CAPS Summer Huddle

Monday, June 18, 12:00 PM  – Wednesday, June 20, 1:00 PM – Final Agenda.

Please register by June 8, 2018.

The CAPS Summer Huddle is a convening of K-12 stakeholders interested in innovations in education and approaches to authentic, profession-based learning strategies.  The 2017 Summer Huddle attracted over 120 people from across the country, creating a dynamic networking opportunity.

The Summer Huddle will be held at Blue Valley CAPS located at 7501 West 149th Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66223. The facility is near the intersection of U.S. 69 and 151st Street. There is lodging conveniently located along the 69, Metcalf and 119th Street corridors. Click here for a partial list of lodging options.

The registration fee is $175 per person for CAPS Network members and $250 per person for non-Network participants. The registration fee is due by the date of the Huddle. For questions regarding invoicing or payment, please contact PJ Tuma ( or 913-239-5908).

For more information about the Summer Huddle or for assistance please contact Jennifer Collet at Blue Valley CAPS (, 913-239-5939).


  1. 90 minute virtual “crash course” in design thinking. This course is essential and sets the stage for the opening session.
  2. Please take a free personality test based on Carl Jung’s and Isabel Briggs Myers’ personality type theory. Test link:, In addition, please consider the following two questions: (1) In the work place, do you believe no news is good news? (2) Would you rather read a book or go to a party? Please select two leaders (the best and the worst) who have personally touched your life. Then pick three leader characteristics and two attributes that best describes each from the provided list
  3. Come armed with a problem, challenge or opportunity on which you would like to make progress. Choose a challenge that: Matters to you, you care enough that you are willing to change your behavior, you need others for progress, is narrowly defined enough that you can do something specific about it, and you are in some way stuck or confused.

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