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FRS Institutes 2022 – Leading with a Purpose

Event, In-person Event

Event Details

September 29-December 8, 2022

Event Dates

September 29th – Wichita, KS (Wichita Public Schools)
October 5 (Postponed) – Cincinnati, OH (Hamilton County ESC)
October 18th – Napa Valley, CA (Napa Valley College)
November 3rd – New Britain, CT (Central Connecticut State University)
November 14th – Columbia, SC (Richland School District Two)
December 8th – Santa Ana, CA (Santa Ana Unified School District)

9:00 A.M. TO 3:30 P.M. LOCAL TIME

Explore how to create an innovative leadership model that better supports staff, challenges the undercurrents that inhibit change, and fosters a culture of continuous improvement. 

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Agenda Topics

  • Emerging Post-Pandemic
  • Reframing Our Thinking as Leaders
  • Leveraging the Future Ready Framework
  • Strategies for Emerging Stronger’
  • Coming Together to Elevate Your Team to the Next Level
  • Making It Happen / Future Ready Resources

Why Attend

District leadership teams will plan and vision for creating student-centered learning environments, reflect deeply on lessons learned, collaborate with other district teams, and problem-solve next steps forward. You’ll learn:

  • How to “recalibrate” to reframe our thinking as leaders
  • Ways to emerge stronger post-pandemic
  • How to leverage the FRS framework for visioning and planning your school’s or district’s action plan
  • How to come together to elevate your team to the next level

What To Expect

  • Meet in regional areas to collaborate, learn and network with like-minded colleagues.
  • Participate in smaller, more personalized events where attendees can social distance, yet collaborate and learn together.
  • Encourage engagement and collaboration among attendees, there is a limit of no more than 25 district teams and a maximum of eight people from each team.

Who Should Attend

This interactive workshop is designed for a team of three to eight district and school leaders.  Your team members may include:

  • Superintendent
  • Assistant Superintendent
  • Executive Cabinet
  • School Board Members
  • School-based Ed-tech Leaders or Instructional Coaches
  • Teachers
  • Principals
  • Assistant Principals
  • Directors of Professional Learning
  • Librarians / Media Specialists
  • Directors of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
  • Directors of Education Technology / Chief Information Officers


Tom Murray

Thomas C Murray

Director of Innovation,
Future Ready Schools

Jimmy Casas

Future Ready Faculty

Optional School Visit

In some event sites we will be offering an optional day for school visits in the areas. These visits will allow participants to observe innovative and excellence in action.  See the individual site locations for details about the specific site visit.

Choose Your Location!

Registration is free, space is limited

September 29

Wichita, KS
(Wichita Public Schools)


October 5

Cincinnati, OH (Hamilton County ESC)


October 18

Napa, CA (Napa Valley College)


November 3

New Britain, CT (Central Connecticut State University)


November 14

Columbia, SC (Richland School District Two)


December 8

Santa Ana, CA (Santa Ana Unified School District)


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