Summer 2022 Convening: The Power of Human Connection

06/21/2022 08:00 AM - 06/22/2022 04:30 PM CT


  • $249.00  -  Regular Admission
  • $249.00  -  Wisconsin Educators: Enter code i4PL22 - to attend at no cost


Potawatomi Hotel
1721 W Canal Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233



Registration for the Summer 2022 Convening is closed.

Join educators, leaders, administrators, and learners in Milwaukee for the most epic face-to-face event of the summer! Live sessions will be action-packed with strategies, ideas, research-driven results, and hands-on activities that can be directly applied in your learning environment. This is a must-attend event for anyone working in the field of education. 

TUESDAY, JUNE 21  |  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
On day one, participants will select a single learner-focused strand from the following options: Assessment (Myron Dueck), Cultural Relevance (Buddy Berry), Competency-Based Education (Rose Colby & Daniel Joseph), Learner Agency (Liz Kolb), Leadership (Nicole Allard & Jeremy Walden), Literacy with Student Agency (Darren Victory) and Inclusive Schools (Toby Karten).

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22  |  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
On day two, participants can select up to three different sessions across all strands. Experience a variety of engaging sessions, connect with other leaders initiating change, and gain strategies and tools to take back to your school community! See list of presenters below.


Day Two Presenters

Karin Hess
Tricia Pettis & Kaela Loo

Theresa Ewald

Cultural Relevance
Johnna Noll & Matthew Bornheimer
LeNesha Tabb
Derek Wenmoth

Competency-Based Education
Kevin Erickson
Tony Frontier
Tricia Pettis & Kaela Loo

Learner Agency
Laura Dahm
Jackie Gerstein
Kettle Moraine - Explore Elementary Team

David Cook
Ray McNulty
Deidre Roemer

Literacy with Student Agency
Lisa Thom, Rachel Scherrer & Mona Zignego

Inclusive Schools
Katie Berg
Mandy Froehlich
Amen Rahh


We are excited to welcome two energetic, thought-provoking and engaging keynote speakers. You won't want to miss these humorous and inspiring presentations!

Keynote | June 21, 2022
Michael Jr.

Comedic Thought Leader
Author of Funny How Life Works

Keynote | June 22, 2022
Hamish Brewer

Tattooed, Skateboarding Principal
Author of Relentless - Disrupting the Educational Norm

Attention Wisconsin Educators - Attend the Convening at No Cost!
Enter the code i4PL22 in the coupon field on the registration form to waive the registration fee. This offer applies to all Wisconsin public, tribal, charter, and private schools serving students in grades 4K-12; Institutes of Higher Education; and licensing centers for pre-service educators.


Contact: Monica Sepic, Program Specialist / / 262-787-9500 ext. 9572