Discover '18

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June 11, 2018through June 14, 2018
Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club
Palm Harbor, FL

Earlybird Registration Deadline: April 13, 2018
Advance Registration Deadline: June 1, 2018

Hotel Information

Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club
36750 US Hwy 19 N
Palm Harbor, FL34683

Phone: (727) 942-2000
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Contact: Innisbrook, Contact Choices
Phone: (727) 942-2000

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Exhibitor Registration

 

The Discover '18 Conference includes top-notch sessions on today's students and the future of our schools, opportunities for networking and recognition of Florida's finest administrators. The three-day Conference is the place to be for quality education for Florida's administrators, support staff and educators!

 

Full Agenda with Session Descriptions

 

Registration Cost:

Early Bird Member Full Conference Registration - $339.

Early Bird Non-member Full Conference Registration - $389

Member Full Conference Registration - $379.

Non-member Full Conference Registration - $429

Member one day only - $199

Non-Member one day only - $219

Aspiring Adminsitrators - one day $97. full conference $189

*Early bird rate ends April 13

 

FASA Room Block:

The Innisbrook room block is sold out. Two Bedroom suites are still available or you can call the hotel to be put on a waiting list.

Innisbrook Reservations: (727) 942-2000

Deluxe Guestroom - $149

Executive Suite - $149

One Bedroom Suite - $149

Two Bedroom Suite - $249

FASA Room Reservations Website

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Nearby hotel:

Hampton Inn & Suites Tarpon Springs

 

 

 

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations must be in writing before 5:00pm on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, to receive a refund of your registration fee, minus a $30 processing fee. Fees cannot be refunded for registrations cancelled after Wednesday, May 23, 2018 or for no-shows.


Conference Registration

Pass Name Description
Full Conference Registration Member Full Conference Registration - $379. Non-Member Full Conference Registration - $429
One Day Only Registration Member One Day Conference Registration - $199. Non-Member One Day Conference Registration - $219


