AGENDA AT A GLANCE 

Thursday, December 2

  • 7:30 a.m.
    Convention Check-In Open
  • 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  
    Key People Program
  • 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
    Opening General Session
    • Keynote Speaker: Joe Feldman, Author of Grading for Equity
    • Book signing after the general session
  • 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
    Lunch (2 Lunch opportunities) 
    1. Join Joe Feldman, CASB Keynote speaker and author of Grading for Equity, to dive deeper into the practices that make our grading and assessment more accurate, bias-resistant, intrinsically motivating, and that decrease stress and support students historically underserved. Lunch will be served.
    2. Join other convention attendees for a time of catching-up and networking during the Convention Luncheon.
  • 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
    Student Leadership Team Lunch and Program
  • 1:45 - 3:45 p.m.
    Breakout Sessions (New Board Members & Superintendents; Board Presidents; Veteran Board Members)
  • 3:45 - 4:15 p.m.
    Snack Break
  • 4:15 - 6:00 p.m.
    Business Meeting & Legislators 

Friday, December 3

  • 7:00 a.m.
    Convention Check-In
  • 7:00 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
    Exhibit Hall Opens (The Exhibit Hall is open all day except for time allocated to our General Sessions)
  • 7:00 - 8:45 a.m.
    Convention Breakfast
  • 7:00 - 9:30 a.m.
    Colorado Rural Schools Alliance Breakfast
  • 9:40 - 10:40 a.m.
    Breakout Sessions
  • 9:40 - 10:40 a.m.
    Student Leadership Sessions
  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    Opening General Session
    • Keynote Speaker: Ivory A. Toldson, Ph.D, Author of No BS (Bad Stats): Black People Need People Who Believe in Black People Enough Not to Believe Every Bad ThingThey Hear About Black People.
    • Book signing after the general session
    • Keynote Speaker sponsored by Johnson Controls
  • 12:30 - 1:45 p.m.
    Awards & Networking Lunches
  • 2:15 - 3:30 p.m.
    Breakout Sessions
  • 3:30 - 3:50 p.m.
    Snack Break
  • 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
    Closing General Session:
    • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Cile Chavez, Author of Spirit Movers: Attributes for Transforming Leadership
    • Book signing after the general session
  • 5:45 p.m.
    Exhibit Hall Closes 
  • 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
    Friday Welcome Reception (for attendees 21 years of age and older)

Saturday, December 4

  • 7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m
    Exhibit Hall open
  • 7:00 - 9:15 a.m.
    Convention Breakfast
  • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Attorney Council
  • 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
    Breakout Sessions & Student Leadership Sessions
  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
    General Session
    • Keynote Speaker: Manley Feinberg, Author of Reaching Your Next Summit
    • Book signing after the general session
  • 11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    Exhibit Hall Raffles
  • 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
    Lunch on your own; Student Luncheon
  • 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
    Breakout sessions
  • Adjourn 
    *Times listed subject to minor adjustments