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JUNE 1ST – JUNE 4TH

Returning for its 7th year in a virtual location, the Midwest Leadership Summit (#MWLS21), sponsored by Butler County ESC and Hamilton County ESC, brings highly sought-after educational experts to southwest Ohio for four days of learning, reflecting, and connecting.

Watch the 2021 MWLS Kickoff Video!

Don’t miss out on new features like exciting On-Demand Content and Leadership Labs, along with these nationally known speakers!

Elena Aguilar / Janet Baird

Mike Kleba / Dr. Ryan O’Hara

Elena Aguilar is author of the top-selling titles The Art of Coaching, The Art of Coaching Teams, Onward, and Coaching for Equity. Janet Baird is a Team Member at Bright Morning Consulting. Mike Kleba and Dr. Ryan O’Hara are co-authors of Otherful.


SCHEDULE

TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 2021

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Coffee, Connections, and Event Kick-off

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Building Strong Relationships
Speaker: Molly Connaughton Teszlewicz

Small Happiness Moves that Make a Big Impact
Speaker: Meghan Lawson

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Leading with a Shared Vision
Speaker: Bob Longworth

Self-Care in Leadership
Speaker: Chad Hilliker

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

The Power of Servant Leadership
Speaker: Marlon Styles

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2, 2021

8:30 am – 9:30 am

Keynote address: Elena Aguilar and live chat with Janet Baird

9:30 am – 11:15 am

Resilience Learning Block #1 with Janet Baird

11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Lunch and Reflection

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Resilience Learning Block #2 with Janet Baird

2:00 pm – 2:15 pm

Closing session

2:15 pm – 3:00 pm

Team Time and Reflection

THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 2021

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Keynote address: Mike Kleba and live chat with Dr. Ryan O’Hara

9:00 am – 11:00 am

Leadership Learning Block #1 with Mike Kleba & Ryan O’Hara

11:00 am-12:00 pm

Lunch and Reflection

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Leadership Learning Block #2 with Mike Kleba & Ryan O’Hara

2:00 pm-2:15 pm

Closing session with Mike Kleba and Dr. Ryan O’Hara

2:15 pm – 3:00 pm

Team Time and Reflection

FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 2021

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Coffee and Connections

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Leading Through Others
Speaker: Ellie Preston

Building Resilience in a Time of Crisis
Speaker: Dr. Kim Given

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Learning from a Pandemic – Leading in Healthy Ways
Speaker: John Spieser

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Closing Session

Plus, ON-DEMAND CONTENT available throughout the entire event, featuring Jay Phillips, Jon Graft, Dr. Jen Mott, Greg Sears, Meghan Lawson, Heather Sass, Allison Curran, Holly Mueller, and Natasha Adams.

Cost for all four days is $245/person (20 contact hours)



Previous Speakers

2021

  • Elena Aguilar keynote and live chat with Janet Baird
  • Mike Kleba keynote and live chat with Dr. Ryan O’Hara

2020

  • Jimmy Casas – Start. Right. Now. – Teach and Lead for Excellence
  • Katie Novak – Inside the Box

2019

  • Katie Martin – Teaching and Leading in a Changing World
  • George Couros – Leading Innovative Teaching and Learning

2018

  • Mike Rutherford – The Artisan Leader… Recognizing and Developing Excellent Instruction
  • Pedro Noguera – Educational Excellence Through Equity: Five Principles of Courageous Leadership to Guide Achievement for Every Student

2017

  • Todd Whitaker – What Great Leaders Do Differently
  • Eric Sheninger – Digital Leadership: Changing Paradigms for Changing Times

2016

  • Eric Jensen – Get an Amazing “Trifecta” of the 3 Most Powerful Tools Any Change Agent Could Possibly Want or Have!
  • Anthony Muhammad – The Will to Lead and the Skill to Teach: Transforming Schools at Every Level

2015

  • Dr. Mike Schmoker – Elevating the Essentials to Radically Improve Student Learning
  • Dr. Gail Latta and Dr. Leo Bradley – Leading Change
  • Eric Thomas – Leadership and Change

The Midwest Leadership Summit is co-sponsored by

Butler County ESC and Hamilton County ESC.

Strengthen your leadership team and learn strategies to make positive changes in the culture and achievement of your organization!

Cost for all four days is $245/person (20 contact hours)

JUNE 1 – JUNE 4, 2021

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