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GEBG 7th Annual Conference Program

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PROGRAMSEVENTH ANNUALGlobal Educators ConferenceHosted by Pace Academy

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2 WWW.GEBG.ORG7th Annual Global Educators Conference MICHAEL GREENSTONEMILTON FRIEDMAN DISTINGUISHED SERVICE PROFESSOR IN ECONOMICS AND DIRECTOR OF THE ENERGY POLICY INSTITUTE, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO Michael Greenstone is the Milton Friedman Distinguished Service Professor in Economics at the University of Chicago. He also serves as the Director of the Becker Friedman Institute, the interdisciplinary Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago, and the Tata Centre for Development at the University of Chicago. He previously served as the Chief Economist for President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, where he co-led the development of the United States Government’s social cost of carbon. Before coming to the University of Chicago, Greenstone was the 3M Professor of Environmental Economics at MIT. Greenstone’s research, which has influenced policy globally, is largely focused on uncovering the benets and costs of environmental quality and society’s energy choices. He is producing empirically grounded estimates of the local and global impacts of climate change as a co-director of the Climate Impact Lab. Greenstone received a Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University and a BA in economics with High Honors from Swarthmore College. LINA SERGIE ATTARFOUNDER AND CEO OF KARAM FOUNDATION Lina Sergie Attar is founder and CEO of Karam Foundation, an organization that develops innovative education programs for Syrian refugee youth and sustainable development programs initiated by Syrians for Syrians. She is a Syrian-American architect and writer from Aleppo. She was named one of GOOD magazine’s 2016 GOOD 100 for Karam’s innovative work with Syrian refugees. Her articles and essays have been published in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Foreign Policy, Politico, The Atlantic, and BBC. She has appeared on CNN, NBC News, BBC News, Hufngton Post, NPR and other media outlets. Lina has spoken about the Syrian humanitarian crisis at schools, universities, and institutions across North America and beyond. Sergie Attar is a co-founder of the How Many More? project, serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of The Syria Campaign, and is a non-resident fellow at New America.Featured Speakers7th Annual Global Educators Conference

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Pace Academy, Atlanta, Georgia // April 4-6, 20193The Global Education Benchmark Group promotes the development of global citizens in independent schools and beyond through global curriculum, experiences, and institutional support. Through global education initiatives, students develop the knowledge, skills, and empathic orientation required to understand multiple perspectives and to thrive in increasingly interconnected world systems. The GEBG Global Educators Conference aims to help globally minded schools move toward their institutional goals. To help attendees map out their time at the conference, breakout sessions are divided into the following tracks:» Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: How do we ensure our programs are accessible, safe, and relevant for all students and faculty program leaders? How do we best support and empower our international students as valued members of our diverse school communities? How do we collaborate with our colleagues in the work of diversity, inclusion and equity on campus?» Global Citizenship: What are good models, frameworks, and assessments for developing global citizenship?» Global Curriculum and Content: What are your best lessons for emerging global topics? Show us how you handle content, pedagogy, and perspectives on complex topics.» Professional Development: How do we best design and lead meaningful and substantial faculty professional development for our schools? How do we develop our faculty to both guide and model global citizenship development?» Technology: How does technology enable, support, and enrich integrated global communication and collaboration?» Travel Program Development: What are innovative models of global travel programming? Where do we see the need for further travel program innovation? What are current issues in risk management?Please Note: We also have asked presenters to help us identify presentations that are more geared to schools serving Primary (K-6), Middle (7-8), or Upper School (9-12) students. This is indicated in the presentation description as , , or following the track description.Attendees are invited to stop by the GEBG Resource Table located in The Inman Center throughout the conference to learn more about membership benets, explore the GEBG database and enter benchmark survey data, get details on GEBG programs, and engage in conversation about the organization.Wi at Pace AcademyWi is available throughout Pace Academy. Once on campus, select the Pace Public wireless network. No password is required.Conference ArchivesResources shared by presenters will be available on the conference app. 2019 Global Education Conference

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4 WWW.GEBG.ORG7th Annual Global Educators Conference Thursday, April 4, 20199:00 A.M.Check-In for All Preconference Attendees PIEDMONT REGISTRATION DESK, CROWNE PLAZA ATLANTA MIDTOWN9:30 A.M. — 12:00 P.M.Preconference WorkshopsEmpowering Students Through Digital StorytellingFacilitated by Michael Hernandez, Faculty, Mira Costa High School and Peace Works Travel LENOX, CROWNE PLAZA ATLANTA MIDTOWNConnecting Civil And Human RightsFacilitated by Joanne Brown, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Pace Academy ROSWELL, CROWNE PLAZA ATLANTA MIDTOWN * Transportation to/from Civil Rights Museum12:00 — 1:00 P.M.Preconference Lunch Break ATLANTA BALLROOM B, CROWNE PLAZA ATLANTA MIDTOWN12:00 — 1:30 P.M.GEBG Sponsor Luncheon ATLANTA BALLROOM A, CROWNE PLAZA ATLANTA MIDTOWN1:00 — 3:30 P.M.Preconference Workshops Resume12:00 — 4:00 P.M.GEBG Risk Management Case Studies PreconferenceFacilitated by John Hughes, Director of Experiential Education, The Lawrenceville School PEACHTREE, CROWNE PLAZA ATLANTA MIDTOWN2:00 — 5:00 P.M.Conference Attendees Check-In and Registration PIEDMONT REGISTRATION DESK, CROWNE PLAZA ATLANTA MIDTOWN

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Pace Academy, Atlanta, Georgia // April 4-6, 201953:30 - 4:00 P.M.Welcome for First Time Conference Attendees ATLANTA BALLROOM B, CROWNE PLAZA ATLANTA MIDTOWN4:00 - 6:00 P.M.SESSION I: OPENING PANEL DISCUSSIONConference Opening Clare Sisisky, Executive Director, GEBG Introduction Fred Assaf, Head of School, Pace Academy Welcome Neville Isdell, Former Chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola CompanyPreparing Our Students for Their World Panel DiscussionThe Global Education Benchmark Group describes global education as developing the knowledge, skills, and empathic orientation required to understand multiple perspectives and to thrive in increasingly interconnected world systems. As our world continues to change and our connections continue to increase in complexity, how should education evolve to help students embrace opportunities and create meaningful lives? As the eld of education attempts to adapt, both research and innovative schools are embracing global competency based education as one approach to answer this question. Our panel of scholars and school leaders shares their experience and insight on the question of how can we better prepare our students for their world.Facilitated Fred Assaf, Head of School, Pace AcademyPanelists T.J. Edwards, Director of Maker, Design and Engineering Programs, The Mount Vernon Institute for Innovation Kevin Glass, Headmaster, Atlanta International School Alexis Menten, Managing Director of the Center for Global Education, Asia Society Elaine Meyer-Lee, Associate Vice President for Global Learning and Leadership Development and Professor of Psychology, Agnes Scott CollegeGEORGIA BALLROOM, CROWNE PLAZA ATLANTA MIDTOWNSponsored by Tower Bridge International Group / New Oasis International Education6:00 — 8:00 P.M.Opening ReceptionFeaturing music from Lilac Wine SKY ROOM, CROWNE PLAZA ATLANTA MIDTOWNSponsored by Fred C. Church Insurance and International SOS6:30 P.M.Welcome Joe Vogel, GEBG Board Chair, Associate Head of School, Old Trail School

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6 WWW.GEBG.ORG7th Annual Global Educators Conference Friday, April 5, 20197:00 A.M.Shuttle Bus Service from the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown to Pace Academy for Exhibitors and Sponsors7:30 & 7:45 A.M.Shuttle Bus Service from the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown to Pace Academy for Conference Attendees8:00 — 9:00 A.M.Sign-In KIRKPATRICK HALL “CASTLE” ENTRANCEBreakfast and Greetings THE INMAN CENTER CAFETERIASponsored by EnvoysVisit Exhibitors and Virtual Studio THE INMAN CENTER STUDENT LOUNGE AND GYMNASIUM9:10 — 9:25 A.M.Welcome and GEBG Update Clare Sisisky, GEBG Executive Director THE FINE ARTS CENTER9:25 — 10:15 A.M.Featured SpeakerMICHAEL GREENSTONEMilton Friedman Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and Director of the Energy Policy Institute, University of Chicago Introduction by Fred Assaf, Head of School, Pace AcademyTHE FINE ARTS CENTERSponsored by Pace Academy10:15 — 10:35 A.M.Shared StudiosPresented by Stefano Chinosi, Director of Strategic Innovation, Andover Public SchoolsGET Prize AnnouncementPresented by Manjula Salomon, Associate Head of School for Academic Affairs, Palmer Trinity SchoolTHE FINE ARTS CENTER

