CANCELLED. 2017 Next Generation Symposium

Re-Engaging Learners

The maximum of 15 registrations has been reached.
Registration Closed.
Agency: CESA 6
Agency Contact: Dan Hanrahan
Agency Assistant: Debbie Pinkerton (920) 236-0548
Location: Marian University
45 S National Avenue
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
Facility: Stayer Center
3/15/2017 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM onsite checkin: 7:30 - 8:00 a.m.
3/16/2017 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM onsite checkin: 7:30 - 8:00 a.m.

Preconference: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Conference: Thursday, March 16, 2017


Districts throughout the region have partnered to form a network of innovative educators, schools and districts. By collaborating, educators are able to learn from and with each other as engineers of the future of public education in CESA 6. This symposium is a practicioner’s confernce, creating an opportunity for educators to gain practical skills they can immediately implement in the classroom. The symposium is a great opportunity to learn from your colleagues, and share your experiences, ideas and success stories.

Symposium Strands

Breakout sessions will offer topics for educators at all levels to grow professionally and personally:

Student Learning Experiences: Innovative instrucation models or practices that engage learners and deepens learning.

Sample topics might include personalized learning plans, project-. problem- passion-based learning, personalized learning, inquiry-based learning, competency-based learning, blended learning, Makerspace, etc...

Structures to Support Learning: new structures to support student learning and develop authentic learning opportunities.

Sample topics might include community engagement, flexible learning spaces, community partnerships, work-based learning initiatives, regional collaboration, collaborative professional development, wraparound services, etc...

Assessment Practices: use of assessment of learning, for learning and as learning. 

Sample topics might include student portfolios, PBL, credit for non-classroom learning, alternatives to Carnegie units, international benchmarking, student-tracking of learning and growth, etc...

Business Model: parternships and strategies to make our school dollars stretch farther.

Sample topics might include cooperative purchasing, district collaboration, community partnerships, middle college, university/technical college partnerships, business partnerships, insurance co-ops, in-district health clinics, etc...

Who should attend?

K-12 regular education and special education teachers, principals, superintendents, school board members


For additional information contact:
Daniel Hanrahan, Executive Director of Innovations, CESA 6 - or - (920) 236-0550

Register a group of 8 or more and receive the early bird discount

  • $125 Preconference or Symposium only
  • $210 Preconference and Symposium

Standard Registration: (Dec 16, 2016 - March 15, 2017)

  • $165 Preconference or Symposium only
  • $280 Preconference and Symposium

Registration questions contact: Debbie Pinkerton, program assistant, CESA 6, 2935
Universal Court, Oshkosh, WI 54904, Phone: (920) 236-0548; Fax: (920) 424-3478;

EP Teacher
TPES1Standard 1: Professional Knowledge
TPES2Standard 2: Instructional Planning
TPES3Standard 3: Instructional Delivery
TPES4Standard 4: Assessment For and Of Learning
TPES5Standard 5: Learning Environment
DPI Teacher
DD1Domain 1 : Planning and Preparation
DD2Domain 2 : The Classroom Environment
DD3Domain 3 : Instruction
EP Educational Specialist
ESPES1Standard 1: Professional Knowledge
ESPES2Standard 2: Communication and Collaboration
ESPES3Standard 3: Assessment
ESPES4Standard 4: Program Planning and Management
ESPES5Standard 5: Program Delivery
EP School Administrator
SAPES1Standard 1: Leadership for Student Learning
SAPES2Standard 2: School Climate
SAPES4Standard 4: Organizational Management
SAPES5Standard 5: Communication and Community Relations
DPI Principal
WPD12Domain 1.2: Instructional Leadership
EP District Administrator
DAST2Performance Standard 2: Instructional Leadership


CESA 6 makes every effort to accommodate basic dietary needs such as vegetarian, gluten free and basic food allergies. Because of the number of meals served and the number of items used each day, along with food product changes from our food vendors, we cannot guarantee that every allergen in the food served will be identified and labeled. Guests concerned with food allergies must be aware of this risk. CESA 6 does not assume liability for adverse reactions to food consumed or items one may come into contact with while eating at a CESA 6 event. To better serve our guests with dietary restrictions or allergies, please go into your myQuickReg account and update the special accommodations section. Notice of a special dietary need must be made in advance of the event.

Cancellation Policy:

Any registration cancellation must be received 48 business hours before the scheduled date for a refund to be issued. Because attendance at most sessions is limited, persons registering and not in attendance on the day of the session will be charged the full registration fee. CESA 6 reserves the right to cancel any session due to insufficient enrollment. Participants will be notified by email or phone if a cancellation occurs.