2015 Summer Student Leadership Institute

July 14 - 17, 2015

Yacht and Beach Club Resort and Convention Center

Registration & Lodging Information:

Student Leadership Institute - Register your students (Rising 4th-12th Graders) for an unforgettable collaboration project with students from around the country. The Summer Student Leadership Institute, Building Our Leaders of Tomorrow, will provide students an opportunity to engage in collaborative learning environments while experiencing world class leadership field studies. (See Summer Leadership Institute Brochure 2015 in Downloads below)

Resort Lodging Information: Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Resort @ $170 per night.  You may use My Disney's Experience Link or Call Disney's Reservation Line to secure lodging:  http://disneyurl.com/BRSESummerStudentLeadershipInstitute2015

ROOM BLOCK ENDS JUNE 15

 

Disney Reservation Line at: 407-939-4686. Please provide the name of your school when registering.

Room Block available for July 11 - July 20, 2015, per availability.  Please register early to ensure you have the optimal experience.  

Institute Registration via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-2015-educator-student-leadership-institute-tickets-12952989741

Summer Leadership Institute Team
   Institute Director: John Goodale, Chapin High School, Chapin, SC
   Elementary School Leader: Pollyanna Buff, Irmo Elementary School, Irmo, SC
   Middle School Leader: Christine Voigt, Bishop Dunne School, Dallas, TX
   High School Leaders: Kerry Gallagher and Stephen MacDonald - Reading High School, Reading, MA

Additional Team Members:  Mansa Joseph, Carmen Plemmons, Faith Plunkett, Julie Zeigler

 

Summer Leadership Institute Daily Schedule


Students will be divided into three grade levels:  Elementary, Middle, and High.  The daily schedule and select programs will vary slightly per the grade level of the student attendee.  

Tuesday - July 14, 2015
Kick-off Session 5:00 - 6:30 PM - for Parents/Guardians and Student Attendees
Registration: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Morning Session: 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Elementary: Exploring Disney's Animation History @ Hollywood Studios
Middle: Managing Your Personal Brand @ Hollywood Studios
High: Disney Leadership Strategies @ Epcot

Afternoon Session:  11:30 AM - 3:00 PM @ Yacht Club Convention Center


Thursday, July 16, 2015
Morning Session: 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Elementary: Explorer's Challenge @ Epcot
Middle: Clues & More Clues @ Magic Kingdom
High: Scavenger Hunt @ Magic Kingdom

Afternoon Session:  11:30 AM - 3:00 PM @ Yacht Club Convention Center

Friday, July 17, 2015
Morning Session: 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Elementary: Mousequest @ Magic Kingdom
Middle: Introduction to Global Citizenship @ Epcot
High: Managing Your Personal Brand @ Hollywood Studios

Afternoon Session:  11:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ Yacht Club Convention Center

Program Information

  • Student Leadership Institute - Price Break until June 15
  • Price Break Option available until June 15: 3-Day Student Leadership Institute: $575
  • After June 15th: 3-Day Student Leadership Institute: $650
  • Make sure to Select T-Shirt Size during registration!!

 Institute Registration via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-2015-educator-student-leadership-institute-tickets-12952989741

For the Summer Educator Leadership Institute Information visit the following site:  http://www.blueribbonschools.com/2015-summer-educator-leadership-institute

 

Downloads:

 

2015 Summer Educator Leadership Institute: July 14 - 17 

Yacht and Beach Club Convention Center and Resort

Registration & Lodging Information:

Institute Registration via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-2015-educator-student-leadership-institute-tickets-12952989741

Resort Lodging Information: Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Resort @ $170 per night.  You may use My Disney's Experience Link or Call Disney's Reservation Line to secure lodging:  http://disneyurl.com/BRSESummerStudentLeadershipInstitute2015

Disney Reservation Line at: 407-939-4686. Please provide the name of your school when registering.

Room Block available for July 11 - July 20, 2015, per availability.  Please register early to ensure you have the optimal experience.  

