Program

Building Bridges of Success   May 8-10, 2019
Building Bridges of Success: For Learners, Educators, and Facilitators
Hilton Vancouver Washington
Vancouver, WA


Subject to change

WEDNESDAY | MAY 8, 2019
6:30 AM Leave for Golf Tournament
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM Golf Tournament & Lunch Camas Meadows
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Waterfront + Fort Vancouver Walking Tour

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM Meet @ Waterfront Location
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM Waterfront Tour Hosted by Weisman Design Group
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The 7.3-acre Vancouver Waterfront Park is part of a 32-acre, high density, mixed use urban development, The Waterfront Vancouver, that opened in September 2018.

This community park incorporates public open spaces with the Columbia River edge. The Columbia River Renaissance Trail connects Vancouver Waterfront Park to Wintler Park, over 5 miles away. The iconic cable-stayed Grant Street Pier connects the park's eastern and western halves. A water feature will open in Spring 2019. Portions of the park are still under construction, but the park will remain open to the public during this time.
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM Lunch
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM Walk to Fort Vancouver
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Officers Row and West Barracks Guided Tour w/ Historic Trust
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1:30 PM Return to Hotel
10:00 AM – 6:15 PM Registration Open
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM Workshop: Zero Energy Schools
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM Workshop: Intersecting Neuroscience Research on Learning and Memory with Environment Design to Enhance Student Learning
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM Workshop: Climate Change Education in Washington Schools
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM President's Reception
10:00 PM – 12:00 PM After Party
THURSDAY | MAY 9, 2019
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Breakfast  
7:30 AM – 5:00 PM Registration Open
7:30 AM – 8:00 PM Social Media Lounge Open
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Seminar 1A: A Tale of Two Schools: Engaging Community and Uncovering a True Culture of Teaching and Learning  
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Seminar 1B: Equity and Inclusion: Real Strategies to Support Each Learner  
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Seminar 1C: "Are you sitting down for this?!" Critical Research Guiding Interior Design in Canada  
9:30 AM – 9:45 AM Refreshment Break  
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM Seminar 2A: Schools as Community Catalyst  
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM Seminar 2B: History Can Save Us: Carbon Footprint and the Renovation of Historic Schools  
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM Seminar 2C: Feeling Safe: Exploring the full Spectrum of Safety and Security in Educational Environments  
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM Refreshment Break  
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Seminar 3A: Removing barriers and creating bridges to student success through targeted instruction, relational culture and welcoming environment  
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Seminar 3B: Intentional by Design: Scalable Equity & Performance  
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Seminar 3C: The Music Room: K-12 Music Pedagogy and How it Informs Design  
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM Lunch  
12:45 PM – 1:00 PM Conference Opening / President’s Welcome
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Suzie Boss Keynote Speaker: Suzie Boss
Suzie Boss is a writer and consultant from Portland, Oregon, who works with schools around the world interested in shifting to more student-centered, innovative approaches to teaching and learning. She is the author of 10 popular books for educators, including The Power of a Plant, which tells the story of Bronx teacher Stephen Ritz and his efforts to grow learning opportunities by growing food in the nation’s poorest Congressional district. She is a member of the PBLWorks National Faculty, longtime contributor to Edutopia, and frequent conference presenter.
3:30 PM – 7:00 PM Tradeshow / Industry Partner Open
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Tradeshow / Industry Partner Reception / Hors D’Oeuvres
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Hospitality Social
FRIDAY | MAY 10, 2019
7:30 AM – 9:00 AM Breakfast Buffet & Awards
7:30 AM – 9:00 AM Registration Open
7:30 AM – 12:00 PM Social Media Lounge Open
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Load Buses  
9:15 AM – 1:15 PM North Tour
9:15 AM – 1:15 PM East Tour
1:15 PM – 2:30 PM Luncheon and Conference Close
Heathen Brewing Feral Public House
1109 Washington Street
Vancouver, WA 98660

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