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Pace Academy, Atlanta, Georgia // April 4-6, 2019710:40 — 11:00 A.M.Coffee/Tea Break Visit Exhibitors and Virtual Studio THE INMAN CENTER STUDENT LOUNGE AND GYMNASIUM11:05 A.M. - 12:05 P.M.SESSION II: BREAKOUT PRESENTATIONSMaking Global Travel a Reality for Every StudentDIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION | ROOM 110, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLWellington is working to advance experiential equity in the school through the Wellington International Student Experience (WISE), a multiyear program including a required Global Engagement course and a two-week fully funded faculty-led travel experience with ongoing interdisciplinary projects involving community and global partners. We will explore the idea of experiential equity as it applies to independent schools, explain some of the key learning outcomes of global programs at Wellington, discuss how I created my course content and share resources with others who are designing such curricula, explain the nancial model for funding the program, and discuss obstacles I have encountered in this process and strategies for overcoming them.Presented by Cailey Oehler, The Wellington SchoolRekindling the Connection Between Ethics and Empathy: A Global Citizenship ApproachGLOBAL CITIZENSHIP | ROOM 108, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLA challenging part of teaching global citizenship, at all ages, is exposing students to the complexity and imperfections of the world we live in and then guiding them to become change agents. Implementing meaningful global service-learning projects (with or without travel) that address our communities’ greatest challenges requires that we prepare ourselves and our students to engage in critical conversations about equity, diversity, and global justice.This interactive workshop provides participants with sample tools for engaging students in deep reflection and critical conversations by showcasing classroom examples of how we prepare for service-learning projects and foster a deep respect for community partners by engaging students in conversations around global citizenship, race, class, and power.Presented by Vanessa Ehler, Brooklyn Friends School; Christen Clougherty, Nobis ProjectFords Focus Days: Teaching Global Citizenship and Responsibility in Mini Deep DivesGLOBAL CURRICULUM AND CONTENT | ROOM 210, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLHow can educators use concentrated experiential learning opportunities to help students become responsible global citizens? Learn how The Haverford School developed a series of nontraditional teaching days to help students recognize the roles they each play in this world. The series currently includes a 4-day Minimester that immerses the students in their local, national, and global communities, as well as a 2-day STEP (Solving the Earth’s Problems) program that introduces students to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. During these “focus” days, students explore their local and global communities through interactive workshops, experience these communities on eld trips, and impact these communities with service- and project-based learning opportunities. This session will cover the

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8 WWW.GEBG.ORG7th Annual Global Educators Conference motives, planning strategies, logistics, and successes of our focus days, as well as the lessons we have learned from past iterations of these programs.Presented by Kori Lisa Brown and Mario Masso, The Haverford SchoolThe Process IS the ProductGLOBAL CURRICULUM AND CONTENT | ROOM 300 / WOODRUFF LIBRARY, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLAs our world becomes increasingly divisive and pressures mount on students and professionals to ‘perform’ and ‘achieve,’ mental health is deteriorating and it is becoming increasingly evident that we, as educators, need to rethink how we are approaching human connection and collaboration. Join Raj Mundra, Director of Niswarth, a Learning in the World program of Phillips Academy Andover, and Maya Higgins, a director at Putney Student Travel, to explore what it takes to develop the framework for a global education model that sheds expectations to produce a nal ‘product’ and instead invites participants on a journey focused on the core values of empathy, humility, and gratitude. In this interactive workshop, participants will explore pieces of the Design for Change pedagogy, gain resources for developing high quality programmatic framework which supports truly inclusive collaboration and intentional reflection, and investigate best practices and lessons learned with this unique approach of valuing process over product.Presented by Rajesh Mundra, Phillips Academy Andover; Maya Higgins, Putney Student TravelPANEL DISCUSSION: Leveraging Technology for Exchange, Perspective, and CollaborationROOM 230 / SEAMAN FAMILY STUDENT COMMONS, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLThe GEBG has long identied understanding multiple perspectives as an essential element of global education and citizenship. Given the current geopolitical climate worldwide and the increasing diversity of younger generations in North America and Europe especially, we know this skillset will only be increasingly relevant for our students going forward. How can we leverage educational technology to give all students real exposure, connection and collaboration with their peers around the world? How can we better engage and empower them with pressing global issues that concern them using technology? How can we harness the strengths of technology to develop and demonstrate empathy and understanding of multiple perspectives? How can we best integrate all of this into our curriculumschoolwide?Facilitated by Nishad Das, Director of Global Education, Groton SchoolPanelists Cindy Addison, Director of Academic Technology & Integration, St Stephen’s School Michael Hernandez, Journalism and Cinema Teacher, Mira Costa High School Katie Sandlin, Lower School Science and Technology Teacher, Pace Academy Barney Swan, International Director, Climate Force Joe Troyen, Founder and CEO of Pen Pal Schools

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Pace Academy, Atlanta, Georgia // April 4-6, 20199PANEL DISCUSSION: Connecting with College AdmissionsROOM 400 / FUQUA, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLHow can we demonstrate the impact of global learning and engagement for our students in the college admission process? How can we best highlight our students who enroll in global diploma or certicate programs? How can we create substantial space and time for students to embrace meaningful global education when their schedules are driven by college admissions? How can we help students better articulate the impact of their global experiences?Facilitated by Danny Reynolds, Associate Head for External Relations, Palmer Trinity SchoolPanelists Ashley Armato, Senior Associate Director of College Counseling/Director of Diversity, Palmer Trinity School, Director of Summer Academy, Amherst College Carol Lee Conchar, Regional Director of Admissions, The George Washington University Meghan James, Director of Civic Engagement and Global Education, Westminster Schools Jason Via, International Admission Ofcer, University of Glasgow12:15 — 1:05 P.M.Regional Lunch THE INMAN CENTER CAFETERIASponsored by Rustic PathwaysVisit Exhibitors and Virtual Studio THE INMAN CENTER GYMNASIUM AND STUDENT LOUNGE1:05 — 1:15 P.M.GEBG Member School Leadership Vote THE INMAN CENTER CAFETERIA

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10 WWW.GEBG.ORG7th Annual Global Educators Conference 1:25 - 2:55 P.M.SESSION III: DEEP DIVE PRESENTATIONSHow to Have Conversations of ConsequenceDIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION | ROOM 400 / FUQUA, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLTraveling with students, we encourage them to reach beyond familiar worlds; they are called to notice, engage, and reflect. Occasionally we must facilitate difcult conversations about their encounters with other cultures—situations around controversial, often emotional topics: social justice, racism, privilege, poverty, violence, misogyny, and the like. We might hesitate, unsure of our ability to manage these; however, we need to model courage and empathy, and in doing so create brave spaces for successful dialogue. This session provides a toolkit and cultivates a mindset for promoting culturally competent conversations with our students. We will explore the following: preparing the group pre-travel with community agreements, trust-building exercises, and discussion models; framing visits of intentional discomfort and preparing for those we do not expect; and utilizing various strategies for beginning, navigating, and drawing these conversations to a close. Presented by Patty Burke Hickey, Phillips Exeter Academy; Mason Hults, EnvoysTransformative Learning at Home and Abroad: a Framework for Integrating Field- and Classroom- Based Curriculum for Global Citizenship EducationGLOBAL CITIZENSHIP | ROOM 300 / WOODRUFF LIBRARY, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLThis session will showcase how best practices in international experiential education have been integrated into curriculum and assessment practices for a three-year Upper School global studies program serving 10th-12th graders at a large parish day school in Atlanta. Facilitators will share a model scope and sequence for the program, demonstrate a series of classroom and in-eld instructional activities that aim to prime students for learning about big concepts like development, power, and environmental justice, and critique prociency-based assessment practices for assessing global competencies. Workshop participants will walk away with: 1) an understanding of some of the advantages and challenges of mainstreaming credit for global studies and experiential education curriculum within traditional academic settings; 2) a “toolkit” of framework, templates and lesson plan resources for designing global experiences targeting “lifeworthy” and “lifeready” learning; 3) and a practical, step-by-step protocol for advancing conversations about and professional development for integrating global perspectives into grade 6-12 subject matter curricula within their home institutions.Presented by Erik Vincent, Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School; Simon Hart, Where There Be DragonsConict, Debate, Negotiation, and Resolution: Approaching Global Engagement in the AP ClassroomGLOBAL CURRICULUM AND CONTENT ROOM 230 / SEAMAN FAMILY STUDENT COMMONS, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLBy combining logical and rhetorical analysis, research, debate, and negotiation, AP students can both broaden and deepen their understanding of pressing global issues. In this workshop, we will present participants with two academically advanced activities geared towards AP Seminar or AP Human Geography classes. These activities aim to develop critical analysis, research, and presentation skills, while empowering students to become experts in a particular area of the world or a particular political perspective. This workshop aims to cultivate dialogue between AP-level teachers, or faculty who are interested in AP-level work, about best practices in the 10th-grade classroom that can encourage students to develop a global mindset.Presented by Sommer Mahoney and Michael Dziura, Wilbraham & Monson Academy

