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, November 4th

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm     Registration Open

Monday, November 5th

7:00 am – 7:00 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)

  • Standards Based Interdisciplinary Planning
  • Project Based Learning for Leaders (PBL)
  • Scheduling for Transformation
  • 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
Noon - 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
4:00– 5:45 pm            Session #1 – Speech Development & Delivery

Tuesday, November 6th

 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 – 10:15 am   Workshop Session #2
 9:00 – 10:00 am          Student Ambassador Training Session #2 – Role of the Ambassador
10:00 - 11:00 am          Student Ambassador Training Session #3 – Understanding Career Academies
​10:15 am - 10:30 am   Coffee Break
10:30 am – 11:45 am  Workshop Session #3
11:00 - 12:00 pm         Student Ambassador Training Session #4 – Understanding Leadership
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
2:15 - 3:15 pm            Student Ambassador Training Session #5 – Being the Brand
​3:30 pm - 3:45 pm       Break
3:45 pm – 5:00 pm      Workshop Session #5
3:45 - 5:00 pm             Student Ambassador Training Session #6 – Student Power Talks Round 1
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm       Review Training for Team Leads/Teams

Wednesday, November 7th

8:00 am – 9:00 am     Continental Breakfast
8:00 am – 12:00 pm   Exhibits Open
8:30 am -  9:45 am     Workshop Session #6
8:30 am - 11:30 am     Special Workshop with Hans Meeder
8:30  – 9:45 am           Student Ambassador Training Session #7 - Student Power Talks Round 2
8:00 am - 12:00 pm    Community Consultations with Career Academy Experts (for teams of three or more)

Noon - Conference Concludes