Networking and Professional Development Opportunity for LMAIS Office Managers, Executive Assistants, Administrative Assistants

Networking and Professional Development Opportunity for LMAIS Office Managers, Executive Assistants, Administrative Assistants

*no cost for participants (except for lunch out)

North Park Elementary School, 2017 W. Montrose Ave., Chicago

RSVP to North Park Elementary School Office Manager Kerry Maman at maman@npeschool.orgwho will facilitate the gathering.



  • 9:30-10:00: Continental breakfast served and introductions
  • 10:00-11:15: Session I*
  • 11:15-11:30: Break
  • 11:30-12:45: Session II*
  • 12:45-1:00: Closing activity
  • 1:00-2:30: Lunch for all at a nearby restaurant (walking distance); participants’ schools pay for their lunch and drinks)

Topics submitted thus far for discussion and sharing:

  • Follow up and keeping track of projects; streamlining workflow for efficiency and effectiveness; approaches to organization/time-management; Google tips and tricks
  • Communications strategies and tips; building positive working relationships
  • Roles and responsibilities to students, parents, staff, admin team, HOS, Board – and managing “additional” responsibilities
  • Setting boundaries, setting priorities, and staying well
  • Leadership skills you use or need
  • Your goals and professional development
  • Security
  • Scheduling
  • What you learned from working in your role during COVID
  • Starting an admin group in your school
  • Onboarding a new Head, Board Chair, or other Trustees
  • Ideas for more networking, connection, and collaboration – how might we connect a few times a year? What kind of speakers/professional development would be helpful?
  • Others, time permitting?


Event Details

  • Date: Wednesday June 21
  • Time: 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
  • Location: North Park Elementary School
  • 2017 W. Montrose Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60618
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