Creating Schools of the Future through Systems Thinking
14 Jan 2006

Creating Schools of the Future through Systems Thinking

Upcoming Urban Leadership Academy workshop in Minneapolis:

14 Jan 2006

Upcoming Urban Leadership Academy workshop in Minneapolis:

Creating Schools of the Future through Systems ThinkingFebruary 1, 2006

Verna Allee, Verna Allee and Associates

Verna AlleeVerna Allee, M.A., is recognized worldwide for her work as a pioneer in the field of knowledge management. She is a practitioner, thought leader, author, and frequent keynote speaker on value networks, knowledge management, intangibles, communities of practice, and new business models. Through her value network of colleagues, she consults with a wide variety of organizations—from global corporations and entrepreneurial startups to government agencies and global action networks. She will speak on bringing the wisdom of knowledge management and systems thinking into our schools.

Verna’s publications include The Future of Knowledge: Increasing Prosperity through Value Networks (2003) and The Knowledge Evolution (1997), which is a continuing best seller in the knowledge management field. She is also co-editor with Dinesh Chandra of What is True Wealth and How Do We Create It? (2003). Verna is a contributing author to several books and journals and is on the editorial board of Knowledge Management magazine.


February 1, 2006 from 8:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  • Morning session: 8:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Speaker presentation
  • Afternoon session: 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Practical application and dialogue that draws upon information from the morning session through the use of leadership frameworks.


Doubletree Hotel Conference Center
1500 Park Place Blvd., Minneapolis
(near Hwy 394 & Hwy 100)


Registration deadline: January 25, 2005


  • ULA member school district participants (Minneapolis., St. Paul, North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale, & Mounds View) pay no registration fee.
  • Non-ULA member school districts pay $90 per person for the half-day session or $150 for the full-day session. Lunch and/or continental breakfast is included.


Pre-approved continuing professional education clock hours for administrators are available. Please contact John Moravec at or 612-625-3517 for more information.

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