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Pace Academy, Atlanta, Georgia // April 4-6, 201911Backwards Design for Global CurriculumGLOBAL CURRICULUM AND CONTENT | ROOM 110, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLAre you looking to infuse global education into already existing curriculum? Do you work with teachers to help them develop global curriculum? Check out this session to see how Pace Academy infuses global themes throughout their curriculum across divisions using Backward Design - a goal oriented method of curriculum design. Authentic examples will be provided showcasing how using Backward Design can result in an increased understanding for global awareness, understanding and engagement. This session will include guided, interactive work time specically focused on how to use this method to design your own unique global curriculum. Participants will leave with a plan for implementing global education into existing curriculum along with resources and strategies to enrich student understanding.Presented by Rebecca Rhodes and Amy Underwood, Pace AcademyHow to Use and Evaluate Global Collaboration Tools for Increasing EmpathyGLOBAL CURRICULUM AND CONTENT | ROOM 210, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLIn this presentation, Empatico will discuss how to use virtual exchange tools to increase empathy and foster meaningful connections among students around the world. They will also demonstrate how they assess their impact, including the formation of their theory of change, their assessment tools, and preliminary results from their large-scale evaluation study. Participants will gain both a theoretical understanding of the research behind virtual exchanges as well as practical guidance on how to implement and evaluate the impact of these programs.Presented by Chelsea Donaldson, EmpaticoUnderstanding the Legal Concept of “Duty Of Care” and its ImplicationsTRAVEL PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT | ROOM 108, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLThe legal duty of care owed by a School to its students and families is signicant – sometimes elevated to caring for a student as a parent would (“in loco parentis”). We will explore that duty of care generally, consider its management, and address more particularly the challenges of international travel – including planning the trip, informing the parents, selection and use of third party providers of services, homestays, and issues of sexual misconductPresented by Reb Gregg, Attorney3:05 - 3:30 P.M.SESSION IV: HIGHLIGHT SESSIONSWho Is In Your Village? Bridging Local Citizenship with Diversity, Equity, and InclusionDIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION | ROOM 110, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLAs you analyze and access your global programs, who makes up your village of student and adult support? From Diversity Practitioners, to your student population, faculty and the cultures you encounter, how might we prepare our village of world travelers to be more globally and culturally aware before, during and after travel?Presented by Brandi Hoyos and Meg Brown, Mount Vernon Presbyterian School

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12 WWW.GEBG.ORG7th Annual Global Educators Conference Leveraging Journalistic Behaviors to Create Better Global CitizensGLOBAL CITIZENSHIP | ROOM 108, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLIn this session, the non-prot News-Decoder will explain how a unique global network helps students on different continents research the world’s biggest problems and convey their ndings via articles, photos, podcasts, video and online webinars. Students overcome ethnocentrism by tackling crucial global issues such as climate change, migration and nationalism, addressing an international audience and working with experienced journalists and peers across the world. Students working with News-Decoder have examined human rights issues around the world. They have published on News-Decoder’s global website and led online discussions broadcast on News-Decoder’s network. The result: students drowning in information yet lacking historical context learn to connect the dots. They become better global citizens.Presented by Nelson Graves, News-DecoderIntroducing Elementary Students to Female Role Models at Home and Around the GlobeGLOBAL CURRICULUM AND CONTENT | ROOM 210, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLIn 2018 the Second Grade team at Polytechnic School decided to make changes to our Social Studies unit focusing on people who influenced change in their community. We did so by basing our unit on Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls (2017) by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavalo. I will share how we used these books to create a unit that contributes to promoting empathy and perspective taking by learning about the challenges women from around the globe have faced throughout history. I will discuss our reasons for changing the unit, how we used the books, how we got faculty and staff involved, the nal projects, and how it relates to the goals of our school’s K-12 Global Initiatives Program.Presented by Bordeaux Martin, Polytechnic SchoolAround the World in (less than) 80 hoursGLOBAL CURRICULUM AND CONTENT | ROOM 306, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLYoung students don’t need to get on a plane to learn about the lives of others—but they do need to have the extended time and space to connect their learning to real people and see through a global lens. Learn how we use technology, parental involvement, and local resources to design a week long Global Explorers week that empowers students to take a stand and make a difference.Presented by Emily Fitch, Morgan Park AcademyMiddle School Global Ed InnovationGLOBAL CURRICULUM AND CONTENT | ROOM 308, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLHave you been wondering how to take your global opportunities to the next level? This session will highlight how to design innovative, purpose-driven programs, both global and through reciprocal exchanges, that are tied directly into the existing curriculum enhancing the classroom experience, building student leadership both at school through Global Ambassadors and abroad through uniquely designed opportunities, and meeting each and every student interest abroad. Examples of student-led global initiatives, marketing, and school-wide global events will bring light into the secret to building a strong supporting community that buys into the benets of bringing the world into the classroom and a faculty that is excited to engage in global education.Presented by Zeke Hoyos, Westminster School

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Pace Academy, Atlanta, Georgia // April 4-6, 201913Social-Emotional Development in the FieldPROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT | ROOM 214, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLAs research in social-emotional development continues to point to the need for direct and varied support, this session will focus on best practices for training program leaders to consider, prepare for, and respond to emotional needs in the eld.Presented by Sharon Baker and Michael Ciuni, Hathaway Brown SchoolGrowing a Virtual Global ProgramTECHNOLOGY | ROOM 230 / SEAMAN FAMILY STUDENT COMMONS, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLGlobal connection and collaboration do not have to include physical travel. Teachers and students can travel through the magic of technology to share experiences, learn from one another, and enrich the curriculum of all. In this presentation, we will share some of the ways that we use technology to discover and introduce ourselves to global partners and to connect and collaborate with those partners in a meaningful way without leaving the classroom. From collaborative projects, to video exchanges, to math and geography games, the ideas, examples, and wide array of technology resources shared during this session can be implemented at all age levels. You will take away practical ideas and even a checklist for future global connections.Presented by Jennifer Hambrick, Cindy Addison, and Chris Valcarcel, Saint Stephen’s Episcopal SchoolHow Do You Grade a Trip?TRAVEL PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT | ROOM 400 / FUQUA, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLPingry’s Global Field Studies program has allowed us to increase academic preparation and rigor, post-travel reflection, and curricular connection of our global travel programs through offering academic credit. This model is flexible for a diverse range of place-based global education experiences, from language and culture school exchanges, to history and religion explorations, to marine biology research. Our collaborative approach has allowed a variety of answers to emerge for the question of “How do you grade a trip?”, and we’ll share how programs were proposed, designed, and approved, as well as how students were assessed in these for-credit travel courses. As a bonus, the academic focus has aided our risk management planning as well. As this is a new and evolving program, we will also discuss lessons learned and next steps.Presented by Jeff Jewett, Julia Dunbar, and Megan Jones, The Pingry SchoolEstablishing an Innovative Partnership to Achieve Global Studies Program ObjectivesTRAVEL PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT | ROOM 3XX, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLIn 2016, Newman’s Global Studies Program established an innovative partnership with Concordia Language Villages to expand the school’s world language offerings and to provide enriching summer opportunities for students that reinforce the curricular objectives of the Global Studies Program. In this presentation, Melanie Krob, the Director of Global Studies at Isidore Newman School in New Orleans, LA, and Christine Schulze, the Executive Director of Concordia Language Villages in Bemidji, MN, will explain how this innovative partnership formed, the scholarship program that Concordia Language Villages has since established specically for Newman students, and the advertising and promotion that Newman does for Concordia Language Villages. It’s a “win-win” proposition for both organizations.Presented by Melanie G. Krob, Ph.D., Isidore Newman School; Christine Schulze, Concordia Language Villages

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14 WWW.GEBG.ORG7th Annual Global Educators Conference Around the World and Back Again - The Art of Operations ManagementTRAVEL PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT | ROOM 300 / WOODRUFF LIBRARY, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLYou’ve successfully developed a travel program that has excited your school administration, faculty chaperones, parents and students. So where do you go from here? How do you effectively and efciently promote, prepare and package a successful travel program, all the while tracking the les, forms and nances that go along with it? Around the World and Back Again - The Art of Operations Management discusses the process of getting students and chaperones out into the world, from the application to the arrival gate. This presentation will highlight tips for effective parent communication, how to track billing and spending, how to prepare chaperones for departure, and what to do with the thousands of pieces of paperwork you will be collecting along the way.Presented by Alison M. Bugg, Nexus Global Studies Program, Cape Henry Collegiate School3:40 — 4:00 P.M.BreakVisit Exhibitors and Virtual Studio THE INMAN CENTER STUDENT LOUNGE AND GYMNASIUM4:10 — 5:10 P.M.SESSION V: BREAKOUT PRESENTATIONSThe Case of the Cape Town Water Crisis: Day Zero and Its Lessons for Global CitizensGLOBAL CURRICULUM AND CONTENT ROOM 300 / WOODRUFF LIBRARY, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLIn April 2018, the City of Cape Town announced “Day Zero” – the day when the taps would run dry and residents would need to queue for a daily allocation of water. In a country battling to recover from the legacy of apartheid, this water crisis not only highlighted the real environmental threats faced in Sub-Saharan Africa, but also the severe socio-economic disparities between different demographics and their unequal access to resources. Using the case study of a program developed collaboratively by EDU Africa and Avenues: The World School, This presentation considers the implications of Cape Town’s water crisis in the context of global education and explains how learning from Cape Town’s model in Cape Town can enhance global stewardship and citizenship.Presented by Michael Massingham, EDU Africa; Kevin Murungi, Avenues: The World SchoolFrom Service to Partnership: A Community-Based Partnership Model for Service LearningGLOBAL CITIZENSHIP | ROOM 108, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLCurrently, many schools lack a comprehensive strategy for developing what Westheimer and Kahne describe as justice oriented citizens; citizens who explore the larger why behind issues and act to solve root causes. This workshop will use a case study to illustrate how schools can partner with local nonprots to develop community-based partnerships which help to develop justice-oriented citizens who are aware of the “global” issues taking place in their own backyards.Presented by Bob Bandoni, Student Shoulder-to-Shoulder; Brian Sweeney, Vail Mountain School

