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JOSTENS RENAISSANCE®

National Conference

The Jostens Renaissance National Conference is a one-of-a-kind experience that brings all educational stakeholders together with the focus of creating a positive school climate and culture. Whether you’re an established Renaissance school or a first-time participant, the Jostens Renaissance Conference will help you inspire students to academic success while celebrating the moments that matter.

The 2019 Jostens Renaissance National Conference will occur July 20 – 23 at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate in Orlando, FL.

 

JOSTENS RENAISSANCE®

Collaborative Tour

INSPIRE THE HOPELESS. EMPOWER THE DREAMERS.

Culture. Climate. Leadership. Come and join us to meet with Dr. Phil Campbell (PC) as we discuss ways to positively impact your school’s culture and climate using the tools and resources available through Jostens Renaissance. Topics covered will include proven ideas for making a positive impact on your school’s culture and climate, leadership skills for students and educators alike, proven methods for improving graduation rates, attendance rates, and discipline rates, and much, much more!

 

THE HARBOR

Character Development. One Episode at a Time.

The Harbor by Jostens is a weekly online video series that builds character in students and culture on campus.

THE PULSE –

Student Recognition Survey.

Are there gaps between how students feel recognized & how adults feel they are recognizing them? The Pulse can help.

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NATIONAL RENAISSANCE STUDENT OF THE MONTH: MARCH – STEPHANIE GRIPP
This month’s National Renaissance Student of the Month is Stephanie Gripp from Bureau Valley High School in Manlius, IL. Her nominator writes (lightly edited): “Stephanie found […]
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NATIONAL RENAISSANCE STAFFULTY OF THE MONTH: MARCH – SHERRY FITZGERALD
This month’s National Renaissance Staffulty of the Month is Sherry FitzGerald from Jefferson High School in Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia. Nominator Katerina Rushizky describes the importance of […]
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COACHES’ CORNER: Q&A – HOW ARE YOU RESPONDING TO VAPING?
Thanks to Dr. Michelle CarneyRay-Yoder, Sara Cowey, Rhett Ladner, Dr. Darrin Peppard, and Dr. Steve Woolf for sharing their ideas. Their comments were lightly edited and […]
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NATIONAL RENAISSANCE STAFFULTY OF THE MONTH: FEBRUARY – JAY WATTERWORTH
This month’s National Renaissance Staffulty of the Month is Jay Watterworth from Philip Simmons High School in Charleston, South Carolina. Nominator Dr. Connie McClanahan gives Jay […]
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NATIONAL RENAISSANCE STUDENT OF THE MONTH: FEBRUARY – TAYON SMITH
This month’s National Renaissance Student of the Month is Tayon Smith from Goose Creek High School in South Carolina. Nominator Amanda Cooper writes: “Tayon is a […]
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COACHES’ CORNER: LEADERSHIP – A LABOR OF LOVE
Leadership – A Labor of Love by Sara Cowey, M.S. Many years ago, at my first Jostens Renaissance National conference, I watched and listened to several […]
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Q&A with Renaissance Coaches: How Do You Connect with Parents?
Thanks to Dr. Michelle CarneyRay-Yoder, Sara Cowey, Rhett Ladner, Dr. Darrin Peppard, and Dr. Steve Woolf for sharing their ideas for this article. What ongoing groups […]
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COACHES’ CORNER: GROW, BABY, GROW!
Elementary Renaissance is Key to a Successful District Program: A Way to Create Leaders at a Young Age By Rhett Ladner As we endure this dark, […]
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NATIONAL RENAISSANCE STAFFULTY OF THE MONTH: JANUARY – ALLISON RANEY
This month’s National Renaissance Staffulty of the Month is Allison Raney from The Independent School in Wichita, Kansas. Nominator Deborah Johnson raves about the impact Allison […]
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NATIONAL RENAISSANCE STUDENT OF THE MONTH: JANUARY – RJ MOILAN
This month’s National Renaissance Student of the Month is RJ Moilan from Prairie Vista Middle School in Texas. The above photo was taken with a truck […]
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NATIONAL RENAISSANCE STUDENT OF THE MONTH: DECEMBER – KATERINA RUSHIZKY
This month’s National Renaissance Student of the Month is Katerina Rushizky from Jefferson High School in West Virginia. The above photo was taken at summer camp, […]
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NATIONAL RENAISSANCE STAFFULTY OF THE MONTH: DECEMBER – AMBER CARLS
This month’s National Renaissance Staffulty of the Month is Amber Carls from Flanagan-Cornell High School in Flanagan, Illinois. Amber is off to a great start with […]
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COACHES’ CORNER: ELEMENTARY RENAISSANCE
Elementary Renaissance is Key to a Successful District Program: A Way to Create Leaders at a Young Age By Dr. Michelle CarneyRay-Yoder When schools begin to […]
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CLIMATE AND CULTURE BROCHURE
We all believe a positive climate and culture will help students, but how does it impact larger goals such as boosting school pride, improving attendance and […]
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NATIONAL RENAISSANCE STAFFULTY OF THE MONTH: NOVEMBER – DR. FARAH MEADOWS
This month’s National Renaissance Staffulty of the Month is Dr. Farah Meadows from Indio High School in Indio, California. Farah has been involved with Jostens Renaissance […]
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HONORARY DIPLOMA
The Honorary Diploma featured in the “Gratitude” episode of The Harbor is available for downloading. Click here to download the PDF.
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NATIONAL RENAISSANCE STUDENT OF THE MONTH: NOVEMBER – SYDNEY FERRER
This month’s National Renaissance Student of the Month is sophomore Sydney Ferrer from Green River High School in Wyoming. Nominator Bradlee Skinner writes: “Sydney wanted to […]
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COACHES’ CORNER: LIVING OUT LOUD
By Dr. Steve Woolf The first time I heard Kevin Honeycutt, my dear friend and former JRNC keynoter, say “Live your life out loud!” I didn’t […]
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NATIONAL RENAISSANCE STAFFULTY OF THE MONTH: OCTOBER – DEBRA SUMMERS
This month’s National Renaissance Staffulty of the Month is Debra Summers from Cane Bay High School in South Carolina. Debra has been a Renaissance coordinator for […]
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NATIONAL RENAISSANCE STUDENT OF THE MONTH: OCTOBER – CARISSA KNITOWSKI
This month’s National Renaissance Student of the Month is senior Carissa Knitowski from William B. Travis High School in Texas. Carissa has been involved with Renaissance […]

