Schedule At A Glance



Wednesday, October 23
5:00 – 8:00 p.m.Registration
Thursday, October 24
6:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Registration
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Pre-Convention School Law Seminar
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.NYS Caucus of Black School Board Members Annual Meeting
10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Conference of Big 5 City School Districts Meeting
11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Education Expo Open
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.Expo Opening Dessert Reception
11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.Pre-Convention Communications Workshop
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.BOCES Consortium of Continuing Education Meeting
1:45 – 2:45 p.m.Educational Sessions
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.Educational Sessions
4:30 – 6:45 p.m.Opening Session & Keynote, Robert J. Duffy
6:45 – 8:00 p.m.Opening Reception
8:30 – 9:30 p.m.Friends of Bill W.

Friday, October 25
6:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Registration
7:00 – 8:00 a.m.NYS Association of Small City School Districts Breakfast
7:00 – 8:00 a.m.Rural Schools Association of NYS Breakfast
7:00 – 8:30 a.m.NYS Caucus of Black School Board Members Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Education Expo Open
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.Continental Breakfast on Expo Floor
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.Educational Sessions
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.Featured Session Trauma Informed Schools -Understanding The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences
Isaac Collins, LMSW, CAS, Assistant Principal, Webster Central School District and Licensed Psychotherapist, Collins & Collins Clinical Services
Shameka Collins, LMSW, Licensed Psychotherapist, Collins & Collins Clinical Services
9:15 – 10:15 a.m.Educational Sessions
9:15 – 10:15 a.m.Featured Session Reducing Stereotypes & Promoting Inclusivity In Childhood
Laura Elenbaas, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Rochester
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.Educational Sessions
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.Delegate Orientation
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Featured Session Jefferson’s Children: The Story Of One American Family
Shannon LaNier, Anchor of CW39's “Morning Dose,” Father/Family Influencer & Author
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.Featured Session Government in the Sunshine
Robert Freeman, Executive Director, NYS Committee on Open Government
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.Past Presidents Meeting
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Taste of Rochester Lunch on Expo Floor
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.NYS Public Relations Association Awards Luncheon
Noon – 1:00 p.m.COLSBA Annual Meeting
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.NYS Public Relations Association Board Meeting
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.Featured Session A Conversation With The Commissioner
MaryEllen Elia
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.Educational Sessions
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.NYS Association for Women in Administration Meeting
2:45 – 3:45 p.m.Expo Networking Reception on Expo Floor
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.Educational Sessions
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.Featured Session - Panel Discussion: Are School Board Members In Touch With What’s Happening In School Today?
Moderator: Timothy G. Kremer, NYSSBA Executive Director
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.Friends of Bill W.
5:15 – 6:15 p.m.Resolutions Committee Meeting

Saturday, October 26
7:00 – 10:00 a.m.Registration
7:00 – 8:00 a.m.REFIT School Funding Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – conclusionAnnual Business Meeting
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.Educational Sessions
9:45 – 10:45 a.m.Educational Sessions
11:00 a.m. – NoonEducational Sessions
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