2016 Fall Technical Assistance
& Training Conference
Designing for Sustainability
The Capital Hilton
Washington, District of Columbia
October 9-11, 2016
Join us for our annual fall technical assistance and training conference in Washington, DC at The Capital Hilton to learn how to create, sustain and improve magnet schools. Sessions will also focus on ensuring innovative magnet school plans, strategic planning, and rigorous quality theme-based curriculum.This is a great opportunity for schools and districts (MSAP grantees, non-grantees, future grantees) to brainstorm and network with colleagues in the magnet community.
The fall conference will feature four distinct tracks:
MAGNET ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Aspiring models of innovative school plans and approaches to teaching and learning.
STRATEGIC OPPORTUNITIES: Flexibility and creative funding sources towards creating/sustaining a healthy, and rigorous magnet program/school.
STRENGTHEN THE LEARNER EXPERIENCE: Developing quality theme-based curriculum to support your theme that ensures rigor, deep engagement and return on investment.
CERTIFICATION - STANDARDS OF EXCELLENCE: Deeper examination of the standards; strategic planning for current and future certification candidate.
Lee Magnet High School has been blessed with not one, but two exceptional principals: Nanette McCann and Sharon Sims. Under their guidance, the new magnet school in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is bursting at the seams with potential as students are bonding in their temporary home at Valley Park on Bawell Street. The “Patriots” are ready for the great things that lay ahead of them at the new campus that is under construction and will be near completion by March 2016. Lee Magnet High School is a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) based school that is set to be one of the most prestigious schools in the state, offering a unique learning environment and experiences for students. Keep Reading...