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EARCOS 2005 37th Annual Administrators’ Conference

East Asia Regional Council of Overseas Schools

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Diversity + Collaboration = A Synergistic EARCOS EDSA Shangri-La, Manila, Philippines This conference is partially funded by the Office of Overseas Schools, U.S. Department of State (A/OS), Washington, D.C. Dr. Keith Miller, Director Dr. Connie Buford, Regional Education Office, East Asia

This program belongs to:

Name: Company/School:

Personal Conference Planner Time Saturday, October 29, 2005

Speaker

WELCOME RECEPTION, 19:00

Room Isla Ballroom

Sunday, October 30, 2005 Welcome/ Keynote 08:30 – 10:15 Session I: 10:45 – 11:45

Pat Bassett

Isla Ballroom

Job-Alike: 13:00 – 17:00 DINNER & CULTURAL EVENING, 19:00

Isla Ballroom

Monday, October 31, 2005 Keynote 08:00 – 09:00

Carol Commodore

Isla Ballroom

Thom Henley

Isla Ballroom

Session II: 09:30 – 10:30 Session III: 10:405 – 11:45 Session IV: 12:00 – 13:00 Afternoon Activities on own/ Tours Tuesday, November 1, 2005 Keynote 08:00 – 09:00 Session V: 09:15 – 10:15 Session VI: 10:45 – 11:45 Session VII: 13:15 – 14:15 Session VIII: 14:45 – 15:45

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GALA DINNER and Dance, 19:00

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Isla Ballroom


Table of Contents INTRODUCTION

EARCOS President’s Welcome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 EARCOS Executive Director’s Welcome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 EARCOS Board of Directors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Map of Conference Meeting Rooms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

DAILY SCHEDULE

Preconference Workshops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Sunday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Monday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Tuesday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Wednesday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Pat Bassett. . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Carol Commodore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Thom Henley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 SPECIAL PRESENTERS Bonnie Campbell Hill . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Marc Frankel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Bill Kentta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Clayton Lewis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Harlan Lyso . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Hugh O’Doherty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Kenneth Paynter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Roxy Pestello . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Virginia Rojas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Isabel Searson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Bernadette van Houten . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

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WORKSHOP PRESENTERS Margaret Alvarez . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Andy Davies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Tom Dellario . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Lois Engelbrecht . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Marilyn George . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Judith Guy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Clay Hensley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Mark Jenkins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Eva Kampits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Andy Kerr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Dennis Larkin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Juliette Mendelovits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Patrick Newell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Emanuel Newsome. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Pat O’Brien . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Josh Reckord . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Carmel Richardson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 John Ritter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Mary Kay Sommers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Phil Stroup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Debbie Welch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Miltinnie Yih . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 CONFERENCE DELEGATES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40

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Welcome from the EARCOS President Welcome to EARCOS 2005. Returning to Manila and to the EDSA Shangri-la, the site of a very successful earlier EARCOS conference, provides opportunity to reflect on memorable EARCOS conferences of recent years. Simultaneously, with EARCOS 2005 and with the arrival of Bob and Linda Sills as the new EARCOS Executive and Associate Directors, we begin the task of organizational renewal, revisiting what we desire to be as an organization and how best we can achieve these goals. Given the remarkable success that EARCOS has enjoyed we may well prefer simply to revel in these successes, and there certainly have been many. Under the inspired leadership of Dick and Sherry Krajczar each EARCOS conference has been more stimulating and rewarding than its predecessor. The EARCOS Teachers’ Conference (ETC) has become an extraordinary professional development opportunity in which more than 1,400 EARCOS teachers participated last spring. The number of EARCOS sponsored weekend instituted has grown, the diversity of offerings has expanded and participation increased. We are a financially stable organization, and the number of schools seeking to join EARCOS grows each year. We ARE doing a lot of things right. All the gurus who write about institutions such as ours agree, however, that the time to plan for an even better future is when things are going well. Now is that time, and Bob and Linda Sills are uniquely qualified to lead us on that path. Having communicated with them regularly since they hit the ground running in early August, I am truly excited about the future of EARCOS. Building on the great work of Dick and Sherry Krajczar, Bob and Linda are committed to enhancing further the services that EARCOS provides our member schools. Drawing upon the diversity that exists within our member schools and collaborating together we will assuredly build upon our past to develop an EARCOS that will meet the needs of member schools even more effectively. The next few days will surely provide opportunity for professional reflection, intellectual stimulation and the reestablishing of friendships. Thank you for your support of EARCOS and for joining us for EARCOS 2005. I hope that you will find this conference to be especially rewarding. Harlan E. Lyso Seoul Foreign School

EARCOS Board of Directors

Robert Gross, Vice President Singapore American School

Tim Carr, Treasurer The American School in Japan

Larry Jones, Secretary Surabaya International School

David Shawver, Director-at-Large American International School of Guangzhou

John McBryde, Director-at-Large Western Academy of Beijing

Connie Buford, Ex-officio A/OS, U.S. Dept. of State

Welcome from the EARCOS Directors Please allow us to extend a hearty welcome to all registrants of the EARCOS 2005 Administrators’ Conference here in Manila. In our new roles, this is our first EARCOS Conference and we believe it will be a wonderfully invigorating experience for all. We have three stimulating keynote speakers, job-a-like sessions and over fifty workshops available for you during the next four days here in Manila. Coupled with the balance of the evening social events and Monday afternoon activities, the conference should prove to be a powerful and memorable experience. It is our hope that the school board members along with the school heads will develop even stronger relationships through the course of the next few days. We further hope that you will touch base with some of the exhibitors and presenters and leave the conference with a sense of renewal and a capacity to bring new ideas of value to your school site. Dick and Sherry Krajczar worked very hard to insure that they left EARCOS in fine shape, both pedagogically and financially. The conferences have proved to be more meaningful to the participants through the years but as with all things, it is now time to take a look at what we should be focusing on in the future years. What are some additional services that EARCOS can or should bring its member schools? How can we become even better? Just as you, at your respective school site want to improve, EARCOS too, wants to be a better organization tomorrow than it was today-you can assist in that process by completing our survey at the Job-a-Likes during the conference. We will use this data along with information and opinions expressed at the Teachers’ Conference to assist the Board with our strategic planning exercise in April of 2006. Lastly, allow us to offer our sincere thanks to Harlan Lyso our EARCOS Board Chair and the entire EARCOS Board. They have been very supportive of Linda and me in every way possible. We also want to offer special thanks to Keith Miller and Connie Buford from the Office of Overseas schools for both their moral and material support. Lastly, allow us to thank Vitz Baltero, Elaine Repatacodo, Sheila Cordeta, and Ver Castro for all their commitment and assistance in making this a successful conference. Have a great time at the conference knowing it is a time to make and renew acquaintances, work with exhibitors and increase your knowledge base, all in an effort to improve the instructional program for our children. Robert A. Sills EARCOS Executive Director

Linda C. Sills EARCOS Associate Director

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Map of Conference Meeting Rooms

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Map of Conference Meeting Rooms

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Preconferences Thursday, October 27, 2005 08:30 – 16:00

