London workshop: Creating a TED-quality talk, April 3

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Speechwriters: Don't be confused I'm also leading a breakout group on "How to prepare your speaker for a TED talk" at the Oxford Speechwriters' and Business Communicators' Conference 2017 the previous week to this workshop, on 30 March.

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Chairing a conference: How did I do? Lessons for chairs from #esnbxl

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I didn''t initially intend to blog about chairing the European Speechwriters Network autumn leadership and communication conference in Brussels. The next session will be in early 2014 in London. "You are going to tell us how it went, aren''t you?"

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Does Your Speaking Menu Look Delicious?

Speaker Launcher

For instance with a leadership keynote, we. a Championship Team’ breakout to further hit home. with a breakout session or workshop, offer up a. Have you ever been to a restaurant where they. matched the food with the wine that they. recommend? Yum, love that! And it makes it. easier for you, the customer. When working with speakers on their websites, we’ve recently started to match up product ideas. with keynotes and workshops.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 21, 2013: School Funding Formula Press Event on Monday 9/23 at 11:30 am Capitol Rotunda

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The group is slated to highlight problems schools face due to state funding cuts and the absence of a "rational" education funding formula as they call on lawmakers to make the issue their top priority in the fall legislative session, organizers said. The PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference is the largest gathering of elected officials in Pennsylvania and offers an impressive collection of professional development opportunities for school board members and other education leaders.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 20, 2013: If you are involved with policy regarding charter schools you need to read SRC member Joseph Dworetsky’s lucid analysis of their financial impact on school districts (and taxpayers).

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WHYY Newsworks By Dave Davies September 19, 2013 The Pennsylvania Legislature returns to session next week. To consider charter and cyber special education funding PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference October 15-18, 2013 | Hershey Lodge & Convention Center Important change this year: Delegate Assembly (replaces the Legislative Policy Council) will be Tuesday Oct. See Annual School Leadership Conference links for all program details.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 14, 2013: It’s not just the Basic Education Subsidy. There was almost $227 million in the PA budget’s Charter Reimbursement line before it was zeroed out. Zero, zip, zilch….

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While thinking about the complexity of district leadership, a number of metaphors come to mind, but no matter how skilled I think I am at organizational leadership, there are days when I am simply the shiny steel ball in the pinball machine. The Tennessean reports that the letter written and circulated by Dan Lawson, director of Tullahoma City Schools, says in part: We are not content with the current leadership and feel that we are not best serving our state in this manner.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 25, 2013: Ed Policy Roundup Hiatus

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link] Education Policy and Leadership Center EPLC Education Notebook – Friday, September 20, 2013 Schools wonder: If they build, will state reimburse? link] NSBA president wins Bammy Award for school board leadership NSBA School Board Mews Today by Alexis Rice|September 24th, 2013 The Academy of Education Arts and Sciences presented David A. See Annual School Leadership Conference links for all program details.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 24, 2013: Education advocates demand equitable school funding formula

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We went together to call on our state legislators to put public school funding at the top of their priority list for this year''s legislative session. To consider charter and cyber special education funding PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference October 15-18, 2013 | Hershey Lodge & Convention Center Important change this year: Delegate Assembly (replaces the Legislative Policy Council) will be Tuesday Oct. See Annual School Leadership Conference links for all program details.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 23, 2013: With lawmakers returning, it's time to stand up for public education

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education activists plan plea for more funding WHYY Newsworks By Mary Wilson, @marywilson September 23, 2013 Education advocates will welcome Pennsylvania lawmakers back to Harrisburg Monday for the fall session with a reminder that they need more money. The PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference is the largest gathering of elected officials in Pennsylvania and offers an impressive collection of professional development opportunities for school board members and other education leaders.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 18, 2013: Pew Poll: With education cuts Philly is eating its own young. "Gov. Corbett's main focus is to ensure that students in the district have access to the best education possible," said Timothy Eller, a spokesman for the state Education Department.

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To consider charter and cyber special education funding PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference October 15-18, 2013 | Hershey Lodge & Convention Center Important change this year: Delegate Assembly (replaces the Legislative Policy Council) will be Tuesday Oct. See Annual School Leadership Conference links for all program details. The Pre-Conference begins on Saturday with PIL Academies and Common Core sessions.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 16, 2013: Since 1991-92 there has been no set formula for providing funds for PA schools. 65% of all funds now distributed in this school year are based on statistics from the 1989-90 school year.

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link] Bill would tweak executive session rules By Brad Hundt Editorial Page Editor bhundt@observer-reporter.com Sep 13, 2013 at 9:54 pm State Rep. The bill, which is being debated in the House Committee on State Government, would limit when members of school or township boards, city councils or any other elected body, can retreat into “executive session.” See Annual School Leadership Conference links for all program details.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 19, 2013: Ravitch and Rhee: Two Near-Opposite Views for Fixing Philadelphia Schools

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Micek | jmicek@pennlive.com on September 18, 2013 at 10:00 AM , Glen Grell offered little more than a shrug and a laugh when he was asked what he expected as state lawmakers wrap up the world’s longest summer vacation and finally return to voting sessions on Monday. “I See Annual School Leadership Conference links for all program details. The Pre-Conference begins on Saturday with PIL Academies and Common Core sessions.

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