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Schedule At-A-Glance


InterContinental Hotel - Abu Dhabi, UAE

For a detailed speaker schedule, go to "Sessions: Who Speaks When"

Preconference Meetings

Tuesday & Wednesday, October 17-18
8:30-5:00NESA Professional Development Advisory Committee meeting (invitation only)
8:30-5:00NESA Virtual School meeting (invitation only)

Preconference Workshops: Weds, October 18

Wednesday, October 18
8:30-5:00Advancement: The Essentials of a Development Program - JENNY CHIANG
8:30-5:00Principals Preconference - Finding Simplicity with Complexity: TERESA ARPIN & RON LALONDE
8:30-12:30 ---
1:30-5:00
Middle States Association Preconference - Commissions on Elementary & Secondary Schools: Organizing for Self-Study: PRISCILLA FEIR & KELLY CHRISTIAN
Developing the Plan - Objectives and Action Plans: PRISCILLA FEIR & KELLY CHRISTIAN

8:30-4:30Finalsite Web Strategy Workshop: MAX EISL & ZEINA HALAWI
8:30-4:30NEASC-Commission on International Education (CIE): ACE Learning - Team Training Workshop PETER MOTT
8:30-4:30

NEW! Atlas Rubicon Preconference — Curriculum Leadership: Using Curriculum Data to Make Informed Decisions: JOHN MOORE & KELBY ZENOR

Thursday, October 19

8:30-10:00PLENARY SESSION:
  • Welcome Remarks
  • Keynote sponsored by International Schools Services: CAROLYN McKANDERS:"What Makes for Human Flourishing: Creating a Culture of Wholeness in Schools"
10:00-10:30COFFEE BREAK — Sponsored by Curriculum Associates
10:30-11:15TEAM DISCUSSIONS
11:15-12:00PLENARY SESSION: Closing Reflection Session
12:00-1:00LUNCH (provided by NESA)
1:00-4:30SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS (includes 30-min. coffee break)
2:30-3:00COFFEE BREAK
3:00-4:30SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS, continued
6:30WELCOME RECEPTION - InterContinental Abu Dhabi
Sponsored by Clements Worldwide

Friday, October 20

8:30-9:30PLENARY SESSION
- Keynote sponsored by First Education Holding
: RON BERGER, "An Ethic of Excellence"
9:30-9:45BREAK (TRANSITION)
9:45-1:15SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS (includes 30-min. coffee break)
11:15-11:45COFFEE BREAK —Sponsored by Follett International
11:45-1:15SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS, continued
1:15-2:15LUNCH - Sponsored by Search Associates
2:15-3:15
GENERAL INTEREST WORKSHOPS

FREE EVENING TO EXPLORE ABU DHABI

Saturday, October 21

8:30-10:00PLENARY SESSION:
  • Awards Presentation: NESA Virtual Science Fair Awards | Accreditation Awards
  • Keynote - STEVE BARKLEY: "The Impact of Coaching"
10:00-10:30COFFEE BREAK
10:30-2:30SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS (includes one-hour lunch)
12:00-1:00LUNCH - sponsored by Almotahida Education Group
1:00-2:30SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS, continued
2:30-3:00COFFEE BREAK
3:00-4:00GENERAL INTEREST WORKSHOPS
4:15-5:15ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING
7:30GALA EVENING - InterContinental Abu Dhabi
Sponsored by TieCare International

Sunday, October 22

8:30-8:50FINAL PLENARY SESSION
- Madeleine Hewitt, NESA Executive Director
8:50-9:00(TRANSITION TIME)
9:00-10:00GENERAL INTEREST WORKSHOPS
10:00-10:15COFFEE BREAK (15-minutes)
10:15-1:30SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS (includes 15-min. coffee break)
11:45-12:00COFFEE BREAK (15-minutes)
12:00-1:30SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS, continued

CONFERENCE ADJOURNS
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