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Christi Schaefbauer, Mandan School District, North Dakota
Member since 2010

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Schedule

Professional Development & Events

Tentative schedule. Subject to change.

Tuesday, July 14

Arrive at The Westin Alexandria by 4:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception, Dinner & Seminar

George Washington - Multi-Directional Leader
Presented by Jeff McCausland, Ph.D., retired U.S. Army Colonel and Founder and CEO of Diamond6 Leadership and Strategy, LLC
With so many directions in leadership, how can you successfully navigate them? Learn more about understanding different roles and how to lead more confidently in those multiple directions. 

 

Wednesday, July 15

Tour of Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington

 
Defining the Leadership of George Washington
Presented by Sean Thomas, Director of Leadership Programs, Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington
Discover what made George Washington one of history’s greatest leaders as we discuss the first U.S. president’s life and legacy with Sean Thomas, director of leadership programs at The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington.

 
Team Building and Diversity
Presented by Jeff McCausland, Ph.D., retired U.S. Army Colonel and Founder and CEO of Diamond6 Leadership and Strategy, LLC
The phrase “don’t judge a book by its cover” has never been more applicable than it is in today’s diverse world. Discover how you can see opportunity in individuals where others can’t.


The Man and His Mansion
Not only is the mansion at Mount Vernon one of the finest examples of American colonial architecture, it’s a reflection of George Washington’s character, personality, and his vision for a newly formed nation. Hear stories of the evolution of the 18th-century estate and the man who called it home.


Thoughts about Today’s Experience
Presented by Jeff McCausland, Ph.D.
We will discuss what we have learned throughout the day and how we can apply those lessons.

 

Thursday, July 16

Wellness for You and Your Team
To ensure the success of an organization, it is critical to prioritize the overall health and well-being of all employees. Review the primary wellness challenges confronting leaders and how to overcome them to improve health and wellness.

 
The Leader as a Team Builder
Your team looks to you for direction. One of the most important aspects of successful leadership is creating an environment where your team can thrive. Learn how to unite your team and achieve greatness.

 
Generations in the Workplace
In today’s workplace, there are up to five generations working together, each with their own set of values and expectations. In this captivating lecture, you will learn how to prevent conflict and promote collaboration.


Enjoy Alexandria! You have the evening free to explore the city.
 

Friday, July 17

Leading and Managing Difficult People
Employees with conflicting personality styles can challenge a healthy work environment. In this seminar, discover how to effectively identify and successfully manage difficult coworkers. 

 
Panel Discussion
Join a panel of presenters to discuss ways to implement successful team building in your organization.

 
Conference concludes at noon.