Program at a Glance

Program at a Glance

Learn from academy experts and dialogue with colleagues from around the country at any of our high-powered sessions organized around the 10 National Standards of Practice (NSOP).

Sunday, October 29th

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm     Registration Open

Monday, October 30th

7:00 am – 9:00 pm     Registration Open
6:30 am - 8:00 am      Continental Breakfast for Pre-Sessions Presenters/Attendees and Tour Attendees
​8:00 am - 12:00 pm    Vendor Set Up
7:30 am - 12:00 pm    Academy Tours *$35.00 Fee (Includes Breakfast)
8:00 am – 2:00 pm     Pre-Sessions *$300.00 Fee (Includes Breakfast and Lunch)

  • Forward Thinking: The Nuts and Bolts of Envisioning and Creating A Career Academy
  • Sustaining Academies through Collective Impact
  • Develop Your Communications Plan in 4 Hours
  • Building Strong Business and Community Partnerships

10:00 - 10:15 pm       Coffee break for pre-sessions
Noon - 12:30 pm       Lunch for pre-sessions/vendors/board
Noon - 5:00 pm         Exhibits Open
1:00 pm - 5:45 pm     Student Projects Exhibition
2:15 pm - 3:45 pm     Conference Opening and Career Academy Awards
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm     Workshop Session #1 and Round Tables
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm     Career Academy Conversation - Invitation Only 

Tuesday, October 31st

7:00 am – 3:00 pm     Registration Open
6:30 am – 8:30 am     Continental Breakfast/Announcements
8:00 am – 5:00 pm     Exhibits Open
9:00 am - 11:30 am    Student Power Talks 
9:00 am – 10:15 am   Workshop Session #2
​10:15 am - 10:30 am  Coffee Break
10:30 am – 11:45 am Workshop Session #3
Noon - 12:30 pm        Keynote Speaker
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm   Lunch and Door Prizes
2:15 pm – 3:30 pm     Workshop Session #4
​3:30 pm - 3:45 pm      Break
3:45 pm – 5:00 pm     Workshop Session #5
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm      Review Training for Team Leads/Teams

Wednesday, November 1st

8:00 am – 9:00 am     Continental Breakfast
8:00 am – 12:00 pm   Exhibits Open
7:30 am - 12:00 pm   Business Site Tours *$35.00 fee (Includes Breakfast)
8:00 am - 12:00 pm   Community Consultations with Career Academy Experts (for teams of three or more)
8:00 am - 12:00 pm   Project Based Learning Workshop
 

Noon - Conference Concludes