It’s time to connect, innovate, and thrive at Ignite ’16! We’re looking forward to seeing you and other school leaders in Orlando this week at the only professional development event devoted exclusively to the needs of middle level and high school administrators.

To ensure that you take full advantage of the networks, education, and technology available at Ignite, check these items off your Ignite ’16 to-do list.

Bring Your Confirmation Email. If you haven’t already, you will receive a confirmation email a few days prior to the conference. Bring this email to registration in the Osceola lobby area right outside the Ignite Exhibit Hall. (The bar code in your confirmation email will be needed to get your badge and collect your “conference bag.”)

Download the Ignite ’16 App. Get the NASSP Events mobile app for your Android or iOS device, or search “NASSP Events” in your app store to download. The app will provide you with more detailed information, including full session descriptions.

Connect Online. Take note of the network ID and password (Ignite16; principals) to access the free Wi-Fi access available on-site.

Get Social. Share your thoughts and pictures with us on social media by posting with #NASSP16. Stay connected by following our Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram pages.

Save Money. Receive a 20 percent discount at all of the hotel’s restaurants by showing your name badge. You can also use it to receive a 20 percent discount on all spa services at the hotel’s Relcâhe Spa.

Visit the NASSP Connection Center. Visit the Connection Center in the City Hall lobby to meet with NASSP’s national staff and ask any questions you might have about membership benefits and more.

And don’t miss these special events held throughout the conference!

School Showcase. Thursday, 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Meet leaders, teachers, and students from schools that beat the odds.

Welcome Reception. Thursday, 6:15–9 p.m. Kick off Ignite ’16 by enjoying refreshments, mingling, and browsing the exhibits.

100th Anniversary Luncheon. Friday, 12:45–2:15 p.m. International authors Todd Whitaker and Rick Wormeli will lead a spirited discussion, and the 2016 NASSP National Assistant Principal of the Year will be announced.

NASSP Annual Business Meeting. Saturday, 8:30–10:00 a.m. in the Orange Blossom Ballroom. All members are welcome.

This is just a sampling of the invaluable professional development opportunities you’ll be a part of at Ignite ’16. Safe travels—and see you there!

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