Heads' Retreat

Heads' Retreat
Leadership in Challenging Times:
The Ability to Innovate and Adapt More Important Than Ever

Hammock Beach Resort, Palm Coast
June 14-16, 2021


Ian Symmonds
Ian Symmonds & Associates Inc.

Scott E. Barron
Chief Reinvention Officer
School Growth

Hammock Beach Resort is located at:
200 Ocean Crest Drive, Palm Coast, FL 32137

Registration Cost: Head $745 | Spouse/Partner $450

Hotel Room: $199 (plus resort fee and applicable taxes)
Participants are expected to make their own hotel reservations. Registration fee does not include the price of the guest room. To make a reservation, use the passkey: Hammock Beach Reservations, or call 1-877-834-8862. To receive the FCIS group rate, make sure to identify yourself as part of the FCIS Heads' Retreat group and use the rate code: FCOIS. Once the room block is sold out, there may not be rooms available at this group rate.

Registration and Hotel Deadline: May 13, 2021
To receive the FCIS group rate at the resort, reservations must be made by this date.

Cancellation & Refunds: All hotel cancellations must be made directly through the hotel and in accordance with hotel policy. Workshop refund requests must be made in writing and emailed to kdanger@fcis.org. There is a $50 per person processing fee through May 6, 2021, with no refunds after this date.

Contact Alison Carlson at acarlson@fcis.org.


Acknowledgement of Risk and Safety Procedures: Participation in FCIS’ in-person events signifies an attendee’s acknowledgement of the highly contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntary assumption of the risk of exposure or infection by attending the in-person event. Attendees agree to comply with all COVID-related procedures, including distancing and masking, that may be implemented by FCIS, in accordance with CDC, state, local, and hotel requirements and recommendations.

Feedback from Past Participants:
What was the most valuable aspect of the
Heads’ Retreat for you? 

"Quality of the speakers was superior. Content was relevant, useful, and provided ideas I can implement immediately. Five stars!"

"Dedicated time to focus and reflect on leadership."
"The balance between PD sessions, networking, rest and relaxation."

"The workshops were fantastic! The camaraderie and networking with fellow Heads is inspiring and extremely valuable."

"There’s great value in collaborating with other Heads, meeting their families, and discussing topics related to our important work on our campuses."
"Truly the entire agenda!"

Private school leaders may submit for travel reimbursement through the Florida Department of Education for the FCIS Heads' Retreat, using this link.

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