Leadership Conference

2019 Leadership Conference

The 2019 Leadership Conference is designed for high school freshman, sophomores and juniors. The conference is directed towards students who are recognized as leaders in your school community and want to improve their leadership skills. Students and Chaperones will attend separate breakout sessions throughout the day.;

Date: Monday, September 30, 2019

Location: Embassy Suites East Peoria Conference Center

Check-in: 8:05 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.

Conference: 8:50 a.m.  - 1:30 p.m.

Schools are asked to register only if they are able to attend the full conference.

Conference Schedule

8:05 a.m.—8:50 a.m. Registration
8:50 a.m.—9:20 a.m. Welcome
National Anthem
Gift of Hope CEO, Mr. Kevin Cmunt
Student Advisory Committee Introductions
IHSA Executive Director, Mr. Craig Anderson
9:20 a.m.—10:20 a.m. Perseverance with Grit, Ms. Adrienne Bulinski
10:20 a.m.—1:20 p.m. Groups move through Breakout Rooms

1:20 p.m.—1:30 p.m. Closing


Keynote Speaker: Adrienne Bulinski

Guest Speakers: B. Elliot Hopkins and Dr. Renee Patton

Session Leaders - SAC Members

• The Leadership Conference is free to all member school students, administrators and coaches.

At this time, please limit your number of student attendees to 8. If we do not reach capacity, you will be invited to bring more students.

• To register for the Conference, log into your School Center and select the Student Recognition box.

Registration begins Aug. 30th

and closes on Sept. 20th or until we reach capacity.


For questions or more information, please contact LeAnna Mutchler.

Look for Student Leadership Conference information in 2021!