Leadership Conference 2024

Includes a Live In-Person Event on 10/09/2024 at 3:00 PM (EDT)

Date: Oct. 9-11, 2024

Location: Cherry Valley Hotel | 2299 Cherry Valley Rd SE | Newark, OH 43055. This conference is in-person only.

Cost: EARLY BIRD:  $275 (Member) / $550 (Non-Member)
         After 9/1/2024:  $300 (Member) / $600 (Non-Member)

Hotel Reservations: Guest room rate is $139 plus 13.25% tax. Reservations will be made by calling Hotel directly at 740-788-1200 or 800-788-8008. Individuals must identify themselves as being with the Group (OASBO Leadership Conference) at the time the reservation is made to receive the special Group rate. Group’s cut-off date is September 18, 2024.

Dress Code: Business Casual


Day 1: Wednesday  
3:00 p.m.                    Check-in Hotel 
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.         Welcome and Program Review
6:00 p.m.                    Networking Dinner

Day 2:  Thursday 
8:00 a.m.                    Breakfast 
9:00 - 10:30 a.m.        Program - Dr. Marguerite Roza

Dr. Marguerite Roza, research professor at Georgetown University and director of Edunomics Lab. Dr. Roza will present an overview of the K-12 financial outlook and district budget timelines. She’ll share tools to help leaders strategically weigh investments to assess which can do the most for students with the dollars at hand and to make smart choices to ensure district financial health post-ESSER. 

Conference participants will learn: 
     * How to prioritize spending on what students need most, and maintain investments in what’s working. 
     * How to design a better budget workshop with district-tested data tools and data displays.
     * How to communicate spending decisions in ways that build trust. 

10:30 a.m.                  Break
10:45 - 11:45 a.m.      Program
11:45 - 12:45 p.m.      Lunch/Networking
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.          Program
2:30 p.m.                    Break
2:45 – 4:45 p.m.         Program
5:30 p.m.                    Networking Dinner  

Day 3:  Friday     
8:00 a.m.                    Breakfast  
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.        AI Training  
                                   John Mansel-Pleydell, Professional Learning Group Supervisor, Northern
                                   Buckeye Educational Council 

We will explore the exciting realm of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its transformative role in K-12 Education. Be sure to bring your devices with you for a hands-on learning experience.
Conference participants will learn:
     * What it is
     * How to begin interacting with the tools (prompting) and
     * Digging in with some examples of using AI to assist in daily business office tasks.
11:30 – 11:45 a.m.      Reflection/Closing  
11:45 a.m.                   Depart

Dr. Marguerite Roza

Director, Edunomics Lab / Research Professor, McCourt School, Georgetown University

Dr. Marguerite Roza is Research Professor at Georgetown University and Director of the Edunomics Lab, a research center exploring and modeling complex education finance decisions to inform policy and practice. She leads the McCourt School of Public Policy's Certificate in Education Finance, which equips participants with practical skills in strategic fiscal management, policy analysis, and leadership. Her research traces the effects of fiscal policies at the federal, state, and district levels for their implications on resources at the school and classroom levels. She is author of the highly regarded education finance book, Educational Economics: Where Do School Funds Go?

Roza was a Senior Economic Advisor to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and a Lieutenant in the US Navy teaching thermodynamics at the Naval Nuclear Power School. She earned a PhD in Education from the University of Washington, a BS from Duke University, and studied at the London School of Economics and the University of Amsterdam. 


OASBO Leadership Conference 2024
10/09/2024 at 3:00 PM (EDT)   |  1 day, 21 hours
10/09/2024 at 3:00 PM (EDT)   |  1 day, 21 hours
Contact Hours
10.00 Contact Hours credits  |  No certificate available
10.00 Contact Hours credits  |  No certificate available