03-28-2017 School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #19

Field Trip - West Shore Jr./Sr. High Future Educators Rising National Conference, Phoenix, AZ


West Shore's Jr/Sr Future Educators Association would like to attend the Educators Rising National Conference in Phoenix, Arizona on June 22-27, 2017. Two female students will attend with chaperone, Jennifer Knowles, a BPS employee and an A+ volunteer at West Shore. The students will have the opportunity to connect and learn from each other through more than 40 breakout workshops. They will compete for national titles in 22 competitive events designed to allow students to develop and showcase their teaching.

The conference will take place at the Phoenix Convention Center. Participants will travel by plane on Thursday, June 22nd and stay at the Hyatt Regency which is the recommended hotel located across from the convention center. The conference begins on June 23rd at 1:00 p.m. and concludes on June 26th at 6:00 p.m. The anticipated date of return is Tuesday, June 27th. Students will not miss any school. Estimated cost is $1,500 per person. All monies for the conference are coming from fund raising done during the school year and requires NO FUNDING FROM THE DISTRICT.


Approve request for West Shore Jr/Sr High School Future Educators Association, two students and one chaperone, to attend the Educators Rising National Conference in Phoenix, Arizona on June 22-27, 2017.

Meeting Date(s)
Consent w/o Information - 3/28/2017

Authority for Action
Procedures and Criteria for Field Trips

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom

Source of Funding
Other Sources

Cost Center

Rick Fleming, Principal, West Shore Jr/Sr High, (321) 242-4730
Dr. Stephanie Soliven, Assistant Superintendent, Secondary Leading & Learning, Ext. 300

Attachment:  WSHS FEA National Conference June 2017 Itinerary .pdf
Attachment:  2017 Educators Rising National Conference Agenda.pdf