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NESA Webinars

NESA WEBINARS

2020-2021

Join NESA experts for engaging, interactive live workshops and presentations on important topics. Share knowledge and submit questions and comments in real time. Many webinars are offered at no cost to NESA Members and Affiliates.

Susan Grant & Ben Shifrin
MAY 10 & 24, 2021

ALL EDUCATORS WELCOME • TARGETED TO ES TEACHERS & LEARNING SUPPORT FACULTY

A Conversation About Reading to Learn Versus Learning to Read

THE NEUROSCIENCE OF READING

SUSAN GRANT & BEN SHIFRIN

Two sessions addressing the neuroscience behind language and reading, why some children may have difficulty learning to read, and the reason behind a phonic approach to support struggling readers and students with a language-based reading disability.

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Rick Detwiler
MAY 20 & JUNE 3, 2021

For School Head / Board Chair Teams

Leading Together

DEVELOPING STRATEGIES FOR GUIDING THE BOARD TO EFFECTIVE GOVERNANCE

RICK DETWILER

This two-part webinar at the level of action planning will make use of presentation, activities, team sharing, and resources to enhance the effectiveness of the School Head / Board Chair partnership. During the intervening week, teams will meet directly with the course consultant for one individualized coaching session. Places limited to 6 schools.

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PAST WEBINARS


Bridget Doogan
APRIL 15 & 22, 2021

FOR MATHEMATICS TEACHERS, GR. 6-12

AERO Middle/High School Mathematics

MOVING MATHEMATICS LEARNING FORWARD

ERMA ANDERSON

These two one-hour webinars focus on the NCTM/NCSM Moving Forward recommendations for instructional practices that support mathematics teaching and learning during the COVID Era — face to face, hybrid or remote settings. Erma Anderson will share strategies for addressing these Moving Forward recommendations through the lens of the TQE process (Tasks, Questions, Evidence).

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Erma Anderson
APRIL 13 & 20, 2021

BY INVITATION ONLY

AERO Disciplinary Literacy Follow-On Webinars

USING INSTRUCTIONAL DATA TO MAKE MEANINGFUL DECISIONS ABOUT STUDENT & PROFESSIONAL LEARNING

ERMA ANDERSON

This two-part webinar series, for school teams of two and up, is a follow-on to the Standards-Based Learning System and Disciplinary Literacy discussions of the past year; a chance to look at data and talk about it from a school perspective.

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Parents as Partners
JANUARY 19 - APRIL 27, 2021
EVERY 2nd TUESDAY | 4-5PM (Athens, Greece)

FOR PARENTS

Parents as Partners Series 2.0

STEVE BARKLEY · JOY MARCHESE · RENEE HOBBS · JULIE WILSON · MICHAEL THOMPSON · CAREY GOLDSTEIN · ERMA ANDERSON

Join with parents across the NESA region to hear from distinguished specialists in the continuation of this popular series through the spring semester. Explore and learn new strategies in support of your child as a learner.

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Webinars
JANUARY 27 - MARCH 1, 2021

For entire school faculties

AERO Spring Webinar Series

ERMA ANDERSON · CHRISTINE BROWN · CHRIS CHARNITSKI · KATHY MORABET · STEVI QUATE · ANITA REILLY · KATRINA THEILMANN · NAOMI WOOLSEY

Project AERO is offering a series of online opportunities that support teaching and learning during the COVID Era in face-to-face, hybrid or remote settings. Subjects: Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, English/Language Arts, World Languages. Join these sessions for help navigating these particularly challenging times.

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Webinars
NOVEMBER 6, 2020 - FEBRUARY 15, 2021

FOR entire school faculties

Online Educator Series

STEVE BARKLEY · bridget doogan · NICOLE FURLONGE · RENEE HOBBS · CHARLIE KUHN · LAURA LIPTON · ELLEN MAHONEY · KIM MARSHALL · CAROLYN McKANDERS · OCHAN POWELL · TOM SCHIMMER

Take advantage of a broad range of NESA online offerings for teachers as well as school leaders. The Series includes two NESA Networked Learning Series Courses, 11 webinars, and two recorded keynotes from the Virtual Compassion Summit.