Events

Event Name Date Time Description
FASA Board of Directors Meeting Jun 11, 2018 11:00 AM -
2:00 PM est
Presidents, President-elects & Past Presidents of all boards. Regional Coordinators
FAEMSP Board Meeting Jun 11, 2018 2:00 PM -
4:30 PM est
FAEMSP Board of Directors
FAISA Board Meeting Jun 11, 2018 2:00 PM -
4:30 PM est
FAISA Board of Directors
FAPA Board Meeting Jun 11, 2018 2:00 PM -
4:30 PM est
FAPA Board of Directors
FASSP Board Meeting Jun 11, 2018 2:00 PM -
4:30 PM est
FASSP Board of Directors
FSAA Board Meeting Jun 11, 2018 2:00 PM -
4:30 PM est
FSAA Board of Directors
Chip in For Children Golf Tournament Jun 12, 2018 8:00 AM -
12:00 PM est
Support the FASA Foundation by participating in out first ever hosted Golf Tournament. Tournament style will be a 4-player team scramble. Cost includes one round of play on the Innisbrook North course, lunch and a golf goodie bag. Proceeds will go to the FASA Foundation.
Manatee Administrators Meeting Jun 12, 2018 10:00 AM -
12:00 PM est
Manatee Administrators Meeting. Keynote: Jayne Ellspermann
Opening General Session Jun 12, 2018 2:00 PM -
4:30 PM est
Discover '18 opening general session: FASA LEADs! Keynote Speaker: Josh Miller, XYZ University.
Welcome Reception Jun 12, 2018 4:30 PM -
5:30 PM est
Wednesday Morning Breakfast Jun 13, 2018 7:30 AM -
8:30 AM est
Breakfast for overnight guests at the hotel
Wednesday Morning General Session Jun 13, 2018 9:00 AM -
10:30 AM est
Keynote Speaker: Lauren Hobbs, Education Strategist, Dell
Pinellas LSI Institute Jun 13, 2018 10:30 AM -
4:30 PM est
LSI Institute for Pinellas Administrators
Breakout Sessions A Jun 13, 2018 10:44 AM -
12:00 PM est
A: Educative Resources - District-wide Curriculum Resources for Content and Peda Jun 13, 2018 10:45 AM -
12:00 PM est
The OCPS Curriculum and Instruction dept. is providing educative resources, available to all 14,000 teachers, which are aligned to standards and best practices. Resources include unit mini-academies that walk the teacher through the content of the unit, vetted activities to support differentiated instruction, as well as scripted daily lesson plans. Strand: Engagement of Staff Audience: High & Middle principals
A: Leadership for Student Learning: Balancing the ABCs Jun 13, 2018 10:45 AM -
12:00 PM est
Transformational leaders focus on the delicate balance of the academic, behavioral and cultural systems of their school. Explore the art of strategically implementing structures to leverage the interactions of these systems as they align to your school improvement goals. Investigate tools to monitor the impact of systemic change and achievement. Strand: Creating a culture of student achievement Audience: Middle & Elementary principals; District personnel; Aspiring administrators
A: Principals: Empower Your Teachers to Effectively Manage Low Level Behavior Jun 13, 2018 10:45 AM -
12:00 PM est
Want to reduce your frequent flyers referrals? Instructional leaders will learn how to help provide classroom teachers with strategies to reduce low level problem behavior immediately. Leave the session with 3 strategies that can be implemented immediately in any classroom. Strand: Engagement of Students Audience: High, middle & elementary principals; District personnel
A: Taming Student Data Overload: A Visual Approach Jun 13, 2018 10:45 AM -
12:00 PM est
Are your teachers and instructional leaders overwhelmed with student data, with no idea what to do with it? Learn how to use a system of visual tools to help educators understand and reflect on their student data to make meaningful changes in classroom instruction and pedagogical practices. Making data visual cuts down on "data overload." Strand: Creating a culture of student achievement. Audience: Middle & Elementary principals
A: Tell, Sell, Kvell Jun 13, 2018 10:45 AM -
12:00 PM est
The best way to encourage your community to support in the successes of your school building is to sell your own product, because no one is going to sell it for you. Participants will walk away with "out-of-the-box" practices in regards to selling your product to your community as well as building relationships with all stakeholders. Strand: Communications. Audience: High, Middle & Elementary principals; District personnel; Aspiring administrators Strand: Communications
AXA Lunch & Learn Jun 13, 2018 12:15 PM -
1:00 PM est
AXA would like to invite you to join them for a complimentary networking lunch session and presentation on The Evolution of Employee Wellness Programs: "Addressing Physical, mental and financial wealth of your employees"
Horace Mann Lunch & Learn Jun 13, 2018 12:15 PM -
1:00 PM est
Horace Mann would like to invite you to join them for a complimentary networking lunch session and presentation on, "Take the Mystery Out of Retirement Planning."
Math & Movement Lunch & Learn Jun 13, 2018 12:15 PM -
1:00 PM est
Math & Movement would like to invite elementary principals, curriculum directors and superintendents to join them for a complimentary networking lunch session and presentation. Math & Movement is a kinesthetic, multi-sensory approach to teaching math to grades PreK-grade 5 that incorporates physical exercise, stretching, cross-body movements, and yoga. The program uses visually pleasing floor mats that allow children to practice basic skills while using visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learning modalities.  Math & Movement leads students through researched-based and classroom-tested exercises that result in mathematical competency and confidence. The series of "math-movements" are uniquely designed to build number sense by including moving and counting with varied voice levels. The math-movements improve students' basic math and reading skills, critical thinking and a child's ability to focus and learn. 
Test Hound Lunch & Learn for District Coordinators Jun 13, 2018 12:15 PM -
1:00 PM est
Education Advanced would like to invite District Curriculum Directors, Testing Coordinators and Directors of Teching & Learning to a complimentary lunch & to join them for a presentation on "Creating Efficiencies in Test Coordination." Coordination of assessments consumes valuable campus administrator time. The use of technology can improve the test coordination process via the creation of systemic efficiencies that will lessen the burden of campus testing coordinators while simplifying oversight for the district. Central data warehouses for student information with tools for organization and manipulation can standardize processes across a district and ensure stability in spite of large employee turnover.
Wednesday Lunch Jun 13, 2018 12:15 PM -
1:15 PM est
Innisbrook Boxed Lunch - Club Sandwich, chips, apple & a cookie.
Breakout Session B Jun 13, 2018 1:14 PM -
2:30 PM est
B: Career and Technical Education: Your Choice. Your Career. Our Community Jun 13, 2018 1:30 PM -
2:45 PM est
Your school system can be part of the economic solution in your community. Providing students with career choice options uniquely benefits their success in our community. This session demonstrates how Marion County is modeling success with Career Choice Academies and LEAD (Linking Economic and Academic Development) Career Pathway Model. Topic: Career & Technical Education Audience: High & Middle principals; District personnel
B: Chat Session with Keynote Speaker: Lauren Hobbs, Education Strategist, Dell Jun 13, 2018 1:30 PM -
2:45 PM est
B: It's Not a Spectator Sport... Get in the Game Jun 13, 2018 1:30 PM -
2:45 PM est
A District's effort to implement a unified multi-tiered student success support system (Early Warning System) that allows for individual school's history, identity, staffing, cliental, demographics, traditions, student data, etc., whose aim is to close the diversity gap and level the academic playing field for success for ALL students. Strand: Diversity. Audience: High, Middle & Elementary principals; District personnel; Aspiring administrators
B: School Leaders, Mentors and Instructional Coaches: Partnerships for School Su Jun 13, 2018 1:30 PM -
2:45 PM est
