2020 ANNUAL CONFERENCE DRAFT AGENDA

WSSDA 2020 Annual Conference

Preliminary Agenda* as of 4/15/20

The conference is scheduled for November 18-21, 2020 (Wed.-Sat.) at the Spokane Convention Center (SCC) and the Davenport Grand Hotel. All events below at SCC unless otherwise noted.

Wednesday, November 18

7:30 AM – 11:30 AM             Pre-Conference Registration, West Ballroom Lobby

8:30 AM – 4:15 PM               Law Conference 

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM             Board Boot Camp Pre-Conference Workshop 

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM             Leading for Equity Pre-Conference Workshop 

12:30 PM – 1:15 PM             Pre-Conference Lunch

1:00 PM – 4:30 PM                Registration, West Ballroom Lobby

4:15 PM – 6:00 PM                Open Government Training

Thursday, November 19

7:00 AM – 4:00 PM               Registration, West Ballroom Lobby

7:00 AM – 3:45 PM               Exhibits, 111 A, Ballroom Lobby & 2nd Floor

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM               Breakfast, Ballroom 100

8:30 AM – 9:45 AM               Opening General Session with Keynote

9:45 AM – 10:15 AM            Break, 111 A, Ballroom Lobby, 2nd Floor 

10:15 AM – 11:45 AM          Breakout Session #1
Small Schools Forum

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM             Awards Luncheon, Ballroom 100

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM                Dessert Break, 111 A, Ballroom Lobby, 2nd Floor 

2:00 PM – 3:15 PM                Breakout Session #2 

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM                Two Onboard Sessions

3:15 PM – 3:45 PM                Break, 111 A, Ballroom Lobby, 2nd Floor

3:45 PM – 5:00 PM                Breakout Session #3 

                                                 Boards Night Out, Restaurants around Spokane 

Friday, November 20

7:00 AM – 4:00 PM               Registration, West Ballroom Lobby 

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM               Breakfast, Ballroom 100

7:30 AM – 12:30 PM             Exhibits, 111 A, Ballroom Lobby & 2nd Floor

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM               Director Area Election Meetings

9:30 AM – 10:45 AM            Breakout Session #4

Large Schools Caucus

Small Schools Advisory Committee Meeting

9:30 AM – 12:30 PM             Two Onboard Sessions

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM          Refreshment Break, 111 A, Ballroom Lobby, 2nd Floor

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM          Breakout Session #5 

Equity and Access Caucus 

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM             General Session Luncheon with Keynote 

2:00 PM – 2:15 PM                Break | Runoff Elections 

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM              Breakout Session #6

2:30 PM – 5:30 PM                Two OnBoard Sessions

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM                Refreshment Break

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM              Breakout Session #7 

5:00 PM – 6:00 pm                Student Representatives’ Reception

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM                President’s Reception

Saturday, November 21

7:00 AM – 10:00 AM            Registration, West Ballroom Lobby

7:15 AM – 8:15 AM               Breakfast & Networking, Ballroom 100 

7:15 AM – 7:45 AM               Various Committee Meetings, Davenport Grand 

8:15 AM – 9:45 AM               Breakout Session #8 

10:00 AM – 11:15 AM          Closing General Session with Keynote 

11:45 PM – 1:00 PM             WSSDA Board of Directors Meeting, President’s Suite at Davenport Grand 

*Content and times subject to change