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2016-2017 Program & Resource Materials

2015-2016 Program & Resource Materials

2014-2015 Program Materials
  • October 23-24, 2014
    2014 Annual Heads Conference, Harbourtowne Golf & Conference Center
    Doing Well, Being Well: Cultivating Resilience, Creativity, and Health in School Headship
    PowerPoint by Kate Ebner, Chris Wahl and Lee Ann Wurster-Naefe, Georgetown University Institute for Transformational Leadership
    Post Session “Cultivating an Engaged and Resilient Leadership Presence” PowerPoint slide by Lee Ann Wurster-Naefe, PCC
  • Handouts:
    Managing Your Energy, Not Your Time by Tony Schwartz and Catherine McCarthy, Harvard Business Review
    On Visionary Leadership by Kate Ebner, Nebo Group
    The 5 Saboteurs, Coaching in a Systems Context
  • September 30, 2014
    Fall Trustee Workshop
    Financial Sustainability: Past, Present and Future

    PowerPoint by Jeff Shields, President and CEO, NBOA and Genevieve Madigan, Vice President, Professional Development and Research, NBOA
  • September 29, 2014
    Fall Admission Workshop

    Brand Ambassadors: The Must Do Role of Admissions Professionals (and Why It Matters!)

    PowerPoint by Andrea Syverson, Marketing Strategist, IER PARTNERS, INC.
    Handouts by Andrea Syverson, Marketing Strategist, IER PARTNERS, INC.

 


2013-2014 Program Materials

AISGW will post 2013-2014 program materials here as they become available.

  • June 18, 2014
    Summer Development Conference: Philanthropy in a New Context

    Keynote:
    PowerPoint by Donna Orem, Chief Operating Officer, NAIS

Afternoon breakout session, Supporting Development Officers in Hitting Key Programmatic Objectives and Creating Personal Measurements:
PowerPoint by Melissa Prather, Director of Development, Sidwell Friends School and Gail Reeder, Advisory for Advancement, Mercersburg Academy
Handouts:
Work Plan Template
Program Guidelines
Solicitor Benchmark Report
Alumni AF Analysis With Soft Credits

  • May 19, 2014
    An Educator’s Guide to Concussions
    PowerPoint by Gerald A. Gioia, Ph.D., Catherine McGill, PsyD, and Christopher Vaughn, PsyD, Children’s National Medical Center

 

Handouts/Resources:
Worksheet for Building School Concussion Management Policies and Procedures
Acute Concussion Evaluation Care Plan (ACE) by Children’s National Medical Center
Concussion Signs and Symptoms Checklist by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Gradual Return to School Clinic Form by Children’s National Medical Center
Know your Concussion ABC’s for Teachers, Counselors, and School Professionals by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Know your Concussion ABC’s for Nurses by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Cognitive Rest: The Often Neglected Aspect of Concussion Management, article by Tamara C. Valovich McLeod, Ph.D. and Gerald A. Gioia, Ph.D.
School and the Concussed Youth: Recommendations for Concussion Education Management, article by Meagan Sady, Ph.D., Christopher Vaughan, PsyD, Gerald Gioia, Ph.D.

  • May 2-3, 2014
    Spring Diversity Summit
    Keynote on May 2– Building a Culturally Competent School

    Beyond the Diversity Program: Making Multiculturalism “Part and Parcel” by Kumea Shorter-Gooden, Ph.D., Chief Diversity Officer & Associate Vice President, University of Maryland College Park
    3 Types of Schools by Kumea Shorter-Gooden, Ph.D., Chief Diversity Officer & Associate Vice President, University of Maryland College Park

    Opening Session on May 3
    Socio-Economic and Class Diversity: The Assumptions We Make
    PowerPoint by Dr. Gene Batiste, Executive Director, Independent Education

 

Morning Skill Building Sessions:
Transformative Conversations about Race: One School’s Story
PowerPoint by Holly Hinderlie, Director of Counseling and co-facilitator of Deepening Discussions about Race and Eliza Alexander, Director of Service Learning and co-facilitator of Deepening Discussions about Race, Maret School
Reference List by Holly Hinderlie, Director of Counseling and co-facilitator of Deepening Discussions about Race and Eliza Alexander, Director of Service Learning and co-facilitator of Deepening Discussions about Race, Maret School

Supporting International Students In and Out of the Classroom
PowerPoint by Emily Faber, Upper School English Teacher and International Student Academic Coordinator, Bullis School and Kerri Redding, Digital Arts Teacher & CAS/Community Service Coordinator, Washington International School

Neurocognitive Diversity: The Different Learner in Your School
Guided Notes by Kimberlie Hogan, Director of Teaching and Learning, The Kingsbury Day School
PowerPoint by Yvette Shepard, Diversity Coordinator, The Lab School of Washington

Afternoon Skill Building Sessions:
Everything Speaks: Hiring and Retaining Diverse Faculty and Staff
PowerPoint by David Grant, Director of Diversity and Inclusion and Carla Lukas, Director of Human Resources, The Potomac School
Handout by David Grant, Director of Diversity and Inclusion and Carla Lukas, Director of Human Resources, The Potomac School

