Innovation Summit

Southwest Missouri's Premier Educational Event

August 3-4, 2023

Branson Convention Center at 200 Sycamore Street in Branson MO

Keynote Speakers


Dr. Michael McDowell
Aug 3rd


Dr. Tina H. Boogren
Aug 4th

Call for Vendors


We invite you to be a part of our GOCSD Innovation Summit, the premiere educational conference in Southwest Missouri. We have 3 sponsorship tiers and a la Carte items to allow you to personalize your participation in our event.


Thursday, Aug 3rd

8 AM

Registration and Breakfast

8:45 AM


9 AM

Welcoming Remarks & Keynote

10:30 AM

Breakout Session 1

11:15 AM

Lunch on Your Own

1 PM

Breakout Session 2

2 PM

Breakout Session 3

3 PM

Breakout Session 4

Friday, Aug 4th

7:45 AM

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 AM

Breakout Session 5

9:30 AM

Breakout Session 6

10:30 AM

Welcoming Remarks & Keynote

12:15 AM

Closing Remarks & Door Prizes


Watch for updates in GONews, our app, and on this website.

Innovation Summit 2022

What Attendees are Saying

"Outstanding conference! Energizing and informative. Great opportunity to gather useful resources and connect with peers and other education professionals."

"I just wanted to let you know how much our district enjoyed the GOCSD conference this year. We all met today and reflected over our experiences. The overall feedback we heard from teachers and admin was that it was very beneficial. "

"We are getting the right information, timely information, and useful information that we can turn into action."

"This was an amazing conference! I enjoyed everything - the sessions, time with colleagues, and good discussions."

"I really enjoyed the variety of different sessions that were provided today and meeting teachers and staff from different schools."

"GOCSD is right on target each year by ending the conference with an uplifting, humorous, and energizing speaker to prepare teacher leaders, admin leaders, and educational team members of any facet for the upcoming school year. Way to go!"

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