Special Events

Network at receptions, connect in our Marketplace of Ideas exhibit hall, enjoy food events and specialty tastings! Certain events require pre-registration .

The Morning Rise - Sunday, March 6 / 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Start your morning with a yoga class and learn techniques to destress before the Institute begins. Healthy breakfast and networking included. Presented by the Wellness Committee. Complimentary with Institute registration.

Student Performance - Sunday, March 6 / 3 p.m.
Listen to students from Oceanside Public Schools perform at the Opening Keynote.

Opening Reception - Sunday, March 6 / 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Kick-off the Winter Institute in our Marketplace of Ideas. Enjoy light refreshments and relax and network with colleagues.

Book Signing – Sunday, March 6 / 4:45 – 5:15 p.m. 
Join us in the Marketplace of Ideas exhbit hall for a book signing with keynote Dan Cockerell. Limited supply of complimentary books available. 

Marketplace of Ideas - Sunday, March 6 & Monday, March 7

  • Enjoy Sunday’s opening reception, Monday’s breakfast, refreshment breaks, networking lunch and our dessert reception in our Exhibit Hall. 
  • Acquaint yourself with the best tools and resources available in education.
  • Discuss your business challenges with our Strategic Partners.

Connect at Breakfast - Monday, March 7 / 7:30 – 9 a.m.
Enjoy a quiet breakfast on Monday morning networking with colleagues and strategic partners or participate in our Sunrise Cafe discussions start at 8 a.m. 

Complimentary LEAF, Inc. Leadership Coaching Session - Monday, March 7 / 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sample a leadership coaching session to determine if it is right for you and or/your team. We are offering 30-minute coaching sessions with Mike Ford, Director of Leadership Development. There are only 10 -in-person coaching sessions available and pre-registration is required.

Networking Lunch - Monday, March 7 / 12 - 1 p.m.
Connect to and discuss ideas with colleagues that impact your school community while relaxing during our “Meet & Greet” lunch in our Marketplace of Ideas. 

Dessert Reception - Monday, March 7 / 3:30 – 4 p.m.
Enjoy delectable treats for a quick afternoon pick-me-up! 

Specialty Member Tasting - Monday, March 7 / 5 – 6:30 p.m.
Taste the intricacies of different selections. Light Refreshments provided. Complimentary offering but pre-registration encouraged.