Schedule At a Glance



Wednesday, October 11
4:00 – 8:00 p.m.Registration
Thursday, October 12
7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.Registration
8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.Pre-Convention School Law Seminar, Crowne Plaza
12:00 – 4:00 p.m.Pre-Convention Communications Workshop
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.Educational Sessions
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.BOCES Education Consortium
2:15 – 3:15 p.m.Educational Sessions
3:00 – 6:00 p.m.Education Expo Open
3:30 p.m.NYSASA Board of Directors Meeting
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.Opening Reception on Expo Floor
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.Opening Session & Keynote, Yong Zhao, PhD

Friday, October 13
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Registration
7:00 – 8:00 a.m.Caucus of Black School Board Members Breakfast
7:00 – 8:00 a.m.Association of Small City School Districts Breakfast
7:00 – 8:00 a.m.Upstate/Downstate Breakfast
7:00 – 8:00 a.m.Rural Schools Association Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Expo Open
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.Continental Breakfast on Expo Floor
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.Educational Sessions
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.Featured Session: Mental Health 101: Signs and Symptoms of Common Disorders in Youth
  • Caroline Axelrod Mendel, PsyD, Associate Psychologist, Child Mind Institute
    ADHD and Behavior Disorders Center
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.Past Presidents Meeting
9:30 – 11:00 a.m.NYS Public Relations Association Meeting
9:45 – 10:45 a.m.Educational Sessions
9:45 – 10:45 a.m.Featured Session: Government in the Sunshine
  • Kristin O’Neill, Esq., JD., Assistant Director, NYS Committee on Open Government
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.A Conversation with the Commissioner
MaryEllen Elia
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Educational Sessions
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.NYS Public Relations Association Lunch
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.Lunch On the Run
12:15 – 1:30 p.m.Stakeholders' Focus Group
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.Educational Sessions
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.Featured Session: New York’s ESSA Plan – What It Means For School Districts
  • Ira Schwartz, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Accountability, NYS Education Department
1:45 – 2:45 p.m.Educational Sessions
1:45 – 2:45 p.m.Featured Session: Addressing Trauma so Students Can Succeed
  • Thomas Andriola, Chief of Policy and Implementation, NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services
  • Karen Hill, Executive Director, NYS Children’s Alliance
  • Renée L. Rider, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Student Support Services, NYS Education Department
  • Carly Sunderlin, LMSW, Adolescent Therapist & Prevention Educator, Sexual Assault and Crime Victims Assistance Program, Samaritan Hospital
1:45 – 2:45 p.m.Delegate Orientation
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.Educational Sessions
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.Featured Session: Understanding and Educating the Immigrant Child
  • Alex Kumi –Yeboah, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Education, University at Albany - State University of New York
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.COLSBA Meeting
3:30 – 5:30 p.m.Caucus of Black School Board Members Annual Meeting
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.Apple Crate Reception on Expo Floor
5:15 – 6:15 p.m.Resolutions Committee Meeting

Saturday, October 14
7:00 – 11:00 a.m.Registration
7:00 – 8:00 a.m.SSFC and Mid-Hudson School Study Council
8:00 a.m. – ConclusionAnnual Business Meeting
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.Educational Sessions
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.Board Officers Roundtable- Know Thyself
9:45 – 10:45 a.m.Educational Sessions
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Educational Sessions
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