Registration closes June 12, 2018!
Registration is not considered complete until payment is received. An email confirmation will be sent to you upon successful completion of the online registration process. If you do not receive an email confirmation, you are NOT registered.
General Sessions: June 18 - 20
The general sessions registration fee is $200 and includes daily keynote presentations and sessions, all conference materials, tote bag, breakfast and lunch Tuesday through Thursday, and a Wednesday evening banquet at the Hormel Historic Home. Pre-registration is required.
Leadership Academy Day: June 18, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
A one-day session for school leaders will be held on Tuesday, June 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The Leadership Academy Day presenter is Jennifer Stancil. Registration cost is $75 and pre-registration is required. Registration includes breakfast, lunch, break refreshments, and materials. Participants who attend Leadership Academy Day, Parent Day, and General Symposium must register for each separately. Leadership attendees are invited to select a general session of their choice at 2:45 p.m. Additional information is available on the Leadership Day schedule and flyer.
Parents' Day: June 19, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
A one-day session for parents will be held on Wednesday, June 19, from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Steven C. Smith's presentation, Lost Boy Finds Home at NASA, will begin at 8:30 a.m. Parents will then proceed to a workshop with Dr. Teresa Argo Boatman on Understanding YOUR Gifted Child. Registration cost is $50 and pre-registration is required. Registration includes breakfast, lunch, break refreshments, and materials. Participants who attend Leadership Academy, the Pre-Conference, and General Symposium must register for each separately. Additional information is available on the Parent Day schedule and flyer.
Academic Credit - Onsite registration only
Symposium participants may register for academic credit from Hamline University. Course information and registration forms will be available during onsite registration Tuesday, June 18 from 7:15 to 8:15 a.m. and at Command Central throughout the symposium. Fees for graduate or undergraduate credit will be in addition to the symposium registration fee.
Credit Option Information and Application
Credit Cards and purchase orders are accepted at the online registration site only. After registering, please mail purchase order along with copy of email confirmation to:
Austin Public Schools
Attn: Barb Spurling
401 3rd Ave NW
Austin, MN 55912
If you have questions throughout your registration process, contact Barb Spurling at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 507-460-1912 for assistance. Registration fees for all sessions are waived for Austin Public Schools employees and Austin residents; however, a refundable deposit of $50 is required to reserve a space at the symposium. Send or drop off the $50 deposit checks to Barb Spurling in Educational Services.
For Cancellations, please contact Amanda Barber at email@example.com. Cancellations and refund requests must be received by June 8, 2018. Cancellations due to illness or emergency after June 8, 2018, will be handled on a case-by-case basis. Cancellations made after June 8 are subject to a $25 cancellation fee.