K-12 Leadership Retreat 2021

K-12 Contributing Member Meeting


Hotel & Travel

Participants must reserve rooms at the Magnolia Hotel by Monday, 18 October, using this link to receive the discounted rate of $139 USD plus taxes, per night.



All IMS district and state Contributing Members are invited to participate in a two-day institutional leadership retreat at the Magnolia Hotel in Denver.

In our first opportunity to get together in quite some time, we're organizing several collaborative workshops and other activities to accelerate progress on key initiatives like Standards First, Compatibility Check, and TrustEd Apps.

Team participation is encouraged. All participants from your organization are required to register in advance.

Registration Fees & Deadlines

Important: Meeting space for the K-12 Leadership Retreat is limited, so register early!

  • Registrations are processed on a first-come, first-served basis (once payment is received) until capacity has been reached.

  • Registration is limited to IMS Contributing Member districts, states, and K-12 Retreat sponsors.

  • Registration is free for each organization's Leadership Board or primary representative and $275 for each additional participant.

  • Registrations received or left unpaid after Monday, 18 October, are assessed a $50 late fee.

  • Online registration closes on—or before if capacity is reached—Monday, 1 November. There is no onsite registration.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations received on or before 18 October 2021 are eligible for a full refund, less any credit card processing fees. No refunds are issued after this date.

  • You can transfer your registration to another person at any time.

Please log in with your IMS member credentials to access the registration form.



If you have any questions about the K-12 Leadership Retreat, contact Karen Daughtery at


Sponsorship Opportunities

Show your leadership in supporting the K-12 community and engage with district and state leaders at the November K-12 Leadership Retreat! See all sponsorship benefits and pricing.

Current sponsors include CatchOn logoSAFARI Montage logo



Subject to change

Wednesday, 10 November

1:00–3:00 PM: Check-in and Registration

3:00–5:00 PM: Opening Session

  • Powering the New Normal of K-12 Teaching and Learning

6:00–7:00 PM: Reception & Networking

7:00–9:00 PM: Dinner & Member Spotlight sponsored bySAFARI Montage logo

  • Solving Complex Challenges

Thursday, 11 November

8:00–9:00 AM: Networking Breakfast

9:00–10:30 AM: Workshop

  • Thriving in K-12 with Greater Digital Equity

10:30 AM–12:00 PM: District and Statewide Workshops

  • District Workshop sponsored byCatchOn logo: Exploring Actionable Data and Learning Analytics

  • Statewide Workshop: Elevating the Interoperability Conversation in Your State

12:00–1:00 PM: Lunch and Roundtables

  • Working Together: K-12 Peer Collaboration

1:00–2:00 PM: Closing Activity

  • Strategizing for Sustainable Success


Thank You, Sponsors!

CatchOn logoSAFARI Montage logo


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10 Nov 2021 - 1:10am to 11 Nov 2021 - 1:10am
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