NESA News - Spring 2017
Spring 2017 | Volume 19 | Number 3
As the school year winds down. . .
Take a moment to learn what's happening in the NESA region. We look forward to seeing you next year!
Read about the workshops, social events and how teachers honored outgoing Exec. Dir. David Chojnacki, plus links to photo galleries!
This 2-day institute in Bahrain brought NESA educators together for in-depth training and networkings at Riffa Views International School.
NESA heads of school gathered for two days of facilitated reflection and connection.
Arwa Damon has reported for CNN for a decade about the human stories of conflict zones, and recently, she co-founded INARA to help.
At this first-ever event, 120 students from 10 NESA region schools partnered with the Charter for Compassion to build an ethos of compassion in our schools.
The school marked this important milestone all year and at a March weekend event that included an alumni reception, anniversary gala at Atlantis The Palm and tours of the old campus. See photos.
One-hundred forty-two young singers from 13 international schools (including many NESA schools!) representing 27 countries, presented a stellar choral performance entitled, "Shine", a metaphor for space travel.
See photos of the new building and video of the opening ceremony.
Meet NESA's newest affiliates.
NESA Physical Ed educators will meet at FTI-2017 in Doha to improve their practice.
Congratulations to Sima Bou Jawde from the American Community School at Beirut, for winning a scholarship!
Students from the American School of Doha and the American Community Schools of Athens were honored with grants sponsored by TieCare International.
NESA 'critical friend' Dr Tom Guskey and Dr Carmen Coleman will lead a two-day institute on "Implementing Mastery Learning: Personalizing Differentiating Instruction".
Dave Nelson, an ACS Athens teacher and NESA PDAC member, created this app to help educators improve the quality of dialog and to support stronger reflection.
Learn how to "unlock the power of introverts" and empower quiet children.
In a world full of distractions, being bored may help boost creativity and problem-solving. From upworthy.com.
NESA members and affiliates are invited to contribute articles, announcements, news items and events by emailing submissions to Laura Canellopoulou at NESA: firstname.lastname@example.org. Maximum 500 words, photos as high resolution (300dpi) JPEGs or PDFs with captions. Deadlines: NEW FALL DEADLINE MAY 15, November 1 (winter), March 15 (spring - online only).