Administrators' Days

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 (All day) to Friday, July 30, 2021 (All day)

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Administrators' Days
Younes Conference Center and Holiday Inn - Kearney, NE
July 28-30, 2021

Pre-registration is now closed. 
Drop by the onsite registration desk at Younes Conference Center on Wednesday or Thursay to register.

ADMINISTRATORS' DAYS 2021 is just around the corner and we cannot wait to see you in Kearney!  This annual event for all Nebraska School Administrators provides the opportunity to gain the latest information and development on issues schools are dealing with in Nebraska, motivation from national speakers, and to connect with other educational leaders and vendors.  
 
Attendees will hear Brian Mendler's inspirational experience as That One Kid in the education system who struggled and often disrupted class; Dorina Sackman-Ebuwa will help you B.E.L.I.E.V.E.! Me, You Know Your Why: Now it is Time for the How!; and Danny Brassell to help you Bring Joy Back to Education.
 
Wednesday Schedule - NDE Day 
Click HERE to access the information about NDE programming on Wednesday.
 
Thursday Schedule
7:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast/ Exhibits Open
8:00 a.m. General Session I: Brian Mendler - That One Kid
9:30 a.m. Select-A-Session I
10:30 a.m. Select-A-Session II
11:15 a.m. Awards Lunch 
12:45 p.m. Ice Cream Social
1:15 p.m. General Session II: Dorina Sackman-Ebuwa - B.E.L.I.E.V.E.! Me, You Know Your Why:
Now it is Time for the How!
2:45 p.m. Select-A-Session III
3:45 p.m. Select-A-Session IV
4:30 p.m. NCSA Administrators In Action
4:30 p.m. Welcome Back Celebration
6:00 p.m. Steak Fry
8:00 p.m. NCSA Trivia Night
Friday Schedule
8:15 a.m. New Members Breakfast
8:15 a.m. Breakfast Buffet
9:30 a.m. General Session III: Danny Brassell - Bringing Joy Back into Education
Select-A-Session
Click HERE to view the select-a-sessions for Thursday.

Keynotes

Brian Mendler

Brian Mendler has extensive experience working with challenging students in general ed, self-contained, and inclusion settings.  He is a highly regarded dynamic speaker who provides training for K-12 educators throughout the world with the focus on how to be successful with even the most difficult students.  You are going to love Brian’s message, connect with his humor and walk away with strategies to help you connect and work with students.

 

Dorina Sackman-Ebuwa

As a Certified Transformational Intelligence Specialist, Dorina takes her classroom experiences, collaborative educator workshops, and doctoral research and travels the globe inspiring, motivating, empowering, and celebrating. From innovative, personalized professional development filled with successful and differentiated strategies to authentic “real talk” about teachers leading, Dorina Sackman-Ebuwa encourages all educators to B.E.L.I.E.V.E.! – Be the Educators who Lead to Inspire and Empower Via Empathy!®

 

 

Danny Brassell

Affectionately known as “Jim Carrey with a Ph.D.,” Dr. Danny Brassell has held a variety of titles and worked with leaders from a variety of fields and disciplines, but he has always considered himself first and foremost a teacher.  Danny is a recognized authority on leadership development, reading, motivation and communication skills and the co-creator of www.theREADINGhabit.com, the world’s top reading engagement program. His mission is to bring joy back into education and the workplace.

Hands-on Business Support
ESSER Assistance Room - All day Wednesday and Thursday
NDE staff will be present to answer all of your ESSER questions which may include the following and more; application, reimbursement, assurances, strategic use, budgeting/finance, etc.

NDE School Finance and Organizational Services Room - All day Wednesday and Thursday
NDE staff along with NASBO members will be present to assist with your budget, school finance, and organizational service questions.

 
Administrators' In Action
Get moving and donate to the Pediatric Cancer Action Network (PCAN) all at the same time by signing up for Administrators in Action. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska will  generously sponsor every person that walks or runs the mile on Betty’s Trail, from Younes to Yanny and back, so sign up and get outside for a great cause!

Welcome Back Celebration
After two years away, Administrators’ Days is back in Kearney and back in person so let’s celebrate!! NCSA is throwing a party for all attendees to participate and catch up face-to-face over music, refreshments, and games Thursday afternoon into the evening.  
 
Steak Fry
We’re bringing back the old tradition, at least for one more year.  Please join us for an NCSA Steak Fry Thursday evening.  Just be sure to select the “Steak Fry” option on your registration. 
 
Evening Festivities
We’ll keep the party rolling into the evening with games (including the oh-so-popular NCSA Trivia Night), music, and fun. You won’t want to miss this celebration!
 
We look forward to seeing you in Kearney in July!
 
Exhibitors and Sponsors
Exhibit space and sponsorship opportunities are handled on a first-come, first-served basis and all exhibit space and sponsorships have been purchased for this year's event. 
 
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NCSA Staff Email

Dr. Mike Dulaney mike@ncsa.org
Dr. Dan Ernst dan@ncsa.org
Amy Poggenklass amy@ncsa.org
Megan Hillabrand megan@ncsa.org
Tyler Dahlgren tyler@ncsa.org
Jennifer Sylvester jennifer@ncsa.org
Brenda Petsch brenda@ncsa.org

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