ROOM

EARCOS BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETING Rosal

Friday, October 28, 2005 08:00 – 21:00 EARCOS REGISTRATION 0 8:30 – 16:30 10:00 – 10:30 12:30 – 13:30 15:00 – 15:30

Thank you to SODEXHO for hosting the Hospitality Lounge in Bohol throughout the entire conference. 10

Lower Lobby Foyer (across Basilan) Leadership Through Partnership Preconference WASC Self-Study Training Coffee Break — Performance by Brent Strings Orchestra Lunch Coffee Break

08:30 – 16:30

PATRICK BASSETT/MARC FRANKEL PRECONFERENCE Leadership through Partnership The Governance Institute is designed for school trustees and administrators to come together and learn of “best practices” in the leadership and governance of independent schools. Led by the president of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS, located in Washington DC and representing 1200 independent schools in the States and abroad) and by Marc Frankel, consultant specializing in independent school and higher ed consulting), the institute will cover four essential topics: Principles of Best Practice for Boards; Evaluation; Issues and Trends; Strategic Thinking and Strategy-making.

Part I—Trusteeship 101: Governance/Trustee Orientation Review the basic concepts of independent school governance, including roles and boundaries of the four major players: the board, head, faculty, and parent body. Sample board policies, benchmarks, and case studies will be shared.

Part II—Evaluating Boards and Heads, Administrators, Faculty, and Schools Explore issues relating to evaluating faculty and administrators (by the head of school) and the evaluation of heads and trustees (by the board). This session will examine the leadership issues, the relationship to strategic-planning and goal-setting, and the various “definitions of the job,” as indicated by NAIS surveying of school leadership. Using the Board Online Assessment Tool, Bassett will demonstrate a model for board evaluation, with results benchmarked against aggregate results for independent schools. Finally, he will address evaluating one’s school by “dashboard indicators” and by a “balanced scorecard approach.”

Part III—Good to Great Schools: Moving from Strategic Planning to Strategic Thinking This presentation reviews new thinking about organizational governance and growth, examining what “environmental scanning” suggests about our industry. It covers strategizing for the future, exploring the notion that “strategic planning is an oxymoron” in today’s fast-changing world, and discusses how schools can be more nimble, future-focused, and strategic. This presentation melds together research and new thinking from the corporate world and extrapolates them to the school world. It blends three notions: (1) The Balanced Scorecard, evaluating operations via more than the financial factors; (2) Strategic Thinking, creating a posture of continuous strategizing vs. a fixed and time-bound plan; (3) Good to Great, applying author Jim Collins’ concepts of the great corporation to schools. The new model that NAIS is using emphasizes an ongoing “strategic posture” and structure over a periodic and fixed strategic plan. This workshop addresses “the brutal facts” schools and boards should be facing, and models new approaches to strategizing for the future.

08:30 – 16:30

WASC Self-Study Training This one day interactive WASC session will examine the Focus on Learning self-study process and how it can be adapted to a school’s situation, including the integration with strategic planning and will enable participants to become eligible for WASC visiting committees. A panel of EARCOS educators will share how they adapted the process.

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Mactan 1 & 2

Santan 1 & 2


Preconferences Saturday, October 29, 2005 07:30 – 09:00

APAC Breakfast Meeting

08:00 – 16:00

Hospitality Lounge, sponsored by

Preconferences ROOM Paparazzi

Sodexho

Bohol

EARCOS REGISTRATION Lower Lobby Foyer (Basilan) 08:30 – 16:30 Preconference 10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break 12:30 – 13:30 Lunch 15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break

Saturday, continued 08:30 – 16:30

HARLAN LYSO AND ISABEL SEARSON PRECONFERENCE (Lunch included) Curriculum Development and Analysis Developing a curriculum and having professional learning communities use unit maps, course maps and K-12 curriculum data as a basis for ongoing curriculum and instructional improvement is challenging. This one-day preconference will provide participants with the opportunity to experience the process, view the capabilities of Atlas as a tool for curriculum analysis, and learn several protocols and structures for teachers to use when examining and analyzing curriculum, assessments, instructional strategies and student work. It will also consider how this might impact and assist K-12 curriculum review and curriculum data for WASC and how to implement this process within schools as a means to improve learning and teaching.

Palawan 1

08:30 – 16:30

BERNADETTE VAN HOUTEN PRECONFERENCE (Lunch included) Intercultural Competence in International School Communities This workshop will introduce dimensions of cross-cultural management which are recognizable in international school management and which affect the pedagogical, social and emotional well-being of the school community. Other topics which will be discussed, with theory leading into practical application, include: • Integration of new staff • Challenges of managing “old timers”, new staff and local staff • Questions asked by parents regarding the social, linguistic, and educational consequences of multilingualism

Sulu

08:30 – 14:30

WASC Visiting Committee Chair Training—Marilyn George (Lunch included) The workshop will prepare EARCOS educators to chair a WASC visiting committee. The roles of “keeper of the vision regarding ongoing school improvement” and “manager of the visiting committee” will be examined. There will be insight and advice shared by EARCOS educators who have already chaired full and mid-term visits.

Santan 1 & 2

10:00 – 16:00

Council of International Schools Board Meeting

Sampaguita

15:00 – 18:00

EARCOS/WASC Accreditation Committee Meeting The EARCOS Accreditation Committee will meet to review the EARCOS Interim Reports and to discuss issues and ideas related to the accreditation of WASC schools in the EARCOS region as we examine ways to ensure that the process is relevant, efficient, and effective. 

Santan 1 & 2

19:00 – 21:00

Welcome Reception

Isla Ballroom

07:30 – 16:30

08:00 – 09:30 Council of International Schools (AGM)/ Board Meeting at 10:00 08:30 – 16:30 SCHOOL BOARD REPRESENTATIVES’ PRECONFERENCE (Lunch included) Facilitator— Davin MacKenzie, Western Academy of Beijing This Board session is dedicated to the potential real issues that School Boards confront on an annual basis, both structural and programmatic. There will be remarks in the morning from Pat Bassett and remarks in the afternoon from Mark Frankel to help frame the issues and allow the board members to structure meaningful conversations in solving recurrent problems. This section is limited to current school board members. 08:30 – 16:30

08:30 – 16:30

BUSINESS MANAGERS’ PRECONFERENCE (EARASBO) (Lunch included) Facilitator— Himmat Sandhu, Shanghai American School The objectives of ERASBO are to: • Improve the efficiency, performance and ethical conduct in the practice of school business management at member schools. • Sponsor and conduct research concerning school business management and administration, and exchange such information within the membership. • Recruit additional qualified members. • Assist in securing adequate financial support for education, particularly member schools. • Meet other identified needs of the profession and the membership. The ERASBO group was established to provide an opportunity for business professionals in the EARCOS region to come together to exchange information and share ideas about business operations in international schools. The pre-conference sessions are viewed by those who attend as job-a-like sessions for school business officials. Insurance issues, salary and benefits, software and hardware issues, school evacuation policies, security and many other concerns are discussed. Given our locations around the world, the nature of our profession in international schools presents many of us with situations where we do not have immediate colleagues and local resources to draw on for decision-making. This group provides those connections that last well beyond the conference and expand our available resources to a broader group than our own school.

