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Orlando, FL Professional Development Workshop



Join us in Orlando, FL for a Leaders' Summit on Friday and the Conference on Friday. 


EE Leaders' Summit

Date: Friday, March 1, 2024, 8:30am-3:30pm Eastern Time

Location: The First Academy

Cost: ACSI member rate: $85 ($115 starting 2/5/24)

         Non-member rate: $115

Join Christian school leaders as we engage with expert led sessions designed specifically for leadership training and encouragement. Earn 6 clock hours of training in five sessions:

Session 1 - Reigniting the Passion for Leadership with Dr. Althea Penn

Session 2 - Leading With Love with Tammy Hicks

Session 3 - The Path to Flourishing with Dr. Chuck Gilliam

Session 4 - Technology Can Be Your Friend: How to Use it for Effectiveness and Efficiency with Jennifer Jackson

Session 5 - Living and Leading in an Age of Anxiety with Dr. David Balik

Session 6 - Communication: The Key to a Successful Team with Dr. Cindy Barnum

Registration includes a Soup and Salad Luncheon Buffet

Orlando Leaders' Summit Presenter Schedule

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Gain insight from from the Friendzy team as they help us understand social-emotional growth so that we can enhance relationships and create a sense of belonging in this engaging and interactive workshop! 

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2024, 8:00am-3:30pm Eastern Time

Location: The First Academy

Cost: ACSI member rate: $85 ($115 starting 2/5/24)

          Non-member rate: $115

Registration includes a luncheon buffet to include assorted sandwiches, chips, salad, and cookies

  8:30 AMSession 1
10:30 AMRefreshment Break
10:45 AMSession 2
12:15 PMLunch (included)
12:45 PMSession 3
  2:15 PMMovement Break
  2:30 PMSession 4 and Closing
  3:30 PMWorkshop Ends


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We look forward to connecting and engaging with you during this in-person event! Registration will include lunch and an amazing day planned to REIGNITE your calling. This event will offer up to six training hours.


Preview the Leaders' Summit Presenter Schedule 




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Julie currently serves as a National Partnership Director at Friendzy. As the child of educators and raised in a family of lifelong learners, she knew from an early age that she was destined for a career in education. Julie has been an educator in both the public and private school settings for over twenty years. She has been a teacher, interventionist, instructional coach, curriculum and staff development director, Catholic school superintendent, and consultant. In addition, she has been a strong advocate for education access. She believes all children deserve well-prepared and joy-filled teachers who will invest in finding every student's gifts and talents. The ethics of care and the study of belonging are both current research interests. A National Partnership Director for Friendzy, growing business and developing partnerships in schools across the country.