Leadership Symposium 2024

Come and join us at our annual event!

For just $225.00 per person,

you and your team members can attend this exciting two-day event.

August 1 & 2, 2024

Registration each day at 8:30 a.m.

Symposium 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

REGISTRATION: https://tinyurl.com/2024LeadershipSymposium 

Featuring keynote speakers Ty Sells, Youth to Youth, and Dr. Lonny Rivera, New Superintendent for the Perkins Local School District, and former Director of Innovation at North Point ESC.   Our event offers a wide range of breakout sessions, including:

  • Zach Miley's The Educator Wellness Playbook and District Crisis Planning
  • Karen Rumley’s presentation on Navigating through Literacy Legislation
  • Leanne Ashby-Sidley, ODEW, Region 8 Coordinator, How can your Regional Coordinators collaborate and support Superintendents
  • Frank Gant, SST8 will be presenting on Absenteeism/Attendance
  • Jake Miller's presentation on Personalized Learning Network services
  • Susan Huth's insights on Elevating Education: The Power of Quality Coaching through Teaching and Learning
  • Monique Sangialosi session on Personal Care/Staff Wellness for Staff Retention
  • Aaron Rausch ODEW, Financial Updates
  • Legislative, Special Education, and HR Legal Updates presented by various legal groups.
  • Plus, much more in store! 

We've also made sure to include in the schedule DISTRICT TEAM TIME each day so you and your team can start planning for the school year ahead.

Day 1 Keynote:  TY SELLS 
Not just a speaker, Ty brings over 30 years of experience in drug prevention, community service, and youth development.  Ty is an Ohio Certified Prevention Consultant, has a BA in Communication from The Ohio State University, and is currently the Director of Speakers Services for Youth to Youth International in Columbus, Ohio.
In 2012, Ty was awarded the “Prevention Innovator of the Year” Award by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services for his development of creative prevention training and consultation with schools and organizations across the state.  He has developed several training courses, workshops, and presentations for both youth and adults to address the many complex issues that confront today’s young people.

Day 2 Keynote:  DR. LONNIE RIVERA
Dr. Rivera,  Superintendent,  Perkins Local School District.  Dr. Rivera has a wealth of experience in public education, starting as a special education teacher for Toledo Public Schools, Principalships with Maumee City Schools and Oregon City Schools, Superintendent of Oregon City Schools, and Interim Superintendent of Public Instruction for the State of Ohio. He is an advocate for the transformative power of public education and is dedicated to working collaboratively to foster an innovative education environment to ensure every student’s success.
“Growing up as the son of a migrant worker, I learned the values of hard work, resilience, and the transformative power of education,” Dr. Rivera shared.  “Throughout my career, I have remained steadfast to building a culture that fosters a love for learning, collaboration, and a passion for helping others discover new pathways.” 


Register your team today with Patti Maloney, at [email protected]and let's kick off the 2024-2025 school year together!

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