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Pace Academy, Atlanta, Georgia // April 4-6, 201915Learn Well, Live Well, Lead Well: An Educational Change ModelGLOBAL CURRICULUM AND CONTENT | ROOM 110, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLHolton understands that excellence in education requires us to provide opportunities for students to develop the competencies that allow them to Live, Learn, and Lead well in a complex and changing world. As such, we have embarked on a journey to redene how to best educate students in a multi-cultural and interconnected world. Grounded in our timeless mission and institutional priorities, we have developed a philosophy of education that responds to the students in our classroom and the world around us. We will share our process of moving from the philosophical to an integrated and scaffolded educational change model, with all of the bumps and bruises along the way. Our presentation will include key strategies for discovering and articulating the “why”, the “how”, and the “what” behind envisioning and guiding a school forward towards cultural and pedagogical change.Presented by Melissa Brown and Nichole Foster-Hinds, Holton-Arms SchoolKindergarten Globetrotters #NotravelnecessaryGLOBAL CURRICULUM AND CONTENT | ROOM 210, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLLearn how a Kindergarten class participated in the One Hen project. It is a national project based on the true story of Kojo, a young boy from the country of Ghana who turns a small loan into a thriving farm and a livelihood for many. One Hen is a project that empowers students to become social entrepreneurs. It is a story of how one small loan made a big difference. See how lower school students learned to make a difference for themselves and the world through learning and experiencing emerging global topics such as basic economics, social conscience and global interconnectedness.Presented by Betsy Hedbavny, Lancaster Country Day SchoolReinventing Global Competency Assessments: Experiential Learning with EdTech ToolsTECHNOLOGY | ROOM 230 / SEAMAN FAMILY STUDENT COMMONS, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLToday’s EdTech can create global experiences and enrich global communication. Students can cultivate global competency without ever leaving campus. However, how do we assess the students’ learning from these experiences and measure the impact? In this presentation, I will share three simple strategies with EdTech tools that I have used to create global experiences and assess global competency. First, I will share my use of lmmaking technology in Human Geography to teach the geography of migration. Students create personal “family migration videos,” which are used to both teach other students and assess understanding. Second, I will share strategies for using both lmmaking as well as video conferencing technology to facilitate a global communication and collaboration between my students and their peers at a sister school in Japan. Finally, I will share strategies with Virtual Reality to enable students to experience and analyze urban morphology and cultural landscapes around the world.Presented by Matthew Sudnik, The Madeira School

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16 WWW.GEBG.ORG7th Annual Global Educators Conference PANEL DISCUSSION: Designing and Assessing Local and International Partnerships for ImpactROOM 400 / FUQUA, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLPartnerships are fundamental to many global education programs at our schools - we partner with local communities and non-prots, with national organizations, with educational travel providers, with international partner schools. Strong partnerships create opportunities and learning experiences for our students and faculty that are richer, fuller, and more nuanced. But nding and building sustainable partnership that are mutually benecial takes thought, savvy, time, and true collaboration. How can we best leverage meaningful partnerships for global competencies, both locally and internationally? What makes partnerships work and how can we best navigate challenges that arise? How can we better design and evaluate potential and current partnerships? How do we ensure that we adhere to ethical and equitable practices? Facilitated by David Lynn, Director of International Studies, Charlotte Country Day SchoolPanelists Angel Chinuntdet, Associate Director of Global Relationships, Ursuline School of Dallas Jim Patterson, Director of the Kutler Center, Harvard Westlake School Karen Raidt, Director of Kings Cares Service Program, King School Alieizoria Redd, Executive Director of Covenant House, Atlanta GA Maria Carmen Martínez Ruiz, International Relations, Gredos San Diego Cooperativa 5:20 — 5:40 P.M.GEBG Special Announcement, Conference Picture ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOL STUDENT COMMONS #2305:40 — 7:30 P.M.Dinner and Reception COURTYARDSponsored by WorldStrides Educational Partnerships6 :15 P.M .Buses begin shuttle bus service from Pace Academy to Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown KIRKPATRICK HALL “CASTLE” ENTRANCE

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Pace Academy, Atlanta, Georgia // April 4-6, 201917Saturday, April 28, 20187:00 — 7:30 A.M.Member School CoffeeQuestions and conversation with GEBG Executive Director Open to all member schools CROWNE PLAZA ATLANTA MIDTOWN7:30 & 7:45 A.M.Shuttle Bus Service from the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown to Pace Academy for Conference Attendees, Sponsors and Exhibitors8:00 — 8:50 A.M.Breakfast and Greetings THE INMAN CENTER CAFETERIAVisit Exhibitors and Virtual Studio THE INMAN CENTER STUDENT LOUNGE AND GYMNASIUM9:00 — 10:00 A.M.SESSION VI: BREAKOUT PRESENTATIONSUnlocking the Power of International StudentsDIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION | ROOM 110, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLInternational Students tend to become, more than any other group, the invisible students in day and boarding independent schools. While rarely addressed, frequently their commitment and hard work are taken for granted, and they are openly stereotyped, creating an environment where their voices are muted. Yet, their potential is extraordinary and they can be an untapped source of excellence and leadership in our school communities, in addition to the cultural enrichment that they offer. Join representatives from Miss Porter’s School to explore the ways international students can be properly recognized and celebrated as integral members of our institutions. See how our international voices are being heard and their potential unlocked to maximize their contribution to our school.Presented by Santiago Enrique, Kathryn Simison and Sophie Paris, Miss Porter’s SchoolProgram: From Water Awareness to ActionGLOBAL CURRICULUM AND CONTENT | ROOM 108, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLThe Blue Stewards Program at Palmer Trinity School blends traditional education and travel experiences at Palmer Trinity School with scientic research and advocacy happening in Miami and around the globe. Working with private and nonprot partners, students explore the centrality of water in people’s lives by examining water as both an environmental necessity and a key cultural element. The Blue Stewards Junior Certicate in Middle School and the Blue Stewards Certicate and Medallion in High School, awarded by Palmer Trinity School, celebrate a student’s successful completion of a course of study-action with a special focus on water as an element of life. The program awakens students to the

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18 WWW.GEBG.ORG7th Annual Global Educators Conference vital importance of water to empower people, protect the planet, and enable prosperity. Blue Stewards aims to provide water literacy, engage in environmental service-living, and inspire original action.Presented by Leopoldo Llinás and Manjula Salomon, Palmer Trinity SchoolGlobal Programs as Innovation Labs for Your School: A Mastery-Learning ExampleGLOBAL CURRICULUM AND CONTENT | ROOM 300 / WOODRUFF LIBRARY, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLAs schools continue to dene the role of global programs in their educational offerings, one opportunity that is often overlooked is global programs’ role as a potential laboratory for curricular design. Working with students outside of the physical space of the school can provide the room needed to innovate.In this session, participants will explore a framework for designing global programs that provides opportunities for curricular design especially in the areas of experiential education and mastery learning. Presenters will share examples of SYA’s own move toward mastery learning and the opportunities and pitfalls associated with using your global programs as a lab.Presented by Aric J. Visser and Álvaro Ávila de la Torre, School Year AbroadApplying Global Curriculum and Content to an International TripGLOBAL CURRICULUM AND CONTENT | ROOM 210, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLThe presenter will describe the development of collaboration between Holy Trinity School, Toronto, and Projects Abroad. This partnership has so far provided an enriching and successful program with students able to participate in sustainable and useful work in various Nepalese communities. The presenter will then explain the program in terms of its project components and their links to students’ understanding of specic UN Sustainable Development Goals studied in class. Finally, further innovations planned for future programs will be introduced, including a cross-cultural approach to citizenship and democratic engagement in rural Nepal. The presenter believes that the way in which this innovative program is evolving through the collaboration between the school and Projects Abroad will be of considerable interest to colleagues.Presented by Brian Csinos, Holy Trinity School; Judy Ross, Projects AbroadWhat’s in Your Strategy? Health, Safety and Security to Minimize Legal Exposure During Student TravelTRAVEL PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT ROOM 230 / SEAMAN FAMILY STUDENT COMMONS, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLThis presentation will break down health, safety, security, and risk management strategy for global programs into its components and explore some of the tradeoffs in terms of time and expense. We’ll then build it from the ground up with a particular focus on strategy for minimizing liability exposure. We’ll work a number of scenarios from both a safety and a legal perspective and discuss what interventions could have either prevented the incident or mitigated the potential legal fallout.Presented by Bill Frederick, Lodestone Safety International; Susan E. Schorr, McLane Middleton Professional Association

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Pace Academy, Atlanta, Georgia // April 4-6, 201919PANEL DISCUSSION: Global Citizens in Action: Young Alumni and Students PanelROOM 400 / FUQUA, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLAs we think about how to measure the effectiveness of our school’s global education, we often focus on the short term results - the things we can assess immediately. But some of the most valuable learning outcomes develop overtime influencing our students’ worldviews, self-condence, and agency as global citizens. Come and hear from this group of globally-engaged young alumni from member schools as they share their reflections on the impact of their global education and gain insights for your own program design.Facilitated by Heather White, Director of Advancement, Pace Academy Panelists Jordan Doak, Hathaway Brown School ‘15; Student, Emory University Lillian Fu, Collegiate School ‘12; Public Health Advisor, World Trade Center Health Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Zeena Lattouf, Pace Academy ‘12; Associate Director, Isdell Center for Global Leadership, Pace Academy Joshua Pinckney, Westminster Schools ‘17; Student, Carnegie Mellon University10:10 — 11:00 A.M.Featured SpeakerLINA SERGIE ATTARFounder and CEO of Karam FoundationIntroduction by Chad Detloff, Director of Global Programs, Chadwick SchoolFINE ARTS CENTERSponsored by Peace Works Travel11:10 — 11:30 A.M.Coffee/Tea BreakVisit Exhibitors and Virtual Studio THE INMAN CENTER STUDENT LOUNGE AND GYMNASIUM11:40 A.M. — 12:40 P.M.SESSION VII: BREAKOUT PRESENTATIONSDiplomacy Through Dialogue: Model United NationsGLOBAL CURRICULUM AND CONTENT | ROOM 110, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLIn today’s increasingly polarized climate, engaging in meaningful civil dialogue is key to understanding multiple perspectives and appreciating those with varying opinions. But how does one incorporate this into a Middle School classroom? In this session, attendees will learn about an elective course designed for Middle Schoolers that focuses on cultivating the right mindset and teaches the skills needed to engage in civil dialogue. An overarching goal of this elective is for students to seek to understand when confronted with different perspectives, as opposed to seeking to “win” a conversation in which their views may be challenged. In this year long elective, students participate in a ten session course which

