2019 PD Forum - Columbus OH

Innovate - Professional Development Forums

Columbus, OH

October 24: 8:45 a.m. — 4:15 p.m.
& October 25: 8:45 a.m. — 12:30 p.m.
Grove City Christian School,
4750 Hoover Rd, Grove City, OH 43123
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Keynote Speakers

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Lyle Wells

Three Behaviors from the Most Innovative Leaders I Have Ever Met

As a coach and mentor to hundreds of innovative leaders, I have had the privilege of experiencing some of the most (and least) effective change agents in education, industry, sports, and ministry.  Three behaviors consistently emerge in the most courageous and successful leaders, these are behaviors that all leaders can embrace, grow, and master. 

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Cynthia Tobias

Truths That Can't Be Shaken: What Keeps Our Schools Eternally Relevant

In a culture that emphasizes the confusion of diversity, identity, and divisive political climate, here's an encouraging reminder of the timeless truths that are our top priority and establish and maintain our distinctiveness.

Forum Schedule

Detailed Schedule

Day One

8:45am - 4:15pm
8:45 a.m.- Worship
9:00 a.m.- Welcome
9:45 a.m.- Keynote Session
10:15 a.m.- Break
10:30 a.m.- Breakout Session One
11:45 a.m.- Lunch
1:00 p.m.- Keynote Session
1:45 p.m.- Breakout Session Two
3:15 p.m.- Affinity Groups or Stand-alone Workshop
4:00 p.m.- General Session

Day Two

8:45am - 12:30pm
8:45 a.m.- Worship
9:00 a.m.- Keynote Session
10:00 a.m.- Breakout Session Three
11:15 a.m.- Break
11:30 a.m.- Closing Session

Attendee Resources

A detailed schedule, speaker resources, and more can be found in the ACSI Community closer to the start of the event.

ACSI Community Page


Hampton Inn Columbus South
4017 Jackpot Rd.
Grove City, OH 43123
Group Name: ACSI PD Forum
$109 + tax
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Drury Inn & Suites Columbus South
4109 Parkway Centre Dr.
Grove City, OH 43123
Group Name: ACSI PD Forum or 2382392
From $124 + tax to $164 + tax
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Lunch is on your own at any nearby restaurant. Chick-fil-A will also be onsite to take lunch orders during the morning registration.



  • Standard$149
  • Walk-in$159


  • Standard (Register by Oct. 23)$189
  • Walk-in$199

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Earn CEUs

You will receive continuing education units for your participation in the Forum. CEU type (Educational/Bible) and amount will vary based on session selection.
Your registration also includes 12 months of ConNEXUS Premium, providing access to on-demand courses and additional CEUs throughout the year.