Upcoming Events

The upcoming events on this page are AWSA events that are currently open for registration. To find more future or past events please visit the AWSA Professional Learning Calendar. We have separated the events on this page into three separate categories:

Academies - Conferences - WebinarsWorkshops

Have a question about one or more of the events you see below? Contact AWSA at 608-241-0300. Full refunds of fees will be made on cancellations received two weeks before the event begins. Following that date, 40% administrative fee will be retained. There will be no refunds for no-shows or cancellations made during or after the event.

Several of our academies have ESSA reimbursement opportunities available. 


Academies 

New Building Administrators Academy 

Year-long program 

School leadership is essential to high performing schools. It is the mission of the New Building Administrators Program to provide the support necessary for early career principals and associate principals to succeed.

More information / Register today!

Building Effective Leadership Academy

Multiple Days 

The BEL Academy is designed to support principals and associate principals through a similar cohort approach three times during the school year for relevant, ongoing learning specifically designed for leaders serving in years 2-5 who want an integrated, cohort approach to leadership development rather than a deep dive into a specific area of the work that is typically provided by one of our existing AWSA Academies.

More information / Register today!
 

Leading for Equity Academy

August 9-11, 2021 | Virtual Academy  

In order for Wisconsin’s students to be prepared for their futures and Wisconsin’s communities to remain strong in a global economy, it is imperative that all students graduate college-, career, and life-ready. As Wisconsin’s student population becomes increasingly diverse, persistent disparities in the educational system pose real challenges both to individual opportunity and economic progress.  

More information / Register today!

 

Comprehensive School Mental Health Academy

Multiple Days 

Meeting the rising mental health needs of school communities is an increasing challenge for education leaders.  The Comprehensive School Mental Health Academy is designed to grow capacity in Wisconsin’s School Mental Health Framework and related efforts.  The overall goal is to equip leaders with easy-to-access resources, tools, and application examples so that relevant, local action can be thoughtfully implemented and monitored.

More information / Register today!
 

Leading Professional Learning Communities

Multiple Days 

If you’re looking to build, advance or sustain a professional learning community, this academy will help you thrive.  Equip yourself, or better yet, a team, to sustain a professional learning community that ensures high levels of student learning and engagement.  The academy is designed to help you through unique challenges and will target specific areas such as leadership, assessment, collaboration and more.

More information / Registration open!

Impactful Coaching Academy 

Multiple Days

The educator effectiveness model provides growth opportunities for teachers, principals and other valued staff in our school districts today. This model requires principals to be highly effective coaches. Whether your school has instructional coaches or you’re trying to build teacher leadership capacity, all staff desire and deserve coaching and feedback aligned to high expectations, standards, and research-based effective instructional practices. In this professional learning opportunity, participants will further develop the capacity to provide coaching and feedback that is aligned to high expectations, standards, and research-based effective instructional practices.   

More information / Register today!

Impactful Coaching Academy: Advancing Your Skills 

Multiple Days

Educators and school leaders have many conversations in a day.  These conversations often focused on teaching and learning, can have a significant impact on improvement efforts in a school as it relates to student achievement and engagement. Conversations that foster a positive educational environment and support the diverse cultural and learning needs of students and classroom problems of practice is the focus of this two-day offering. 

More information / Register today!

Data Leadership Academy 

Multiple Days

The Data Leadership Academy develops the capacity to lead continuous improvement efforts that focus on high-quality evidence-informed teaching, learning, and systems improvement. The academy is designed for leaders along with their leadership teams, to engage in a process that embraces an inquiry mindset through a collaborative learning culture.

More information Register today!

School Administrators Institute for Transformational Leadership (SAIL)

Two-year long program 

SAIL is designed to assist school and district leadership teams in creating a coherent and connected plan for transforming education at the local level within a complex environment, and in the process, instill confidence throughout the system for powerfully moving forward.

More information / Register today! 

 

Conferences   

2021 Elementary Principals Convention
October 13-15, 2021 | Hyatt Regency, Green Bay

The 2020-21 Elementary Principals Convention will take place October 13-15, 2021 at the Hyatt Regency in Green Bay. 

More information available soon!

2022 Associate Principals Conference
January 26-28, 2022 | Hyatt Regency, Green Bay

The 2021 Associate Principal Conference will take place January 26-28, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency in Green Bay.

More information available soon!

2022 Middle and High School Principals Convention
February 9-11, 2022 |  Hyatt Regency, Green Bay

The 2021 Middle and High School Principals Convention will take place February 9-11, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency in Green Bay. 

More information available soon!

Webinars

Self-Care Webinar Series
Multiple dates and subjects

While serving others can be incredibly rewarding, it also can take its toll, especially this year.  So how are you caring for yourself?  How are you finding support for your ongoing role in the road ahead? Your AWSA Community is here to help. Based on positive feedback from participants of our initial back-to-school Self-Care sessions in recent weeks, AWSA will be offering a 45-60 minute monthly Self-Care session for the remainder of the school year at no cost.

More information / Register today!


Advancing Your Skills Webinar Series: Webinar Wednesdays
Multiple days

Based on past participant feedback and recent developments in the need for virtual professional development, AWSA will now be providing virtual offerings focused on specific key areas in coaching school improvement.

More information / Register today!

Workshops 

2021 Managing to Lead Workshops
July 29, 2021 | Holiday Inn, Stevens Point or
August 5, 2021 | Holiday Inn, Waukesha 

The multiple change initiatives underway in education demand more time for learning leadership than ever before. How will you manage such leadership challenges? Where will you find the time? Managing to Lead is designed for an administrator and his/her administrative assistant to take TOGETHER. This has helped countless teams and schools take substantial “leaps forward” in their work – and in their personal lives. 

More information Register today!