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20 WWW.GEBG.ORG7th Annual Global Educators Conference explores a range of topics including identity, bias, and perspective taking, and focuses on practicing tangible skills to engage in healthy dialogue. Students then apply these learnings by collaborating to solve global issues in a Model UN Conference.Presented by Sameera Anwar, Ravenscroft SchoolTeaching Essential Skills Through Meaningful ProjectsGLOBAL CURRICULUM AND CONTENT | ROOM 108, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLExposing children to “global mindedness” in the early elementary school grades is possible! Learn how a team of teachers in the rst grade at Buckingham Browne and Nichols School in Cambridge, MA used their school garden beds to explore essential questions like: What is a Community? What does it take to be a part of a community? What makes up a healthy community? What is needed for a healthy and happy community? The workshop will consist of a brief presentation of our work and will showcase examples of pushing student thinking and developing essential skills using project based/experiential lens. We will introduce the tools and the systems used to shift curricular focus from prescribed lessons and units, to a project based learning approach with a global lens. Presented by Rachel Stevens and Maria Elena Derrien, Buckingham Browne and Nichols SchoolDigital Portfolios: Platforms, Possibilities, and PitfallsTECHNOLOGY | ROOM 230 / SEAMAN FAMILY STUDENT COMMONS, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLBaylor School has experimented with digital portfolios as a way for students to gather and reflect upon the links between their experiences and their education. What began as a potential tool for demonstrating scholarship to colleges has yielded some surprising benets as an educational and reflective piece. This session will explore the potential of this tool in the changing landscape of global education and college admission.Presented by Tim Laramore and Mike Kelly, Baylor SchoolBuilding Bridges: Cultural Immersion and Family/Alumni Engagement in ChinaTRAVEL PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT | ROOM 210, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLStudent travel programs provide a transformative impact on participants; at Schools that have a global student, alumni and family footprint, these kinds of programs can also have the unique benet of strengthening and building community. This session will explore a novel approach to student travel programming by sharing the story of how our school created a cultural immersion experience in China for American day students that involved and engaged residential life students, alumni, families and prospective families from China. By sharing our experience and learning from others with similar goals and experiences, we hope to identify best practices and action steps to inform future planning, while also addressing new opportunities for building bridges in our community and across our globally connected world.Presented by Beth Miller and Bob Clark, St. Anne’s-Beleld School

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Pace Academy, Atlanta, Georgia // April 4-6, 201921PANEL DISCUSSION: Making Global Programs Inclusive and Accessible for LGBTQ+ Students and FacultyROOM 400 / FUQUA, ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY UPPER SCHOOLAs schools work to make their campuses and communities more inclusive and equitable for LGBTQ+ students and faculty, how are schools approaching the policies and programming of overnight school programs? How have schools worked to support students and faculty on programs to locations and communities with very different cultural norms? How do we engage our exchange or international students and partner schools as we work to fulll our school’s desire for an inclusive environment on all school programs? Hear from schools and program leaders on how they are working to make global programs more inclusive for LGBTQ+ students and faculty with practical advice and resources. Facilitated by Chad Detloff, Director of Global Programs, Chadwick SchoolPanelists Matt Nink, Executive Director, Stuart Center for Global Leadership at Lake Forest Academy; Global Youth Leadership Institute Marc Thiebach, Associate Head of the Upper School, Francis Parker School Glen Turf, Director of Global Studies and International Programs, Miami Country Day School Fran Turner, Director of Global Engagement, Middle School Language Department Chair, St Christopher’s School12:50 — 1:05 P.M.Closing RemarksClare Sisisky, GEBG Executive Director THE INMAN CENTER CAFETERIA1:05 — 1:45 P.M.Lunch THE INMAN CENTER CAFETERIA1:15 AND 1:45 P.M.Shuttle Bus Service from Pace Academy to Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown and to Hartseld-Jackson Atlanta International Airport KIRKPATRICK HALL “CASTLE” ENTRANCESee you next year in San Diego!The 2020 Global Educators Conference will be held April 16-18, 2020 at Francis Parker School.

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22 WWW.GEBG.ORGPresentor DirectoryNeville IsdellNeville Isdell is former chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company, where he worked for 43 years. He took the world’s largest beverage company to new heights during his tenure. He expanded on the company’s proud legacy of corporate responsibility by embedding sustainability throughout every facet of the organization and helping ensure its role as a community-connected, 21st-century enterprise. These efforts resulted in The Coca-Cola Company’s return to Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list in 2006. In 2009, the company moved up to the #12 spot in the global ranking. A native of Ireland, Isdell joined The Coca-Cola Company in 1966 in Zambia. In 1972, he became general manager of Coca-Cola Bottling of Johannesburg. During his 43 year career, Isdell worked in positions of increasing responsibility in The Philippines, Germany, London, and Atlanta. After retiring in January 2002, Isdell was an international consultant to The Coca-Cola Company. In June 2004, he came out of retirement to lead The Coca-Cola Company as chairman and CEO. He previously served on the boards of General Motors, British Telecoms, and Climate Facility. He was on the WWF-US Board of Directors from 2009 to 2018, and served as chair from 2012 to 2018. In May 2016, Isdell opened Epic, a 21st-century museum telling the story of Irish people in Dublin. He is a recipient of the Clinton Global Citizen Award. He received a bachelor’s degree in social sciences from the University of Cape Town and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School PMD. He is the recipient of four honorary degrees. After a successful career at Coca Cola, Neville turned his attention to help build globally competent citizens at Pace. He is the visionary philanthropist that made Pace’s Isdell Center for Global Leadership possible.T.J. Edwards, Director of Maker, Design and Engineering Programs, The Mount Vernon Institute for InnovationT.J. describes himself as a “recovering engineer” with a background in Mechanical Engineering who transitioned into education in 2010. He believes strongly in the power of design thinking and the agency it builds in students. That belief led him to Mount Vernon Presbyterian School where he has continually pushed at the edges of what innovative teaching and learning looks like. T.J. has taught upper school science before moving into his current role as Director of Maker, Design & Engineering programs. That work has included the design of three new maker spaces on campus as well as the design and facilitation of the T.E.D. - technology, engineering and design - course. T.J. is a nucleus team member for the Mount Vernon Institute for Innovation which is an R&D lab for teaching and learning at both our own school as well as hosting events, sharing thought leadership and consulting for others. In addition, T.J. has led the MVx Transformation team for the last 2 years which serves as an in-house consultant for the Upper School as it continues its transformation within a new strategic plan. T.J. considers himself a T-shaped person who has some deep foundations in STEM, but most enjoys designing learning experience across disciplines and topics.Thursday Speakers and Panelists

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Pace Academy, Atlanta, Georgia // April 4-6, 201923Kevin Glass, Headmaster, Atlanta International SchoolCommitted to creating globally-minded students poised to shape the 21st century, Kevin’s vocation and calling is international education. His career in education includes leadership and teaching positions in South and West Africa, Central and North America, and Central Asia. Prior to joining Atlanta International School, Kevin served as Director of Tashkent International School in Uzbekistan for ve years. Kevin serves on various local, national and international Boards, including the Association for the Advancement of International Education (AAIE), the Academy for International School Heads (AISH), the Center for the Advancement and Study of International Education (CASIE), Horizons Atlanta, the Atlanta Area Association in Independent Schools (AAAIS) and the Buckhead Coalition.Kevin has a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from Framingham State College (USA), a Post Graduate Certicate of Education in Biology and Chemistry from Cambridge University (UK), and a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) Degree in Bacteriology and Virology from Manchester University (UK). Kevin is married to Stefani, a career diplomat currently on family leave from the German Foreign Service. They have three children (Liam, Lilly and Leanne) all of whom attend AIS in the German track.Alexis Menten, Managing Director of the Center for Global Education, Asia SocietyAlexis Menten is the Managing Director of the Center for Global Education at Asia Society, where she is responsible for strategic and program planning, fundraising and grants management, and partnership development. She directs Asia Society’s Global Learning Beyond School initiative to advance global learning in non-formal education programs and oversees an international working group and research project that explores the integration of 21st century skills in education systems in the US and Asia.Prior to Asia Society, Alexis worked on youth programs and educational technology initiatives in Central Asia and the Middle East. She is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College, and holds a Masters in Public Administration from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.Elaine Meyer-Lee, Associate Vice President for Global Learning and Leadership and Professor of Psychology, Agnes Scott CollegeA developmental psychologist by discipline, Dr. Meyer-Lee has been a Senior International Ofcer and intercultural leadership educator for 17 years, and conducts research on college student development around difference in the context of intercultural education, publishing and presenting nationally and internationally. Dr. Meyer-Lee has been very active in national leadership in the eld of international education, including serving as President and Chair of the Board of NAFSA: The Association of International Educators. She has also served on national advisory boards for Diversity Abroad, the Fulbright Scholar Program, US State Department Critical Language Scholarship Program, American Council on Education Internationalization Collaborative, Association of International Education Administrators, and Forum on Education Abroad. She has consulted to many colleges in the US, and provided Academic Dean and Chair development for the Saudi Ministry of Higher Education. Dr. Meyer-Lee has an Ed.D. and an M. Ed. from Harvard University, and M. A. from Lesley College, and a B. A. from Earlham College.

