What is Star Summit?
The fourth annual Shaping Teachers Across the Region Summit is coming to Southwest Missouri this Fall. On November 8, 2016, teachers and staff from Nixa, Ozark, Republic, and Willard School Districts will collaborate for an educational conference. The day will start with all the districts attending a keynote session at James River Church in Ozark. After a break for lunch, participants will split into two groups, traveling either to Ozark High School or Nixa High School to attend 3 breakout sessions, including optional unconference sessions.
8:30 - 11:00 Keynote with Eric Sheninger
11:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 1:45 Breakout 1
1:55 - 2:40 Breakout 2
2:50 - 3:35 Breakout 3
*All sessions include optional unconference sessions
james river Church parking and hospitality
At the James River Church you can enter by exiting on Evans Road as well as CC Hwy. If some participants take the Evans Road exit that will help with traffic flow. Carpooling is always encouraged. You may park in any of the parking spaces with the exception of the following:
We are encouraging teachers to share a ride to Star Summit. So, send a tweet using #carpoolstarsummit -- Include a photo of at least three people in your car as you head to Star Summit. You could win a BIG prize if your carpool photo is selected!
The official twitter hashtag for the event is #mostarsummit. Join the conversation!
Call for presenters is open
We are securing presenters at all grade levels and all content areas. We hope you will consider presenting at this event! If you have a unique learning project or want to share your high impact instructional strategies - WE NEED YOU!
You may present one or two sessions with a compensation of $50.00 per session (maximum two sessions). If you choose two sessions, you can do the same presentation twice, or do two different presentations.
Call for Presenters will be available September 6th - Sept 23rd.