LEAD Spark

Energize your leadership this fall with LEAD Spark!

LEAD Spark will be a FREE virtual event that brings together and inspires NHS, NJHS, and NatStuCo member students and advisers from all over the world to make a difference in their schools and communities. Mark your calendars for this exciting event, November 20–21.

Registration for this online event is now closed.

The LEAD Spark conference will be hosted on a public facing website created specifically for NASSP’s Student Leadership programs (NHS, NJHS, and NatStuCo).  The conference microsite is hosted on Amazon EC2, Amazon Web Services.  Only the adviser session will be hosted on Zoom. The conference platform will NOT work on Internet Explorer. For best results, please download Chrome or Firefox.


LEAD Spark Schedule

Friday, November 20, 2020
7:00–7:45 p.m. (ET) Opening General Session, featuring keynote speaker Jason Hewlett: “The Promise: Discover Your Signature Moves and Keep Your Promise”
7:55–8:25 p.m. (ET) Breakout Session #1: “LEADers Who Communicate Principal Panel: Cultivating Positive Relationships between Administration and Students”
7:55–8:25 p.m. (ET) Breakout Session #2: “FOSTER Conversation: Make New Connections That May Change Your Life,” with speaker Ron Ruggiero
7:55–8:25 p.m. (ET) Breakout Session #3: “Mindset – Being Resilient,” with speaker Ed Gerety
7:55–9:05 p.m. (ET) [Advisers] Breakout Session: Adviser networking & discussion
8:35–9:10 p.m. (ET) Closing General Session
Saturday, November 21, 2020
12:30–1:30 p.m. (ET) Opening General Session, featuring keynote speaker Dr. Deborah Gilboa: “Do Stress Better – 5 Things Great Leaders Show”
1:35–2:05 p.m. (ET) National Initiative: No Kid Hungry
2:10–2:40 p.m. (ET) Breakout Session #1: “5 Things You Can Do to Be Cyber Safe & Secure Online,” with speaker James McQuiggan
2:10–2:40 p.m. (ET) Breakout Session #2: “FindYourGrind,” with speaker Mike Smith
2:45–3:25 p.m. (ET) Closing General Session, featuring keynote speaker Tim Stafford: “Being an Ally”

LEAD Spark Keynote Speakers

Additional LEAD Spark Speakers