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Presentor Directory24 WWW.GEBG.ORGCindy Addison, Director of Academic Technology and Integration, Saint Stephen’s Episcopal SchoolBradenton, Florida, USA CONTACT: caddison@saintstephens.orgSameera Anwar, Middle School Language Arts Teacher & Elective Teacher, Ravenscroft SchoolRaleigh, North Carolina, USA CONTACT: sameera.anwar@ravenscroft.orgÁlvaro Ávila de la Torre, History, Art, Political Science Instructor, School Year Abroad SpainZaragoza, Spain CONTACT: aavila@sya.orgSharon Baker, Director of Middle School, Hathaway Brown SchoolShaker Heights, Ohio, USA CONTACT: sbaker@hb.eduBob Bandoni, Director, Student Shoulder-to-ShoulderVail, Colorado, USA CONTACT: rbandoni@shouldertoshoulder.comMelissa Brown, Director of Diversity and Global Education, Holton-Arms SchoolBethesda, Maryland, USA CONTACT: melissa.brown@holton-arms.eduMeg Brown, Director of Interim Term, Mount Vernon Presbyterian SchoolAtlanta, Georgia, USA CONTACT: mbrown@mountvernonschool.orgKori Lisa Brown, Form II World Cultures Teacher, The Haverford SchoolHaverford, Pennsylvania, USA CONTACT: kbrown@haverford.orgAlison M. Bugg, Operations Manager, Nexus Global Studies Program, Cape Henry Collegiate SchoolVirginia Beach, Virginia, USA CONTACT: alisonbugg@capehenry.orgPatty Burke Hickey, English Instructor, Phillips Exeter AcademyExeter, New Hampshire, USA CONTACT: Michael Ciuni, Director of the Center for Global Citizenship, Hathaway Brown SchoolShaker Heights, Ohio, USA CONTACT: mciuni@hb.eduAPresenter Directory

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Pace Academy, Atlanta, Georgia // April 4-6, 201925Bob Clark, Humanities teacher, China Trip leader, St. Anne’s-Beleld SchoolCharlottesville, Virginia, USA CONTACT: rclark@stab.orgChristen Clougherty, Executive Director, Nobis ProjectSavannah, Georgia, USA CONTACT: christen@nobisproject.orgBrian Csinos, Director of Experiential Learning, Holy Trinity SchoolRichmond Hill, Ontario, Canada CONTACT: bcsinos@hts.on.caMaria Elena Derrien, Science Specialist Grades 1 and 4, Buckingham Browne and Nichols SchoolCambridge, Massachusetts, USA CONTACT: Julia Dunbar, History Faculty, The Pingry SchoolBasking Ridge, New Jersey, USA CONTACT: jdunbar@pingry.orgMichael Dziura, Faculty, English and The Center for Entrepreneurial and Global Studies, Wilbraham & Monson AcademyWilbraham, Massachusetts, USA CONTACT: mdziura@wma.usVanessa Ehler, 9th Grade Dean, US/MS Spanish & Yoga, Brooklyn Friends SchoolBrooklyn, New York, USA CONTACT: vehler@brooklynfriends.orgSantiago Enrique, International Student Advisor, Miss Porter’s SchoolFarmington, Connecticut, USA CONTACT: senrique@missporters.orgEmily Fitch, 5th Grade Teacher/Director of Global Studies for Lower School, Morgan Park AcademyChicago, Illinois, USA CONTACT: etch@morganparkacademy.orgNichole Foster-Hinds, Director of Middle School and Health and Wellbeing, Holton-Arms SchoolBethesda, Maryland, USA CONTACT: nichole.fosterhinds@holton-arms.eduBill Frederick, Director, Lodestone Safety InternationalBeverly, Massachusetts, USA CONTACT: bill@lodestonesafety.comE

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Presentor Directory26 WWW.GEBG.ORGNelson Graves, Founder, News-DecoderParis, France CONTACT: nelson.graves@news-decoder.comReb Gregg, AttorneyHouston, Texas, USA CONTACT: Jennifer Hambrick, Global Education Director, Saint Stephen’s Episcopal SchoolBradenton, Florida, USA CONTACT: jhambrick@saintstephens.orgSimon Hart, Director of School Partnerships, Where There Be DragonsBoulder, Colorado, USA CONTACT: simon@wheretherebedragons.comBetsy Hedbavny, Kindergarten Teacher, Lancaster Country Day SchoolRobesonia, Pennsylvania, USA CONTACT: hedbavnyb@lancastercountryday.orgMaya Higgins, Associate Director, Putney Student TravelPutney, Vermont, USA CONTACT: maya@goputney.comBrandi Hoyos, Director of Multicultural Innovation and Diverse Networks, Mount Vernon Presbyterian SchoolAtlanta, Georgia, USA CONTACT: bhoyos@mountvernonschool.orgZeke Hoyos, Global Education Programs Coordinator, WestminsterAtlanta, Georgia, USA CONTACT: zekehoyos@westminster.netMason Hults, Director of Programs, EnvoysCambridge, Massachusetts, USA CONTACT: mhults@envoys.comJeff Jewett, Director of Global Education, The Pingry SchoolBasking Ridge, New Jersey, USA CONTACT: jjewett@pingry.orgMegan Jones, History Department Chair, The Pingry SchoolBasking Ridge, New Jersey, USA CONTACT: mjones@pingry.orgMike Kelly, Applied Humanities Librarian, Baylor SchoolChattanooga, Tennessee, USA CONTACT: mkelly@baylorschool.orgE

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Pace Academy, Atlanta, Georgia // April 4-6, 201927Melanie G. Krob, Ph.D., Director of Global Studies, Isidore Newman SchoolNew Orleans, Louisiana, USA CONTACT: melaniekrob@newmanschool.orgTim Laramore, Global Education Coordinator, Baylor SchoolChattanooga, Tennessee, USA CONTACT: tlaramore@baylorschool.orgLeopoldo Llinas, Director of Environmental Stewardship, Palmer Trinity SchoolPalmetto Bay, Florida, USA CONTACT: lllinas@palmertrinity.orgSommer Mahoney, Faculty, The Center for Entrepreneurial and Global Studies, Wilbraham & Monson AcademyWilbraham, Massachusetts, USA CONTACT: smahoney@wma.usBordeaux Martin, Second Grade Teacher, Polytechnic SchoolPasadena, California, USA CONTACT: bmartin@polytechnic.orgM. Carmen Martínez Ruiz, International Relations, Gredos San Diego CooperativaMadrid, Spain CONTACT: mc.martinez@gsd.coopMichael Massingham, Founder/Director, EDU AfricaCape Town, South Africa CONTACT: michael@edu-africa.comMario Masso, Form I Science Teacher, The Haverford SchoolHaverford, Pennsylvania, USA CONTACT: mmasso@haverford.orgBeth Miller, Associate Head of School for Academics, St. Anne’s-Beleld SchoolCharlottesville, Virginia, USA CONTACT: bmiller@stab.orgRajesh Mundra, Director of Niswarth, Associate Dean of Students and Residential Life, Phillips Academy AndoverAndover, Massachusetts, USA CONTACT: rmundra@andover.eduKevin Murungi, Director, Global Journeys, Avenues: The World SchoolNew York, New York, USA CONTACT: kmurungi@avenues.orgM

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Presentor Directory28 WWW.GEBG.ORGCailey Oehler, Director of Global Programs, The Wellington SchoolColumbus, Ohio, USA CONTACT: oehler@wellington.orgSophie Paris, Director, Institute for Global Education, Miss Porter’s SchoolFarmington, Connecticut, USA CONTACT: sparis@missporters.orgKaren Raidt, Director of King Cares and Student Services, King SchoolStamford, Connecticut, USA CONTACT: kraidt@kingschoolct.orgRebecca Rhodes, Lower School Director of the Isdell Center for Global Leadership; 5th Grade Teacher, Pace AcademyAtlanta, Georgia, USA CONTACT: rebecca.rhodes@paceacademy.orgJudy Ross, Consultant: Experiential Education, Projects AbroadOakville, Canada CONTACT: judyross@projects-abroad.orgManjula Salomon, Associate Head of School for Academic Affairs, Palmer Trinity SchoolPalmetto Bay, Florida, USA CONTACT: msalomon@palmertrinity.orgSusan E. Schorr, Of Counsel, McLane Middleton Professional AssociationBoston, Massachusetts, USA CONTACT: Susan.Schorr@mclane.comChristine Schulze, Executive Director, Concordia Language VillagesMoorhead, Minnesota, USA CONTACT: schulze@cord.eduKathryn Simison, International Student Advisor, Miss Porter’s SchoolFarmington, Connecticut, USA CONTACT: ksimison@missporters.orgRachel Stevens, First Grade Teacher, Buckingham Browne and Nichols SchoolCambridge, Massachusetts, USA CONTACT: rstevens@bbns.orgMatthew Sudnik, History Teacher, The Madeira SchoolMcLean, Virginia, USA CONTACT: matthew.sudnik@gmail.comBrian Sweeney, Dean of Student Life, Vail Mountain SchoolVail, Colorado, USA CONTACT: bsweeney@vms.eduM

