2020 CABE/CAPSS Convention
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Mystic Marriott Hotel, Groton

General Session Speakers

Dr. Derrick Gay - Friday Morning Speaker

The CABE/CAPSS Convention Committee is pleased to announce that Dr. Derrick Gay will be our Friday morning General Session speaker. Dr. Gay will engage participants in an interactive keynote presentation exploring Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with the goal of deepening cultural competency, cultivating common frameworks, vision, and language. The keynote will explore a range of the following topics: deconstructing challenges around the word diversity, cultivating the business rationale and ROI/value proposition highlighting the ways in which all students benefit from cultural competency, engaging in initial identity work to learn more about implicit bias and blind spots, learning DEI best practices and pitfalls. Read More...


George Couros - Saturday Morning Speaker

George Couros is a leading educator in the area of innovative leadership, teaching, and learning. He has worked with all levels of school, from K-12 as a teacher, technology facilitator, and school and district administrator, and is the author of the book, The Innovator’s Mindset; Empower Learning, Unleash Talent, and Lead a Culture of Creativity and his latest book, Innovate Inside the Box. He is a sought after speaker on the topic of innovative student learning and engagement and has worked with schools and organizations around the globe. Read More...




Sea Tea Comedy Theater - Friday Night Banquet 

Join us Friday night for laugh-out-loud fun with Sea Tea Comedy, Hartford's Professional Improv Company. They'll take your suggestions and create on the spot improvised scenes and characters.




The Connecticut Association of Boards of Education - 81 Wolcott Hill Road - Wethersfield, CT 06109 - Phone: 860-571-7446 - Fax: 860-571-7452

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