FEATURED STORIES

A Showcase for Climate and Culture

Jostens Renaissance® Education’s Featured Stories are here to highlight culture and climate current events, Renaissance stories from your school and insights from experts. Check back regularly to see Renaissance in action!

FEATURED STORIES

IDEA EXCHANGE

Ideas That Will Impact Your School

Find ideas from schools across the country that will suit your Renaissance needs in our Idea Exchange. And then, take some of your own ideas and submit them for other Renaissance schools to see!

IDEA EXCHANGE
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Rock Star Certificate
Parents and other adult volunteers are critical to making your school’s activities run smoothly. Be sure to show them how much you appreciate their donations of […]
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Styles For Students
A great way to recognize students for having good attendance, making progress in the classroom, or for completing assignments on time.
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GPA CHAMPIONSHIP
Create a connection between athletics and academics by rewarding the varsity team with the highest in-season GPA.
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CUSTODIAL STAFF RECOGNITION
It is important to thank everyone in your building for what they do. Here is a fun way to recognize the custodial staff in your school
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CAFETERIA STAFF RECOGNITION
Recognize the cafeteria staff throughout the year by creating a bulletin board that celebrates who they are and all they do for their school community.
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TEST DAY DESK MESSAGE
Build classroom community by writing an encouraging message to students on the day of an important test or presentation they have been working hard on.
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BIRTHDAY AMBUSH
Celebrate staffulty birthdays Jostens Renaissance-style by using the birthday ambush.
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TESTING PACKET
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C2G POSTER & BOOKMARK
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KUDOS NOTEPADS
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WHY YOU’RE AWESOME NOTEPADS
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WOW COMMITTEE
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ANNOUNCING TEACHER OF THE YEAR
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FIRST IMPRESSIONS
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HARD WORK CAFE
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JOKE OF THE DAY
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MORNING HI FIVES
Create a positive vibe to kick off the day. Have students and staff at each door giving Hi Fives to everyone who enters.
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GYMNASIUM EVENTS
Students pay $1 to get out of class to participate in a gym event.
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PINNING CEREMONY
Create a feeling of belonging to the school community in the new class of students by having a pinning ceremony.
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HOMEWORK MOTIVATION
Increase homework completion and recognize students who consistently turn in their homework with a prize incentive program.

THE RENAISSANCE STORE

Resources For Your Renaissance Program

Jostens Renaissance Education is committed to providing you with low-cost resources to help you enhance the culture and climate of your school. From reminders to students of their Commitment to Graduate® to posters to recognize your staffulty, the Renaissance store has everything you need.

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