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Staying Connected - The NESA Way



NESA Center in Athens, Greece

On March 18, we closed the NESA Center, and our NESA staff has been working remotely. We meet every day on Zoom, and start each meeting with something personal and something positive to keep our spirits up. The NESA Staff, from upper left, l-r: NESA Exec. Director Maddy Hewitt, Laura Canellopoulou, Ranya Karafilly; 2nd row: Maria Boutzarelou, Prof'l Learning Consultant Bridget Doogan (in Scotland!), Jill Kalamaris;  3rd row: Thomais Diassakou.

NESA Board of Trustees

The first week of May, the Board's spring meeting took place as planned - online. Pictured: NESA Exec. Director Maddy Hewitt (upper left) speaking with NESA Board Pres. Rose Puffer (Islamabad) & Board Treasurer Brian Matthews (Riyadh).

NESA Professional Development Advisory Committee

This collaborative group is connecting regularly online to share challenges, strategies and solutions.
From upper left corner, l-r: Professional Learning Consultant Bridget Doogan & NESA Exec. Director Maddy Hewitt meet with NESA's Prof'l Devp't Advisory Committee: Jennifer Ricks (Abu Dhabi); 2nd row: Dan Love (Chennai), Jessica Davis (Bahrain), Daniel Gordon (SAES-S. Arabia); 3rd row: Fiona Reynolds (Mumbai), Jenny Canar (Riyadh), Glen Karlsson (Dubai); 4th row: Andrea Fossum (Amman), Hanadi Dayyeh (Beirut), Rhonda Guitroz (Kuwait)

NESA Wider Circle

As an important way for NESA schools to stay connected, the Wider Circle has been meeting virtually every two weeks to: hear burning questions; update on NESA events; and explore how NESA can support you and your schools. The first online meeting was held March 31. Topics have included, Social/Emotional Well-being, Dealing with Grief, Assessment

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