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IOWA SCHOOL CHOICE SUMMIT

posted Aug 31, 2016, 12:50 PM by Trinity Lutheran   [ updated Aug 31, 2016, 12:56 PM ]

IOWA SCHOOL CHOICE SUMMIT

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

STATE HISTORICAL MUSEUM, DES MOINES


Ready to learn more about the latest developments in parental choice in education, both in Iowa and the nation?  Are you up for hearing how school choice transforms lives through the captivating story of Derrell Bradford, of 50CAN/NYCAN?  Need to know about changes affecting your STO/School/Children?  

Then join us at the State Historical Museum in Des Moines on Wednesday, September 14, 9am -1pm
, for the IOWA SCHOOL CHOICE SUMMIT.  Come early - breakfast is on us, starting at 8:15.

There is no charge for this event, but registration is required.  Please register soon - space is limited!
SUMMIT DETAILS AND ONLINE REGISTRATION 


8:15 AM – 9AM Continental Breakfast in Atrium*

 9AM – Joint Session – Auditorium

·         9:00 - 9:10 –   Welcome and Opening Remarks – Trish Wilger, Iowa ACE Ex. Director

·         9:10 – 9:20 –   Comments – Rep. Walt Rogers, sponsor of 2016 ESA legislation

·         9:20 – 10:00  - Keynote Address, Q & A - Derrell Bradford, NYCAN

 10:00 – 10:20 Break –

Continental Breakfast again available in Atrium*

 10:20 AM – 11:45 – Breakout sessions

 Administrator Breakout – Auditorium

·         10:20 AM – Marketing/Media Prep – How to artfully handle challenges to school choice programs and nonpublic school options – Tim Albrecht, LS2

·         11:10 AM – Administrators and the legislative process Tom Chapman and Eric Goranson

 Parent Breakout – Classroom A&B, 3rd floor

·         School Choice 101 for parents – Trish Wilger

·         Workshop for Parents – Derrell Bradford

School Tuition Organization Breakout – Heritage Classroom, 1st floor

·         10:20 – Department of Revenue UpdateAmy Rehder Harris, Chief Economist and Division Administrator, Research and Analysis, and Alana Stamas, Attorney – Iowa Department of Revenue

·         11:00 – The importance of data collection and analysis within your STOJeanne Wells, CTO of Des Moines Diocese

·         Open Forum – as time allows

 11:45 - Noon            Break

 12:15  Joint Session – Auditorium

o   Iowa Legislative updateTom Chapman, Director – Iowa Catholic Conference and Eric Goranson – Iowa Association of Christian Schools

o   Update on Iowa coalition and national developments Trish Wilger

 1:00 pm  Conclusion

 *Please note – Food and drink may be taken into classrooms, but NOT Auditorium

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