Agenda and Registration

SWEL registration

  • 8:30am-9:00am - Check-in and Networking
  • 9:00am-9:05am - Welcome
  • 9:05am- 10:15am - Morning Keynote
  • 10:20am-11:00am - Breakout Session 1
  • 11:10am-11:50am - Breakout Session 2
  • 11:50am-12:45pm - Lunch 
  • 12:45pm-1:20pm - Breakout Session 3
  • 1:30pm-2:30pm - Afternoon Keynote
  • 2:30pm - Closing Comments & Door Prize Drawing
Keynote Speaker: Tracy Knofla, Author of Thriving in Chaos: Reclaim the Joy in Your Life

SWEL 2018 Breakout Topics & Presenters: (as of 12/7/17)

Creativity in the Workplace

    • Tracy Knofla, Keynote Speaker

Finding the Meaning in the Work

    • Tracy Knofla, Keynote Speaker

Dealing with Change

    • Tracy Knofla, Keynote Speaker

Trauma-Informed Schools: How we can better understand trauma in students and how it affects us as leaders?

    • Stefanie Youngberg, Principal, East Central High School

Establishing and Sustaining Faculty Trust in the Principal

    • Brenda Damiani, Principal, Cambridge-Isanti High School

Eight Essential Leadership Skills for Today's Educational Environment

    • Kay Worner, Professor, St. Cloud State University

Life Work Balance: Is it Possible?

    • Anne Meyer, Social Worker, North Branch Area Middle School/St. Croix River Education District

Vulnerability and Trust as a Leader

    • Heidi Hahn, Director of Special Education, Paul Bunyan Special Education Cooperative

Conflict Communication

    • Liz Fischer, Director of Human Resources, Willmar Public Schools

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Dec 12, 2017, 10:15 AM