Segregation or Integration? Navigating Affinity Groups in a School Setting
Handout by Rodney Glasgow, Head of Middle School, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School

  • March 11, 2014
    Pedagogy in the 21st Century: Models for Infusing Mobile Learning Tools in the Curriculum
    PowerPoint by Jenni Swanson Voorhees, Academic Technology Coordinator, Sidwell Friends School and Lower School teacher colleagues
    Digital handout by Jenni Swanson Voorhees, Academic Technology Coordinator, Sidwell Friends School and Lower School teacher colleagues
  • October 24-25, 2013
    2013 Annual Heads Conference, Harbourtowne Golf & Conference Center
    Project Zero Perspective: Educating for the Unknown
    Thursday, Session III — Educating for the Unknown
    PowerPoint by David Perkins, Principal Investigator and former Co-Director, Project Zero
  • Thursday, Session IV — Educating for Global Competence: Preparing Our Youth for Today’s World
    PowerPoint by Veronica Boix-Mansilla, Principal Investigator, Project Zero
    Handouts:
    Global Competence
    Akual’s Story
    Walden – Priorities for Coverage
    Walden excerpt 1how do photographers of violence, suffering make fair and compelling case for human rights
    Walden excerpt 2how do photographers of violence, suffering make fair and compelling case for human rights
  • Overall Conference
    Article:
    The Power of Patience: Teaching Students the Value of Deceleration and Immersive Attention, Harvard Magazine
  • September 25, 2013
    Fall Trustee Workshop
    Session I: From the National to the Regional – Trends in Independent Schools

    PowerPoint by Dr. Gene Batiste, Executive Director, Independent Education

    Session II: Staying True to Missions in an Era of Uncertainty

    PowerPoint by Brad Rathgeber, Director, Online School for Girls
    OSG Whitepaper: Strategic Directions and Non-Directions that Independent Schools are Taking in Online and Blended Learning

2012-2013 Program Materials

  • June 17, 2013
    Summer Communications Conference: Creating Powerful Brand for Your Schoo
    l
    PowerPoint by Andrea Syverson, President, IER Partners
  • May 15, 2013
    Spring Division Directors Breakfast

    PowerPoint by Jim Reese, Director of Studies, Washington International School
  • May 14, 2013
    Meeting for Maryland Directors of Summer & Special Programs – breakfast with Linda Rudie

    PowerPoint by Linda Rudie, Section Head, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
    DRAFT Version of 2014 Youth Camp Licensure Inspection Form
  • May 2, 2013
    How to Create a Positive School Climate and Culture for Students’ Character, Competence, and Social Contribution

    PowerPoint by Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D., Professor of Clinical Training, Psychology Department, Rutgers University
    Handouts by Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D., Professor of Clinical Training, Psychology Department, Rutgers University
    • May 1, 2013
      Developing Best Practices for Educating African-American Males in Independent Schools

      AISNE Diversity Resources & Reports link
      Resource List from Desiree Ivey, Shady Hill School
      Case studies from Giving It Some Thought
      Handouts from Journal of African-American Males in Education:
      Counter Narratives: Examining the Mathematics and Racial Identities of Black Boys who are Successful with School Mathematics
      Racial Microaggressions: The Schooling Experiences of Black Middle-Class Males in Arizona’s Secondary Schools
      Some Things Are Better Left Unsaid: African American Male High School Students’ Perceptions of School Counseling Services
    • April 17, 2013
      Spring Development Conference: Trends and Metrics for Data-Informed Planning and Decision-Making

      PowerPoint by Kathleen A. Kavanagh, Senior Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Grenzebach Glier + Associates
      PowerPoint by Mike Spencer, President and Founder, Spencer Group Inc.
      Handout by Mike Spencer
      PowerPoint by Tony Glowacki, President & CEO, WealthEngine
    • December 4, 2012
      2012 Fall Admission Workshop: The Multivariate Nature of Enrollment Management

      PowerPoint by Steve Robinson, Ph.D., President, Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS)
    • November 6, 2012
      Restructuring Your Communications Program for the Interconnected Age

      PowerPoint by Mark Neustadt, Ph.D., Principal of Neustadt Creative Marketing and Door No. 2 and adjunct professor, Klingenstein Center for Independent School Leadership, Teachers College, Columbia University
    • October 25-26, 2012
      2012 Annual Heads Conference, Harbourtowne Golf & Conference Center
      The Art of Leadership and Learning

      Thursday, Session II: Online Trends for Independent School Leaders
      PowerPoint by Bruce Friend, Strategic Partnerships, iNacol
      Friday, Session I: Social-Emotional and Character Development: An Essential for Students’ Academic and Life Success
      PowerPoint by Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D., Professor of Clinical Training, Psychology Department, Rutgers University
      Article by Maurice J. Elias, Mary Utne O’Brien, and Roger P. Weissberg
    • Friday, Session II: Neuroscience Update: Executive Functions from Infancy through Early Adulthood
      PowerPoint by Vincent P. Culotta, Ph.D., ABN, Board Certified neuropsychologist and President, NeuroBehavioral Associates

