Sessions and Events


8:30am - 9:30am

Enjoy a casual networking breakfast with other attendees and ERB staff members.

Monday, March 9, 2020

A Message from the President

9:30am – 9:45am

ERB’s President, Tom Rochon, will kick off the day’s sessions with observations on how advances in data science are making assessment data more valuable than ever in helping educators understand students as learners and schools as learning environments.

Monday, March 9, 2020

Mark Lauria of NYSAIS

9:45am – 10:45am

Independent schools are challenged today to demonstrate their distinctive value and to meet the needs of post-millennial students. In this conversation with Summit attendees, the Executive Director of the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS), Dr. Mark Lauria, will describe these challenges and the ways schools can address them.

Monday, March 9, 2020

Social-Emotional Learning and Performance

10:50am – 12:00pm

Presented by Dr. Marcus Crede, who has spent the past 15 years investigating the relationship between social-emotional learning constructs and academic outcomes, this session will focus on how educators can move beyond the hype that often characterizes claims made about social-emotional learning. Attendees will discover a more nuanced and evidence-based understanding of how social-emotional learning contributes to learning and achievement. Dr. Crede will also offer suggestions that educators can use when interpreting results produced by ERB's new social-emotional program, the Social and Emotional Learning Suite (SEL).

Monday, March 9, 2020


12:00pm – 1:15pm

An "unconference" lunch featuring casual conversations and networking opportunities hosted right on campus.

Monday, March 9, 2020

CTP Data: Extracting Actionable Insights and Meaning

1:15pm – 2:30pm

Led by Dr. Glenn Milewski, ERB’s Chief Product Officer and Jason Lasnetski, ERB’s Member Services Consultant, participate in an interactive session to learn how to fully utilize the results of CTP's (Comprehensive Testing Program) most popular—and newest—reports. Attendees will also learn about reporting changes that will provide additional insight for their school in the near future. 

Monday, March 9, 2020

Numbers Talk

2:45pm – 3:45pm

Details coming soon.

Monday, March 9, 2020

Closing Remarks

3:45pm – 4:00pm

Closing thoughts from ERB.

Monday, March 9, 2020

Post-Summit Networking Event

4:30pm - 7:00pm
Additional $40 fee
plus the cost of drinks

Join ERB and other summit attendees for an evening tour of Grand Central Terminal from 4:30pm - 5:45pm that highlights the history, architecture, and operations of one of the world’s biggest train terminals. The tour is followed by drinks from 5:45pm - 7:00pm at a nearby location to be determined closer to the event.


This event is an additional $40 paid at registration for the private tour plus the cost of drinks paid individually by the attendee the night of the event.

Monday, March 9, 2020


Convene at 237 Park Avenue has been called the "venue of the future." Unlike other event spaces in New York City, this location is purpose-built for professional meetings. This loft-style space in Midtown is two blocks away from Grand Central and features cozy fireplaces, curated art, and plush lounge seating. 

Nearby Hotels


The Lexington Hotel


The Roosevelt


Grand Hyatt New York


Megan Meyers  |   (303) 798-3664

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