Join us June 15-18 for the seventh annual Minnetonka Institute for Leadership, tailored for teachers and administrators in leadership positions. Our goal for this summer’s institute is to meet the needs of our attendees with a diverse menu of options.
New partnerships with MN ASCD and MASSP will help expand our programming and help us create a week where educators can come together to learn, grow, share, and connect as we get ready for the year ahead.
The Institute for Leadership features new keynote speakers:
- George Batsche
- George Couros
- Doug Reeves
In addition to the Leadership Institute, we are offering additional learning opportunities:
Interventions and Achievement Gap
Monday, June 15
Speakers: George Batsch and Yvette Jackson
Athletic Directors Institute
Tuesday, June 16, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Minnetonka High School
The Athletic Directors Institute will focus on organizational leadership; laws and liabilities; and coaching the 21st century student-athlete. This event has been endorsed by the Minnesota State High School League and MIAAA.
Speakers: Matt Birk, Lee Green, J.D., and Dr. Jedediah Blanton
||Speaker: Matt Birk, NFL Director of Football Development - "Leadership for Today"|
||Speaker: Lee Green, Baker University - "Law and Liability, Current Legal Issues in Athletics Administration"|
||Speaker: Dr. Jedediah Blanton, Professor, Minnesota State-Mankato - "21st Century Athletes"|
||Moderated Group Discussion|
Innovation in Education
Tuesday, June 16
Speakers: George Couros, Heather Staker, and Eric Scheninger
Assessment and Grading, RTI
Wednesday, June 17
Speakers: Doug Reeves, Rick Stiggins, Nicole Vagle, and Jeff Erickson
Workshops: Wednesday, June 17
Conference: Thursday, June 18
Thomas Murray, founder of #EdTechChat, will keynote on June 18. Greg Kulowiec and Beth Holland from EdTechTeacher will lead AppSmashing and Elementary iPad workshops on June 17 and breakout sessions on June 18. Minnesota TIES staff will also lead preconference and breakout sessions, plus all the other presenters and attendees will make this year’s conference a great event! The conference will encompass all ed tech- Google, Schoology, Chromebooks, Moodle, iPads, and much more!