North American Association of Educational negotiators


NAEN's 52nd Annual Conference

  • 12 Mar 2023
  • 15 Mar 2023
  • Sheraton SandKey, Clearwater Florida

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NAEN’s 52nd Annual Conference

Recruitment and Retention of Administrators, Teachers, and Support Staff in a Changing World

March 12-15, 2023

Sunday, March 12    

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Canadian Affairs

Let’s all get together to discuss current events!  This is a great way to kick off the conference!  This discussion will provide participants an opportunity to network and learn about current issues in the different provinces.  

Or

US Affairs

Let’s all get together to discuss current events!  This is a great way to kick off the conference!  This discussion will provide participants the opportunity to network and learn about hot topics in the different states.  

4:15 - 5:30 p.m.  Recruitment and Retention:  What works?

Panel discussion and audience participation as we review recruitment and retention for administrators, teachers and support staff.  The panel will review North American statistics; changes in the workforce; the challenges of salaries and benefits keeping up with inflation and its impact on recruitment and retention; the after-effect of the pandemic on burnout and flight; and the political impact on teaching. 

Panel:  NAEN Board Members Carol Dey, Chris Picha, Jay Fernow, Coni Taylor and Justin Rempel

5:30 - 7:00 p.m. President’s Reception

Monday, March 13

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.  How do we create a stable workforce in Education?

Speaker:  Terry Dougherty, Superintendent, Hancock Central School District

Mr. Dougherty will discuss strategies districts are developing to address short- and long-term recruitment and retention issues for positions district wide.  He will review how building a stable workforce is dependent upon quality mentoring programs, integrated career readiness, the interview process, collective bargaining and employee benefits. 

11:00 to 12:00 p.m.    From the Field – What are District’s doing?

Presenters:  Mark Pettitt and Rachel Rissetto, NAEN Co-Executive Directors

Mark and Rachel will share information submitted by members across the US and Canada regarding unique recruitment and retention strategies and discuss the logistics of successful implementation.

12:00 to 1:30 LUNCH/On your own

1:30 – 3:00 p.m.  Round Table Discussion – Follow up to the morning session

Facilitators:  Mark Pettitt and Rachel Rissetto, NAEN Co-Executive Directors

Mark and Rachel will meet with focus groups to facilitate an in-depth discussion regarding best practices.    

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.   Engaging Administrative Staff and Improving their Wellbeing; National Insights and Strategies for Schools

All employers see a value to building staff engagement and improving staff wellbeing.  Sharon’s presentation focuses on how to successfully impact the wellbeing of administrators; examining what we can do to increase retention once we have successfully recruited for administrative positions. 

Speaker:  Sharon Brognia, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

4:00-5:00 p.m. Canadian Caucus

Tuesday, March 14

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.  Collective Bargaining: How does Recruitment and Retention impact what we do at the bargaining table?

Speakers:  A panel of experienced negotiators from both Canada and the US will lead this discussion

11:00 to 12:00 a.m.  Negotiation Updates

Canadian Updates

What have we seen over the past 12 months at the bargaining table?

Speaker:  Justin Rempel and Carol Dey

Or

US Updates

What have we seen over the past 12 months at the bargaining table?

Speaker:  Dominic D’Imperio, Esq.

12:00 to 1:00 p.m.       LUNCH/On your own

1:00 to 1:30 pm           BUSINESS MEETING

1:30 to 2:30 p.m.       Legal Updates

United States Legal Update

Learn what has happened in the last year that directly affects what you do every day!  Mr. Worona will share his “year in review” for US members.

OR

Canadian Legal and Update

Learn what has happened in the last year that directly affects what you do every day!  Mr. Hines will share his “year in review” for Canadian members.

2:30 to 4:00 p.m.   Round Table Discussion #2

Facilitators:  Mark Pettitt and Rachel Rissetto, NAEN Co-Executive Directors

Mark and Rachel will meet with focus groups again, to facilitate continued in-depth discussion regarding best practices.   

Wednesday, March 15 

9:00 to 10:30 a.m.    How to conduct thorough and comprehensive internal investigations

Speaker:  Jacqueline M. Litra, Esq. Fagan Friedman & Fulfrost LLP

10:30 to 12:00 a.m.  How to conduct external investigations regarding off duty conduct

Speaker: Brian Sartorelli, Investigative Risk Management

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  Board of Directors Meeting

NAEN’s 52nd Annual Conference

MARCH 12-15, 2023 │CLEARWATER, FLORIDA

 

Conference Registration

Early Bird Registration                                                      Member         Non-Member

Registration and Payment in Full

On or before December 31, 2022                                    $650.00         $775.00

Registration on or after                                                     $750.00         $875.00

January 1, 2023

Register online at naen.org 

Use the PayPal link on the webpage 

Or

Mail a check, made out to NAEN:

NAEN

ATTN:  Rachel Rissetto, Executive Director

423 Allen Road

Porter Corners, NY  12859


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