A Night at the Ball Park


Catch a game at historic Wrigley Field with your Summer Conference colleagues!  IPA will provide bus transportation to and from the game at Wrigley Field.  Meet in the lobby of the Hilton Hotel at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7th.  Game starts at 7:05 against the Florida Marlins.  Seats are limited!  Cost of ticket includes bus transportation.

For tickets or questions, contact Lynne at lynne@ilprincipals.org.

DuPage Region Event

June 8, 2017 - All DuPage Region IPA members and all Conference attendees are invited to this wonderful social event.  It will be held in the Barrel Room at Cooper's Hawk Winery (1740 Freedom Drive, Naperville, IL 60563).  The hours are 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.  Join us for drinks and networking!

Things To Do In The Area

Conference Memento

Thanks to the sponsorship of the Illinois Principals Foundation, each conference attendee is receiving a copy of Will RIchardson's book, Freedom to Learn.  They will be included in your Conference Registration materials.

Back Pack Project
Thursday, June 8 - 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Thanks to Meemic for their sponsorship, you are invited to participate in a community service project again this year which will take place at the Thursday Networking Reception.  We will be filling backpacks with school supplies and notes of encouragement which will then be raffled off to attendees to take back to their schools for students in need.  Drawings will take place near the end of the reception!

Book Signings - Thursday, June 8 - Atrium (near IPA registration)

Larry Bell - 10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Brian Schwartz - 2:35 - 2:55 p.m.


Thursday, June 8 - 2:55 - 3:55 p.m. (Maple, Elm and Ash Rooms)

Submit a topic you'd like to discuss.  Topics will be selected based on the most requested by staff from the Center for School Improvement then announced via the Conference App by 1:30 p.m.

Attend the Edcamp of choice.

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