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Fourth Annual Standards Summit
Standards Summit IV: Overcoming Barriers to Success
Friday, April 21st, 9am-3pm
1000 Riverchase Galleria
Schedule of Events
9:00 - 12:00 - Keynote Speaker (Ann Cunningham-Morris)
12:00 - 1:15 - Lunch On Your Own
1:15 - 3:00 - Breakout Sessions
- We Can't Teach Them If They Aren't Here: Absenteeism Impact on Student Achievement (Dan Stephens, United Way, Bold Goals)
- From the Ground Up: An Individualized Student Model for Success (Amber Barnes and Connie Coleman)
- The Power of Innovative School Scheduling (Dr. Lynne Hice, Florence High School, Florence City Schools)
Ann Cunningham-Morris is an independent education consultant and a member of the ASCD Faculty. Most recently, she served as the director of professional development for ASCD. She has also been a district-level instructional administrator; director of professional learning; high school, middle school, and elementary administrator or teacher leader; classroom teacher; special education resource leader, and job development specialist in Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Illinois, California, and Virginia.
During her 37-year career, Cunningham-Morris has also served as an adjunct professor for several universities and a consultant to many school systems throughout the world in the areas of curriculum development, designing effective professional learning programs, instructional leadership, principal leadership development, assessment literacy, instructional best practices, and supporting high academic achievement for diverse learners. She has contributed to interviews, as well as written articles and blogs on these topics for several professional publications, including ASCD Inservice, District Administration, Curriculum Administrator, and the Journal of Staff Development. She is also a coauthor of the ASCD book, The Principal Influence: A Framework for Developing Leadership Capacity in Principals (2016).