Utah Association of Elementary School Principals Mid-Winter Conference
February 15-16, 202
1835 Convention Center Dr., St. George, Utah
Thursday, February 15
9:00 - 3:00 Regular Conference Sessions
Friday, February 16
9:00-2:30 Conference Sessions
Surviving & Thriving
Meet Andrew Marotta, leader of the Surviving & Thriving movement. Andrew is an energizing & impactful speaker, author, and school leader. He lives the words on his logo & strives to positively #IMPACT all he meets. A master storyteller, Andrew engages his audiences and fellow leaders with authentic and heartfelt stories, memorable props, and collaborative, fun, &, thought-provoking activities.
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Learn more at andrewmarotta.com. Contact Andrew via his email: firstname.lastname@example.org
After leading in Port Jervis Schools, NY as a Principal & Assistant Principal for 20 years, Andrew is the new director of Communications & Academic Services beginning in the 23-24 school year. He is a former men’s Division One college basketball referee having officiated in the ACC, A-10, Colonial, MAAC, Patriot, IVY, and NEC conferences. Follow him on social media and subscribe to his weekly leadership blog & podcast: Education Leadership & Beyond #ELB & #ELBlog.
Books are available on amazon, audible, & personalized/bulk rate at andrewmarotta.com. Keep Surviving & Thriving!
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Houston has spoken at over 700 events internationally. In 2016, he co-founded CharacterStrong which currently serves 10,000 schools across 50 states and 36 countries helping to support the teaching of kindness in education. In 2019, his face was featured on Lays BBQ chip bags as someone who helps “spread smiles.” In 2020, his first book Deep Kindness was published by Simon & Schuster. In 2023, the companion guide Be Kind was published. He has been featured on Good Morning America, CNN, Hallmark, Huffpost, and more as an expert on developing a more empathetic, kind world. His mom is his hero and her best life lesson is to “hug like you mean it.”
The following hotels are available for our Mid-Winter Conference, and are all within walking distance to the Dixie Center.
HILTON GARDEN INN
Click here to book your discounted rate at Hilton Garden Inn!
1731 S Convention Center Dr.
St. George, Utah 84790
HYATT PLACE ST. GEORGE (new behind Dixie Center)
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1899 So. 120 E.
St. George Utah 84790
HOLIDAY INN ST. GEORGE, (behind Dixie Center)
Click here to book your discounted rate at Holiday Inn!
1808 So. Crosby Way
St. George, UT 84790
Click here to book your discounted rate at Fairfield!
1660 Convention Center Dr.
St. George, Utah 84790