Leading as a Team: The Value of Collaboration & Being on the Same Page

A high-performing central office team is essential to the success of a school district, as well as every student it serves. This conference will bring together central office leaders and essential team members to ensure that everyone understands the value and necessity of working together with common goals, systems and accountability standards.

General Sessions and Featured Presenters

  • Accountability is Not a Dirty Word
    Presenter: Carol Diglio

  • 5 Dysfunctions of a Team
    Presenters: Patty Trelstad and Dixie Koenemann

Also featuring:

Legal Update from Thrun Law Firm

  • Criminal Sexual Conduct
  • Transgender Student Update
  • Open Carry Update
  • Social Media & Employee Speech

MASA Legislative Update

  • Learn about hot topics at the Capitol, what to expect during Lame Duck, and get an election update

Breakout sessions

  • Building Better Finance and HR Offices
  • Why isn’t Anybody Talking about Horizontal Succession Planning?
  • Data Driven Decision Making – Leveraging Innovation and Critical Strategic Planning to Design Projects with the Greatest ROI and Long Term Benefits
  • How HR Fits
  • Accelerate District Progress by Aligning Your Team on the Metrics that Matter the Most
  • Working Together for Gender Equity

Overnight Accommodations

Rooms are available at the Radisson Lansing at the Capitol for $126.95 a night. To make a reservation, contact the Radisson at 1-800-333- 3333 or visit www.radisson.com/lansingmi; use the promotional code “COAC18.”


Oct. 22-23, 2018
Oct. 22: 1:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Oct. 23: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Radisson Lansing at the Capitol
111 N Grand Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933



View the draft agenda