2016 Summer Leadership Seminar

2016 Summer Leadership Seminar in Chicago

August 11-14, 2016
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Chicago, IL

As state association leaders you are tasked with inspiring purpose-driven leadership - and perhaps even change in times of challenge. This year’s Summer Leadership Seminar will provide ideas, provoke conversations, and promote best practices that will examine and build leadership skills to help your organization move forward.

This opportunity to re-examine the impact of your leadership combined with the opportunity for valuable regional and peer-to-peer networking makes the 2016 Summer Leadership Seminar a can’t miss event! Join us for a unique program that will allow you to explore examples of collaboration, shared vision, innovation and leadership development at the state, regional, and national levels.


Registration for this event is solely online. When completing your registration, please be sure to register all guests that will be joining you, as well as register them for any special events they will attend. A guest fee does apply to certain special events noted below.

All registrations must come through the state school boards association with the approval of your Executive Director. Register now


Hyatt Regency Chicago Room rates - $189/night*, single or double
*(tax and additional fees estimated to be $32.47/night.)

Please make reservations directly with the Hyatt Regency online at or call 888-421-1442 and reference “NSBA Summer Leadership Conference”. The hotel reservation cut off date is 5pm Eastern Time on Monday, July 25, 2016. The hotel requires a first night’s deposit by credit card to guarantee room reservations. Reservations received by the hotel after July 25, 2016 will be made on a space and rate available basis

Arrival Details:

  • Registration will be open from 12:00 – 5:00 PM.
  • A Summer Leadership Seminar welcome reception with cash bar will be held from 6:00 – 7:30 PM on Thursday, August 11, 2016.

Registration Open - April 27, 2016 - July 31, 2016

Registration fee:

  • State Association Leaders - $535
  • State Association Executive Directors - $535

CANCELLATION OF REGISTRATION: Requests for refunds of the registration fee (minus a $75 service fee) will be honored only if made in writing to NSBA prior to the meeting by 5pm Eastern on Friday, July 22, 2016. Any cancellations received after July 22, 2016 will not receive a refund.

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