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MASS/MCASE Fall Conference
September 17-18, 2018
Best Western Plus GranTree Inn

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Conference Presentations:

Monday Presentations:

David Schuler:

MASS Business Meeting  - Agenda

Dan Wold - School Climate and Student Safety 

Noelle Ellerson Ng - AASA Federal Education Update SAM

Frank Podobnik, Dick Trerise, and Verne Beffert - "Special Education Funding as It Relates to Co-ops"

Elizabeth Kaleva and Tal Goldin
Kirk Miller - SAM Update

 Tuesday Presentations:

 MCASE Business Meeting Agenda 9-18-18


Draft Agenda MASS/MCASE Fall Conference 2018

Monday:

7:15-8:15 - Breakfast/Registration
8:15-8:30 - Welcome/Introductions
8:30-10:00 - Keynote- Dave Schuler – “Creating a Culture of College, Career and Life Readiness: Implementing Redefining Ready! In Your District”
10:15-10:30 - Break
10:30-11:45 - Special Education Panel - Elizabeth Kaleva, Andree Larose & Tal Goldin
11:45-1:00- Lunch - MASS Awards - Dan Wold – “School Climate and Safety”
1:00-2:00 - Noelle Ng – Federal Update
 2:10-3:10 - Breakout #1

  • Joe Erardi - “Lessons Learned from the Sandy Hook Tragedy”
  • Daniel O’Donnell -  "The Kindness Challenge"
  • Ashoke Menon – “Rise Above the NOISE! – School Culture, Character and Leadership”
  • MSGIA- Shawn Bubb/Harry Cheff “MT School Safety and Threat Assessment Tools”
  • Jerry Laughery – “MT DLI Compliance Update & What’s New for 2019”
  • Theresa Baldry - Montana Rural Institute - Less Restrictive Options and Alternatives to Guardianship
  • Verne Beffert & Frank Podobnik - OPI - "Special Education Funding as It Relates to Co-ops.
  • Tal Goldin & Elizabeth Kaleva (Tentative)

3:15-4:15 - Breakout #2 - (Same presentations as above)
4:20-4:50- SAM Update – Kirk Miller, SAM Executive Director
4:50- 5:00 - Closing Remarks
5:00 - Reception

Tuesday:   MASS

7:00-8:00 - Breakfast
8:00-8:10 - Welcome and Information
8:15- 9:00 - Business Meeting
9:00-9:15 - Break
9:15- 10:30 - School Size Caucus
10:30-10:45 - Break
10:45-11:45 - Closing Keynote- Jody Urquhart – “Follow Me I’m Right Behind You”
11:45-12:00 - Closing Remarks

Tuesday:   MCASE

7:00-8:00 - Breakfast
7:00-8:00 - Recruitment Committee Breakfast
8:30-9:00 - MCASE Business Meeting for all members                      
9:00-12:00 - OPI – Hot Topics      
12:30              Announcements, Thank you, and Safe Travels. 

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