2020 WRESA/NCSSA Summer Leadership Conference

June 28-30, 2020 on the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC at the Amherst

Featuring Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond through a virtual appearance along with the well known “My Teacher Loves Me” Youtube sensation and Chicago teacher, Mr. Dwayne Reed.  North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has also been invited to participate.  This year’s format will include networking sessions that highlight high performing schools from across the state.

 

 

Registration for the pre-conference sessions and the conference is now open. 

Early Bird Registration will be through May 1, 2020.

Register

 

Pre-Conference Sessions

 

DateTimeTitle DescriptionCost
June 28, 20202:00 pm - 5:00 pmHot Legal Topics for School-Based Administrators Focus: Employee IssuesTaught by the school attorneys at Campbell Shatley, PLLC, this session will explore trends in school law and provide practical skills for veteran, new and aspiring school administrators on how to handle the most pressing legal issues of the day. This 3-hour session on Sunday afternoon will focus on employee issues. Participants will engage in interactive, legal learning with experienced school attorneys and will include time for Q&A. Pre-assignments will be required in order to receive the 5 hour credit. $75
June 29, 20208:30 am - 11:30 amHot Legal Topics for School-Based Administrators Focus: Student IssuesTaught by the school attorneys at Campbell Shatley, PLLC, this session will explore trends in school law and provide practical skills for veteran, new and aspiring school administrators on how to handle the most pressing legal issues of the day. This 3-hour session on Monday morning will focus on student issues. Participants will engage in interactive, legal learning with experienced school attorneys and will include time for Q&A. Pre-assignments will be required in order to receive the 5 hour credit. $75
June 29, 20209:00 am - 11:30 amMax Thompson - Literacy Focused SchoolsMore Information Coming Soon$75

Conference Agenda Coming in January

 

Information for Sponsors

For sponsorship information please contact LaDonna Sluder at lsluder@wresa.org or 828-774-5681 extension 18.

 

Accommodations

 

Biltmore Village Hotel

Village Hotel on the Biltmore Estate

Location: One Lodge Street    Asheville, NC 28803 (On the Estate)

Phone: 866-779-6277 Reference 2020 WRESA Summer Leadership Conference

Room Block is Full

 

 

DoubleTree Asheville Biltmore

Location: 115 Hendersonville Rd, Asheville, NC 28803

Phone: 828-274-1800 0r 1-800-222-8733 Reference WRESA Summer Leadership Conference

Online Reservations: DoubleTree

Cost: $149  Shuttle available      Cut Off date: May 27,2020

 

Hampton Inn and Suites Biltmore Village

Location: 1117 Hendersonville Rd, Asheville, NC 28803

Phone: 828-771-2276 Reference WRESA Summer Leadership Conference

Online Reservations:Hampton Inn & Suites Asheville Biltmore Village

Cost: $149       Cut Off date: May 27, 2020

 

Renaissance Asheville

Location: 31 Woodfin St, Asheville, NC 28801

Phone: (828) 252-8211 or 1-800-468-3571 Reference WRESA Summer Leadership Conference

Cost: $189    Cut Off date: May 27, 2020

 

 

Residence Inn Asheville Biltmore

Location: 701 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28803

Phone: (828) 281-3361 Reference WRESA Summer Leadership Conference

Online Reservations: Residence Inn Asheville/Biltmore

Cost: $149     Cut Off date: May 27, 2020