West Michigan Education Leadership Conference (WMELC) (Course # 17PD1211)

Date(s): 12/11/2017 
Time: 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Registration open through 12/8/2017 6:00 AM EST


69 seats currently available.



The registration period has closed for this event.


Course Description

Leaders from around the area will be learning and discussing education issues to improve instruction and foster school improvement. There will be a variety of topics including Special Education, School Leadership, School Improvement, Common Core State Standards, Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, Teacher Evaluation, Educational Technology and many more. The West Michigan Education Leadership Conference will focus on practical proven techniques to assist the leader in the field!

The goal of WMELC is to inform and equip school leaders so they may govern and lead their districts effectively. The theme this year will be Leaders in Action. A “Leader in Action” is someone who has successfully implemented the topic of the presentation. Every presentation will have a real administrator that can showcase the presentation topic in action.

Learning Outcomes and Objectives:

  • Learn about the importance of involving all stakeholders in the school improvement process.
  • Learn about specific and tangible tools to manage change, entrenchment, and barriers to high performance.
  • Engage with and stay connected with a community of learners, educators, and leaders.
  • How technology changes learning outcomes for students.

There will be a working lunch provided.

For more information on this conference please visit the website.

Note: This course is aligned with the School Improvement Framework



Dr. Anthony Muhammad; Benjamin Gilpin ; Multiple Presenters

Dr. Anthony Muhammad is one of the most sought after educational consultants in North America. He currently serves as the CEO of New Frontier 21 Consulting, a company dedicated to providing cutting-edge professional development to schools all over the world. He served as a practitioner for nearly twenty years. Dr. Muhammad served as a middle school teacher, assistant principal, middle school principal, and high school principal. His tenure as a practitioner has earned him several awards as both a teacher and a principal.

Benjamin Gilpin is the principal at Warner Elementary in the Western School District. Warner Elementary is located in Spring Arbor, Michigan. He is a student-centered educator that is focused on collaboration, teamwork, student engagement and leadership.  

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Course Cost

The course cost is $100.00*


*Participants will receive a copy of Dr. Anthony Muhammad's latest book:

Transforming School Culture, Second Edition

Credit Information

Course: Hours - 6



Kent ISD - ESC, Parking Lot #11- Multiple Rooms

2930 Knapp Street NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

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