ten preconference seminars, you and your school will reap the benefits of best practices, success stories, tools, and practical solutions. You will also have the opportunity to turn your biggest challenges into your greatest accomplishments with help from experts, leaders in the field, and fellow attendees.
  • Be a force for change in your school by sharing your knowledge with peers. Learn successful methods and best practices from leaders in the profession and become skilled at applying these methods when you collaborate with colleagues.