School Leaders, Mentors and Instructional Coaches: Partnerships for School Success. Research confirms that school leaders play an essential role in student achievement and teacher effectiveness. We also know that teacher support and development are critical to school improvement efforts. Learn from New Teacher Center's federal i3 study results which components are key to developing an impactful teacher mentoring and coaching program and how meaningful partnerships with school leaders can be established and enhanced in ways that lead to greater school success. Strand: Leadership Skills Audience: High, Middle @Elementary principals, District personnel:  Aspiring Administrators
B: Tactical Response to Active Shooters Jun 13, 2018 1:30 PM -
2:45 PM est
Considered by many to be the epitome of a law enforcement professional, Lt. Crews will bring his extensive training & experience to our Conference, providing attendees with lessons learned and best practices from his perspective, and a special lesson on the mindset that we in the school safety community must have to keep our people safe. Topic: School Safety & Security. Audience: High, Middle & Elementary principals; District personnel; Aspiring administrators
Vendor Visiting Beverage Break Jun 13, 2018 2:45 PM -
3:15 PM est
Wednesday Afternoon General Session Jun 13, 2018 3:15 PM -
5:15 PM est
Keynote Speaker: Robert Runcie, Superintendent of Broward County Schools
Thursday Morning Breakfast Jun 14, 2018 7:30 AM -
8:30 AM est
Breakfast for Overnight Guests at the Hotel
Thursday Morning General Session Jun 14, 2018 9:00 AM -
10:30 AM est
Keynote Speaker: Addison Davis, Superintendent of Clay County Schools
Pinellas LSI Intitute Jun 14, 2018 10:30 AM -
4:30 PM est
LSI Institute for Pinellas Administrators
Vendor Visiting Beverage Break Jun 14, 2018 10:30 AM -
11:00 AM est
Breakout Session C Jun 14, 2018 10:59 AM -
12:15 AM est
C: From Educator To Journalist: Creating An Army of #Tweetchers Jun 14, 2018 11:00 AM -
12:15 PM est
Schools need to demonstrate the innovative teaching and exclusive learning opportunities happening at their school each and every day. In this session, you will learn how to create, implement, and run a district-wide social media effort by creating a coalition of"#tweetchers" in the classroom. Strand: Communications. Audience: High, Middle & Elementary principals; District personnel; Aspiring administrators
C: Leading Change: Lessons From the Great Conductors Jun 14, 2018 11:00 AM -
12:15 PM est
What does it mean to be a change agent? How do concepts of first and second order change affect the leadership style of the school principal? What can we learn about leadership styles from five of the world's greatest conductors? This interactive presentation offers unique views into the relationship of leadership styles and effecting change. Strand: Leadership Skills. Audience: Aspiring administrators
C: Meet the Challenge: Strategies for Developing a Comprehensive Teacher Recrui Jun 14, 2018 11:00 AM -
12:15 PM est
Participants will learn about the strategies used to develop a district wide and/or a school retention plan. This session will cover primary reasons teachers leave and share some effective counter measures to address those reasons. Participants will hear about best practices in recruitment that can be supported by actionable data. Strand: Engagement of Staff. Audience: High, Middle & Elementary principals; District personnel; Aspiring administrators
C: Surviving and Thriving Your First Year as a Turn-around Principal Jun 14, 2018 11:00 AM -
12:15 PM est
Becoming a principal can be an exciting and terrifying experience particularly in an academically fragile school. During our session we will discuss the skills to ensure that students, teachers and the community engage with your vision of success for all stakeholders while you learn how to actually love your job. Strand: Leadership Skills. Audience: High, Middle & Elementary principals; District personnel; Aspiring administrators
C: Tell Your Story or Someone Else Will: How Positive Branding Can Create a Coll Jun 14, 2018 11:00 AM -
12:15 PM est
School and district leaders are looking at strategies to improve recruitment/retention of the best teachers and ways to encourage students to recognize and expand upon their strengths. This session will share the best practices associated with using happiness, joy and "Positive Branding" to recognize and increase teaching and learning outcomes. Strand: Creating a culture of student achievement. Audience: High, Middle & Elementary principals; District personnel; Aspiring administrators
C: The Numbers Behind the Florida Retirement System Jun 14, 2018 11:00 AM -
12:15 PM est
Florida Teachers of Tomorrow Lunch & Learn Session Jun 14, 2018 12:30 PM -
1:15 PM est
Florida Teachers of Tomorrow would like to invite you to a complimentary networking lunch & session on Certification and Recruitment. Florida Teachers of Tomorrow is a state approved EPI providing a fully online certification program with reviews for the GKT and PET so teachers can earn their Professional Certificate. Today's session will go over the newest option for teachers to become fully certified and how we can work together to support your recruitment efforts.
Horace Mann Lunch & Learn Jun 14, 2018 12:30 PM -
1:15 PM est
Horace Mann would like to invite you to join them for a complimentary networking lunch session and presentation on Student Loan Solutions. This session will cover: How to help employees reduce or eliminate Student Loan Debt; Value this brings to the employee, the administration and the district; How SLS can help in recruiting; How SLS can help improve employee retention.
Thursday Lunch Jun 14, 2018 12:30 PM -
1:15 PM est
Innisbrook Boxed Lunch - Chicken Caesar wrap , chips, apple & a cookie.
Breakout Session D Jun 14, 2018 1:44 PM -
3:00 PM est
D: Gamified Professional Development Jun 14, 2018 1:45 PM -
3:00 PM est
Are you looking to authentically engage your staff in professional learning that is tailored to their specific goals and needs? Hear how to engage staff in healthy competition and learning that acknowledges the small amount of time we all have. Gamified PD is an approach to PD that creates a culture for learning while modeling voice and choice. Strand: Communications. Audience: High, Middle & Elementary principals; Aspiring administrators
D: Reducing school-based referrals through restorative practices Jun 14, 2018 1:45 PM -
3:00 PM est
Interactive case study scenarios to help administrators reflect on their own discipline processes and procedures. Administrators will also hear success stories of how schools reduced the total number of referrals resulting in out-of-school suspensions. Strand: Engagement of Students. Audience: High, Middle & Elementary principals; District personnel; Aspiring administrators
D: Rigorous Texts, Tasks, and Talk: Creating this Reality in Your Classrooms Jun 14, 2018 1:45 PM -
3:00 PM est
Incorporating rigorous texts, tasks, and talk in classrooms is imperative to meeting the shifts of the Florida Standards as well as the demands of the FSA. Participants will gain an understanding of how to recognize the Core Actions, how to coach teachers to select appropriate materials and shift instruction, and how to gather data to monitor change. Strand: Leadership Skills. Audience: High, Middle & Elementary principals; District personnel; Aspiring administrators
D: Safety First: Lessons Learned on Valentines Day 2018 at MSDHS Jun 14, 2018 1:45 PM -
3:00 PM est
D: Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Leadership Development: Building Your Own Pla Jun 14, 2018 1:45 PM -
3:00 PM est
Social emotional competent leaders can effectively lead a Social Emotional Learning (SEL) environment. Participants will understand the SEL competencies, self-assess their level of awareness, determine which competencies to enhance, and establish a personal plan of action for professional growth and effectiveness. Strand: Leadership Skills. Audience: High, Middle & Elementary principals; District personnel; Aspiring administrators
Vendor Visiting Beverage Break Jun 14, 2018 2:45 PM -
3:15 PM est
Thursday Afternoon Closing General Session Jun 14, 2018 3:15 PM -
4:45 PM est
Keynote Speaker: Juhan Mixon, Executive Director of FASA