Institute Registration via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-2015-educator-student-leadership-institute-tickets-12952989741

 

Program Information:

Educator Leadership Institute - Leadership & Educational Vitality

Educators are invited to attend a Blueprint for Excellence networking event designed to inspire educators to define their brand and design engaging learning environments for all students. Meet industry leaders sharing the latest in brain-research as it relates to Active Teaching and Learning with Integrated Thematic Units.

 

Highlighted Presenters:

  • Johnny Calder - Retired Principal - Forestbrook Elementary School - Myrtle Beach, SC 
  • Faith Plunkett - Monte Sano Elementary School - Huntsville, AL 
  • Rocky Sugameli - National Distinguished School Principal - Tucson, AZ
  • Bob Lenz - Motivational Speaker - Anti-Bullying Program with LifePromotions                    

 

 

Tailor Your Agenda - Four or Three-Day Options Available

  • Tuesday, July 14 - Disney Leadership Institute - Pre-Institute Session (1:00 PM - 5:30 PM)
  • Wednesday, July 15 - Educator Leadership Institute - Day I (8:15 AM - 3:15 PM)
  • Thursday, July 16 - Educator Leadership Institute - Day II (7:45 AM - 3:15 PM)
  • Friday, July 17 - Educator Leadership Institute - Day III (7:45 AM - 3:00 PM)

 

Registration for Educational Leadership Institute via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-2015-educator-student-leadership-institute-tickets-12952989741

 

Tailor Your Agenda: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

Option 1: 4-Day Educator Leadership Institute with Disney Leadership Institute: $625 (July 14 - 17th)
Option 2: 3-Day Educator Leadership Institute: $495 (July 15 - 17th)
Option 3: Disney Leadership Institute Only: $350 (July 14th)

 

Overview of Educator Leadership Institute Options

Option 1: 4-Day Educator Institute Registration: $625 - price will increase to $675 after May 31st. - EXTENDED Rate. 
Agenda: Tuesday Afternoon - Friday
Blueprint for Excellence Leadership Sessions
Unlimited 4-Day Disney Park Hopper
Conference Amenities: Breakfast, T-Shirt
$45 Disney Lunch Card
Disney Leadership Institute Session (Tuesday 1:00 - 5:30 PM) $350 (included in Option 1)

 

Option 2: 3-Day Educator Institute Registration: $495 - price will increase to $525 after May 31st.  EXTENDED Rate.
Agenda: Wednesday - Friday
Blueprint for Excellence Leadership Sessions
Unlimited 4-Day Disney Park Hopper
Conference Amenities: Breakfast, T-Shirt
$45 Disney Lunch Card

 

Option 3: Disney Leadership Institute Registration: $350 - price will increase to $375 after May 31st.  - EXTENDED Rate.

 Overview of the Disney Leadership Institute Seminar for Educators -

Disney’s Approach to Leadership Excellence Half-Day Seminar with Tour of the “Utilidor” System

*Educator Leadership Institute - Price Break until May 15th! - Extended until May 31st!* 


 2015 Summer Educator Leadership Institute Daily Schedule -    At-A Glance

Download Schedule from Google Drive:  https://drive.google.com/a/blueribbonschools.com/file/d/0B_zg8Xz_aNt5QUdZc3V2emlkODg/view?usp=sharing

Date Time  Event  Location  Presenter Target Audience
Tuesday, July 14  
 9:00 -1:00 PM Registration @ Yacht & Beach Club Conference Center Asbury Registration     
 

1:00 - 5:30 PM

Disney Leadership Institute* 

Separate Registration Fee

Grand Harbor Salon V Disney Leadership Institute  All Educators 
 5:00 - 7:00 PM Registration @ Yacht & Beach Club Conference Center Asbury Registration     
5:45 PM Reception @ Yacht & Beach Club Conference Center      
Wednesday, July  15   
 

