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NESA Fall Leadership Conference 2019

NESA Fall Leadership Conference

October 24-27, 2019 - Bangkok, Thailand


Early-bird registration open until September 20!

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Conference Schedule


PRECONFERENCE MEETINGS

Tuesday & Wednesday, October 22-23

8:30-5:00NESA Professional Development Advisory Committee meeting (invitation only)
8:30-5:00NESA Virtual School meeting (invitation only)

PRECONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

Wednesday, October 23

8:30-5:00

Systems Mapping for High Leverage Action – JEFF CLANON

8:30-5:00

Governance 101: Fundamentals of Trusteeship — RICK DETWILER

8:30-5:00NEASC ACE Learning Training - Schools that Learn: From improvement to transformation — DIANE ULLMAN

8:30-3:00

Middle States Association Self-Study Workshop — PRISCILLA FEIR



Thursday, October 24

8:30-10:00PLENARY SESSION:
10:00-10:30COFFEE BREAK - Sponsored by Trueteaching.com
Exhibition Area
10:30-2:30

SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS (includes one-hour lunch)

  • SPENCER WELLS: Education in the 21st Century - Keeping It Human in a Digital World
  • TERESA ARPIN: Our Nature of Being - Ontological distinctions that help us thrive in a complex and changing world
  • ELLIE DRAGO-SEVERSON: Tell Me So I Can Hear You - A Developmental Approach to Feedback
  • DAVID GLEASON: At What Cost? Defending Adolescent Development in Fiercely Competitive Schools
  • ELLEN MAHONEY: On the Go - How students learn to adapt, thrive and be well in an age of global hyper-mobility
  • CAROLYN McKANDERS: Managing the Polarities of Holonomy - Embracing Divergence & Diversity
  • PEGGY WOODARD, RYAN FOREMAN & JOE FONSECA: Deciphering Victim Behavior and Combating the Overseas Sexual Exploitation of Children
Multi-day Institutes:

12:00-1:00

LUNCH — Sponsored by Cairo American College

1:00-2:30

SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS, continued

2:30-3:00

COFFEE BREAK - Exhibition area

3:00-4:00GENERAL INTEREST WORKSHOPS

5:00RIVERSIDE TERRACE RECEPTION - Royal Orchid Sheraton

Sponsored by American International School Dhaka and Curriculum Associates



Friday, October 25

8:30-10:00PLENARY SESSION:
10:00-10:30COFFEE BREAK - Sponsored by Riffa Views International School
10:30-2:30

SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS (includes one-hour lunch)

Multi-day Institutes:

12:00-1:00

LUNCH — Sponsored by Clements Worldwide

1:00-2:30

SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS, continued


FREE EVENING TO EXPLORE BANGKOK


Saturday, October 26

8:30-10:00PLENARY SESSION:
10:00-10:30COFFEE BREAK - Exhibition Area
10:30-2:30

SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS (includes one-hour lunch)

  • CAROLYN McKANDERS & OCHAN POWELL: An Invitation to the Circle of Light - Embracing diversity & unlocking the potential of individuals and communities
  • ELLEN MAHONEY: Choosing the Path Forward - Adapting your school to meet the social emotional learning needs of your students
  • ELLIE DRAGO-SEVERSON: Teaming & Engaging in Difficult Conversations - The Promise of a Developmental Approach
  • DAVID GLEASON: Educational Time Travel
  • JEFF CLANON: Systems Concepts and Tools for Effective Adaptive Action
  • LARRY McILVAIN: Oliver's Journey - Inclusion and Gender Identity
  • LAURIE TASHARSKI: Safer Hiring Practices - Your role as gatekeepers to climate
Multi-day Institute:

12:00-1:00

LUNCH (provided by NESA)

1:00-2:30

SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS, continued

2:30-3:00

COFFEE BREAK - Exhibition area

3:00-4:00GENERAL INTEREST WORKSHOPS
4:15-5:15ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING
7:30EVENING SOIREE - Royal Orchid Sheraton
Sponsored by TieCare International

Sunday, October 27

8:30-9:30GENERAL INTEREST WORKSHOPS
9:30-10:00COFFEE BREAK — Exhibition Area
10:00-11:00EXTENDED PLENARY SESSION, PART 1:

Making Sense of It All: Human Change - Deep Learning - System Impact

A panel of speakers will share insights and connections among the conference themes to synthesize FLC learning. In this interactive session, school leaders will engage in thought partnerships to crystallize their NESA learning experience for maximum impact.

11:00-11:15

15-MINUTE BREAK

11:15-12:30

EXTENDED PLENARY SESSION, PART 2 & CLOSING


CONFERENCE ADJOURNS