Making Schools Work Conference Schedule

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All conference events will be held at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

Date / Time Conference Event
Tuesday, July 7, 2020  
8 – 10:30 a.m. Making Schools Work Advisory Council (invitation only)
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Registration, Exhibit Hall and Escape Room Open
Noon State Networking Lunch (Optional – registration and payment required)
1 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 p.m. Awards Reception and Prize Giveaway in the Conference Exhibit Hall
   
Wednesday, July 8, 2020  
7 a.m. Coffee
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Exhibit Hall and Escape Room 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 9, 2020  
7 a.m. Coffee
8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Exhibit Hall and Escape Room Open
8 – 10 a.m. Deep Dive Sessions
8 a.m. Concurrent and Table Talk Sessions
9 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 – Mardi Gras World (Optional – registration and payment required)
   
Friday, July 10, 2020  
7 a.m. Coffee
8 a.m. – 11 a.m. Industry and Education Tours
  Networked Improvement Community Meetings
  Unconference Sessions
Noon Conference Adjourns