8:15 - 9:00 AM 

Leadership Breakfast - Change Agents All Call  Grand Harbor Salon V

Bart Teal & Craig Martin

 All Educators
9:00 - 9:45 AM Goal Setting & Share-Out Session    Craig Martin  All Educators
9:45 - 10:00 AM BREAK   
10:15 - 11:15 AM Concurrent Session Options   
Session A
Active-Teaching and Learning - How the Brain Learns Grand Harbor Salon V  Johnny Calder Elementary School Level Educators
Session B Anti-Bullying Program - Dignity Revolution Grand Harbor Salon VI Bob Lenz All Educators
11:15 - 11:30 AM BREAK   
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM Networking Luncheon - Change Agents All Call (Asbury A)
 All Educators
12:45 - 1:00 PM BREAK   
1:00 - 2:00 PM Concurrent Session Options   
Session C How to Become a Blue Ribbon School?
Grand Harbor Salon V  Ed Bernetich Middle School Level Educators
Session D Anti-Bullying Program - Dignity Revolution  Grand Harbor Salon VI Bob Lenz All Educators
 2:00 - 2:15 PM BREAK   
 2:15 - 3:15 PM
Concurrent Session Options   
Session E Leadership in Education - The Six "E"'s
Grand Harbor Salon V Craig Martin High School and District Personnel Educators
Session F Differentiated Learning
Grand Harbor Salon VI Ed Bernetich

Elementary School and Middle School Level Educators

Thursday, July 16

7:00 AM - 7:30 AM Breakfast On Your Own - w/ $15 Meal Card      
7:45 AM - 10:45 AM Familiarization YES: Disney Leadership Strategies  @ Epcot Entrance
  All Educators
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Return to Yacht & Beach Club Convention Center       
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM  Familiarization Session - Connections & Wrap-up Session Grand Harbor Salon V Johnny Calder  All Educators
 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM  Lunch On Your Own w/ $15 Meal Card      
12:45 AM - 1:00 PM  BREAK      
 1:00 - 2:00 PM Concurrent Session Options      
Session G Active-Teaching and Learning - How the Brain Learns  Grand Harbor Salon V Laura Slowinski  All Educators
Session H Technology Session Grand Harbor Salon VI Faith Plunkett  All Educators
12:45 - 1:00 PM  BREAK      
1:00 - 2:00 PM Concurrent Session Options      
Session G Using Coding to Spark Innovation in the Classroom
Grand Harbor Salon V Faith Plunkett  All Educators
Session H
Applying Brain Research to the Classroom
Grand Harbor Salon VI Ed Bernetich All Educators
2:00 - 2:15 PM BREAK Asbury Lobby
   
2:15 - 3:15 PM Concurrent Session Options      
Session I  Education Made Personal
Grand Harbor Salon V Faith Plunkett  All Educators
Session J Differentiated Learning
Grand Harbor Salon VI Rocky Sugameli  All Educators
 Friday, July 17
7:00 AM - 7:30 AM  Breakfast On Your Own  - w/ $15 Meal Card      
7:45 AM - 10:45 AM  Familiarization YES: Disney Leadership Strategies (Meet at Boat Dock to Hollywood Studios)  @ Park     All Educators
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM  Return to Yacht & Beach Club Convention Center       
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Familiarization Session - Connections & Wrap-up Grand Harbor Salon V Johnny Calder All Educators
11:30 - 11:45 AM BREAK      
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM Leadership Roundtable Luncheon   Asbury A Craig Martin  
12:45 PM - 1:00 PM BREAK      
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM Concurrent Session Options      
Session K Leadership Strategies
Grand Harbor Salon V Johnny Calder All Educators
Session L  Brain Based Learning - Immersing Students in Learning Grand Harbor Salon VI Ed Bernetich All Educators
 2:15 PM
Awards Program
Ballroom South
   All Educators
 
 

 

 


Top Five Reasons to attend the 2015 Summer Leadership Institute -

5. Collaborate & exchange ready to implement best practices with Exceptional Leaders from within the Blueprint for Excellence Network

4. Learn proven leadership philosophies that generate results!

3. Experience great team building exercises!

2. Learn how to be a Change Agent within your school

1. Experience the intensive Disney Leadership Institute Training Session

 

 

Downloads:

 

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2015 Share Fair Nation - March 7th, 2015

A full day of learning and fun for everyone!

 

All community members are invited to Share Fair Nation, a day of free, interactive science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) learning and fun March 7 at River Bluff High School in Lexington, SC.

