Social Events and Information 2017
* Please note: This schedule is subject to change.
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Wednesday, November 1
|St. Andrews||Join friends and colleagues to kick off the Convention! All FCIS member schools and event sponsors are welcome. Special thanks to ICUBA and Balfour Yearbooks/Taylor for their contribution to this event and their support of FCIS. Name tag required.|
|6:30PM||Business Officers' Dinner|
|Located in the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate, Trevi's offers a genuine, Italian family-style dining experience. Business Officers will enjoy the house salad with organic baby lettuces, shaved carrots, tomatoes, red onions, braised beets, and white balsamic vinaigrette. The choice of entrées includes rigatoni bolognese with ricotta impastata and basil and oven-roast chicken breast with buffalo mozzarella, prosciutto, and charred broccolini. Dessert options include chocolate zucotto and pistachio brittle. Coffee and tea will be served with dessert. Please note: There will be a cash bar available. Special thanks to Blackbaud for their contribution to this event and their support of FCIS.|
|6:30-10:00PM||Admission Directors' Dinner|
|Charley’s Steak House is a traditional steakhouse with culinary flair featuring chef-driven appetizers and entrées as well as established menu items. Admission Directors will enjoy pan-fried calamari with mixed peppers, Charley's signature house salad, and garlic-cheese butter bread. The choice of entrées includes "bone-in" Kansas City strip strip, Atlantic salmon, double thick pork chop, and grilled chicken breast. All entrées are served with garlic smashed potatoes. Dessert is seasonal berries and cream, served family style. A cash bar will be available. Please note: Transportation will be available. Pick-up time will be at 6:30 p.m. in front of the hotel. Special thanks to Carney, Sandoe & Associates for their contribution to this event and their support of FCIS.|
Thursday, November 2
|International Ballroom III||Garden green salad with carrots, cucumber, tomato, sprouts, creamy herb dressing, red wine vinaigrette; lemon and herb roast chicken breast with roasted red pepper potato puree, broccoli, and mushroom jus. Chocolate layer cake with chocolate sauce, strawberry compote, vanilla whip. Vegetarian option: brick oven baked eggplant rolatini with ricotta filling, herbed roma tomato sauce, and fresh mozzarella. (For vegetarian option, this must be indicated on registration form.)|
Geoff Guidera, Senior Vice President, Strategic Property Partners
This presentation speaks to a personal journey from an independent school to my current transformative professional responsibilities. The presentation includes substantive topics for leaders as they envision topics such as authenticity, culture, communication, innovation, creativity and opportunity. As an executive of one of Tampa’s most innovative companies, my presentation is sure to inspire the thought leadership valued in the 21st century.
|5:00-8:30PM||Technology Directors' Dinner|
|Charley’s Steak House is a traditional steakhouse with culinary flair featuring chef-driven appetizers and entrées as well as established menu items. Technology Directors will enjoy fried calamari as an appetizer. The choice of entrées includes steak, salmon, pork chops, and chicken, as well as vegetarian options. Dessert will be an assortment. A cash bar will be available. Please note: Transportation will be available to and from the restaurant ($1.50 per person). Special thanks to Smart Technologies for their contribution to this event and their support of FCIS.|
|5:30-6:30PM||President's Reception for Heads of School|
|Formal Pool||Special thanks to ISM and to Three W International for their contributions to this event and their support of FCIS. (By invitation only)|
|Located in the Omni Resort at ChampionsGate, Trevi's offers a genuine, Italian family-style dining experience. Administrators will enjoy calamari with spicy marinara and fresh lemon; Caesar salad; and arugula salad with parmigiano reggiano cheese and extra virgin olive oil. The choice of entrées includes lightly breaded chicken breast with fresh mozzarella and pomodoro sauce; penne pasta with fresh tomato sauce, ricotta salata, and basil; chicken breast with angel hair pasta, roasted peppers, artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes, toasted pine nuts, and scampi sauce; and homemade gnocchi, fresh basil and pomodoro sauce. All entrées are served family style. Dessert is an assortment of mini-desserts. Please note: There will be a reception with cash bar at David's Club Sport Bar and Grill from 5:30 to 6:30pm, and dinner will follow. Special thanks to School Outfitters by Lands' End for their contribution to this event and their support of FCIS.|
Friday, November 3
|7:15-8:15AM||Episcopal Schools' Eucharist & Breakfast|
|Oakmont B||Chilled Orange Juice, Seasonal Fruit Cup, Basket of Assorted Breakfast Pastries and Muffins, Fluffy Scrambled Eggs with Chives and Cheddar, Crisp Smoked Bacon, Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes with Caramelized Onions and Peppers and Roasted Tomato, Selection of Starbucks Coffees and Teas. Hosted by St. John's Episcopal Parish Day School at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate.|
|National Ballroom CD||Caesar salad with garlic crostini and shaved parmesan cheese; fire roasted all natural chicken with rosemary pan jus and truffle orzo mac n' cheese; and bread presentation. Local key lime pie and coffee and tea. Vegetarian option: BBQ blazed tofu with smoke corn risotto cake. (For vegetarian option, this must be indicated on registration form.)|
Dr. Jimmie L. Davis, President, STEMflorida, Inc.
Innovation: Dependent, Hippocratic and at times...Excellent!