Palawan 3

BONNIE CAMPBELL HILL PRECONFERENCE (Lunch included) Co-presenters: Madeleine Heide, Diann Osterlund, Carrie Ekey, Tom Baker, Monica Medina-Olds, Catriona Moran Putting the Pieces Together: Connecting Standards, Curriculum, Assessment, Continuums, Portfolios, Reporting, and Staff Development Bonnie Campbell Hill and a team of administrators from five international elementary schools will describe aspects of the journey they have undertaken as they have “put the pieces together” in order to provide consistency within and between grade levels and to improve literacy instruction and learning. They will discuss standards, assessment, developmental continuums, portfolios, student-led conferences and new report cards, as well as ideas for meaningful staff development, professional goal-setting and ongoing support.

Mactan 1 & 2

CAROL COMMODORE PRECONFERENCE (Lunch included) Leadership for Excellence in Assessment that Promotes Student Success Dr. Commodore will assist participants to build a vision of excellence for assessment that builds student success. Participants will discover and self-assess the components, strategies, and leadership that need to be in place to attain a comprehensive, instructionally sound accountability system that does not victimize students or staff but rather informs and inspires improvement in teaching and learning.

Boracay 1 & 2

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Saturday, 19:00 - 21:00 Isla Ballroom Reminder: name tags required for admission (Tickets for guests may be purchased at the registration desk.)

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Sunday, October 30, 2005 Sunday

ROOM

08:00

EXHIBITS OPEN

08:00 – 16:00

Hospitality Lounge, sponsored by Bohol

08:30 – 09:15

WELCOME TO DELEGATES Harlan Lyso, EARCOS President — General Welcome Keith Miller/Connie Buford, U.S. Dept. of State, Office of Overseas Schools — Remarks President Fidel V. Ramos, Former President of the Philippines — Welcoming Remarks Introduction: Larry Jones, EARCOS Secretary Robert and Linda Sills, EARCOS Directors — Remarks

09:15 – 10:15

FIRST GENERAL SESSION Dan Scinto, Introduction

Tower Wing Ballroom Foyer

Sodexho

Isla Ballroom

KEYNOTE ADDRESS Sponsored by

International Schools Services

SODEXHO FULL PAGE 4 full page 4

Patrick Bassett Moral Life of Schools: Why Good Schools Are Counter-Cultural

Bassett will examine the values embedded in the “character curriculum” of independent schools. What do we and should we hope for our children? What do strong character development programs look like? How do leaders model moral decision-making? We know how to make “right vs. wrong” decisions: How do we make “right vs. right” decisions?

About Pat Bassett... Patrick F. Bassett became the president of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) in August 2001. NAIS is a voluntary membership organization for more than 1,200 independent (private) schools and associations of schools in the U.S. and abroad. Bassett began his career in independent schools in 1970 as an English teacher and lacrosse coach at Woodberry Forrest School (Virginia), an all boys boarding school. In 1980, he became headmaster of an all-girls school, Stuart Hall (Virginia), where he remained until 1989. From 1981 to 1989, Bassett served on the executive committee of the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS), and he was president from 1988-1989. From 1985 to 1989, he served on the board of directors of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). He was named a Kellogg National Leadership Fellow from 1986-1989. Bassett became the head of Pomfret School (Connecticut), a coed, boarding-day high school, in 1989. From 1993 to 2001, Bassett was the president of the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS). ISACS provides accreditation, consultations, professional development events, and statistics-gathering and reporting for more than 200 independent schools in the 15 states of the Midwest. He also served on the board of directors of The Multicultural Alliance (1994-2000), and he has served on the board of The Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education (CSEE) since 1996 and the board and Executive Committee of CAPE, the Council for American Private Education, since 2001. In March 2000, Bassett was honored by The Klingenstein Center of Teachers College (Columbia University) with the Educational Leadership Award. In 2001, he was invited by the president of Teachers College to join the Advisory Board of The Klingenstein Center, Teachers College, Columbia University. Bassett is the author of numerous book chapters and articles, including several commentary pieces in Education Week, entitled “The End of Independent Schools” (March 13, 1996) and “Why Good Schools Are Countercultural” (February 6, 2002), and “Testing, Accountability, and Independence” (August 19, 2002) and “Searching for Great Teachers” (February 26, 2003). He has also contributed chapters and served as co-editor for Looking Ahead: Independent School Issues and Answers, Avocus Books 1994 (1st Edition) and 2004 (2nd Edition). Patrick Bassett is a Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude graduate of Williams College (Massachusetts). He also holds a master’s degree from Northwestern University (Illinois). He and his wife, Barbara, have two grown daughters and two grandchildren. *** NAIS is the national institutional advocate for independent pre-collegiate education. NAIS provides independent school leaders with products, services, and professional development opportunities. ***

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10:45 – 11:45

WORKSHOP SESSION I

Pat Bassett — Financially Sustainable Schools This presentation explores the trends impacting pricing and financing independent schools, including tuition setting, productivity issues, cost containment, new revenue streams, and other related issues. The presentation covers trends, benchmark ratios, and “financial data proxies” for school success, and presents the NAIS “Six Step Model” for achieving financial equilibrium Via modeling, the presenter will demonstrate how administrators and boards can create five-year financial projections utilizing the NAIS Online School Dashboard/Financial Calculator.

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Marc Frankel — Putting Your Board in a Strategic Posture This session explores the steps a board of governors/trustees should take to assume a constantly strategic posture. By re-imagining strategic planning as the ongoing work of the board, schools can gain greater value from the combined intelligence and foresight of its board members. We will go beyond merely exploring the model to develop a 3 or 4-year calendar for board activities designed to increase its strategic thinking and add value to the school.

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Thom Henley — As If the Earth Mattered - Rededication to Environmental Education Has environmental education flat lined? Are we really any closer today to achieving a “green consciousness” and sustainable lifestyle than we were decades ago at the launch of the first Earth Day, or are most schools still stuck in the rut of picking up litter and recycling paper and pop cans? Through a beautiful slide presentation and engaging group discussion, Thom Henley will address the three stages he sees as necessary to move students from overwhelming, -- and often disempowering -- awareness of the Earth’s problems, to a sense of heartfelt belonging and stewardship. With a world urbanizing at a rate unprecedented in human history, a rededication to environmental education will be one of the great challenges of our time.

