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Featured Speaker: Dr. John Ratey, MD
Dr. Ratey is an author, an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and an internationally recognized expert in Neuropsychiatry. 

What: Administrator Forum
Who: Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools (CLAS) members
When: February 12, 2020 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Hyatt Regency Birmingham - if you need to arrive the night before contact Hyatt Reservations 402-593-5098 (refer to the Group Code G-3DON). Hotel reservations must be made no later than January 20, 2020 to guarantee the group rate.
How:  Preregister by January 27th. There is no fee for CLAS members to attend the Administrator Forum but preregistration is required! Email us with the Subject: Administrator Forum. Please include your name, position, school & school system. Additional registration details will follow. 


  • 8:30 am - 9:45 am: Keynote address by John J. Ratey, MD, author of Spark: The Revolutionary New Science about Exercise and the Brain
  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm: Interactive session with CLAS members moderated by Dr. Vic Wilson, CLAS Executive Director
  • Grab and go lunch provided - No registration fee for CLAS members - Preregistration required

“CLAS is thrilled to support ASAHPERD in bringing Dr. John Ratey to Alabama for the Health &
Physical Literacy Summit 2020 and Administrator Forum. As you know, a healthy body aids a healthy mind,
and CLAS stands with ASAHPERD in recognizing the important role administrators play in the
health of those under their care. We encourage you to consider attending this very important meeting.
It is truly an exceptional event and one that you will want to attend to ensure that you are doing all that
you can to enhance the lives of Alabama’s students.ˮ
Vic Wilson, Executive Director, CLAS