2011-2012 Program Materials

    • March 13, 2012
      Personal Learning Networks: The Future of Learning, Norwood School

      PowerPoint by Rob Mancabelli
    • October 11, 2011
      Fall Admission Workshop, The Harbor School
      Admission’s Changing Landscape

      PowerPoint by Heather Hoerle, Executive Director, SSATB
    • September 27, 2011
      Leadership Conference for Heads of School and Board Chairs, Episcopal High School

      PowerPoint by Jack Creeden, President, School Year Abroad, and Vice President, NAIS Board of Trustees
      Case Studies discussed at the conference.
  • September 20, 2011
    Fall Trustee Workshop, Landon School
    Session I:The Road Ahead for School Governance

    PowerPoint by Donna Orem, Chief Operating Officer, NAIS
    Session II: Governing Smarter – What Independent School Boards of Trustees Should Talk About Now
    PowerPoint by Marc Frankel, Senior Consultant and Partner, Triangle Associates

2010-2011 Program Materials

  • June 20, 2011
    2011 Summer Development Conference: “Emerging Trends and Challenges:   Rising to Meet 21st Century Needs,” Episcopal High School
    Keynote Address: “Top 10 Trends in Development” – Patrick Bassett, President, National Association of Independent Schools (to hear an audio recording of this presentation, please click here)
    To view Pat’s PowerPoint, please click here. NAIS members can then log in to access the presentation.  NAIS non-members can email Vivian Dandridge-Charles at charles@nais.org.
    Building Donor Relations and Stewardship into Your Fund-Raising Program: A Donor-Centric Approach (to hear the audio recording of this presentation, click here)
    PowerPoint by Daniel Baker, Executive Director, University Donor Relations and            Stewardship, Columbia University
    Putting the Pieces Together for Your Web Strategy: Your Website and Social Media, Mobile
    Prezi by Rob DiMartino, Director of Business Development, finalsite
    Development Research: An Overview
    PowerPoint by Cindy McCarthy, Associate Director of Development Research, The Nature Conservancy, and Jon Thorsen, Director of Advancement Services, The Nature Conservancy
    Handout: Resources for Prospect Researchers
    Handout: Prospect Research Document Links
    Moving from Entertaining to Engaging: A Comprehensive Look at Levels of Alumni Engagement
    Prezi by Maria Taylor, Director of Alumni Relations, Sidwell Friends School
    Prezi by Anna Beardsley, Associate Director of Development, Washington Jesuit Academy
    PowerPoint by Abigail Betts, Director of Alumnae, Holton-Arms School
    Raising Endowment: A Case Study
    PowerPoint by Sally Dunkelberger, Director of Development, Maret School, and Patricia King Jackson, Principal, Patricia King Jackson Associates
  • May 18, 2011
    Spring Admission Conference: Making the Case for Independent Schools, Bullis School
    Handout from Dr. Richard Light, Walter H. Gale Professor of Education, Harvard University (to hear the audio recording of this presentation, please click here)
  • May 10, 2011
    Is the ‘Yale Endowment Model’ Obsolete?, Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School (to hear an audio recording of this program, please click here)
    PowerPoint by Michael K. Barry, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, The University System of Maryland Foundation, Inc.
  • March 1, 2011
    The Flat World and Education: How America’s Commitment to Equity Will Determine Our Future, The Field School
    Restoring Our Schools” by Linda Darling-Hammond, Stanford University
  • November 9, 2010
    The Evolution of the 21st Century Library, National Cathedral School
    (to hear an audio recording of this program, please click here)
    The Evolution of the 21st Century Library” by Thomas Corbett, Cushing Academy; Kathleen Craver, National Cathedral School; Catherine Dunn, New York Public Library; and Liz Gray, Dana Hall School
    A Selected Annotated Bibliography” by Liz Gray, Dana Hall School
  • October 7, 2010
    Heads Conference, Airlie Center
    Content Standards in an International Context” by William H. Schmidt, Distinguished Professor, Co-director of the Education Policy Center, and Co-Director of the US-China Center for Research on Educational Excellence, Michigan State University (to hear an audio recording of this presentation, please click here)
    New Education Models, The Future of Learning” by Thomas Vander Ark, Managing Partner, Revolution Learning, formerly President, X Prize Foundation, and Executive Director of Education, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (to hear an audio recording of this presentation, please click here)
  • October 1, 2010
    Leadership Conference for Heads of School and Board Chairs, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
    After Success” by George Conway, Principal, Heidrick & Struggles, Education and Social Enterprise Practice
    Soxed Again” by George Conway
    Good Governance: Holding in Trust Your Independent School” by Caryn Pass, Partner and head of the Independent School Law Group, Venable LLP
2009-2010 Program Materials