Symposium of Women Educational Leaders – SOLD OUT


When: March 31, 2023 all-day
Where: Common Man Inn & Spa, Plymouth, NH

Featured Keynote Speakers: Jennifer Berkshire, co-author of The Wolf at the School House Door- “A Careful Look at School Funding and Equity” Dr. Gracie Branch-Associate Executive Director for Professional Learning at the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP)- “Leadership Development and Mentoring of School Administrators” Valerie Truesdale– Assistant Executive Director, American Association of School Administrators (AASA)- “Women in the … Read More

New Hampshire Visible Learning+ featuring John Hattie, John Almarode and Kierstan Barbee


When: February 13, 2023 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Doubletree by Hilton Manchester Downtown, 700 Elm St, Manchester, NH

What works best in teaching and learning?  What approaches, interventions and strategies accelerate learning in your school or classroom?  The answer to these two driving questions resulted in the creation of the Visible Learning database almost 30 years ago, providing a robust collection of what has the potential to accelerate student learning.  However, the major message from what is now … Read More

Achievement Teams: A Better Approach to PLCs with Steve Ventura


When: October 5, 2023 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Achievement Teams™ is an experiential and effective four-step protocol centered around Collective Teacher Efficacy — a shared belief that educators can have a greater impact on student achievement when they work together. Within Achievement Teams, educators look at student data to make decisions about instruction and teaching practices that need to shift to best meet student needs. Achievement Teams ensure … Read More

De-Implementation: Creating the Space to Focus on What Works featuring Peter DeWitt


When: October 26, 2023 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Sky Meadow Country Club, Nashua, NH

When it comes to school initiatives, more isn’t always better. Today’s educators are buried under old practices, new ideas, and recommended initiatives. The problem? With such an abundance of strategies, it’s hard to recognize what, if anything, is working. Before you’re tempted to add just one more idea to the pile, take a step back—and an objective look—so that you, … Read More

Students Who Struggle Still Belong


When: September 22, 2022 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Edward Cross Training Center, 722 Riverwood Dr, Pembroke, NH

Students Who Struggle Still Belong: Leveraging Our Collaborative Efforts to Support the Needs of Behaviorally Dysregulated Students to Ensure They Feel Safe and Connected to their School Community. Helping children with challenging behaviors to reach their potential and have a sense of belonging requires a community of caring in which everyone works together. Join your colleagues at this day-long conference … Read More

Seven Factors for Successful Instructional Coaching with Jim Knight


When: March 8, 2023 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Grappone Center, 70 Constitution Ave, Concord, NH

What are the Seven Factors For Success? They are seven areas that must be engaged to ensure successful coaching. Without purposeful development and support in all seven areas, your coaching program, whether formal or informal at this point, will not meet its maximum potential, educators will become discouraged, and those who are the most vulnerable—your students— will suffer the most … Read More

Leading with Empathy


When: October 18, 2022 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Primex, 49 Donovan St, Concord, NH

What does it mean to be a leader?  Is it being in charge or is it being responsible for those in your charge?   Your skills, knowledge, and experience are important when it comes to leading a district, school, team, or class. But whether interacting with staff, students, or parents, leaders also need empathy—a key social-emotional skill—to be effective and drive … Read More

Tell Your Leadership Story!


When: March 24, 2022 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Virtual

To grow as a leader, take time to reflect and understand what makes you uniquely able to help the people you serve. Join Gretchen Oltman and Vicki Bautista and peers from across New Hampshire on a guided journey to define leadership for yourself. In three sessions, over three weeks, you will explore your leadership philosophy and develop your personal plan … Read More

Job-Embedded Learning for Leaders: A Three Session Series


When: March 1, 2022 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: Virtual Via Zoom

We know that job-embedded learning and peer collaboration is high-yield for teachers, but what opportunities do instructional leaders get to experience these same elements that are critical to professional growth? Join the co-authors of “Principal Labs” in this three-part series. Principals, coaches, and instructional leaders will learn how to plan for professional learning that builds understanding, collaboration, and systems for … Read More