Seminar Schedule at a Glance (In Person)

NSPRA 2021 New Orleans logo and cityscape

The NSPRA 2021 National Seminar program for in-person attendees includes four days of networking opportunities, special events and learning sessions from July 11-14. Just prior to the Seminar, there are also two days of special-interest workshops, on July 10-11, which are available for an additional registration fee. Following is a broad overview of the in-person Seminar schedule.

All in-person events will take place at the Sheraton New Orleans HotelAll times are listed in Central Time, which is the local time zone for New Orleans, Louisiana. More details on room locations will be shared at a later date.

NOTE: Thinking about attending the virtual Seminar instead? View the Seminar Schedule at a Glance (Virtual).


Saturday, July 10

  • 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.       Registration 
  • 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.                   Coffee service for Pre-Seminar Workshops
  • 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.     Pre-Seminar Workshops (separate registration required)

Sunday, July 11

  • 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.        #K12PR5K Fun Run 
  • 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.        Registration 
  • 8:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.       Leaders' Meeting Breakfast (open to all NSPRA chapter and national officers)
  • 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.         Coffee service for Pre-Seminar Workshops 
  • 9 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.                 Pre-Seminar Workshops (separate registration required)
  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.           Annual Meeting and Celebration of Achievement
  • 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.         How to Make the Most of Your First NSPRA Seminar (networking event)
  • 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.         Regional Colleague Connections (networking event)
  • 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.           Celebrating Equity Through Inclusion Mixer sponsored by Finalsite (networking event)
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.        Welcome Back Party in Partnership with Blackboard (networking event)—New in 2021!

Monday, July 12

  • 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.       Registration 
  • 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.      Skill Sessions
  • 8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.       NSPRA Member Center
  • 8:30 a.m.- 4:15 p.m.        Marketplace Open
  • 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.       Refreshment Break
  • 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.       Monday General Session and Awards Presentation sponsored by Intrado 
  • 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.       Lunch on Your Own
  • 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.       Superintendents’ Luncheon Session Sponsored by Apptegy (by invitation only)
  • 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.           Skill Sessions
  • 1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.         Action Labs, Special Sessions
  • 2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.        Refreshment Break
  • 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.        Corporate Showcase Sessions
  • 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.         Skill Sessions and Networking Sessions
  • 3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.        Refreshment Break
  • 4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.       Skill Sessions
  • 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.      #k12prchat Tweetup (networking event)
  • 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.       NSPRA President’s Reception (by invitation only)

Tuesday, July 13

  • 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.        Registration
  • 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.       Skill Sessions
  • 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.         NSPRA Member Center
  • 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.         Marketplace Open
  • 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.        Refreshment Break
  • 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.       Tuesday General Session and Awards Presentation Sponsored by Intrado 
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.        Lunch on Your Own
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.      APR Brown Bag Networking Session (by invitation only)—New in 2021!
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.      NSPRA Council of Presidents Luncheon (by invitation only)
  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.        Skill Sessions

  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.         Action Labs/Special Sessions
  • 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.        Refreshment Break
  • 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.         Corporate Showcase Sessions
  • 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.         Skill Sessions and Networking Session
  • 3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.        Refreshment Break
  • 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.       Skill Sessions and Networking Session
  • 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.        35 Under 35 Networking Reception (by invitation only)

Wednesday, July 14 

  • 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.        Registration 
  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.     Skill Sessions
  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.     Gold Mine Roundtables 
  • 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.   Refreshment Break
  • 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.     Skill Sessions
  • 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.         NSPRA President Installation and Gold Medallion Awards Ceremony Luncheon Sponsored by  K12 Insight (additional registration required)

 


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