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2022 Women's Forum: Together We Rise
January 26-28
Galt House Hotel, Louisville

Tentative Schedule

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

3:00 p.m.  Welcome and Orientation for Cohort 5 Only
During this session, you will be oriented to the KWEL network and its many services, as well as rehearse for the induction ceremony held the following day as part of the annual KWEL forum.
In addition, you will experience The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® based on the work of Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner. In this session, you will experience a shared culture for leadership with one definition, our practice based on what followers want from us as leaders, and a plan to grow. 
3 hours EILA Credit. Cost: $99*

*As a brand new cohort member, you will be automatically registered for both th
e orientation and the networking event with your forum registration. As shared in your notification correspondence, you will be invoiced for $99 for the orientation as it is not included in the KWEL Professional network.
5:45 p.m. Induction Practice for Cohort 5 members
6:15 p.m.  Dinner for Cohort 5 members
7:30 p.m. Social Event / Networking (Open to all KWEL members)
9:00 p.m. Adjourn

Thursday, January 27, 2022
10:00 a.m. Superintendent Connection (for KWEL CEO's) - Lunch included
11:30 a.m. Lunch-n-Learn: Networking in like-leadership roles 
12:30 p.m.  Break
 1:00 p.m. Opening Session:
  • Welcome and Introduction of the theme
  • Welcome Speaker - Lt. Governor Jacqueline Coleman
  • Forum Overview and Sponsor Appreciation
 2:00 p.m. Concurrent Session #1 - Select one topic of interest
 3:00 p.m.  Break
 3:30 p.m. Concurrent Session #2 - Select one topic of interest
 4:30 p.m. Break
 4:45 p.m. New Cohort Induction Ceremony
 6:00 p.m. Dinner with Keynote Speaker Renee Shaw 
 7:15 p.m. Celebration Reception
 8:45 p.m. Adjourn

Friday, January 28, 2022
  8:30 a.m. Breakfast with Scholastic  
  9:00 a.m. Legislative Panel
10:00 a.m.  Comfort Break / Hotel Checkout
10:30 a.m. Table Talk: Mentor/Mentee Discussion
11:15 a.m.  Closing Inspirational Message from Dr. Rhonda Caldwell, KASA Executive Director
11:45 a.m.  Adjourn

Note: Registration for the KWEL Forum is included in the KWEL Professional Network.
Up to 12 hours EILA credit available.


January 26-28, 2022

Galt House Hotel
140 N. Fourth St., Louisville

For Lodging, call (502) 589-5200, ask for the KASA room block rate ($119/West Tower; $139/East Tower)
Click here to make reservations online. Use 
Group Code:  KWE03092021)
To receive the discounted rate, make reservations before January 18.

Overnight self-parking is $15 in EAST TOWER only.

COVID-19 Update from the Hotel:

Your safety is our utmost concern. So, while at the hotel, expect the following:

  1. All Galt House associates will be required to wear a mask regardless of vaccination status
  2. Staff work stations will include plexi glass to protect guests and staff while working closely
  3. Hand sanitizing stations are located throughout the facility