Hosted by the University of South Carolina College of Education and River Bluff High School, Share Fair Nation encourages students, families, educators, schools, community groups and leaders to explore, invent and experiment. 

 

Families and groups

Children of all ages will enjoy the STEAMosphere, a large, vendor-style event that highlights emerging technologies through multiple hands-on, interactive STEAM activities.
Full details. 
Register your group. 

 

 

Educators

Share Fair Nation offers educators a day of free, thought-provoking, highly interactive symposia and professional development workshops.
Full details.
Sign up for workshops.

 

 

 

Schools & vendors welcome

Showcase projects, products and services that demonstrate real-world application of science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics. 
Full details.
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"2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence Conference" in partnership with Office Depot

WHAT: 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence Conference - A four-day professional learning conference with a partner showcase. The Blueprint National Conference is an engaging, innovative event that provides practical best practices, dynamic information exchange, and high-impact solutions to a community of educators. Focused on the nine critical areas of excelling schools found within the school improvement model, Blueprint for Excellence is attended by educators dedicated to the success of all students.

WHEN: December 1st - 4th, 2015

WHERE: Yacht Club Resort at Walt Disney World® Call Disney. For reservations contact the Group Reservations office at 407-939-4686 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. EST Monday through Friday and 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. EST Saturday and Sunday. Click here for more information.

**Please call Dr. Judy Warden (770-773-0873) directly if you are experiencing problems booking rooms- we will work with you to secure rooms at Disney or the Epcot or Downtown Disney area.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAM

 

REGISTRATION: Conference Registration via EventBrite: https://blueribbonschools2015.eventbrite.com

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS:

Keynote Speakers Featuring:

                         

Jayne Ellspermann, 2015 National Principal of the Year.

Travis Allen, founder of the iSchool Initiative and a young visionary promoting digital learning in the classroom

Bill Sims, delivering the “secret sauce” for rapid, sustainable behavior change and engagement.

 

Learning Opportunities:

Over 60 professional development sessions for all grade levels and administrative structures featuring best practices from National Blue Ribbon Award Winning Schools.

 

Networking Opportunities:

Meet national and international educators and administrators who have made positive improvements in their classrooms and schools. Come prepared to learn and share.

 

 

2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence Conference - My Disney Link:
 
Use the aforementioned link to complete
  • Lodging Reservations at Yacht and Beach Club Resort
  • Reserve Disney’s Magical Express (complimentary airport transfer)
  • Purchase Meal Plans (our conference does not have a meal plan attached)
  • Purchase Conference Rate Park Tickets
Room Block Dates - November 29 - December 4
 
To reserve room nights outside of the Room Block, please call Disney’s Reservations Directly.
 
Note: Maximum of 5 persons per room. If you need more than one room, please book each room separately. An additional charge of $15 (per adult) will be applied to parties containing more than 2 adults.
 
First night’s lodging deposit will be required. It is necessary to provide a credit card to secure the room night. If using a purchase order, it may be necessary to contact Disney directly to finalize payment schedule.
 
In order to receive a full refund of your deposit, including credit card deposit transactions, notification of cancellation must be received five days prior to your arrival date. Please contact the Walt Disney World® Group Reservations office to cancel your request. Additionally, if you are holding any other reservations, they will not be modified or cancelled unless you advise us. The cancellation and refund policy is subject to change.
 
Walt Disney World Group Reservations
PO Box 10000
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Phone: 407.939.4686
Fax: 407.824.1980
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Disney's Magical Express (complimentary airport transfer)
Disney's Magical Express Transportation is our way of helping you reach your meeting destination stress-free and focused. Disney's Magical Express picks you up and takes you from Orlando International Airport to your Disney Resort hotel, while our luggage service delivers your bags from the plane to your room. Departing is also a breeze with our Resort Airline Check-in Service and return transportation to the Orlando International Airport. And best of all, Disney's Magical Express is complimentary for our Disney resort Guests.

Reservations are required. We recommend you make your reservations at least 30 days in advance. Make Reservation

 

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