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Schedule At-A-Glance


Preconference Meetings

Tuesday & Wednesday, October 18-19
8:30-4:30Meeting of the NESA Professional Development Advisory Committee (invitation only)
8:30-4:30NESA Virtual School meeting (invitation only)

Preconference Workshops

Wednesday, October 19
8:30-5:00U Theory Preconference: A New Way of Planning - JEFF CLANON (learn more)
8:30-5:00Principals Preconference: Creating Conditions, Building Capacity - TOM SCHIMMER (learn more)
8:30-5:00New Trustees Preconference: The Fundamentals - RICK DETWILER (learn more)
8:30-5:00NEASC-CIE Preconference - ACE Learning: A Transformative Approach to Accreditation & Learning - PETER MOTT (learn more)

8:30-12:30
1:30-5:00
Middle States Association Self-Study Workshop - HANK CRAM & KELLY CHRISTIAN (learn more)
Morning session: Organizing for Self-Study
Afternoon session: Developing the Plan - Objectives and Action Plans

Thursday, October 20

8:30-10:00PLENARY SESSION:
  • Welcome Remarks
  • Keynote sponsored by International Schools Services - RON RITCHHART:"Creating Cultures of Thinking" (learn more)
10:00-10:30COFFEE BREAK - sponsored by New England Association of Schools & Colleges (NEASC)
10:30-11:15TEAM DISCUSSIONS: "Is Our School a Culture of Thinking?" (learn more)
11:15-12:00PLENARY SESSION: Closing Reflection Panel (learn more)
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
4:45-5:45"CONNECTIONS" NETWORKING SESSIONS: Heads of School | Secondary School Administrators | Middle School Administrators | Elementary School Administrators | Curriculum & Professional Learning Leaders
6:30WELCOME RECEPTION - Ritz Carlton

Friday, October 21

8:30-12:00SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS (includes 30-min. coffee break)
10:00-10:30COFFEE BREAK
10:30-12:00SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS, continued
12:00-1:00LUNCH - sponsored by Almotahida Education Group
1:00-2:00
GENERAL INTEREST WORKSHOPS
2:15-3:15GENERAL INTEREST WORKSHOPS

FREE EVENING TO EXPLORE DOHA

Saturday, October 22

8:30-10:00PLENARY SESSION:
  • Awards Presentation: NESA Virtual Science Fair Awards | MSA Accreditation Awards | NEASC Accreditation Awards
  • Keynote sponsored by The College Board - TARA REYNOLDS & DAVID HENDERSON: "From Effectiveness to Faithfulness: The Quest for Institutional Integrity" (learn more)
10:00-10:30COFFEE BREAK - Sponsored by Rubicon International
10:30-2:30SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS (includes one-hour lunch)
12:00-1:00LUNCH (provided by NESA)
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 - Sponsored by:
  • TieCare International
  • The American International School of Muscat
  • Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA)
  • Search Associates

Sunday, October 23

8:30-11:45SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS (includes 15-min. break)
10:00-10:15BREAK
10:15-11:45SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS, continued
11:45-12:15
COFFEE BREAK
12:15-1:15PLENARY SESSION: Closing

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