Join us at Campbell’s Resort by Lake Chelan for the 2024 Superintendents Conference! Dive into the theme of AI-Powered Leadership: Navigating the Future of Education. Explore the pivotal role of superintendents, as executive sponsors, in shaping education's future through Artificial Intelligence. Gain valuable insights, strategies, and collaborative approaches to harness AI's potential in school districts.

We will also have our traditional updates from AASA Policy Analyst Tara Thomas and WASA Assistant Executive Director Dan Steele. Assistant Executive Director Andy Wolf will also be a featured speaker at this year’s conference.

May 57, 2024



Campbell's Resort on Lake Chelan

104 W Woodin Ave
Chelan, WA 98816

Group Block Name – WA Association School Administration
Group Block Number – 734655
Reservation Line – 800.553.8225 or 509.682.2561


WASA Active Member—$475
WASA Life Member—$370
Non-member Conference Attendee—$525


Guest Meals:
Sunday Dinner—$75
Monday Breakfast—$50
Monday Lunch—$60
Monday Dinner—$75
Tuesday Breakfast—$50
Tuesday Lunch—$60


10.5 clock hours will be available to attendees at the end of the session on May 7, 2024.

A $75 administrative fee applies to all cancellations submitted by April 12, 2024. No refunds after April 12, 2024. No Show = No Refund.

Please bring a laptop or other device with Wi-Fi capability for use during the conference activities.


Contact Ryan Hickerson at rhickerson@wasa-oly.org with conference registration questions.
Contact Mike Nelson at 253.508.0192 or Kim Fry at 360.239.6225 with questions about the program.


May 5, 2024

5:00–6:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m.  Dinner
 Welcome from Joel Aune
7:30 p.m.
 Kate Eberle Walker
 Author of The Good Boss
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May 6, 2024
 6:00 a.m.
 WASA Walk with Wolf
 7:45–8:30 a.m.
 8:30–8:45 a.m.
 8:45–10:15 a.m.
 Jeff Utecht: Whole Group Hands-on Human Inquiry -
 AI-Human Empowerment Approach Tied to OPSI Guidelines
 10:15–10:30 a.m.
 10:30–11:30 a.m.
 Concurrent Session I
 11:30–11:40 a.m.
 Break and Moving to Ballroom
 11:40 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
 Chris Reykdal
 12:00–1:00 p.m.
 Jeff Utecht: Reflection of the Morning -
 Here’s What’s Coming Next
 1:15–2:15 p.m.
 Concurrent Session II
 2:15–2:40 p.m.
 Extended Break
 2:40–3:40 p.m.
 Concurrent Session III
 3:40–4:00 p.m.
 Jeff Utecht: Personal and System Action Steps
 4:00–4:30 p.m.
 College Board Presentation
 5:00 p.m.

May 7, 2024
 7:45–8:30 a.m.
 8:30–8:50 a.m.
 Opening with Blaire Penry, 2024 Washington State Teacher of the Year
 8:45–9:30 a.m.
 Andy Wolf
 9:30–10:15 a.m.
 Tara Thomas
 10:15–10:30 a.m.
 10:30–10:45 a.m.
 Dan Steele and Tara Thomas
 10:45–11:30 a.m.
 Dan Steele


Presented by OAC

Bear Mountain Golf Course

Sunday, May 5 | 8:30 am shotgun start. 
The costs will be $135 per golfer and will include golf, cart, taxes, and breakfast sandwich and water.

Email jjurgensen@oacsvcs.com to register.

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