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Why Professional Conferences Are Still Worth Attending

Guest post by David S. Ellena, principal of Tomahawk Creek Middle School in Chesterfield, VA

The landscape of professional development for school administrators has changed dramatically over the past five years, for a variety of reasons. The ability to be connected through Twitter chats and online resources make staying up to date on best practices easier than ever.

But is it enough? Is there still a place for face-to-face meetings? Is there still a reason to attend professional conferences like Ignite ‘15? (more…)

3 Reasons to Register for Ignite ’15 Today

When you attend Ignite ’15, you will get to learn from some of the education community’s most dynamic leaders who are ready to share knowledge and proven solutions to some of your most pressing challenges.

Here are three reasons to register today:

  1. Cultivate your personal learning network (PLN)
    Have you ever wanted to put a name with a face? Chances are you have built your PLN through technology and social media, like Twitter. (more…)

Enhance Your Leadership at Ignite ‘15

Leadership matters—an investment in your professional development is an investment in your school. If you seek to expand upon your skills as a principal, you don’t want to miss NASSP’s annual conference, Ignite ’15, taking place February 19–21, 2015, in San Diego, CA.

Principals often feel isolated in their work, but at Ignite ‘15 you will connect with colleagues who share your challenges and learn from knowledgeable speakers on key issues affecting education leaders, such as: (more…)