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NESA Fall Leadership Conference

JOIN US FOR THE

NESA 2024 FALL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

October 17-20, 2024

JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, UAE

Join fellow educational leaders at this year's Fall Leadership Conference for a transformational journey in support of professional growth. Explore "Vantages and Viewpoints" as we face our narratives – the stories we tell and the actions we take – through four lenses, and together cultivate new perspectives on education.

ENGAGEMENT KEYNOTES

LENSES ON LEADERSHIP

Sophie Dummer & Joe Kay

FACING OUR TEAM

Introduction to Healthy, High-Performing Teams is an interactive, fun, and open session on teamwork and leadership led by Sophie Dummer & Joe Kay of Patrick Lencioni's The Table Group.

Elin Kelsey and a Panel of Specialists

FACING OUR EARTH

❖ Author Elin Kelsey and a panel of specialists lead a conversation about Regenerative Schools, our connection to nature, and our place on this planet.

Kim Cofino

FACING OURSELVES

❖ In this interactive engagement plenary, Building a Coaching Culture: The Power of Reflection for Adult Learners, Kim Cofino of Eduro Learning leads us to explore the power of reflection through coaching. 

SHarING THE JOURNEY SESSIONS

PERSPECTIVES FROM THE FIELD

Erma Anderson & Rachael Leibel

The American International School of Muscat, Oman

From Blueprint to Reality: Achieving Instructional Coherence for Effective Learning Outcomes

Grace Cheng Dodge & Warren Emanuel

American Embassy School, New Delhi, India

Robust College Counseling During Times of Uncertainty & Changing University Priorities

Greg Clinton

American International School Chennai, India

How AI Transformed How We Listen, Question & Build Community at AISC

Ron Lalonde

The KAUST School, Saudi Arabia

Connecting Student & Adult Wellbeing in Pursuit of the Good Life

Rose Puffer & Bradylee McGeough

International School of Islamabad, Pakistan

Fostering Intellectual Curiosity at the International School of Islamabad

Sarah Sisco

American Community School Amman, Jordan

Driving School Improvement With Action Research

Tammy Jochinke

GEMS Dubai American Academy

DAA's Journey to Re-thinking Professional Growth: Increased Autonomy to Maximize Student Impact

CONNECT & ENGAGE WORKSHOPS

DEEP LEARNING FOR DISCOVERY

Desmond Blackburn

❖ Engaging Heart, Mind & Conscience: A Transformative Approach to Teaching

Ivy Yan

❖ Inside Out: Holistic Experiential Learning for Individual & Planetary Well-Being

Lee Ann Jung

❖ What's Next for Inclusion in International Schools?

❖ Assessing Students, Not Standards: Begin with What Matters Most

Reshan Richards

❖ Technology & School Leadership: Leading Around, Leading Of, and Leading With Technology

❖ Leveraging Technology for Human-Driven Creativity

Tom Schimmer

❖ Hope Through Achievement: The role of student agency in deep learning

❖ Effective Leadership Through Assessment

PROFESSIONAL STRANDS

SHARed PATHWAYS TO GROWTH

GOVERNANCE STRAND

❖ Board Development: Exploring The Hallmarks of Effective and Efficient Governance 

Led by David Chojnacki & Rick Detwiler

HR PROFESSIONALS STRAND

Roundtable: Staying Current With HR Best Practices in a Changing World

FLC24 PRE-CONFERENCE

OCTOBER 16, 2024


SUPPORTED BY

Cairo American College
Curriculum Associates
International Schools Services
Search Associates
TieCare International
Toddle
Schrole
Endicott College
Faria Education Group
Visit Dubai
Office of Overseas Schools - United States Department of State
American School of Dubai