New Principals Workshop 2020

    December 08, 2020
    8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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    Double Tree by Hilton Lafayette
    1521 West Pinhook Rd
    Lafayette, LA 70503
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    New Principals Workshop

    Designed for Principals with 0 to 3 Years Experience.

    The Louisiana Association of Principals (LAP), in partnership with the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE),  will host a half-day New Principals Workshop on December 8th in Lafayette at the Double Tree by Hilton (download flyer for details).  This half-day workshop provides a wonderful opportunity for new principals to network with other new principals around the state. Keynote speaker, Kimberly Eckert will share how best to support students that are facing trauma.  Please feel free to share this information with any new principals (0-3 years of experience as a principal) and encourage them to attend this professional development opportunity!  

    The cost is FREE for LAP members and $100 for Non-members.
    (If you’re not a member yet, click here to join.)

    Tuesday, December 8, 2020

    Double Tree by Hilton
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    A hot breakfast will be provided.

    Double Tree by Hilton
    1521 West Pinhook Rd.
    Lafayette, LA  70503

    Seating is limited to 100.
    Seating will be filled on a first come-first served basis.

    Deadline to Register: November 27, 2020

    The Double Tree Hotel has reserved a block of rooms for $79/night.  To reserve your room at LAP’s group rate, call 800-222-8733 - Group Code:  LAP.      Rooms must be reserved by November 22, 2020.

    Topics will include:

    • Effective Leadership • Cultivating A School of Excellence
    • Building Capacity • Personal Excellence
    • Implementing Effective Change • Edcamp


    Kimberly Eckert serves as the Innovative Programs Coordinator for West Baton Rouge Schools and also teaches Educators Rising. She holds a BA in social work, an MEd in Special Education, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Learning, Innovation, and Instruction. Eckert has 12 years teaching experience, is currently a Global Teacher Prize Finalist, a national fellow for, and an expert teacher for NCLD. Eckert was previously recognized as a 2019 NEA Social Justice Activist of theYear national finalist, 2018 Louisiana Teacher of the Year, and the inaugural 2018 Louisiana Public Interest Fellow for her work with early teacher recruitment.

    Kimberly is also a reading specialist, having served as an instructional coach, master teacher, reading interventionist, mentor teacher, and special education teacher. In her spare time, she is an instructor for both Northwestern State University and Louisiana Tech, serves as part of CCSSO’s Diverse and Learner Reading Teacher initiative, and works tirelessly to bring attention to the need for more targeted, early teacher recruitment and a more diverse teacher pipeline. She also enjoys cooking, playing video games, and laughing. She lives with her husband, five year old daughter, and 49 year old dog. 


    $0.00 Member Registration

    $100.00 Non-Member Registration