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Connecting the Dots: Presence. Passion. Purpose.

KASA will be hosting its first leadership summit specifically designed for Chief Academic Officers and other Executive District Instructional Leaders on February 9, 2023, at the Louisville East Marriot Hotel. This event will be an opportunity to network, collaborate, and share innovation and tactical solutions to current instructional challenges in our schools.

Keynote Speaker Sessions 

Dr. Larry Dake has served in leadership positions for over 12 years as a curriculum coordinator, building principal, and assistant superintendent overseeing personnel, instruction, and finance. His session "Connecting the Dots among yourself, your staff, and your organization: Leading Inside Out" will offer insight on building and growing district-wide impact through connecting the dots.

Jake Lile, a KY student will share a story of an inspiring vision of what kids might accomplish if given the opportunities to learn deeply and joyously!
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Concurrent Education Sessions

Session topics include: Executive Presence, staff retention strategies: new teacher & new administrator networks, culture & climate and gap closure: understanding the male learner, and more!
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Tentative Agenda
  8:00 a.m.  Doors Open & Registration
  8:30 a.m.  General Session with Keynote Speaker
10:25 a.m.  Comfort Break
10:35 a.m.  Networking Activity
11:30 a.m.  Networking Lunch
12:20 p.m.  Transition Break
12:30 p.m.  Concurrent Education Sessions
  1:20 p.m.  Transition Break
  1:30 p.m.  Concurrent Education Sessions
  2:20 p.m.  Transition Break
  2:30 p.m.   Closing General Session
  3:00 p.m.  Summit Concludes

Thank you to our Summit Planning Committee:
Marcus Adams, Meade Co
Michelle Cash, Cumberland Co.
Wendy Duvall, Todd Co.
Stephanie Emmons, Scott Co. 
Kevin Estes, Ballard Co.
Matt Perkins, Muhlenberg Co.
Melissa Stephanski, Warren Co.
Mary Stiltner, Pike Co.
Meocha Williams, Fayette Co.
Register Here!

February 9, 2023

Registration Includes: Summit Sessions, meals, materials & networking reception held Wednesday, February 8 at the Marriott East Hotel.

Early Bird Price (before January 10,2023)

$249 - Member
$349 - Nonmember

After January 10, 2023
$299 - Member
$399 - Nonmember

$139 plus tax
Click here and book your lodging at the Louisville Marriott East Hotel by January 23.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations will be accepted through January 20, 2023, but must be submitted in writing via email (, fax (502) 875-4631, or mail to 87 C. Michael Davenport Blvd., Frankfort, KY 40601.
Refunds will be issued less an administrative fee of $49 to offset the cost of materials purchased on your behalf.
Refunds cannot be issued for cancellations or no-shows after January 20, 2023, due to commitments KASA made to the hotel and other suppliers on your behalf. You are welcome to substitute a school leader in your place, member/nonmember rate will apply.
*Written cancellation or substitution is required to protect both KASA members and staff from the uncertainty and misunderstandings that may occur because of cancellations made by phone during a hectic work period.

For questions regarding your registration, please contact the KASA office (800) 928-5272

Thank you to our sponsors!