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NAEP State Convention

NAEP 2022March 29-30, 2022
Grand Island

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Tuesday, March 29
1:15 PM - Registration
1:30 PM - Welcome
2:00 PM - Breakout Sessions
3:10 PM - Breakout Sessions
4:20 PM - Table Talks
4:50 PM - Cyber Security Panel
5:50 PM - Hotel Check-In
6:15 PM - Social Hour
6:45 PM - Dinner
8:00 PM - Hospitality Suite

Wednesday, March 30
6:30 AM - Fit & Fresh Optional Walk
8:00 AM - Registration
8:15 AM - Morning Keynote
10:00 AM - Table Talks
11:15 AM - Breakout Sessions
12:15 PM - Lunch
1:00 PM - Table Talks
1:30 PM - Afternoon Keynote
2:30 PM - Closing & Evals
3:00 PM - Adjourn


REGISTRATION

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There is a $20 cancellation fee by the registration deadline, no refunds after the deadline.

Fees are as follows up to the Registration Deadline:
NAEP Members: $ 105
NON-MEMBERS: $ 155
Registration Deadline: March 22, 2022
Late/Onsite Registration: $110/$160

Hotel Reservations
There is a block of hotel rooms at the Ramada Midtown Conference Center – Grand Island (308-384-1330) for $92.95 per night. Mention Nebraska Association of School Boards (NASB) when booking your room. Rooms must be booked by March 15, 2022 to receive the discounted rate.


Tuesday, March 29

  • 1:15 PM - Registration - ATRIUM
  • 1:30 PM - Welcome & Introduction of Officers
    • South Central Region – Sheila Furley
    • Eastern Region – Kathy Baranko
    • North Central Region – Pam Ginkens
    • Western Region – Bobbie Stuart
    • Table Introductions and Discussion: Parking lot - What is taking up space in your mind, creating stress for you and/or distracting you from being fully present? This is your opportunity to “park” these thoughts and free you to maximize your impact during and after this conference. Review Bylaws & Recognition of Retiring NAEP Members
  • 2:00 PM - Breakout Sessions
    • NDE Certification Dashboard - Brad Dirksen & Clayton Waddle, NDE
    • Board Meetings (Before, During & After) - Marcia Herring, NASB
    • Google Advanced Productivity Tools: Tips/Tricks You Didn’t Know You Needed - Jackie Ediger, ESU 9
  • 3:10 PM - Breakout Sessions
    • Workers Compensation and ALICAP - Megan Boldt, ALICAP; Jennifer Cheever, Sedgwick CMS
    • SPARQ Meeting Updates and FAQs - Craig Caples, SPARQ
    • Board Meeting Public Comment - Marcia Herring, NASB
  • 4:20 PM - Round I – Table Talk Timeout
    • Engage in general discussion of questions that pertain to the work and role of the following positions. What questions do you have for one another; what challenges do you face? What tips and tricks do you recommend? Table Groups Available:
    • Business Managers and Bookkeepers
    • Secretaries and Administrative Assistance
    • ESU-Specific Roles
    • Other and/or combined roles
  • 4:50 PM - Cyber Security Panel - Megan Boldt, ALICAP; Craig Caples, SPARQ
  • 5:50 PM - Hotel Check-In
  • 6:15 PM - Social Hour
  • 6:45 PM - Dinner
  • 8:00 PM - Hospitality Suite - Dessert and Drinks - Sponsored by SPARQ

Wednesday, March 30

  • 6:30 AM - Fit and Fresh: Optional Walk Outside
  • 8:00 AM Registration
  • 8:15 AM - Leveraging Your Strengths - Shari Becker, NASB Certified Strengths Coach
    • Come to this session prepared to discover how your strengths are unique to you and how you can use your strengths as part of a team to create a culture for success.
  • 10:00 AM - Round II – Table Talk Timeout
    • Choose TWO 30-minute sessions at a table of your choice. Table Topics Available:
    • NPERS
    • ESU Financial Coding (ESSA) *NDE Available for Questions
    • District Financial Coding *NDE Available for Questions
    • Task/Organizational Management
    • Human Resources
    • Board Meetings *Marcia Herring Available for Questions
    • Communication, Collaboration, and Confidentiality
    • Hot Lunch Reporting/Training/Service
  • 11:15 AM - Breakout Sessions
    • NDE Financial Hot Topics - Nebraska Department of Education
    • Gratitude Changes Everything - Linda Kenedy, EHA Wellness
    • Board Meeting Discussion - Marcia Herring - NASB
  • 12:15 PM - Lunch & Officer Elections for Eastern & South Central Regions
  • 1:00 PM - Round III – Table Talk Timeout
    • Engage in general discussion of questions and hot topics that pertain to the size of the programs you use. Groups will be established based on the Pre-Convention survey included in the registration link. What questions, challenges, tips/tricks do you have? Table Groups Available:
    • SIS (PowerSchool, Infinite Campus, School Masters)
    • Accounting Software (Software Unlimited, AptaFund, FA2, Infinite Visions)
    • TBD: Based on Survey Results
  • 1:30 PM - NAEP Vision Planning: Where We Were, Where We Are, Where We’re Going - Marcia Herring
    • Discussion and development of a vision to improve and grow the NAEP group. Are we meeting your needs? How do we expand our support and services? We need your voice to be heard so that we know what you need from NAEP!
  • 2:30 PM - Questions, Closing and Evaluation
  • 3:00 PM - Adjourn 2022 NAEP State Convention

The mission of NAEP (Nebraska Association of Education Professionals) is to provide opportunities for fellowship and collaboration to support the success of the board of education, administration, staff, students, and communities.

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