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Pace Academy, Atlanta, Georgia // April 4-6, 201929Amy Underwood, Lower School Assistant Head of Curriculum and Professional Development, Pace AcademyAtlanta, Georgia, USA CONTACT: amy.underwood@paceacademy.orgChris Valcarcel, Vice Chair, Social Studies Department, Saint Stephen’s Episcopal SchoolBradenton, Florida, USA CONTACT: CValcarcel@saintstephens.orgErik Vincent, Director of Global Studies, Holy Innocents’ Episcopal SchoolAtlanta, Georgia, USA CONTACT: erik.vincent@hies.orgAric J. Visser, Head of Schools and Programs, School Year AbroadNorth Andover, Massachusetts, USA CONTACT: avisser@SYA.orgV

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30 WWW.GEBG.ORG7th Annual Global Educators Conference Fred C. Church InsuranceFred C. Church Insurance is an independent insurance broker founded in 1865. One of the nation’s leading providers of innovative risk management and insurance solutions for educational institutions, their education team works with more than 160 independent schools as well as many experiential education providers, charter schools, colleges and universities, and other education-related SOSInternational SOS is the world’s leading medical, travel security, and risk mitigation services company. We care for clients across the globe from our more than 850 locations in 93 countries. More than 11,000 employees work night and day, led by 2,700 doctors and 350 security WorldStrides Educational PartnershipsImmersive “community connections” developed since 1967 in 100 countries. Specialized itineraries customized for your school with only 10 students that include Curriculum-based itineraries for STEM, humanities and social sciences; Language immersion programs, with carefully vetted homestays/classes for 6 target languages; and Service-learning projects for 150 non-prot organizations around the Premier Sponsors

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Pace Academy, Atlanta, Georgia // April 4-6, 201931EnvoysEnvoys partners with schools to design global education programs that challenge, inspire, and empower students to become better citizens of the world. Through a collaborative program design process with our partner schools, we focus on student growth, joy, and connected learning through experiences that invite us to approach complexity with curiosity and inquiry. We are eld-based educators collaborating with classroom-based educators to advance global education.www.envoys.comTower Bridge International Group / New Oasis International EducationTower Bridge International Group (TBIG, founded as New Oasis International Education) is dedicated to transforming international education through partnerships with premier private day and top-tier secondary U.S. public schools. TBIG builds global competency between students, host families, schools, and local communities, through short and long-term educational programming and services. The worldwide TBIG network transforms education, develops innovation, and contributes to a better future. www.newoasisedu.comPeace Works TravelA teacher-founded company, Peace Works Travel is a socially conscious educational travel program in destinations recovering from history. Our travelers engage in meaningful experiential adventures designed to foster critical thinking, empathy, and innovative solutions for a more peaceful world. Itineraries are supported with standards-aligned curriculum and optional digital storytelling instruction. Rustic PathwaysRustic Pathways has been the leader in global teen adventure travel and community service programs since 1983. Through purposeful design, we create culturally-immersive travel programs for students ages 12 to 22, customizable teacher-led trips for school groups, and gap year semesters for recent high school grads.www.rusticpathways.comSupporting SponsorsRustic Pathways ®

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32 WWW.GEBG.ORG7th Annual Global Educators Conference CET Academic ProgramsCET Academic Programs, a study abroad organization delivering innovative education abroad since 1982, offers pre-college summer programs and intensive language gap programs. While focusing on relevant themes in China, Cuba, Italy, or Vietnam, high school students take college courses and earn four credits. Gap programs in Arabic, Chinese, Italian, and Japanese are available for the summer, semester, or academic year.www.cetacademicprograms.comGlobal RoutesGlobal Routes pioneers innovative, immersive, experiential education programs. Over the course of 53 years, more than 10,000 students have experienced this leading approach to community-directed service and cross-cultural exchange programs. By immersing themselves into host communities, students develop global perspectives, social intelligence, critical thinking skills, and build condence while solving complex problems. “One of the most respected organizations in the eld.” -New York Times. Custom School Programs: USA, Caribbean, Latin America, Asia & Africa.www.globalroutes.orgGMG Underwriters, LLCGMG Underwriters is a specialist insurance intermediary for international insurances of foreign package, kidnap, accident and political risk. We act as wholesale brokers, underwriting consultants, reinsurance brokers, and program administrators. While our ultimate customer is the insured, we sell to retail brokers and insurance companies. We succeed by providing outstanding customer Holbrook Global ExpeditionsHolbrook offers engaging, inquiry-based educational travel across Latin America, Africa, and beyond. From teacher-led expeditions for students to professional development for educators, Holbrook incorporates rich academic content, service learning projects, sustainability, and authentic cultural exchange. Plus, ask about our 500-acre private reserve and teaching center in Costa Rica!www.holbrooktravel.comLodestone Safety InternationalLodestone Safety International specializes in health, safety, security, and risk management training, consulting, safety reviews, and program development for educational and service organizations operating overseas. The depth and breadth of experience represented on our team, along with our individualized attention to all our clients help make your programs as safe as they should Sponsors

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Pace Academy, Atlanta, Georgia // April 4-6, 201933The Navigators Group, Inc.Navigators is an international insurance company with a long-standing area of specialization in Marine Insurance. We also offer Property and Casualty insurance, which consists primarily of general liability coverage and umbrella & excess liability coverage to commercial enterprises. We have also developed niches in Professional Liability insurance, through our Directors & Ofcers and Errors & Omissions divisions, as well as assumed reinsurance School Year AbroadSchool Year Abroad is a nonprot organization with yearlong, semester, and summer high school academic study abroad programs in China, France, Italy, and Spain. SYA was founded in 1964 and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and University Health PlansUniversity Health Plans is a leading benet brokerage/consulting rm that specializes in the design, brokerage, and service of scholastic student health insurance programs. We assist our clients in securing affordable, quality coverage through highly rated insurance companies that cater to the needs of students. We also offer a number of ancillary programs, such as sports insurance and international travel insurance. Walk JapanWalk Japan is the pioneering operator of walking tours of Japan. We specialise in only one country and, since 1992, have been providing the best planned, the best led and most fullling and enjoyable programs available in Japan. Our school trips are created for students who not only like to walk but also like to learn, understand and appreciate. We introduce Japan in contexts that are informative and make sense of sights and customs that otherwise too often remain elusive to many visitors.

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34 WWW.GEBG.ORG7th Annual Global Educators Conference Center for Civil and Human RightsThe National Center for Civil and Human Rights in downtown Atlanta is an engaging cultural attraction that connects the American Civil Rights Movement to today’s struggle for Global Human Rights. Our purpose is to create a safe space for visitors to explore the fundamental rights of all human beings so that they leave inspired and empowered to join the ongoing dialogue about human rights in their communities.www.civilandhumanrights.orgCSIET (Council on Standard for International Educational Travel)CSIET evaluates international student exchange organizations (F‐1, J‐1, and Outbound) based on our Standards for Excellence. Annually we publish our Advisory List of International Educational Exchange Programs, where schools can nd and contact organizations that have met our criteria for acceptance and certication.www.csiet.orgIndependent Schools Experiential NetworkISEEN is a learning laboratory and networking opportunity through which independent school experiential educators, administrators, and classroom teachers can share challenges and successes, learn of and from model programs, and explore the developing role of experiential practices within our educational communities.www.inseeninfo.comNational Coalition of Girls’ Schools The National Coalition of Girls’ Schools is the leading advocate for girls’ schools, connecting and collaborating globally with individuals, schools, and organizations dedicated to educating and empowering girls. NCGS serves 250+ national and international PK-12 member schools—independent, public, charter, and religiously afliated—providing research, professional development, networking, and Pace AcademyFounded in 1958 in Atlanta, Ga., Pace Academy is a co-educational, college-preparatory day school serving 1,115 students in grades Pre-First through 12. We strive to create prepared, condent citizens of the world through rigorous academic experiences, innovative global leadership programs, character education and close student-teacher relationships. We start small and THINK BIG.www.paceacademy.orgCollaborators

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Pace Academy, Atlanta, Georgia // April 4-6, 201935Shared StudiosPortals are a global public art initiative created by Shared_Studios. When people enter a Portal, built in repurposed shipping containers, inflatables, and custom structures, they feel as though they are sharing the same space as someone in an identical Portal, somewhere else on Earth. Portals are staffed by human beings – curators who provide live language interpretation, organize events, and facilitate connections between their local communities and the world. Everyday, Portals host dialogues, performances, classes, collaborations, and more, and are freely accessible to the public. Community partners have built permanent Portals in diverse locations around the globe, including Iraqi refugee camps, American cities, Afghan universities, Mexican public parks and German libraries. Shared_Studios maintains a network of 40 Portals around the world and connects these spaces to one another for dialogues, performances, and collaborative activities. These connections build familiarity, empathy, and understanding between communities who would otherwise never meet.www.sharedstudios.comClimateForceClimateForce is an initiative borne out of the 2041 Foundation that provides individuals and businesses with energy and CO2 reduction solutions. Through the ClimateForce Challenge – CF360, we aim to mobilize the reduction of 360 million tons of CO2 by 2025.www.2041.comEmpaticoEmpatico is a free tool for educators to connect their classrooms with others around the world. Empatico empowers teachers and students to explore the world through experiences that spark curiosity, kindness, and empathy. We combine live video with activities designed to foster meaningful connections among students ages 7-11. www.empatico.orgLevel-Up VillageLevel Up Village delivers pioneering global competency tools complemented by a STEAM curriculum which help schools easily and seamlessly develop global and cultural competency in their students. Using the LUV global communications platform, students get to know partner students in other countries by exchanging video messages about their lives and their STEAM projects. Through this process, they not only learn 21st century skills, but also develop empathy and global competency. We offer in-school, after-school and summer enrichment programs.www.levelupvillage.comPenPal SchoolsPenPal Schools connects over a quarter million students from 150 countries to learn together. Students collaborate through online projects ranging from human rights and the environment to fake news and robotics, all while practicing literacy, technology and social-emotional skills. PenPal Schools was recognized by President Obama and selected by Common Sense Education for the Best Edtech of Virtual Studio Exhibitors