Palawan 1 & 2

11:45 – 14:00

ISS CONTRACT SCHOOLS’ MEETING (Lunch)

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13:00 – 14:00 Annual General Meeting JOB-ALIKE SESSION 14:00 – 17:00 Heads Large Schools Heads Medium Schools Heads Small Schools

Bill Gerritz, International School Bangkok Tony Race, International School of Singapore Larry Jones, Surabaya International School

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Admissions Personnel High School Principals Middle School Principals Elementary School Principals Curriculum Coordinators Directors of Development Human Resources Personnel

Laurie Thompson, Singapore American School Bill Brown, Jakarta International School Donna Connoly, Western Academy of Beijing Bruce Kelsh/Madeleine Heide, Hong Kong International School Linda Wayne, St. Mary’s Int’l School & Lynn Gaylord, Nagoya Int’l School Phillip Stroup, International School Bangkok Steve Nurre, Seoul Foreign School

12:00 – 17:00

SCHOOL BOARD REPRESENTATIVES’ PRECONFERENCE, continued (working lunch in room)

12:00 – 17:00

EARASBO PRECONFERENCE, continued (working lunch in room)

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee Break

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Miltinnie Yih — Development as a Change Agent Usually one thinks that the major impact development has on a school is to bring in additional funding. However, when a school opens the development door for new funds, it also allows in a host of new and deep changes that come with it, some welcome and some not so welcome, but all for the ultimate good of the organization. Miltinnie Yih, who began the development work from scratch at HKIS, will share her experiences of how development changes an organization for the good from top to bottom and from inside out. She will also discuss the philanthropic impulse and the true work of development in an organization, as well as the nuts and bolts topics of how to begin and integrate the basic components of development into an organization.

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Bill Kentta — It Takes a Team to Build a Dream Kamia 1 & 2 15:00 – 21:00 Crafts Fair In this session we will identify characteristics of effective teams, discuss techniques for developing and maintaining teams, share ideas for promoting trust in teams, and share models of evaluating teams. Clayton Lewis — International but Not Global: What Are We Teaching in Our Schools? Boracay 1 & 2 What do you believe are the most fundamental issues facing humanity? What is the relationship between these issues and what is being taught in your schools? Our mission statements refer to responsible global c ra f t s f ro m t h e P h i l i p p i n e s citizenship, but our social studies courses often promote a narrow and culturally-biased perspective. Why is this true? Dr. Virginia Rojas — Success with English Language Learners This session will present a typology representative of what ESL programs have looked like in the past, do look like now and, most importantly, could look like in the future to guarantee the success of English Language Learners.

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07:00 – 08:00

Breakfast meeting for heads of A/OS-Assisted Schools

08:00 – 16:00

Hospitality Lounge, sponsored by Bohol

08:00 – 09:00

SECOND GENERAL SESSION Tim Carr, Introduction

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CAROL COMMODORE Assessment for Learning: Building Student Success

Dr. Carol Commodore will assist the participants in building a vision of assessment practices that promote student success. Participants will reflect on the mistaken beliefs about assessment and focus on the research and practices that build a culture of student confidence in the assessing and learning process.

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About Carol Commodore... Dr. Commodore was a classroom teacher for over 20 years and has had the honor of working with students from kindergarten to adulthood. It was in the classroom that her passion for students and their learning was fueled. Encouraged by others, Carol became an assistant superintendent and an administrator for assessment, extending her passion for students and their learning to a systematic level. Today Carol is the founding member of Leadership, Learning and Assessment, LLC and a professional development associate of Rick Stiffins Assessment Training Institute. Carol strongly believes in bringing students into the decision making and implementation processes of assessment and instructions. She is continually looking for meaningful ways to assist educators in their reflective practice and in the acquisition of tools that will bring insight and joy to them and their students in the ducational process. Carol’s work takes her across the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

09:15 – 10:15

WORKSHOP SESSION II

Carol Commodore — How does this all go together: Standards, Assessment and Communication of Results Standards drive how we assess and what we teach. We need to be clear on what the standards are asking students to know and be able to do. This session will focus on the underpinning learning targets of the standards, the appropriate assessment methods for measuring and the effective communication of assessment results.

Isla Ballroom

Pat Bassett — Hot Topics: Issues and Trends This workshops reviews issues and trends that are currently affecting independent schools and that should be on the agenda for school leaders, as revealed in the NAIS Forecasting Independent Education to 2025 report. The workshop explores ten-year trends based on NAIS data on enrollment, tuition, admissions, staffing, and giving. Also covered are emergent issues and trends as identified by NAIS’s environmental scanning, i.e., our examination of independent school data, national demographics, educational topics reported in the media, our surveying of school leaders, etc.

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Dennis Larkin/Lois Engelbrecht — An International School Administrator’s Guide to Child Protection: from Belief, to Policy to Implementation in our Schools This workshop offers a practical, hands-on guide to reviewing your school’s program for protecting children from the throes of abuse and moving every child to the safety and empowerment of helping themselves assert their right to feel safe all the time. The session will review the literature related to child abuse and dispel the myth that abuse only happens in areas of poverty.  We will focus on the vulnerabilities our children face as expatriates living in a foreign land.  We will look at some of the signals that teachers, counselors and administrators should be aware of when assessing a child’s exposure to or experience in an abusive situation. Having an effective Child Protection Policy at your school is the cornerstone of your child protection program. The session will include a step-by-step process for reviewing your child protection policy as well as the process for putting a policy in place if one does not yet exist. We will also offer resources where you can investigate effective prevention curricula that can easily be integrated into existing health, wellness, advisor-advisee and counseling programs at your school. Finally, knowing full well that teachers and counselors are the front line supporters of our children in our school, we will discuss the importance of faculty training and development in prevention programs.

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Marc Frankel — Leading Amid the Complexities of Change Schools are simultaneously about tradition and change. Managing the dilemmas of this dialectic requires an understanding of the psychodynamics of change and the ability to lead with clarity, conviction and emotional intelligence. This session introduces an academic change leadership model rooted in decades of scholarship and offers participants a wealth of tactics for achieving strategic change in schools.  Patrick Newell — Bring your School Mission Statement to Life We will explore how to bring a school mission statement/philosophy to life. Discussions will take place around how a school can align the school mission throughout the school and bring the mission into the everyday vocabulary of the staff, parents and students We will also look at ways you can see, hear and touch a mission in the classroom.

Mactan 1 & 2

Kenneth Paynter — Virtually There - Evolution of the NESA Virtual School Project Now in its fourth year as a consortium, the NESA Virtual School Project is maturing - with operational/management issues, and in terms of realistic expectations and practical outcomes. There is also excitement and optimism in its ever-evolving future. Hear the story of how this unique and innovative project has taken shape.

Boracay 1 & 2

Dr. Virginia Rojas — Curriculum (Re)Development for Linguistically-Diverse Classrooms How can international schools ensure that English Language Learners acquire English while meeting the same standards as their English-proficient peers? This session will focus on a backwards-design curriculum model to be used collaboratively by classroom and ESL teachers to provide evidence of language acquisition and academic attainment.

Batanes 1 & 2

10:15 – 10:45

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10:45 – 11:45

WORKSHOP SESSION III

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Bonnie Campbell Hill — Developmental Continuums: A Common Language for Teachers, Students, and Families (intended for elementary school administrators and curriculum leaders) “So how’s my child really doing?” This is the question parents often ask teachers. Traditional report cards and letter grades often don’t provide a clear picture of student learning. Dr. Bonnie Campbell Hill will present ideas about how developmental continuums can help parents, teachers and students document literacy growth. Developmental continuums provide the link between instruction, assessment, standards, report cards, and student-led conferences. She will discuss how continuums are being used in international schools around the world.

