“i3 Innovate, Inspire, Ignite: The Measure of a Leader”
On November 7, 2018, the pre-conference was opened to high schools identified as Comprehensive and Targeted Support and Improvement Schools, Additional Targeted Support and Improvement Schools, and Schools At-Risk (SAR). High school district teams engaged in activities with Dr. Robert Balfanz, Director of the Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins University and visited innovative programs offered by the Vicksburg-Warren School District.
The general conference convened on November 8-9, 2018 and represented identified schools. District team participants engaged in sessions on school improvement for change, high school redesign, school equity, leveraging resources, best practices for chronic absenteeism, and more.