On October 7, 2019, ESU 11 organized an educational conference for the fourteen schools in the ESU 11 area. This conference, entitled “Lead from Within,” provided teachers with the opportunity to learn about educational trends, techniques, and effective teaching practices in each of their respective subject areas. The keynote speaker for the day was Dr. Joe Sanfelippo. His talks focused on leadership. In addition to the keynote, there were approximately 65 breakout sessions teachers could choose to attend. Sessions focused on technology integration, art, music, reading, math, classroom management, and career education. Approximately 600 educators, administrators, and para professionals attended the conference.