2023 Winter Institute

Road to Awesome: Empower, Lead, Change the Game

March 5-7, 2023
Albany Capital Center
Albany, NY


Welcome to Albany!

Explore our host city and Discover Albany , NY where you can learn everything it has to offer including history, architecture, art and culture.
Our main event takes place at the Albany Capital Center.  You can choose to stay at five selected hotels in downtown. Special negotiated rates available. 

Event Details 


The Albany Capital Center is just steps away from the heart of New York State government. Attendees will enjoy discovering downtown Albany filled with historic architecture, museums, entertainment,  and events. 


Network at receptions, connect in our Marketplace of Ideas exhibit hall, enjoy food events and specialty tastings,  and participate in a wellness event and book signing  during the Winter Institute.


Professional learning is at the center of the Winter Institute.  You can participate in member focused sessions presented by colleagues, strategic partners, State Education Department personnel, Council staff, and attorneys.

Dr. Peter Horn

Fellow for Democratic and
Civic Engagement
University of Pennsylvania


Joseph Kardash

Superintendent of Schools
Rensselaer City
School District


Dr. Lisa Krueger

Assistant Superintendent
Orchard Park
Central School District


Thank You to our 2023 Winter Institute Title Sponsor!

Dr. Darrin M. Peppard

Leadership Expert
Organizational Culture and Climate


Dr. Betty A. Rosa

Commissioner of Education
New York State Education Department


Dr. James N. Baldwin

Sr. Deputy Commissioner for Education Policy
New York State Education Deparment