Get excited about what awaits you at the conference.

Earn PD Clock hours at professional development sessions!

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Learn about discounted hotel rates while attending the Conference.

Stay Tuned for the Latest Conference Information

We are excited to offer attendees many opportunities to learn and connect throughout the week — safely. We will provide the latest updates regarding events as the conference date approaches.

Watch for Conference App Details!
Please note that to reduce touch points for the safety of staff and attendees, there will not be a printed session program available at the conference. All event and session information will exclusively be available in the conference app and you must download the app to scan for PD credit. Stay tuned for more details.

The conference schedule below is subject to change based on the latest meeting guidelines from the venue, CDC and State of Illinois. 

Tuesday, June 8 

Pre-Conference Administrator Academy: Sustainability for PK-12 Schools

9:00am - 3:30pm
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2021 Legacy Project at Feed My Starving Children

12:00pm - 2:00pm
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​SAAC Conference Welcome Hospitality

5:00pm - 7:00pm 
Sam & Harry's; wristband required

Conference Welcome Hospitality
Sponsored by the Service Associate Advisory Committee

Tuesday, June 8: 5:00pm

Kick off the Conference back at Sam and Harry's, conveniently located within the Renaissance Schaumburg hotel and Convention Center. Complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres will be provided courtesy of the Service Associate Advisory Committee (SAAC).

Wednesday, June 9

First-Time Attendee Orientation

8:30am - 9:00am
Nirvana Threshold

Breakout Sessions

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9:00am - 10:00am
10:15am - 11:15am

Opening General Session & Lunch

11:30am - 1:15pm
An inspiring keynote presentation from Collision of Sound, award recognitions and more! 

Breakout Sessions

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1:30pm - 2:30pm

2:45pm - 3:45pm


3:45pm - 5:00pm
Utopia/Nirvana Threshold

Dueling Pianos Evening Hospitality

8:30pm - 10:30pm
Gather back with your peers after dinner for a hospitality.
Exploration; wristband required

Thursday, June 10

Breakout Sessions

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8:30am - 9:30am

9:45am - 10:45am
11:00am - 12:00pm 
12:45pm - 1:45pm

Second General Session

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Join us to see an inspiring keynote Presentation from George Couros, award recognitions and help welcome new association leaders.
Exploration; badged event

Breakout Sessions

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3:45pm - 4:45pm


4:45pm - 6:00pm
Gather after a day of sessions for a hospitality.
Utopia/Nirvana Threshold; badged event

Evening Hospitality

8:30pm - 11:00pm
Gather back with your peers after dinner for a hospitality. 
Sam & Harry's, wristband required

Friday, June 11

Service Associate Annual Business Meeting

8:00am - 8:30am
Utopia A & B

PDC Meeting & Breakfast

8:30am - 10:30am