Participants Comments

2013 Participant Comments

The following comments were selected as representative of participant response to a request as part of SPSC 2013 Evaluation to provide a closing Additional Comment about the program.

  • Quality of speakers – all are excellent, current in the field and shared openly
  • Ethics, legal plenaries/breakouts answered a lot of questions for the neophyte admin.
  • Variety of speakers.  Law, finance, etc.  Thanks for bringing in a Ministry perspective
  • Breakout sessions are a great way to address specific issues.
  • The framework used for organization of session and the diversity of sessions were great.
  • Small group sessions great for discussing questions that arose.
  • Ability to choose different sessions and that each session had a variety of topics aimed at different groups.
  • The topics and presenters were amazing!  All sessions were relevant and interesting.
  • The variety of topics addressed were valuable to me as a future administrator.  I gained an important overview of the issues that an administrator will face daily.
  • The value of the small group facilitator …(was) fabulous, easily the most valuable piece of my week.
  • Our small group sessions were empowering – created a sense of community and built strong connections.
  • I felt that the small group sessions were so important to the sharing and learning.  I felt comfortable sharing and have networked and now have people I can call and ask questions to.
  •  (There was a) wealth of information provided by our facilitator.
  • The hotel is a great location for the conference.
  • Wonderful breakfast/lunches = time to network/chat comfortably.
  • Having FN content and presenters, this helps everybody realize the need and the importance of teaching Treaties, it helps to reach respect.
  • The importance of instructional leadership is key.
  • Great tools/analogies used to create a connection to instructional leadership.
  • TONS of information as a first year admin – very exciting and informational.