WTI2015 - Archive

Registration Fees

Early Bird Registration (until December 18, 2014)

Delegates:
NESA Member School: $470
NESA Affiliate School/Organization: $500
Non-member/non-affiliate: $570

Exhibitors:
NESA Affiliate Exhibitor + 1 table: $545*
Non-Affiliate Exhibitor + 1 table: $625

Late Registration

Delegates:
NESA Member School: $520
NESA Affiliate School/Organization: $550
Non-member/non-affiliate: $620

Exhibitors:
NESA Affiliate Exhibitor +1 table: $595*
Non-Affiliate Exhibitor + 1 table: $675

*one additional table is free for Affiliate exhibitors

Certificates of Completion

There are just two steps to finding yours and printing it:

  1. Open the List of attendees and find what page number your name is on. List in Excel - List in PDF
  2. Open this Certificates file (it may take a few moments to load). To print, select only the page number with your name from the print options. If you have any difficulties with printing, please contact your school's Technical staff for support.

All certificates are created using the names given during the online registration process. If there is a misspelling in your certificate, please contact Maria Boutzarelou.

Graduate Credit

Participants in the NESA Winter Training Institute have the opportunity to obtain one semester graduate credit from Buffalo State, State University of New York (SUNY):

  • Graduate credit information for WTI : (Word) (PDF)
  • International Graduate Course Off-Campus Registration (1-credit) : (Word) (PDF)

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"Standards Based Assessment Literacy"

January 23-24, 2015 - Riffa Views International School, Bahrain

The 2015 WTI took place at Riffa Views International School in Bahrain, January 23-24. The past four years, NESA has been engaged in supporting its schools in developing standards-based assessment; Assessment Literacy was identified as the next critical professional development need. In a prototype for NESA, the WTI was designed for school teams and focused on this one topic: enhancing educators' literacy regarding the fundamentals of assessment. Carol Commodore, founder of Leadership, Learning and Assessment, and co-founder of the Wisconsin Assessment Consortium, led this ground-breaking effort.

Departing from its usual format of multiple separate institutes, the WTI was a mix of keynotes and facilitated work sessions during which delegates met with their subject area teams as well as with their school teams. The subject areas were as follows:

  • ES English Language Arts
  • MS/HS English
  • ES Math, MS/HS Math
  • ES Science, MS/HS Science
  • ES Social Studies
  • MS/HS Social Studies
  • Arabic L2 (Non-native) K-12

NESA thanks Riffa Views’ Director Kurt Nordness and the RVIS team for their invaluable support and hospitality.

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