Batanes 1 & 2

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Marc Frankel — Issues Facing Schools: A Role for Governance Applying the generative and strategic thinking concepts known to propel organizations to g reatness, participants in this session will identify the most critical issues facing their schools and will envision a board agenda for ensuring that their school successfully meets these challenges. By experiencing a process for board deliberation first-hand, participants will be able to take this approach back to their schools and thereby elevate and enrich the conversation around the board table.

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Bill Kentta and Josh Reckord — How to Build an Internal Group of Organizational Specialists in Your School We will focus on how your school might develop and use internal consultants to improve meetings, help staffs develop and use effective communication skills, resolve conflicts, promote a positive school climate, and keys to the successful nurturing of learning communities! This is the final session in a series of organizational development sessions offered by William Kentta and Josh Reckord.

Kamia 1 & 2

Kenneth Paynter — When All Else Fails - Using Excel to Manage School Data Learn about Excel principles and practices that add power and clarity to both stop-gap and permanent solutions to data challenges in the school Business Office. Topics include: databases, forms, filtering, lookups, cell and range naming, reports, data migration, data massage, and linked resources.

Boracay 1 & 2

Pat Bassett — Compensating Excellence: Paying for Performance Bassett will analyze how 21st. C. schools can transcend traditional pay systems (published scales with fixed salary steps, privately negotiated contracts, merit pay) to implement compensation philosophies that are rooted in meeting the needs of both the teachers and the school. Schools have traditionally, in their fixedscale approach, rewarded longevity and advanced degrees, when there is no evidence that either correlates with high performance as teachers. This presentation explores “pay for performance” and three new models independent schools are experimenting with: bonus/pay for performance systems (corporate model); overlapping ranges of broadband systems (the professions model, such as engineering or law ); and faculty rank or tier systems (the university model).

Palawan 1 & 2

Roxy Pestello — Healthy Board Governance “Critical Areas” (part 1) The workshop reviews key areas critical for healthy board governance in international schools and how to practice them. The session will involve participants in examining these key areas to learn best practices in effective Board Governance. Areas will include: setting clear roles and responsibilities; developing and implementing clear communication systems; identifying and putting in place operational norms for working effectively; conducting initial orientation sessions for boards and school leaderships teams; handling transitions smoothly; addressing conflicts within the Board, and between the Board and other key constituent groups; and Board’s involvement in school personnel practices.

Lubang

John Ritter — The Effective Board Retreat A good school board retreat can help both board members and administrators form themselves into a team with common goals, defined goals, and agreed procedures for addressing problems. A series of good annual board retreats can help the board and administrators institutionalize these positive practices. Participants will experience methods used to make such retreats as effective as possible - as well as ways to implement retreat results through the year.

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12:00 – 13:00

WORKSHOP SESSION IV

Hugh O’Doherty — The Strategic Principles of Leadership This seminar will present a set of principles that illustrate the “adaptive” leadership approach. These include: identifying the adaptive challenge, disciplining attention, regulating disequilibrium, orchestrating conflict, protecting leadership from below, managing loss, and infusing the work with meaning.

Palawan 1 & 2

Roxy Pestello — Healthy Board Governance “Critical Areas” (part 2) The workshop reviews key areas critical for healthy board governance in international schools and how to practice them. The session will involve participants in examining these key areas to learn best practices in effective Board Governance. Areas will include: setting clear roles and responsibilities; developing and implementing clear communication systems; identifying and putting in place operational norms for working effectively; conducting initial orientation sessions for boards and school leaderships teams; handling transitions smoothly; addressing conflicts within the Board, and between the Board and other key constituent groups; and Board’s involvement in school personnel practices.

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Dr. Virginia Rojas — Response/Abilities for English Language Learners Linguistically-diverse classrooms have a wide range of knowledge ‘funds’ and skill levels. Mainstream and ESL teachers need to have abilities to deliver instruction collaboratively and coherently. This session identifies specific differentiation and co-teaching strategies as samples of how to help all students.

Batanes 1 & 2

Mary Kay Sommers — Universal Education and The Importance of Early Childhood Education This presentation will examine the importance of early childhood education, from the infant stages through age eight, and the critical role it can play in worldwide human development through universal educational opportunities for all children through the vehicle of global education. The topic will cover the Six Essential Standards principals need to know and implement in order to lead early childhood learning communities as identified by The National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) in 2005, and provide a “Call to Action” outline for educational leaders.

Kamia 1 & 2

Phil Stroup — Marketing Independent Schools-Consumer Behavior, Competitive Advantage and School Improvement! The right Strategic Marketing Plan requires a “deep dive” understanding of how consumers think and select the “right” school for their children. Leaders need to know how to get the right data in order to understand the “why” behind school selection decisions made by parents. How you position our school, differentiate your service, conduct insightful analysis of the right market intelligence, identify the best communication channels to carry the message and how to implement highly effective strategies used by multinational corporations that are essential for success in highly competitive markets. The new SUNY Buffalo State Certificate Program for Marketing Independent Schools will be reviewed. Alignment with school improvement, development, and measuring results will be presented.

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Bernadette van Houten — Cultural Intelligence This is the second of three sessions designed to address cultural diversity in our international communities, schools and classrooms. Cultural awareness and skills is an integral part of the international school curriculum and included in many of our mission statements. We will discuss ways to recognise, foster, and develop cultural intelligence in our staff and students. This skill will be an invaluable asset for our students in their future role as cultural mediators in international communities and businesses.

Mactan 1 & 2

Debbie Welch — Moving Towards Being a Standards-Based School: How AERO Can Help Curriculum standards, aligned assessments, backward design and curriculum mapping—these ideas are fundamental to improving student learning. But what if you are at a school where such work has not been done and the internal capacity for doing the work has not been built? AERO, an international school project sponsored by the US Office of Overseas Schools, offers free resources in the form of summer institutes and onsite consulting services. This session will provide definitions and rationale for moving towards being a standards-based school as well as offer information about AERO’s services.

Boracay 1 & 2

AVIAN FLU - What Is It And What Steps Should Schools Take? Avian flu is a potentially fatal disease that is affecting many countries in Asia. Dr. Alston, the medical officer at the US Embassy along with an individual from WHO will discuss the medical facts of Avian Flu and the implications for our schools in Asia. There will be a medical information session followed by an open discussion on what schools may be doing and/or what they should be doing to protect their respective school communities.

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13:30 AFTERNOON OPEN Afternoon activities — sign up at EARCOS registration desk by Sunday 13:00 Tennis Tournament Tours: Intramuros Ayala Museum/Greenbelt Greenhills Schools — Brent International School, Manila International School Manila Faith Academy

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07:00 – 08:00

Breakfast Meeting for heads of small Indonesian schools

08:00 – 16:00

Hospitality Lounge, sponsored by Bohol

08:00 – 09:00

THIRD GENERAL SESSION Harlan Lyso, Introduction

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WORKSHOP SESSION V

Thom Henley — Cross-Cultural Awareness International schools deal with the great diversity of the human race every day in the classroom, but not all administrators and educators are skilled to cope with cultural differences. This workshop will focus on many of those differences - greetings, teachings, values, gestures, and social organization — through experiential exercises developed by the facilitator. Thom Henley will draw from his extensive travel experience to more than 90 countries, and his immersion into tribal cultures, to offer a fun-filled and engaging lesson that should help all to acknowledge, respect, and celebrate human diversity.

