2022 Annual Conference Agenda

2022 Conference Agenda Subject to Change.

This agenda is intended as a snapshot of the schedule. Once available, the most detailed reference for the Annual Conference agenda will be the conference app.

Thursday Nov. 17

Pre – Conference Workshops:
9 am – 2:00 pm

Attendees can select one of three engaging workshops. Lunch is included, but pre – registration is required.
  1. Board Boot Camp
  2. Law Conference
  3. The Road to Belonging is Paved with Dignity

Conference Begins at 2:00 pm

The events happening in the afternoon are open to any conference registrant. While spots are limited for the OnBoard trainings at conference, ALL school directors and other conference attendees are invited to the President’s Dinner.

2:15 – 5:15 pm            OnBoard Finance Deciphering District Budgets

2:30 – 4:00 pm            Open Government Training

2:30 – 5:00 pm            OnBoard Equity Introduction to the Commitment to Educational Equity

3:30 – 5:00 pm            Committee/Caucus meetings

5:30 – 7:30 pm            President’s Dinner with Leadership WSSDA Graduation and 2022 Boards of Distinction

Friday Nov. 18

7:30 – 8:30 am            Breakfast       Committee/Caucus meetings

8:30am – 11:30pm     General Session 1 Featuring Washington State Teacher of the Year Jerad Koepp

11:30am – 12:30pm   Lunch in Centennial Ballroom       Committee/Caucus Meetings

12:30 – 2:00 pm          Breakout Session #1

12:30 – 3:00 pm          OnBoard Equity Introduction to the Commitment to Educational Equity

12:30 – 3:00 pm          OnBoard Equity Identity Discrimination – A Look at Federal Involvement

2:15 – 3:15 pm            Breakout Session #2

3:30 – 4:45 pm            Breakout Sessions #3

5:00 pm on Board’s Night Out – This evening is left intentionally available for boards to plan independently. Enjoy exploring Spokane on Friday evening following the last breakout session for Boards’ Night Out! Join with your fellow school directors and superintendents at one of Spokane’s great restaurants for this unique opportunity to socialize with your colleagues. Be sure you make reservations in advance!

Saturday Nov. 19

7:30 – 8:30 am            Breakfast       Committee/Caucus meetings

8:30 am – 9:30 pm      Breakout Session #4

9:45 am – 12:00 pm    General Session 2 featuring keynote speaker Dr. Adolph Brown, 2022 Boards of the Year, WSSDA election results, installation of the 2023 WSSDA President

12:00 – 1:00 pm          Lunch in Centennial Ballroom

1:00 – 2:15 pm            Breakout Session #5

1:00 – 3:30 pm            OnBoard Equity Advancing Inclusion Through Belonging

1:00 – 4:00 pm             OnBoard Finance Tackling Financial Soundness

2:30 – 3:45 pm             Breakout Session #6 

Annual Conference adjourns at 4:00 pm Saturday.