Media Advisory: School Leaders Gather in Seattle for Summer Leadership Institute

July 13, 2009

Amy Vogt

WHAT: 2009 Seattle Summit: Leadership for the Future hosted by the American Association of School Administrators.

WHEN: July 16-19, 2009

WHERE: Hyatt At Olive 8, 1635 8th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101

This premier professional development event of the summer will explore horizon issues, new technologies and new solutions for school systems! The conference will cover visionary concepts and practical specifics, including:

  • John Medina, The Brain Rules - 12 principles for thriving at work, home and school; as detailed by brain scientists
  • Tim Waters, From High Anxiety to High Reliability: School District Leadership That Works - A call for leadership practices characteristic of industry-leading organizations
  • Alan November, Managing the Transition to Leadership - Essential skills for leadership: articulating vision, managing change, aligning technology
  • Hall Davidson, Thinking Big as the World Gets Small - Examples of today's technologies that engage and teach a new generation of students
  • Crystal Kuykendal, Leadership to Facilitate a Positive Transformation - Personal and professional experiences that inspire and empower educators everywhere
  • Keith Krueger and Chip Kimball, The Empowered 21st Century Superintendent - Empowering school administrators now and in the years to come

PRESS ATTENDANCE: To receive a press pass to this event, contact Amy Vogt, public and media relations director, 703-875-0723,

About AASA
The American Association of School Administrators (, founded in 1865, is the professional organization for more than 13,000 educational leaders across the United States. AASA members range from chief executive officers, superintendents and senior-level school administrators to cabinet members, professors and aspiring school system leaders. AASA’s mission is to support and develop effective school system leaders who are dedicated to the highest quality public education for all children.