Academy Schedule

Leading for Equity at the Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa, Stowe

2019 VPA Leadership Academy (Draft) Schedule:

Monday, July 29: – Team Time Available

        All Day           School Team Time available (contact Mallori LaPointe)

Tuesday, July 30 – Academy Begins!

7:00 to 9:00          Hot breakfast available

8:00 to 1:00          Registration available

9:00 to 10:00        VPA Annual Meeting

10:00 to 12:00      Welcome and Keynote Address: Cultivating Courage: A Social Model of Educational Leadership by Ruha Benhamin, Princeton University

12:00 to 1:15          Sponsors’ and Exhibitors’ Lunch

1:15 to 4:30            Whole Group Session, continuing the conversation with Dr. Benjamin

4:30 to 6:30           Free Time, Cash Bar and music by Jen Cohen or Calypso Connections

5:30 to 6:30           New Leaders Meeting

5:15 to 5:30           Conference Photo (Thank you, Lifetouch!)

6:30 to 8:00           Jostens Principal of the Year Awards Dinner

8:00 to 10:00         Bonfire and Outdoor Activities

Wednesday, July 31 – Academy Continues!

7:00 to 8:00           Hot breakfast available

8:00 to 1:00            Registration available

8:30 to 9:30            Exploring Metaphors, Messages, and Methods: The Intersection of Social Emotional Learning and Trauma-Informed Practices with David Melnik, NFI Vermont

9:45 to 12:00          Educational Strands

12:00 to 1:15           Sponsors’ and Exhibitors’ Lunch

1:15 to 4:30             Educational Strands continue

4:30 to 6:30           Free Time and Cash Bar

5:30 to 6:30           Waddington Reunion/Reception

6:30 to 8:00           Dinner and Outdoor Activities

Thursday, August 1 – Academy adjourns!

7:00 to 8:00          Hot breakfast available

8:00 to 10:00        Hacking Leadership with Tony Sinanis, Chappaqua Central School District, NY

10:00                       Academy adjourns

                                 School Team Time is Available (contact Mallori)

Friday, August 3 – Team Time Available

   All Day               School Team Time Available (contact Mallori)