Isla Ballroom

Marc Frankel — Leadership by the Board The board’s role as a leader of the school is developed in terms of its most critical activities: hiring, evaluating and supporting the head/director; financing the school; planning for the future. By exploring new models for these activities, participants in this session will learn ways their boards can add significant value to their schools.

Palawan 1 & 2

Marilyn George/Margaret Alvarez/Eva Kampits — From Idea to Implementation: The Power of Accreditation This interactive session will explore how the process of accreditation enables a school to continually improve by the following: 1. Writing effective aims 2. Creating plans to achieve those aims 3. Developing tools to evaluate progress and impact on student learning Participants will be invited to share additional experiences together with models cited by the presenters.

Boracay 1 & 2

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THOM HENLEY Indigenous Education — Time to Pay Attention

The Dec. 26, 2004, tsunami that claimed the lives of half a million people, served as a wake up call to the world to stop dismissing indigenous teachings. Tribal peoples, with no written language — like the Moken “Sea Gypsies” and the Andaman Islanders -- suffered no loss of life whatsoever, while graduates of the best universities in the world stood clueless in the path of destruction. Through a dramatic slide and power point presentation, Thom Henley will draw from three decades of experience in working and living with indigenous peoples to demonstrate their remarkable knowledge base — information that is tens of thousands of years older than our oldest books. Failure to pay attention now could be at our own peril.

About Thom Henley... Thom Henley is the recipient of numerous national and international human rights and conservation awards. He is perhaps best known for initiating the 13-year campaign to save the southern third of the Queen Charlotte Archipelago on the west coast of Canada from the ravages of clear cut logging. He also founded the Rediscovery program in 1978, a wilderness adventure program that brings together aboriginal and non-aboriginal youth to discover the world within themselves, the cultural differences between them, and the natural world around them. Today there are nearly 50 Rediscovery camps in Canada and countries throughout the world. Thom Henley is the author and co-author of eight books: Islands at the Edge - Preserving the Queen Charlotte Archipelago, Rediscovery - Ancient Pathways, New Directions, Penan - Voice for the Borneo Rainforest, Waterfalls & Gibbon Calls - Exploring Khao Sok National Park, Living Legend of the Mentawai, Reefs to Rainforests - Mangrove to Mountains, A Seed of Hope, and a new book about to be released, River of Mist, Journey of Dreams. Thom is currently completing a ninth book: As If The Earth Mattered - Re-dedication to Environmental Education. The author has traveled and studied in more than 90 nations and formally lectured in 23 countries. He has been adopted and had names bestowed upon him by five different indigenous tribes. Thom’s work with the Native Nations of North America, the Penan of Borneo, the Mentawai of Siberut Island, Indonesia, and the Moken (Sea Gypsies) of the Andaman Sea in Thailand and Myanmar, have been on-going projects for more than three decades. Thom initiated the “Reefs to Rainforests” study program in Southeast Asia that allows international school students and teachers to learn about seven ecosystems in an eight -day study program that combines fun and soft adventure with learning. In the past year he has been extensively involved in tsunami relief work with the Moken on Koh Surin and Burmese street kids, some of whom lost their parents to the tsunami.

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Dr. Emanuel Newsome — Values and Ethics in Higher Education This program will address the formulation of a values statement for the campus and how it becomes a reality for students through staff development, student services, admissions policies, and academic support services. It is important for values and ethics to be included in publications and especially the Student Affairs mission statement. Reinforcing good values and moral judgements for students must be a shared responsibility within the divisions of universities and colleges. Effective methods, implications, and recommendations will be presented from a pro-active approach.

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Hugh O’Doherty — Leadership and Conflict Resolution Leadership, particularly from a position of authority, is inherently dangerous. During the seminar we will examine 1) why this is so, 2) how to manage danger, and 3) how to address resistance and conflict as people negotiate what is expendable from what is precious in terms of norms, values, and belief systems.

Batanes 1 & 2

Josh Reckord — Meetings that Work for You This session will offer practical steps for organizing meetings (including role clarification, developing group agreements and creating a productive meeting structure, tools for assessing meetings). The purpose of this workshop is to help educational leaders build a productive meeting toolkit.

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Isabel Searson — Curriculum Development and Analysis Developing a curriculum and having professional learning communities use unit maps, course maps, and K-12 curriculum data as a basis for ongoing curriculum and instructional improvement is challenging. This presentation will provide participants with the opportunity to experience the process, view the capabilities of Atlas as a tool for curriculum analysis, and learn several protocols and structures for teachers to use when examining and analyzing curriculum, assessments, instructional strategies and student work. It will also consider how this might impact and assist K-12 curriculum review and curriculum data for WASC and how to implement this process within schools as a means to improve learning and teaching.

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10:45 – 11:45

WORKSHOP SESSION VI

Carol Commodore — Leading Success Leading success within a school requires leadership and the accompanying responsibility being spread throughout the organization. Participants will reflect upon and analyze the research and best practices that bring students and adults to success within the educational organization.

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Tom Dellario — Recruitment: I Believe It To Be Our Most Important Responsibility This workshop is designed to assist administrators who may be recruiting for the first time or for those interested in hearing suggestion from a “seasoned” colleague. Topics include: advertising, preparation, registration, “Round-Robin”, scheduling interviews, letters of intent, guidelines, contracts, references, budget, student-teachers, presentations, information packets, follow-up communications, extra curricular.

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Judith Guy — A Continuum of International Education - The IBO Programmes - An Overview of the Mission, Philosophy and Pedagogy This paper aims to give an overview of the three IBO programmes - the underpining philosophy and the implied pedagogy. The discussion will include a perspective on the Learner Profile being adopted across all three programmes and examine strategies adopted to enhance articulation between the primary years, middle years, and diploma programme. The wider challenges for schools and the organization as a whole in broadening access and meeting the mission of the IBO will be discussed in the context of initiatives such as the “Schools to schools” programme. Information on authorization standards and procedures for schools adopting the programmes in Asia Pacific region will be available.

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Bill Kentta — How to Make Decisions that Stay Made In this session we will discuss models of decision making, particularly joint decision making, and focus on the processes and techniques for creating consensus in groups.

Batanes 1 & 2

Clayton Lewis — International but not Global: Exploring The Power of the Global Network Young people care about their future and must be empowered to take greater responsibility for global issues. Such issues cannot be solved without cooperation worldwide. The international schools already form a tight global network of educators. This is the perfect foundation for linking students worldwide through information technology and student conferences. Kenneth Paynter — Virtually Where? – Discussion of Many Issues Related to Virtual Schooling This round-table forum is focused on the many and broad-ranging issues related to the evolution of the concept and practice of “virtual” schooling. Kenny Paynter brings his experience as NESA Virtual School Project Manager into this open inquiry into where we are all going with this.

