The Context

The ATF Teacher Leadership Foundation (ATF-TLF) remains committed to supporting teachers in deepening their understanding of teaching and learning; enhancing their abilities as leaders; promoting and enhancing professionalism; engaging teachers in professional conversations; and supporting student learning.  One strategy we're considering is offering the first of its kind annual conference for educators by educators.

The conference will be organized by ATF-TLF  and volunteers.  The revenues from the conference would be reinvested back into the Foundation's flagship programs.  Programs such as Great Practical Strategies, National Board Certification Support, Dossier Support, Career Pathway Support, Managing Behaviors Workshop Series, and Dial-A-Teacher.

We want to gauge interest in the conference.  Please take a few minutes to share your thoughts and ideas.

* 1. How interested are you in attending a conference sponsored by the ATF-TLF?

* 2. What topics would you find the most valuable to include in a conference line-up?

* 3. I am interested in being considered as a presenter at the conference.  I have expertise in the following educational topics...(Please include your name, phone number, and e-mail if you have an interest in donating your time to present.  ATF-TLF will work hard to match presenter’s talents with participant’s priority learning and networking interests.)

* 4. The best time of year for me to participate in a conference is...

* 5. How much time could you invest in your professional development and networking?

  half a day 1 full day 1 and a half days 2 days
During the school week
During the weekend
 At the beginning of summer
During the middle of summer
At the end of summer

* 6. Which days of the week would work best for you to attend a conference?

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
During the school week
During the summer

* 7. How much are you willing to invest financially in your own professional development and networking opportunities?

* 8. Please identify any funding sources that might be available to you as an investment in your professional development and networking.