SECOND SEMESTER 2021
Join NESA experts for engaging, interactive live workshops and presentations on important topics. Share knowledge and submit questions and comments in real time. Webinars are open to all; many are offered at no cost to NESA Members and Affiliates.
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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.
JANUARY 19 - APRIL 27, 2021
EVERY 2nd TUESDAY | 4-5PM (Athens, Greece)
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.
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.
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
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".
SEPTEMBER 1 - DECEMBER 8
EVERY 2nd TUESDAY | 4-5pm GMT+3
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.
NOVEMBER 16, 2020
FOR NESA ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS
Administrative Assistants Community Conversation
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.
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.
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.
August 25, 2020 | 4-5pm GMT+3
For Board Chair & Heads of School Teams
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.
August 20 / 27, 2020 | 4-5pm GMT+3
FOR NESA MEMBER SCHOOL K-5 SCIENCE TEACHERS
AERO Science K-5 Critical Areas
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.
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.
JULY & AUGUST, 2020
FOR NESA MEMBER SCHOOL MATH TEACHERS
AERO Math Online Sessions
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.