Innovative Teaching Strategies Conference

Nashville. Las Vegas. San Antonio. Chicago.

INNOVATIVE TEACHING STRATEGIES CONFERENCE

AGENDAS

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AGENDA

NASHVILLE

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PRE-CONFERENCE AND SUMMIT

In-Person Agenda

Pre-Conference Sessions
Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Pre-Conference Sessions
Thursday, June 20, 2024

AGENDA

LAS VEGAS

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PRE-CONFERENCE AND SUMMIT

In-Person Agenda

Pre-Conference Sessions Monday, July 8, 2024

  • Pre-Conference Registration 7:00 am - 9:00 am
  • Pre-Conference Sessions 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    BRAD CHAPIN: Self-Regulation: Evidence-Based Strategies to Teach Self-Management - Part 1

    MIKE PAGET: Positive & Preventive Supports for Students who are Wired Differently - Part 1

    KATIE KINDER: Technology Addiction and How to Combat the Digital Heroin

    AARON WIEMEIER: 10 Keys to Improving Behavior & Academic Success by Boosting EQ

  • ** Please note: An additional fee is required for each pre-con session. **
  • Lunch (on your own) 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • Pre-Conference Sessions 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    BRAD CHAPIN: Self-Regulation: Evidence-Based Strategies to Teach Self-Management - Part 2

    MIKE PAGET: Positive & Preventive Supports for Students who are Wired Differently - Part 2

    HOTEP BENZO: The New PBIS: Treating Behavior as a Symptom...NOT the Problem

    MEGAN DIEDE & KARA RIGSBY: Creating Classroom Learning Experiences for Tomorrow's Learners

  • ** Please note: An additional fee is required for each pre-con session. **

Pre-Conference Sessions Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Main Conference
Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Main Conference
Thursday, July 11, 2024

Main Conference
Friday, July 12, 2024

  • Refreshments and Exhibits 7:30 am - 8:30 am
  • Plenary Session 8:30 am - 9:30 am

    GERRY BROOKS: Personal Climate and Culture … It’s Up to You

  • Plenary Session 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    GERRY BROOKS: Being the Best You Can Be!

  • Closing Session 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

    To be announced.

ATTEND ONLINE

Main Stage Virtual Agenda

Enjoy most of the main stage speakers virtually. (All times Pacific Daylight Time.)

PRE-CONFERENCE AND SUMMIT

In-Person Agenda

Pre-Conference Sessions Thursday, November 30, 2023

  • Pre-Conference Registration 7:00 am - 9:00 am CT
  • Pre-Conference Sessions 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CT

    DR. DAVE SCHMITTOU: Making Assessment Work for Educators Who Hate Data but Love Kids

    JOSEPH COPE: Defiant, Manipulative & Attention-Seeking Students: How to Unlock their Potential & Survive the Process - Part 1

    HOTEP BENZO: The New PBIS: Treating Behavior as a Symptom...NOT the Problem

    STEPH JENSEN: Lost Boys: Closing the Academic Gender Gap - Part 1

  • Lunch (on your own) 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CT
  • Pre-Conference Sessions 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm CT

    JOSEPH COPE: Defiant, Manipulative & Attention-Seeking Students: How to Unlock their Potential & Survive the Process - Part 2

    HOTEP BENZO: Why Your SEL Isn't Working (and What to Do About It)

    ERIN GLENN: Teaching Strategies for Student Engagement

    STEPH JENSEN: Closing the Academic Gender Gap - Part 2

Pre-Conference Sessions Friday, December 1, 2023

  • Pre-Conference Registration 7:00 am - 8:00 am CT
  • Pre-Conference Sessions 8:00 am - 11:00 am CT

    DR. DAVE SCHMITTOU: Focus on the Focus: Determining the Tools and Strategies that Have the Biggest Impact

    DR. BRIAN DINKINS: Developing the Emotionally Inclusive Classroom Using SEL

    BRAD CHAPIN: Self-Regulation: Evidence-Based Strategies to Teach Self-Management

    DR. JENNIFER MOORE: Helping Staff & Students Use Restorative Language in Trauma-Informed Schools

    ROBERT JACKSON: Becoming the Educator They Need: Mindsets and Strategies for Educating Black and Latino Males

  • Lunch (on your own) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CT

Main Conference
Sunday, December 3, 2023

  • Plenary Session 8:30 am - 9:30 am CT

    MICHAEL BONNER: Winning from Within

  • Keynote Session 10:00 am - 11:00 am CT

    MICHAEL BONNER: By Design

  • Closing Session 11:15 am - 12:15 pm CT

    CONSUELO CASTILLO KICKBUSCH: Going Forward Without Forgetting

ATTEND ONLINE

Main Stage Virtual Agenda

Enjoy most of the main stage speakers virtually (including the 50 in 50 Panel Session). Check back frequently for updates.
** Please note CENTRAL TIMES posted.

Virtual Sessions
Sunday, December 3, 2023

  • Plenary Session 8:30 am - 9:30 am CT

    MICHAEL BONNER: Winning from Within

  • Keynote Session 10:00 am - 11:00 am CT

    MICHAEL BONNER: By Design

  • Closing Session 11:15 am - 12:15 pm CT

    Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch: Going Forward Without Forgetting

AGENDA

CHICAGO

Please check back frequently as sessions are subject to change and sessions are still being added.

PRE-CONFERENCE AND SUMMIT

In-Person Agenda

Pre-Conference Sessions
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Pre-Conference Sessions
Thursday, November 2, 2023

  • Pre-Con Registration 7:00 am - 8:00 am
  • Pre-Conference Sessions 8:00 am - 11:00 am

    DR. RONALD GONZALEZ: Lead Where You Stand - Using Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access (I.D.E.A.)

    DR. MARQUITA BLADES: POWARRful Teaching Strategies for Increasing Student Engagement

    LARRY THOMPSON: Defiant, Manipulative & Attention-Seeking Students: How to Unlock Their Potential & Survive the Process

    DR. LAQUANTA NELSON: Positive Leadership: Strategies to Lead with RELENTLESS Hope and Focus

    BRAD CHAPIN: Teaching Self-Regulation Skills to Students Who Have Been Impacted by Trauma

    KIM JOHANCEN: Self-Injury & Suicide: When & How Educators Should Intervene

  • Lunch (on your own) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Please note: An additional fee is required for each pre-con session.