Summer Leadership Conference
CEOs and leadership teams are encouraged to attend this important AESA event, sponsored by the AESA foundation.
Leading Strategic Partnerships
July 17 - 20, 2017
Providence Biltmore, by Hilton
Providence, Rhode Island
Registration is open!
AESA’s 2017 Summer Leadership Conference promises to ignite your thinking about strategic partnerships.
- Expand your knowledge. Learn how to create and capture value for the future of your Educational Service Agency.
- Expand your leadership tools. Learn to evaluate and sustain partnerships that are valuable to your organization.
- Expand your network. Learn together with other agency leaders and their teams from across the country and gain from a vast range of experience and expertise.
Program at a Glance
Monday, July 17
4 p.m. Registration opens
6 p.m. Welcome reception and dinner
Tuesday, July 18
7:15 a.m. -4 p.m. (breakfast and lunch included)
Day 1: Day with the Experts: A Framework for Investigating Strategic Partnerships
Dr. Duncan Simester, MIT professor and expert in how economics drives marketing decisions, will introduce the principles to guide how an ESA can create and capture value through various types of strategic partnerships.
Mr. Michael Soules, President of Corwin, has proven experience in forming and creating value through partnerships. He will help participants look through the “partner’s” lens.
Wednesday, July 19
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. (breakfast and lunch included)
Day 2: Partnerships in Action: Application Labs
Facilitated by Dr. Susan Leddick
We will dig in as various ESAs share real-life partnerships to deepen participants’ understanding of how to apply the framework (presented on Day 1) and enhance the work of your ESA.
Thursday, July 20
7:30-11:30 a.m. (breakfast included)
Day 3: Bring it home
Wrap-up your learning on Day 3 as you and your team prepare to make strategic decisions about your agency’s partnerships.
Conclude the event with an update from Dr. Joan Wade, AESA Executive Director, on progress toward AESA's strategic design work!
When you register for the conference, you will be sent the hotel reservation information so that you may make your reservations at the special AESA rate for the event.
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The annual Summer Leadership Conference focuses on ESA leadership teams. It is sponsored by the AESA Foundation and offers an opportunity to network with other educational leaders and to engage in contemporary leadership development.