Making Schools Work Conference Schedule at a Glance

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Making Schools Work Conference Schedule

All 2021 conference events will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

Date / Time Conference Event
Tuesday, July 6  
8 – 10:30 a.m. Making Schools Work Advisory Council (Invitation only)
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Registration, Exhibit Hall and Escape Rooms Open
Noon State Networking Lunch (Optional: Registration and payment required)
1 – 2:15 p.m. Making Schools Work Improvement Framework Orientations for Elementary Grades, Middle Grades, High Schools and Technology Centers
2:30 p.m. Opening General Session, Keynote and Awards
4 – 5 p.m. Awards Reception and Prize Giveaway in the Conference Exhibit Hall
   
Wednesday, July 7  
7 a.m. Coffee
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Registration, Exhibit Hall and Escape Rooms Open
8 a.m. Concurrent and Table Talk Sessions
9 a.m. Morning Refreshment Break
9:15 a.m. Concurrent and Table Talk Sessions
10:30 a.m. Concurrent and Table Talk Sessions
11:30 a.m. Lunch (One Seating)
12:30 p.m. General Session
1:45 p.m. Concurrent and Table Talk Sessions
2:45 p.m. Afternoon Refreshment Break
3 p.m. Concurrent and Table Talk Sessions
4 p.m. Team Planning Time
   
Thursday, July 8  
7 a.m. Coffee
8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Exhibit Hall and Escape Rooms Open (Registration ends at noon)
8 – 10 a.m. Deep-Dive Sessions
10 a.m. Morning Refreshment Break
10:15 a.m. Concurrent and Table Talk Sessions
11:30 a.m. Lunch (One Seating)
12:30 p.m. Concurrent and Table Talk Sessions
1:45 p.m. Concurrent and Table Talk Sessions
2:45 p.m. Afternoon Refreshment Break
3 p.m. Closing General Session and Keynote
4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Celebratory Reception (Optional: Registration and payment required)
   
Friday, July 9  
7 a.m. Coffee
8 a.m. – 11 a.m. Industry Tours
  Networked Improvement Community Meetings
  Unconference Sessions
  Escape Rooms Open
Noon Conference Adjourns