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36 WWW.GEBG.ORG7th Annual Global Educators Conference ExhibitorsACIS Educational ToursACIS Educational Tours is the quality leader in group educational travel to Europe, the Americas, Asia and beyond. Since 1978 we’ve helped more than 500,000 teachers and their students discover the best of the world and the best of themselves through unique experiential learning opportunities and culturally connective experiences. Andean Discovery Student ExpeditionsAndean Discovery Student Expeditions partners with high school educators and organizations to design and host immersive, educational travel programs in key regions of South American including Machu Picchu, Galapagos Islands, and Patagonia. With our local staff and program leaders in South America and US headquarters in Massachusetts, our international team tailors programs to meet your unique goals and curricula.www.studentexpeditions.comApex International Education PartnersAIEP (Apex International Education Partners) is an organization that is dedicated to recruiting international students for secondary schools, committed to the support of students to achieve their long-term education goals at top US schools while providing safe, caring, and quality host families immersing them into the American culture. We recognize the growing importance of diversity in our modern, globalized economy. We promote ourselves to 100% transparency, trust and compliance with our partnered schools and agents. We are a rm believer in giving back to the community through charitable donations and involving our students to volunteer within their Atlas WorkshopsAtlas Workshops partners with high schools to design and lead project based trips. Building on our experience with design thinking, innovation, journalism, and global eld research, we collaborate with schools to create one-of-a-kind global programs that work on a real world issues, develop contemporary skills, and foster a global network.www.atlasworkshops.comCentral American Service ExpeditionsCASE provides teachers with immersive international travel experiences for their students. CASE expeditions are quality international service programs that serve as a platform for students to develop empathy, solidarity, critical thinking, and leadership: essential skills for young people to confront a rapidly changing world with condence, optimism, and resilience.www.serviceexpeditions.netChill ExpeditionsChill Expeditions offers guided, customized, educationally driven eco-immersion expeditions, creating profound experiential learning opportunities for students. Building on our vast experience — in classrooms, in the eld, and on expeditions — we’ve created a unique educational approach, featuring our Story Approach and Expedition Mentality as educational pillars of our

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Pace Academy, Atlanta, Georgia // April 4-6, 201937Chinese Language Institute (CLI)CLI is a Chinese school located amidst the legendary karst mountains of Guilin, China. Founded by American brothers in 2009, CLI offers flexible one-on-one and small group classes as well as fully-customizable faculty-led China seminars immersing students in Chinese language and CIEE: The Council On International Educational ExchangeCIEE is the leading non-prot in international education with 70 years of experience in cultural exchange. Our Global Navigator High School Abroad programs offer students the opportunity to study abroad for a summer, semester, year, or gap year in 35 locations across the Concordia Language VillagesSince 1961 more than 150,000 villagers have joined us in our mission to inspire courageous global citizens. We are builders of globally minded communities and guides to world fluency. Our cultural immersion programs in the north woods of Minnesota engage our participants to develop language prociency.www.concordialanguagevillages.orgEDU AfricaAt EDU Africa our mission is to develop and facilitate Transformative Learning Journeys through our authentic, hands-on and unique educational experiences. Our customized programs span a broad range of interest areas and African destinations and are specically designed to meet your learning Travel AdventuresEducational Travel Adventures customizes programs focusing on unique educational, cultural, service, and language immersion opportunities worldwide. We enable schools to provide safe international experiences that take lessons beyond their classrooms and communities. Cultural immersion in Cuba, art history in Italy, service learning in Vietnam, language immersion in Ecuador, and more! www.etadventures.comThe Experiment in International LivingThe Experiment in International Living has been the leader in international education and experiential learning for high school students for more than 85 years. On our summer abroad programs, students explore the world through hands-on experiences and homestays in local communities. Students come away from The Experiment with cultural, leadership, language, and college-prep skills.www.experiment.orgGlobal Leadership AdventuresOffering more programs in more than 21 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America GLA has a heritage in global education. Providing high school students with authentic opportunities to discover another culture, engage in high adventure, and above all, participate in grassroots service-learning projects, Our goal is to provide life-changing experiences meant to cultivate a global perspective and open-mindedness, ultimately inspiring great leaders and global thinkers that seek positive change in their own

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38 WWW.GEBG.ORG7th Annual Global Educators Conference VISITwww.GEBG.orgFOR MORE INFORMATIONGlobal Youth Leadership InstituteGYLI is an educational non-prot organization housed within Lake Forest Academy (IL). We were founded in response to the events of 9/11 by a group of independent school educators in Chicago. We focus or 4 key pillars: Collaborative Leadership, Multi-Cultural Identity, Religious pluralism, and Environmental Sustainability.www.gyli.orgInternational Education Training ServicesIETS is a nationally recognized New York City based professional development and consulting rm specializing in training SEVP Designated School Ofcials and Responsible Ofcers in the regulations pertaining to F-1 and J-1 students, as well as federal compliance issues for educational Projects AbroadProjects Abroad is the world’s leading provider of international volunteering and interning opportunities for young people. Our school volunteering experiences intentionally develop global citizens through experiential learning and cultural immersion in 25 countries, and offer a broad variety of Unearthed TravelWith a strong commitment to responsible travel, Unearthed designs personalized global education programs for high school and middle school students that truly shape who they become. Our ethos of Leadership, Resilience and Mindfulness is central to our educational outcomes and we truly believe that travel is one of the most vital learning experiences a young person can VISIONS Service AdventuresVISIONS offers teenagers opportunities for ambitious service work and cultural immersion in the United States and abroad. We believe that stepping outside of ourselves and encountering new perspectives fosters profound and positive change. Our students settle into the daily life of the host community, get to know local residents, experience different customs and in the process, begin to feel a sense of global World Leadership SchoolWorld Leadership School partners with K-12 schools to reimagine learning and create next-generation leaders. We do this by taking students out into the world and coaching teachers to bring purpose to

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Pace Academy, Atlanta, Georgia // April 4-6, 201939Trish Anderson, Pace Academy, GANishad Das, Groton School, MAChad Detloff, Chadwick School, CALoren Fauchier, Providence Day School, NCMike Hanewald, Lawrenceville School, NJTené Howard, Packer Collegiate Institute, NYDavid Lynn, Charlotte Country Day School, NCRob McGuiness, Appleby College, ON, CanadaSaya McKenna, Head-Royce School, CAJohn Nordquist, Cross-Perspective Consulting, CADanny Reynolds, Palmer Trinity School, FLManjula Salomon, Palmer Trinity School, FLDavid Thompson, The Hotchkiss School, CTThe Global Education Benchmark Group would like to thank Fred Assaf, Trish Anderson, Zeena Lattouf, the faculty, staff, students and families at Pace Academy for hosting the 2019 Global Educators Conference. We are so grateful for your warm welcome, your sharing spirit, and your exemplary leadership in the eld of global education.Thank you to our member schools and conference attendees. You make our community stronger with your commitment, your support, and your daily work.Special thanks to our 2019 GEBG Conference Committee. Their vision and hard work helped shape every aspect of this conference, especially the programming and content. 2019 CONFERENCE COMMITTEECo-ChairsTrish Anderson, Pace Academy and Danny Reynolds, Palmer Trinity School, FLJennifer Anderson, Virginia Episcopal School, VASara Boisvert, Choate Rosemary Hall, CTAnn Dietrich, Polytechnic, CADion Crushshon, Blake School, MNDaniel Emmerson, Felsted School, Essex, UKWilly Fluharty, Cape Henry Collegiate School, VAJennifer Hambrick, St Stephen’s School. FLZeena Lattouf, Pace Academy, GARob McGuiness, Appleby College, ONChai Reddy, Punahou School, HIWe extend our gratitude to the many supporters and collaborators who helped make this conference run smoothly. Thanks go especially to Scott Sargent, Charles Bedell, The Computer Guys, Sage Dining Staff, The Communications and Advancement Teams.GEBG LEADERSHIPGEBG Senior StaffClare Sisisky, Executive DirectorElsie Stapf, Director of OperationsBoard of DirectorsOfcers of the BoardChair of the Board: Joe Vogel, Old Trail School, OHTreasurer of the Board: Walter Swanson, Wilbraham & Monson Academy, MASecretary of the Board: Laura Appell-Warren, St. Mark’s School, MADirector Emeritus: William Fluharty, Cape Henry Collegiate School, VACurrent Board MembersLeadership and Recognitions

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