Mactan 1 & 2

11:45 – 13:15

Miltinnie Yih — Starting a Development Office from Scratch Everyone wants a milk cow, but few know how to get one. What needs to be put in place? How do you know if you are ready? How can you convince your board that you need to start this? What kind of person should you hire to start your effort? What is the best way to position this person? What effect will development have on your organization? What obstacles can you expect and how can you overcome them? Miltinnie Yih, who spearheaded the development work at Hong Kong International School, will share from her own experience at HKIS on how she started a development office from scratch. This workshop will allow for some time of interaction so that individuals can ask questions and share their own situations. Lunch on your own APAC lunch meeting ACAMIS lunch meeting IASAS lunch meeting JCIS lunch meeting Indonesian small schools lunch meeting MRISA lunch meeting

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WORKSHOP SESSION VII

Bonnie Campbell Hill — What Do You Hope To See? Using Rubrics for Goal-Setting and Staff Development (intended for elementary school administrators and curriculum leaders) What would visitors see if they visited your school to observe reading and writing instruction? How do you measure growth in your school’s journey to becoming a successful reading/writing community? Bonnie Campbell Hill will share examples of staff development rubrics that can be used for individual goal-setting, as well as for planning whole-school staff development.

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Andy Davies/Pat O’Brien — Looking for International Education: Tools for Self-Study and School Improvement The presenters will share the processes and tools being used at the International School Bangkok to involve teachers, students, and parents in reviewing the school’s vision for international education, collecting data on the current reality, and setting targets and action plans to be used in the school improvement process. Very practical ideas and tools will be shared for leaders interested in the development of international education in their schools.

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Clayton Lewis — International but not Global: Exploring the Power of the Global Network Young people care about their future and must be empowered to take greater responsibility for global issues. Such issues cannot be solved without cooperation worldwide. The international schools already form a tight global network of educators. This is the perfect foundation for linking students worldwide through information technology and student conferences.

Boracay 1 & 2

Juliette Mendelovits/Mark Jenkins — Aligning the International Schools’ Assessment with School Curricula While the ISA is not aligned to any particular national or school curriculum it measures generic, cross-curricular competencies that are common to many frameworks around the world. In this presentation the ISA project director, Juliette Mendelovits, will discuss alignments with the AERO standards and with International Baccalaureates’ MYP and PYB curricula; and Jakarta International School’s curriculum coordinator, Mark Jenkins, will present some of the ways in which JIS is using the ISA to inform curriculum and pedagogy.

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Roxy Pestello— Conflict Resolution That Works (part 1) Unresolved conflict prevents schools and all organizations from achieving their maximum potential. In this time of unprecedented change and scarce resources our basic beliefs are challenged, causing continual and unresolved conflict. Differences are magnified and polarization intensifies, creating adversarial relationships. This session will explore and explain proven skills and processes that will help individuals and school communities resolve conflicts in their organizations.

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Josh Reckord — Talking Together to Work Together This session will focus on the power of talking, both formally and informally, in school settings. We will explore assumptions, traps and tendencies about our conversations. The workshop will include practical tools to prepare for challenging conversations, evaluating conversations, both as one to ones and talking in meetings.

Batanes 1 & 2

14:15 – 14:45

Coffee Break

Ballroom Foyer

Boracay 1 & 2

Summer Palace Peony 3 Kamia 1 & 2 Summer Palace Peony 1 Summer Palace Peony 2 Paparazzi elevated level Phoenix

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Bernadette van Houten — Cultural Awareness in the Classroom This is the third of three sessions designed to address cultural diversity in our international communities, schools and classrooms. This session will explore practical ways for administrators to introduce and maintain awareness of cultural, linguistic and communication differences and diversity in the classroom and in the curriculum.

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Clay Hensley — Tools for International Schools: Updates and Info on College Board Programs This session will provide updates on College Board programs and services including the Advanced Placement Program, SAT and PSAT/NMSQT. Join us for an overview of the new AP International Diploma, the upcoming AP Japanese Language and Culture, and AP Chinese Language and Culture courses, the latest on AP recognition at universities worldwide, and professional development opportunities for teachers and AP coordinators. The session will also provide information on the SAT and PSAT/NMSQT and highlight administration and preparation resources available to schools.

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Andy Kerr— Meeting the Learning Needs of the Millennial Generation The current generation of students, the Millennials, is the first generation to have grown up with ubiquitous access to personal technology tools. Their experience with technology in every aspect of their lives has a profound effect on the way they approach learning. As educators, we need to change our instructional strategies to meet the needs of these “digital natives.” Technology provides the tools needed to accomplish this task but has, to date, failed to meet expectations. This session will present the characteristics of this generation of students and discuss ways to meet their needs through the use of technology.

Boracay 1 & 2

Hugh O’Doherty— Leadership and Authority Leadership and authority are not the same. This seminar will present a set of hypotheses about the nature and functions of authority, formal and informal, and the principles of leadership, illustrating some of the dangers that result from confusing the two concepts, particularly in times of crisis.

Batanes 1 & 2

Roxy Pestello— Conflict Resolution That Works (part 2) Unresolved conflict prevents schools and all organizations from achieving their maximum potential. In this time of unprecedented change and scarce resources our basic beliefs are challenged, causing continual and unresolved conflict. Differences are magnified and polarization intensifies, creating adversarial relationships. This session will explore and explain proven skills and processes that will help individuals and school communities resolve conflicts in their organizations.

Lubang

Carmel Richardson— Interpreting the ISA Data to Inform Teaching and Learning Carmel Richardson from the Australian Council for Educational Research will discuss the use of assessment data from standardised assessments as a way of informing practice. In particular she will provide insights into interpreting the International Schools’ Assessment reports to inform curricular and pedagogical decision making, using an interactive application designed for the ISA.

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Bernadette van Houten — A Cross-Cultural Simulation: Rafa-Rafa Persons living in two different cultures are given the task of discovering each other’s cultural rules, expectations, and values. This very positive and enlightening experience can be used with students as young as about ten but is very effective teaching the subtle complexity of cultural interaction to teenagers and older.

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WASC Training

07:30 – 09:00

EARCOS BOARD MEETING

Sampaguita

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Marilyn George/ Margaret Alvarez — Joint WASC/ CIS Visiting Committee Training This full day session will provide the background that will prepare EARCOS educators to serve on joint process visiting committees for the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the Council of International Schools.

Santan 1 & 2

EARCOS wants to offer a special thank you to Dick Robbins, Headmaster of Brent International School Manila, and David Toze, Superintendent of International School Manila, for all their moral and material support.

Kamia 1 & 2

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Bonnie Campbell Hill

Bonnie Campbell Hill is a former elementary teacher who now lives in Seattle, Washington. She received both her undergraduate and masters degree from the University of Colorado and her doctorate from the University of Washington. Bonnie is currently a consultant with school districts in the United States and works with many international schools around the world. She presents at many state, national, and international conferences. Bonnie and her colleagues have written three books on literature circles. The most recent of these books book is Literature Circles in Middle School: One Teacher’s Journey. Bonnie has co-authored three books on assessment. Classroom Based Assessment and Developmental Continuums are the first two books in a four-part assessment series. She is currently working on the third book in the series on student portfolios and student-led conferences.