Exhibitors

Company Name Booth Reference
7 Mindsets Table#: 22
ABMM Financial Table #: 32
Acaletics- Math Table#: 18
AXA Table #: 39
Balfour Table#: 25
bulb Digital Portfolios Table#: 24
Cambridge Assesment, Inc. Table#: 12
ClassWallet Table #: 40
College Board Table#: 21
Corwin Table#: 34
Edgenuity Table#: 13
Edmentum Table#: 04
Education Advanced Inc. Table#: 38
Florida Healthy Kids Table #: 27
Florida Teachers of Tomorrow Table#: 08
Fuel Education Table#: 30
Genius Plaza Table#: 16
Harvard Jolly Architecture
Haskell Office Table#: 09
Horace Mann Table#: 37
Kelly Educational Staffing Table #: 29
Leader in Me Table#: 23
Lexia Table#: 05
Math and Movement Table #: 41
Matific, Inc. Table#: 36
Mural Mural on the Wall Table#: 02
Premium Healthy Vending Table#: 14
Presentation Systems South Inc Table #: 31
PS Safety Connection LLC Table#: 15
Rethink Ed Table#: 17
Rhodes Graduation Services Table#: 03
Saint Leo University Table#: 11
Scribbles Table#: 35
Security Benefit Table #: 33
Shmoop Table#: 06
Strawbridge Studios Table#: 01
Super Cool Science Table#: 20
Taproot Learning Table#: 10
The College Funding Coach Table#: 28
VALIC Table#: 07
YellowFolder Table#: 26
Zaner-Bloser Table#: 19

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