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 - Workshops

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.


Analyzing Teaching for Student Results

Year long program - Begins January 2018.

If we are serious about having all of our students in Wisconsin graduating college and career ready, both the quality of teacher instruction and the support and feedback that leaders provide their staff about their teaching will need significant attention. To this end, the Analyzing Teaching for Students Results course will provide leaders, serious about deep impact of teacher growth and student learning, with a deep dive into one of the world’s leading resources for developing skillful, high impact teaching.

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New Building Administrators Academy 

Year long program - Begins August 8, 2017

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.

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Impactful Coaching Academy 

Fall of 2017 to Spring of 2018 - Multiple dates & locations

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.   

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Leading for Equity Academy

Year long program - Begins September 2017

The Learning Leaders Academy is founded on the evidence-based principle that developing capacity in the adult staff is the key strategy for increasing the impact on students and their futures. With this foundational principle in mind, the Learning Leaders Academy will assist school- and district-level leaders in approaching the complex work of continuous improvement in ways that significantly impact student learning.

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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.

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2018  Wisconsin Summit for Data-Informed Leadership
March 1, 2018 - Green Bay

The Wisconsin Summit for Data Informed Leadership, organized by AWSA and WASDA, will be held March 1-2, 2018 at the KI Center in Green Bay.  Understanding data and embedding effective data practices in a cycle of inquiry is a pre-requisite for sustained school and system improvement. The Summit will allow participants to focus on data and assessment practices and provide practical strategies for strengthening data review processes and collaboration opportunities for the benefit of student learning as well as allow time for action planning.

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What's Next...Retirement Planning 

March 21, Sun Prairie or March 28, Milwaukee (Milwaukee Seminar is sold out. A waiting list is available)

Horace Mann, an AWSA Corporate Partner, has volunteered to provide complimentary retirement seminars for AWSA members and their guests. These seminars will provide information on the three legs of a solid retirement: the WI Retirement System, Social Security and personal savings (e.g. Roth, 403(b) plans, etc.). The sessions will also cover what educators should know about putting savings to good use and public service loan forgiveness. 

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Aspiring Administrators Workshops

April 10 or 11 - Multiple Locations

The Aspiring Administrator Workshop is for outstanding educators whom we hope to attract to school administration. The Workshop's primary purpose is to connect teachers, whose career goals include seeking administrative positions, to currently practicing administrators through publications, in-service programs, attendance at WFEA-sponsored programs, AWSA meetings, etc.  

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