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Erma Anderson
DECEMBER 7, 2020 & JANUARY 18, 2021

FOR NESA SCHOOL MATH TEACHERS, GR. 6-12

AERO Critical Areas in Mathematics

USING FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT DATA ADDRESSING UNFINISHED LEARNING

ERMA ANDERSON

The instructional challenges of this school year are unprecedented. Students returned in the fall with significant anxiety as well as considerable unfinished learning. AERO's Erma Anderson will lead two one-hour follow-up sessions to her summer webinar, "Using Mathematics Critical Areas to Address Unfinished Learning and Deepen Student Mathematical Understanding".

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Parents as Partners
SEPTEMBER 1 - DECEMBER 8
EVERY 2nd TUESDAY | 4-5pm GMT+3

FOR PARENTS

Parents as Partners Series

MICHAEL THOMPSON · JOY MARCHESE · JENNIFER ABRAMS · SEAN TRUMAN · HOMA TAVANGAR · ERIC DOZIER · ERMA ANDERSON

Join with parents across the NESA region to hear from distinguished specialists and to explore and learn new strategies in support of your child as a learner.

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Bridget Doogan
NOVEMBER 16, 2020

FOR NESA ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS

Administrative Assistants Community Conversation

BRIDGET DOOGAN

Reconnect with other NESA Administrative Assistants to share and learn from each other’s experiences of navigating the COVID crisis and support one another in meeting the challenges it continues to present.

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Sept 24 - Oct 6, 2020 | 3-4pm GMT+3

FOR ENTIRE SCHOOL FACULTIES

AERO Critical Areas NESA Webinar Series

ERMA ANDERSON · CHRIS CHARNITSKI · NAOMI WOOLSEY

Project AERO has identified Critical Areas for Mathematics (K-5 and 6-12), English/Language Arts (K-5), and Science (K-5 and 6-8). This webinar series will assist teachers with planning and instruction for the current school year. Join these sessions for help navigating these particularly challenging times.

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Governance
September 8 / 15 / 22, 2020 | 4-5pm GMT+3

For Board Trustees & Heads of School

NESA Governance Series

David Chojnacki & Rick Detwiler

The NESA Governance Series presents an opportunity for Trustees and Heads to engage in interactive webinars addressing the seven Modules of the NESA/AAIE Board Development Curriculum. Consultants will lead the sessions with a short presentation and then facilitate discussion around the seven essential questions that cover the breadth of the “curriculum.” Offered at no cost to NESA Member and Affiliate Schools. Participants may register for one, two, or all three webinars.

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Leading Together
August 25, 2020 | 4-5pm GMT+3

For Board Chair & Heads of School Teams

Leading Together

David Chojnacki & Rick Detwiler

The challenge of leading an international School Board is great in “normal” times: high turnover of trustees, Board structures that sometimes restrict rather than enhance Board performance, the ongoing need for sustained Board development, finding the time to govern, and, of course, the volatile environment our international schools cope with. Now, with the added uncertainties of COVID-19, the challenge to the Chair and Head to lead their Boards is even greater. Offered at no cost to NESA Member and Affiliate Schools.

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August 20 / 27, 2020 | 4-5pm GMT+3

FOR NESA MEMBER SCHOOL K-5 SCIENCE TEACHERS

AERO Science K-5 Critical Areas

CHRIS CHARNITSKI

During this overview we will consider the state of K-5 science education with respect to current challenges, review the structure and key conceptual shifts presented in A Framework for K-12 Science Education, tour and understand the AERO Science Critical Areas, and consider how K-5 educators might bring the vision of the Framework and the AERO Science Standards to a virtual learning environment. Offered at no cost to NESA Member Schools.

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Child Protection
August 17 / 24 / 31, 2020 | 3-4pm GMT+3

For All Educators

Child Protection Webinar Series

Laurie Tasharski, Pery Awad and Ian Russell

This Webinar Series will focus on identifying child protection concerns during COVID response and recovery, will use a real case to address professional development on child protection, and will look at safer hiring. Offered at no cost to NESA Member and Affiliate Schools. Participants may register for one, two, or all three webinars.

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JULY & AUGUST, 2020

FOR NESA MEMBER SCHOOL MATH TEACHERS

AERO Math Online Sessions

Erma Anderson

AERO's Erma Anderson will lead three summer cohorts — for Elementary, Middle School and High School NESA Math Teachers — focused on developing an instructional plan for mathematics for the next academic year. Each session will be 90 minutes with a 60-minute follow-up session the following week. Offered at no cost to NESA Member Schools.

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