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Leading from Within...

We know it is lonely at the top, this especially holds true for women.  The KWEL network is designed to support women serving in high level leadership roles in schools districts.  The purpose of this group is really three-fold.  First, it will give women that are currently serving as the superintendent the opportunity to mentor and support each other and also those seeking to be in top level leadership positions.  Second, it will support women that aspire to lead but may need the confidence, courage and support to take the next step. Finally, this network will give all women serving in leadership roles the opportunity to grow as leaders through an additional support system unique to the needs of women and the challenges they face.  


Friday, January 19

3 p.m. Registration 
4 p.m.  Welcome
5 p.m. Networking Reception sponsored by: University of Louisville School of Education,
                        Renaissance Learning, Hilliard Lyons, and Scholastic
6:30 p.m. Dinner sponsored by Renaissance Learning and Keynote Address by Dr. Joy Jones
                        sponsored by Hilliard Lyons
8 p.m. New Cohort Induction Ceremony
8:45 p.m. Adjourn - Social Time


Saturday, January 20

7:45 a.m. Breakfast and Opening Session with Dr. Joy Jones sponsored by Scholastic
9 a.m. Break - Move to Waterford Room
9:15 a.m. Leading from Within - The Leadership Challenge with Dr. Rhonda Caldwell 
10:15 a.m. Break
10:25 a.m. Planning Your Leadership Journey - Knowing your leadership strengths with
                        Dr. Rhonda Caldwell
11 a.m. Taking Care of Yourself - Work/Life Balance - Panel of female superintendents
12 p.m. Closing - Evaluation - Mentoring and Beyond - Future Forum Topic Suggestions

Register by calling Mary Brown at (800) 928-5272 or email

January 19-20, 2018

Galt House Hotel
Louisville, KY


6 hours EILA credit available

Lodging Information
Galt House Hotel

140 N Fourth St, Louisville, KY
(800) 626-1814
Ask for the KASA/KY Women in Education Leadership room block rate of $177 by January 4, 2018. This rate includes a networking reception followed by dinner Friday evening and breakfast Saturday morning.