SAM Administrators Institute 2023 Registration is Open!

SAM Administrators Institute 2023

July 24-26, 2023

Great Northern, Helena

Resilient Leaders, Healthy Schools

Follow this link to Register!

The Conference will be held July 24-26, 2023  in-person at the Best Western Premier Helena Great Northern Hotel in Helena.  This event will focus on the importance of resilient leadership in creating and maintaining strong and successful schools.

The Conference will include three days of outstanding information and Focus Zones around:

  • Leadership
  • Behavioral Health
  • Curriculum and Assessment

We have a lineup of outstanding speakers including

  • Pete Hall, author of  Relationship, Responsibility, and Regulation: Trauma-Invested Practices for Fostering Resilient Learners, who will be providing the pre-conference workshop hosted by MTASCD that will focus on instructional planning as a team. This would be a great opportunity to bring your instructional team for some collaborative time together! Pete Hall will also provide the opening conference keynote presentation as well as breakout presentations.
  • James Bailey, co-author of The Daily SEL Leader, will deliver a keynote presentation and breakout session highlighting the significance of leaders cultivating resilience within themselves before they can foster resilience in others. By reducing workplace stress and burnout, leaders can improve retention rates. The presentation will emphasize the importance of developing resilience, building relationships, maintaining positive communication, and implementing effective collaborative practices. By doing so, leaders can enhance school cultures that prioritize effective learning and well-being.  

The pre-conference kicks off with Pete Hall on Monday, July 24 at 8:00am with the full conference beginning at 12:00pm .  You can expect additional keynote presentations and many breakout sessions focused on Leadership, Behavioral Health, Curriculum and Assessment throughout the conference including hot button topics like: ChatGPT/AI, The Graduate Profile, & Behavioral Health. SAM Administrators Institute 2023 will wrap up around 1:00pm on Wednesday, July 26.  

Resilient leaders play a crucial role in building and maintaining healthy schools. When leaders are able to model and promote resilience, it can have a positive impact on the entire school community. By prioritizing self-care and fostering a culture of resilience, leaders can help teachers, staff, and students navigate challenges and setbacks, and ultimately, create a more supportive and successful learning environment.  Assemble your leadership team,  aspiring administrators, and teacher teams.  SAM Administrators Institute 2023 will provide professional learning opportunities for all. 

Hotel Information:  The Conference will be held July 24-26, 2023  in-person at the Best Western Premier Helena Great Northern Hotel in Helena   Please contact the hotel directly at 406-457-5500 to reserve a room under the 2023 SAM AI room block.  We have two additional overflow room blocks at the Double Tree by Hilton Helena Downtown, 406-443-2200 and the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriot Helena, 406-449-9944.

 Watch for a complete schedule coming soon