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SAM Administrators Institute - Helena
Monday, July 22, 2024 8:00 AM MDT to Wednesday, July 24, 2024
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2024 SAM Administrators Institute Registration is Open!

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2024 SAM Administrators Institute

July 22 - 24, 2024

Great Northern, Helena

Follow this link to Register!

The Conference will be held July 22-24, 2024  in-person at the Best Western Premier Helena Great Northern Hotel in Helena.  

2024 SAM AI features an exciting lineup of keynote speakers: 

  • Ron Clark:  Get ready for an inspiring start to the 2024 SAM Administrators Institute.  Ron Clark is not only providing a pre-conference on Monday, July 22 from 8:00 - 11:30 but will also be kicking off the full conference at noon!  Ron Clark’s outstanding success with students from low-wealth areas of North Carolina and New York City led him to be named Disney’s American Teacher of the Year. He is a New York Times Best Selling author, and his classes have been honored at the White House on three separate occasions. Ron’s teaching experiences in New York City are the subject of the uplifting film, The Ron Clark Story, starring Matthew Perry. Currently, Mr. Clark serves as a teacher and administrator at the Ron Clark Academy, an award winning and internationally acclaimed middle school in Atlanta, GA. The school serves as a training site for educators, and each year thousands of teachers and administrators from around the world visit the school to be trained in their methods for helping all students achieve success. 

    Consider registering your educator team to attend the first day of SAM AI (which includes the pre-conference) for a deep dive into Ron Clark's transformative educational strategies, notably PBIS strategies designed to foster a supportive and successful learning environment. Don't miss this unique opportunity to bring fresh inspiration and proven techniques back to your district.  You will save $100 on your conference registration if you register a team of 5 or more non-SAM member educators.  
  • Tuesday, July 23 features Beth Houf  as the opening keynote presenter.  Beth Houf is the proud principal of Capital City High School in Jefferson City, Missouri. She is the Co-Author of Lead Like a PIRATE: Make School Amazing for Your Students and Staff. Beth serves as a facilitator for the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Leadership Academy, providing monthly training to state educational leaders. Beth co-facilitates the NASSP Women in School Leadership Network and is a member of the NASSP Board of Directors.  Beth was named a Missouri Exemplary New Principal in 2011, the Missouri National Distinguished Principal for 2016, the 2019 National Association of Secondary School Principals Digital Principal of the Year, the EducationDive 2019 Principal of the Year, the 2021-2022 Missouri Secondary School Principal of the Year and the 2022 NASSP Principal of the Year. 

2024 SAM Administrators Institute will also feature additional keynote presentations; breakout sessions focused on Teaching & Learning, Innovation, and Leadership; and social events.

Watch for a draft agenda and more information coming soon for 2024 SAM Administrators Institute!

Hotel Information:  

Room blocks are available.  Contact one of the following hotels to make your reservation for the SAM Administrators Institute:

  • Great Northern Hotel, 406-457-5500, $179 per night
  • DoubleTree Hilton,  406-443-2200, $159 per night