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2024 Women's Caucus Annual Conference

Join us May 19th -21st in beautiful Hershey, PA for the 40th Annual PASA Women’s Caucus  "EmpowHer: Supporting Excellence in Educational Leadership.” This inspiring conference is dedicated exclusively to uplifting women in educational leadership roles. This event is your opportunity to connect with trailblazing women who are shaping the future of education through their resilience, innovation, and visionary leadership.

At PASA Women’s Caucus, you'll engage in empowering workshops, listen to transformative talks, and network with fellow educational leaders who share your passion for making a difference. Whether you're aiming to enhance your leadership skills, explore groundbreaking strategies for overcoming challenges, or find inspiration to drive positive change in your institution, the PASA Women’s Caucus is the place to be.

Don't miss this chance to uplift yourself and others, fostering a community of strong, influential women dedicated to excellence in educational leadership. See you there to celebrate and elevate the role of women in education!

Suzanne Dailey
Suzanne Dailey is an instructional coach in the Central Bucks School District, where she has the honor and joy of working with over 500 elementary teachers and 8,000 students. She teaches model lessons, facilitates professional development sessions, and mentors teachers to be the best for the students in front of them. Suzanne is Nationally Board Certified, a fellow of the National Writing Project, and has a Masters Degree in Reading. She is dedicated to nurturing and developing the whole child and teacher and presents these topics at a local, state and national level. Suzanne is the author of Teach Happier this School Year: 40 Weeks of Inspiration & Reflection and the host of the popular weekly podcast, Teach Happier.   
Colleen Bielitz

Colleen Bielitz is an accomplished academic, administrator, tech futurist, and biomimicry proponent who has been transforming institutions through strategic initiatives, creative entrepreneurship, and visionary leadership by delivering pragmatic ideas and insights into the trends, technologies, and paradigms transforming education and society. Her driving force is to create a world that is sustainable and leaves no one behind.

Bielitz oversees strategic initiatives and outreach for Southern Connecticut State University where she works to create purposeful, focused change in her institution’s economic and social potential. Bielitz is the co-chair of the Education Committee for the international VR/AR Association, is the XR Community Group co-lead for Educause, is on the leadership team of XR Women, and is a member of Women in AI. She is a recognized thought leader in this space and speaks globally on the future of extended reality (XR) and artificial intelligence (AI). She recently received the Stand Up for STEM Mentorship Award from Million Women Mentors and lives her passion daily illuminating what is possible at the nexus between technology and human ingenuity.

Schedule of Events
Sunday, May 19, 2024 Celebrating 40 Years of Women's Caucus
Monday, May 20, 2024 Morning Keynote: Suzanne Dailey
Breakout Sessions
Afternoon Keynote: Colleen Bielitz
Breakout Sessions
Tuesday, May 21, 2024 Legal Updates
Education Next: Celebrating 40 Years/Shaping the Next 40

Early Bird|Standard
(All Days) Full Event: $429|$479
(Day 1)     S/M- $299|$349
(Day 2)       M/T-$350|$399

Members may bring guests from their own district/organization at a discounted rate! 
Early Bird|Standard
(All Days) Full Event: $409|$459
(Day 1)     S/M:$299|$349
(Day 2)      M/T:$330|$380
Early Bird|Standard
(All Days) Full Event: $529|$579
(Day 1)     S/M:$ $399|$449
(Day 2)      M/T:$450|$499

*Early Bird Discount ends 4/12/2024*
*Registration will end on 5/12/2024*

*No refunds will be made for cancellations or changes after 5/12/2024*

Hotel Room Blocks :

Hershey Hotel
100 Hotel Rd, Hershey, PA 17033
Room Rates: Cottage Single King/Double Queen: $339.00| Standard Single King/Double Queen: $249.00
Booking Link: 
By Phone :Call 855-729-3108 (Ask for the room block for PASA Women's Caucus 2024)
Last Day for Room Block Reservations: April 22nd, 2024

Hilton Garden Inn|Hershey
550 East Main Street, Hummelstown, PA 17036
Room Rate: Standard Double Queen: $159.00 plus tax
Booking Link: 
By Phone: Call (717) 566-9292 (Ask for the room block for PASA Women's Caucus)
Last day for Room Block Reservations: April 28, 2024