Recharge and Reconnect - 2021 High Aims Summer Institute

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Summer Institute 2021

July 28-29, 2021

High AIMS is a consortium of 33 public school districts in southwest Ohio. Princeton City Schools will serve as next year's host to 2,000+ educators for our 7th annual Summer Institute. We will offer two nationally acclaimed keynote speakers and 250+ breakout sessions as teachers and administrators immerse themselves in dynamic and inspiring professional learning.

Chad Littlefield

Keynotes will be presented by:



Chad Littlefield is the co-founder and Chief Experience Officer of We and Me, Inc. (—an organization whose mission is to create conversations that matter. Leaders call Chad when they want to amplify connection, belonging, and trust in their organization. Forbes calls Chad a “global expert on asking questions that build trust and connection in teams.” He is a TEDx speaker, author of the Pocket Guide to Facilitating Human Connections, and creator of We! Connect Cards, which are now being used to create conversations that matter on campuses and companies in over 80 countries around the world. Most recently, Chad and his partner Will Wise launched their new book, Ask Powerful Questions: Create Conversations that Matter, now a #1 Amazon Bestseller.

Chad has led workshops, trainings, retreats, and interactive keynotes at JetBlue, Starbucks, Conscious Capitalism International, Johnson & Johnson, Penn State, George Mason University, Typeform, Goodwill, and dozens of conferences. Feel free to follow Chad via video beforehand through his interactive learning letter right here:


Adam Welcome

Adam Welcome

Adam has been a teacher, Principal, Director of Innovation for a district with 35,000 students and enjoys pushing the envelope to always do what's best for kids!

Adam was Principal of the Year for his region, a 20 To Watch for the National School Board Association, guest blogger for EdWeek, NAESP magazine, and many other publications. Adam also consults and works with many education companies as a way to improve their product for others!

Adam is passionate about technology integration with all educators and a huge advocate of social media and connecting with other educators from across the country. Adam makes it clear that kids come first and has preached the message of Team Kid for many years.

He is also the co-founder of Kids Deserve It, the author of Run Like a Pirate and Empower Our Girls..

Adam has an amazing wife (Stacy) and two young children (Greta and Tilden) that keep life at home exciting and active. Adam also loves to run and has completed 25 marathons.

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