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2018 Administrative Leadership Conference

Join us at Mid-Ohio ESC on Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m

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Spend the Day Learning About

▶ How to lead both formally and informally

▶ The dynamic, fluid nature of excellence

▶ The synergy between teaching and leading

▶ Responding to the “no time” issue

▶ Planning for the future while attending to the present

▶ Answering the plea, “show me what it looks like


Breakout Session Topics

▶ Child abuse reporting

▶ IEP form changes

▶ Gifted updates

▶ Future Ready

▶ Safety and Security

▶ And more

Presentor - Jimmy Casas                    

Jimmy Casas served twenty-two years as a school leader, including fourteen years as Principal at Bettendorf

High School. Under his leadership, Bettendorf was named one of the Best High Schools in the country three times by

Newsweek and US News & World Report.


Jimmy was named the 2012 Iowa Secondary Principal of the Year and was selected as one of three finalists for NASSP 2013 National Secondary Principal of the Year. In

2014, Jimmy was invited to the White House to speak on the Future Ready Schools pledge. Jimmy is also the author of three books, “What Connected Educators Do Differently,”

“Start. Right. Now. - Teach and Lead for Excellence,” and his latest release, “Culturize –Every Student. Every Day. Whatever it Takes.”


Jimmy currently serves as an adjunct professor for Drake University, teaching courses in educational leadership.  Finally, he is the owner and CEO of J Casas & Associates,

an educational leadership company aimed at organizing and providing world class professional learning services for educators across the country.


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