MESPA Institute is still on despite the weather! Travel safely and we will see you there! Join us for the professional development event of the year! On February 6-8, 2019, you will be joined by 450+ of your colleagues for an incredible experience. With presentations from EIGHT incredible thought leaders, more than 25 sessions rooted in mental health, innovation, education equity, and leadership development, MESPA Speaks performances by your own colleagues, a Makerspace and Therapy Dog Showcase, an Unconference in which you guide your own learning, and 80+ education-based exhibits, how could you go wrong?

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Wednesday, February 6 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Todd Nesloney: Building a Powerful School Culture

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Todd Nesloney (@techninjatodd), author of Kids Deserve It, will open our conference on Wednesday with "Building a Powerful School Culture." Todd is the Principal/Lead Learner at a PreK-5 school in TX. Todd has been recognized by the White House as a Connected Educator "Champion of Change", the National School Board Association as one of the "20 to Watch" in Education, and by the BAMMYs as the "National Elementary Principal of the Year" among many other accolades. Todd is passionate about education and innovation. Todd was a classroom teacher for 7 years before taking the leap straight to campus principal in Navasota, TX. Todd took over a struggling campus, brought in a brand new staff, and used creative ideas to transform a school culture. Todd also co-hosts two iTunes Top Rated podcast series called "Sparks in the Dark" with Travis Crowder and "Kids Deserve It" with Adam Welcome.

Join Todd after his keynote for a book sale & signing in the ballroom at 2:30pm. Credit cards only.

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Todd Nesloney

Todd Nesloney (often referred to as @TechNinjaTodd) is the Principal/Lead Learner at a PreK-5 school in Texas. He is an award winning author for his work in authoring Stories from Webb, co-authoring Kids Deserve It! and Flipping 2.0: Practical Strategies for Flipping Your Class, as... Read More →

Wednesday February 6, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm CST
Grand Ballroom