Principals of Literacy Institute

Nashville, TN • September 20-22, 2018

Brought to you by

Earn CEU Credit!
Leading the future of literacy with professional learning

About the Institute

Expand your expertise as an instructional leader and learn how to implement a strategic, school-wide literacy plan that empowers your teachers, families, and students.

Review essential strategies for high-quality literacy instruction and discuss the keys for planning, implementation, and sustainability.

September 20-22, 2018
Renaissance Nashville Hotel
611 Commerce Street
Nashville, TN 37203

REGISTER NOW

This event promises to:

  • Explore the connection between principal leadership and effective literacy instruction
  • Target areas for district- or school-wide literacy improvement
  • Uncover practical strategies for partnering with families and communities to reach literacy goals
  • Connect your leadership teams with top leaders in school districts across the U.S. and with our speakers/facilitators
  • Provide a comprehensive literacy framework to support principals, teachers, and students

Speakers & Sessions

Learn from nationally-recognized speakers, thought leaders, and your colleagues from across the nation.

Stephanie Harvey,Bestselling author and staff developer

Dr. Karen L. Mapp,Senior Lecturer, Harvard
Graduate School of Education

Dr. Jacqueline L. Sanderlin,Executive Director of School and Community Relations, Inglewood Unified School District

Mike Schmoker,Award-winning author and school improvement expert

Todd Whitaker,Professor of Educational Leadership,
University of Missouri

FULL SPEAKER LIST COMING SOON

REGISTER NOW

Agenda Highlights

DAY 1 HIGHLIGHTS – THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 20TH
12pm Registration desk opens
2pm Keynote 1 -Todd Whitaker

COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Dinner on Own

DAY 2 HIGHLIGHTS – FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 21ST
Introduction of the Day

Keynote 2- Stephanie Harvey

Keynote 3- Karen L. Mapp

LUNCH

Keynote 4- Mike Schmoker

Dinner on Own

DAY 3 HIGHLIGHTS – SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 22ND
Introduction of the Day

General Session: Pulling it All Together and Next Steps

Keynote 5- Lunch and Speaker: Jacqueline Sanderlin

WRAP UP
REGISTER NOW

Registration

Individual: $650 early bird price

Regular price after early bird: $695

3-person team: $1,950 early bird price

Regular price after early bird: $2,097

4-person team: $2,600 early bird price

Regular price after early bird: $2,796

5-person team: $3,250 early bird price

Regular price after early bird: $3,475

This event is designed for:
  • Principals, PreK-12
  • Assistant Principals, PreK-12
And their district and/or school team members, which may include:
  • State-Level Administrators
  • Chief Academic Officers
  • Superintendents/Deputy-Assistant Superintendents
  • Curriculum Directors
  • Staff Developers
  • Title I Directors
  • ELA Supervisors
  • Literacy Coaches
  • Building-level Administrators
  • Teacher Leaders
  • School Librarians

Take advantage of the early bird discount until August 1, 2018.

Included in the Registration Fee:

  • On-Site Literacy Leadership Facilitator assigned to attendee
  • Built-in Planning Sessions (up to 6 hours) to collaborate with teams across the nation
  • Literacy Leadership Planner – organized around five key areas - Vision, Data and Goal-Setting, Instructional Leadership, Professional Learning, and School Culture
  • Two complimentary professional books (total value: $75)
  • Earn 2 credits* from Saint Mary’s College (CA) upon successful completion of Institute
    Before registering, please check with your district on what types of credit are accepted. Kalmanovitz School of Education at Saint Mary’s
    College (CA) will provide CEU credits. An additional cost may apply.
  • Networking meals included (not hotel and airfare).
REGISTER NOW

IMPLEMENT A LEADERSHIP FRAMEWORK FOR LITERACY IN YOUR DISTRICT

Hotel & Travel

Hotel Accommodations

Renaissance Nashville Hotel
611 Commerce Street
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Reservations: (615) 255-8400

Discounted Principals of Literacy Institute Room Rate: Single $239 / Double $249
Deadline to make/modify/cancel a hotel reservation: September 5th, 2018

RESERVE YOUR ROOM

Please note these important dates/times as you reserve your hotel room and make your travel reservations. To participate fully, please make your plans based on the following details:

  • The Institute registration desk will open at noon on September 20th
  • The Institute's kick-off general session will be at 2pm on September 20th
  • The Institute will come to a close on September 22nd at noon

Travel Information

Nashville International Airport:BNA (Hotel: 8.4 miles NW)

  • Estimated taxi fare: $30 (one way)
  • Estimated shuttle costs (provided by Jarmon Transportation): $14 USD (one way)
  • Driving directions: Take I-40 West. Travel 5.1 miles. Take a slight left to stay on I-40 W (signs for Huntsville / Memphis / I-65 S.) Travel 1.4 miles and merge onto I-65 N. Travel 0.4 miles and take exit 209A toward US-70 / US-70S / US-431 / Broadway. Turn right on Broadway. Travel 0.5 miles and turn left onto 7th Ave. N. Go 1 block and turn right onto to Commerce St. Hotel is on the corner of 7th Ave. and Commerce.

Please note: Participants are responsible for their own airline/travel reservations and ground transportation.

To request additional information, contact us at principalsinstitute@Scholastic.com.

Learn more about NAESP

Photo © adamkaz/Stockphoto, monkeybusinessimages/iStockphoto, kali9i/Stockphoto