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Register Now! 2020 Superintendent Symposium
Register Now! 2020 Superintendent Symposium
Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Registration for the 2020 Superintendent Symposium is now open! Click here to save your seat at one of our most popular annual events. 

Conference Details


Wednesday, January 15th

8:15 - 11:15 - High Reliability Schools - Cameron Rains, Marzano Resources 
NOTE: This pre-conference session is designed for first-year Superintendents & Mentors, but is open to anyone attending the Symposium, based upon space availability. 

11:45 - Opening Lunch Session

12:30 - 1:30 -  I'm Strong if You're Strong: Leadership by Developing the Gifts of Your People and Shaping of Winning Culture - Dr. Kevin Elko Structure drives function in every company, family, organization and team. as the leadership W. Edwards Denning as said, "Almost all problems an organization faces are systemic." Therefore it is crucial for the leader to shape the culture over and over in much the same way than an athlete shapes muscle. In this seminar, the leader learns how to address the emotions of the team and to excite the team with a vision and a personal connection.

1:30 - Break

1:45 - 2:45 - DESE Update - Secretary Johnny Key

2:45 - Break

3:00 - 4:00 - Dark Store Theory & Other Key Topics - Panel of Superintendents

4:00 - Adjourn 

Thursday, January 16th

7:45 - Breakfast Session

8:15 - 9:00 - Governor Hutchinson

9:15 - 10:15 - Adequacy Committee Update from Legislators

10:15 - Break

10:30 - 11:30 - AASA National Level Issues - Chris Rodger, AASA Policy Analyst

11:30 - Closing Remarks/Adjourn

Registration Fees
$170 Member
$215 Non-Member
Last Day to Register is Wednesday, January 8, 2020


Doubletree Hotel, Little Rock
$136 Single/Double
Call: 501-372-4371
Deadline for Room Reservation: December 19, 2019


AAEA Contacts

Michelle Briggs
Director of Events and Operations

Marty Smith
Member Relations Manager