Reaching S.T.A.R. Power

Algiers Charter

Algiers Charter Educational Symposium

The Spears Group produced a one-day educational symposium executed on July 26, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans to engage and motivate 500 teachers and staff within the Algiers Charter school network in preparation for the 2017-2018 academic school year. Spears successfully conceptualized and executed a compelling theme to compliment the eight-hour professional development seminar. The impactful result was a memorable experience that motivated educators who are passionate about enhancing the educational curriculum so students could have a successful school year within the Algiers Charter Network.

Scope

  • Visually compelling theme centered around astronauts, space, stars and galaxies
  • Imaginative wall banners, table decorations and centerpieces transformed the Hyatt Regency into a journey among the stars
  • NASA-style font and visual concept on name badges, lunch tickets and breakout session tickets
  • Eight-panel event program designed to read and look like an astronaut’s operations manual
  • Custom-designed PowerPoint templates used for breakout sessions
  • Two high-quality inspirational astronaut-themed videos played during the opening session

Results

  • No reports of teacher turnover in the months following the symposium
  • Motivational kick-off was impactful and well-lead in partnership with the Algiers Charter administration
  • Survey results show the attendees found the theme refreshing, saw value in collaboration and were energized for the upcoming school year
  • Administration noted teachers received a renewed sense of pride that transcended to their interaction with students
  • Spears Group is proud to be involved in an immersive education summit accelerating the future of education.
HOSTED

500

attendees who found the theme refreshing, saw value in collaboration and were energized for the upcoming school year
MAINTAINED

100%

employee retention. The Algiers Charter network reported there was no teacher turnover in the months following the symposium
CREATED

15

custom-designed creative assets that transformed the symposium setting into an immersive educational journey among the stars