Exemplary Practices in Education Leadership Conference
Maximizing Leadership for Systemic Change
October 2, 2014

The annual Exemplary Practices in Education Leadership Conference, featuring Michael Fullan, will be held October 2, 2014 in Clovis, California at the Clovis Memorial District building. Michael Fullan, will deliver both a morning and an afternoon keynote on systemic change, P-16.

This one-day conference is designed for P-16 educational leaders—superintendents, district leaders, principals, site leaders, teacher leaders, deans, and higher education faculty—to explore the roles and critical actions of leaders as they transform their organizations into collaborative cultures of 21st century learning for students and educators.

Morning Breakout Sessions will highlight exceptional practices related to Integrating Technology into Teaching and Learning, Developing and Sustaining Equitable Systems, Early Education Initiatives, Assessments for and of Learning, Change Leadership in Action and Aligning Instruction for the 21st Century. A roundtable discussion will feature leaders from Central Valley higher education Institutes.

Conference Objectives

  • Examine the current role of educational leaders
  • Identify high leverage activities that impact teacher and student learning
  • Explore the knowledge and skills required to be an effective change leader
  • Gain a broader understanding of the school-change process.

About Michael Fullan

Michael Fullan is the special advisor to the premier and minister of education in Ontario, Canada. He is engaged in training, consulting, and advising schools, districts, and governments around the world on large-scale reform, leadership, and educational change Michael Fullan, OC, is a worldwide authority on educational reform and advises policymakers and leaders around the world on education reform and the moral purpose of education- all children learning. Fullan is a prolific, award-winning author of books, including Leading in a Culture of Change, Breakthrough, Turnaround Leadership in Higher Education, Change Wars (with Andy Hargreaves) and others. His latest books include: Stratosphere: Integrating Technology, Pedagogy, and Change Knowledge (2013), The Principal: Maximizing Impact (2014), A Rich Seam: How New Pedagogies Find Deep Learning (2014), Big City School Reform: Lessons from New York, Toronto, and London (2014), All Systems Go (2010) and The Moral Imperative Realized (2010)

Event Details

Event Title:     Exemplary Practices in Education Leadership Conference:
Maximizing Leadership for Systemic Change

Date(s):     October 2, 2014

Time :     7:30 am - 3:00 pm

Audience:     P-16 educational leaders—superintendents, district leaders, principals, site
leaders, teacher leaders, deans, and higher education faculty

Keynote Speaker:     Michael Fullan

Partners:     Fresno State University, Fresno Pacific University, State Center Consortium, Fresno
County Office of Education, California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley

Included :     Breakfast, lunch and materials


Early registration (before August 15, 2014) = $200
Registration (August 15 – September 19, 2014) = $225
Late and On-Site Registration (After September, 19, 2014) = $250

(While seats are available)

This event is expected to sell out. We encourage you to register early and to send your Purchase Order (PO) or payment as soon as possible. Please fax purchase orders to Margo Miner at (559) 278-0175.

Checks should be payable to: CSUF Foundation – CVELI. Send to: CVELI, 5005 N. Maple Avenue, MS ED 303, Fresno, CA. 93740-8025.

For additional payment information, contact Margo Miner at (559) 278-2014

Location :     

Clovis Veteran’s Memorial District Building
453 Hughes Ave., Clovis, CA, 93612

Map | Driving Directions

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Mabel Franks


P: (559) 278-0175 (Margo Miner extension)

Sponsor :     Central Valley Educational Leadership Institute (CVELI)