Marc Frankel

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Marc T. Frankel is a consulting psychologist in St. Louis, Missouri, and is a senior consultant and principal in Triangle Associates. Dr. Frankel trained at Emory University where he received a Ph.D., and at the University of Missouri -Columbia School of Medicine. He consults and coaches with senior administrators, administrative teams, and boards of trustees primarily in the independent and higher education and health care industries. His experience as a practicing manager and as an independent school trustee gives him first-hand familiarity with issues of leadership and governance in nonprofit institutions. Dr. Frankel is lead consultant for Triangle Associates’ management of the ESCOP/ACOP Leadership Development Program, and is a faculty member for the NAIS Institute for New Heads. Together with Judith Schechtman and John Feely, Dr. Frankel co-founded the School Leadership Program now sponsored by NAIS, and the Missouri Physician Leadership Program for the University of Missouri – Columbia School of Medicine. His clients include major school associations and individual schools in North America and Europe. Dr. Frankel lives in St. Louis, along with his wife, Jacqueline, and their son, Alexander.

Bill Kentta

Dr. William Kentta has been a Curriculum and Staff Development Administrator in the Eugene, Oregon public school system for 20 years. Before that, he taught high school English, speech, and journalism. He has a Ph.D in English and has taught at Oregon State University, the University of Oregon, and the University of Maryland—Far East Division, Vietnam. Bill has been an Organizational Development consultant in public schools since 1977 and has consulted nationally and internationally. He has made numerous presentations at the National Staff Development Conference, and has published several articles in the Journal of Staff Development. Currently he is the director of the Eugene Cadre—the oldest volunteer group of organizational specialists in the United States. Bill’s email address is: Kentta@UOregon.edu

Clayton Lewis

Clayton Lewis has administered international schools for 25 years, currently as director of the International School of Luxembourg, and formerly as high school principal at the American School in London and the American School of The Hague. He has published several articles challenging international schools to live up to their stated mission to promote global citizenship. His school and others have initiated a Global Issues Network designed to promote communication and cooperation among international school students around the world. The International School of Luxembourg will host a Global Issues Conference in March 2006 where students from international schools worldwide will meet with experts and exchange information about their own programs.

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Virginia Rojas

Having served as an international school administrator in Africa, the Caribbean and Asia for more than 25 years, Harlan is committed to the development of international schools. Currently serving on the EARCOS board of directors, he has also served on the AAIE and AISH boards and on numerous WASC visiting committees. He has presented at educational conferences and led school board training retreats. As head of school at Seoul Foreign School he provides oversight and support for the school’s curriculum revitalization effort.

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Dr. Rojas is an ASCD faculty member and independent consultant specializing in program and curriculum development for English Language Learners. She is recognized for her leadership and her commitment to the development of second language proficiency among school populations, especially within an inclusionary context. It is her belief that strategies which assist English Language Learners in K-12 settings are beneficial for all learners and that ESL and classroom teachers need to work together to provide a seamless language-development and academic educational program. This is her message of the 2003 ASCD video series she helped to author – Maximizing Learning for English Language Learners - and of her forthcoming ASCD book Tools for Success with English Language Learners. Dr. Rojas is married to Thomas Matts, an employee of the College Board where he directs the World Language Initiative program. Guess what they talk about!

Isabel Searson

Dr. Hugh O’Doherty teaches courses in leadership and conflict resolution at the John F. Kennedy School of Government. For four years he was Program Director at the Glencree Center for Peace and Reconciliation in Ireland, directing dialogue workshops that brought together grassroots and middle-ranking political party activists with the goal of creating an environment conducive to negotiation of the conflict in Northern Ireland. From 1995-97, he directed the Northern Ireland Inter-Group Relations Project, an initiative bringing together political and community leaders in Ireland to establish protocols for political dialogue. From 1997-99 he directed the Ireland-US Public Leadership Program at the James McGregor Burns Academy of Leadership, University of Maryland, a leadership program for “emerging” leaders from all the political parties in Ireland, North and South. During this same period he also directed the College Park Scholars Program in Public Leadership. He earned a BEd from Manchester University in England, an MA from the Irish School of Ecumenics, and an MEd and EdD from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Isabel Searson Isabel has served as K-12 curriculum director at Seoul Foreign School for six years. Previously she worked at Faith Academy in the Philippines in numerous capacities including high school principal. She has presented at the National Staff Development Conference and led EARCOS workshops and other workshops for various schools within Asia. She has a master’s in educational administration.

Kenneth Paynter

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Ken Paynter is the director of Information Technology at the Severn School, a K-12 college preparatory school in Maryland, and he is also the Project Manager of the NESA Virtual School, a cooperative venture between the Near East South Asia Council of Overseas Schools and the U.S. Department of State - Office of Overseas Schools. Before his career in education began in 1981, he worked as a factory and farm laborer, and as a musician and piano technician/tuner. Mr. Paynter received his BS in Elementary Education and taught fourth grade for 15 years, all the while becoming increasingly interested in the many ways in which computer technology could be employed as an educational tool. Bitten with the “tech bug,” he became a middle school computer teacher, and then a network manager and administrative support specialist. He was recently serving as technology coordinator at the American International School in Israel.

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Dr. Roxy J. Pestello has served as a top level administrator in a large International School in Thailand for seven years (19962003), and was the Consulting Director of a New Indian Residential School on the outskirts of Bangalore, India for the past year. Additionally, Roxy has over 35 years experience in education as Executive Director of Human Resources, Director of Staff Development, Teacher, Trainer and Consultant, and three years on the staff of the University of Minnesota. He also has four years experience as a Manager of Management and Organizational Development at a Fortune 300 Corporation with worldwide operations. Roxy has consulted extensively with organizations throughout the United States (including Alaska), India, Indonesia, China, Singapore, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Ireland, Belgium and Canada. He has an M.A. in Economics, and an Ed.D. in Educational Administration. He lives in Chang Mai, Thailand. As a consultant, Roxy works with groups to improve their effectiveness and productivity. He facilitates Board and Leadership training, department and teams in collaboration, consensus building, conflict resolution, and community building sessions. He is well known for his ability to help groups resolve differences and conflicts in all areas, manage major changes in their organization, and has extensive experience in working with multicultural groups. He has trained groups in shared decision making, problem solving, and human resource management, including facilitating contract negotiations to the improvement of science education.

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Bernadette van Houten MA has lived and worked in Central America, The Caribbean, Southeast Asia, North America and Europe. Her academic background is education and communication, with post-graduate studies in cross-cultural theory and medical anthropology. She is the founder and first Chair of the ECIS Cross-Cultural Committee and facilitates inservice courses for national and international school faculty around the world. Bernadette is director of CIC in Amsterdam and a lecturer of graduate courses in Intercultural Communication and Cross-Cultural Management. As an advisor for the Netherlands Management Cooperation Programme she has done teacher and international business training courses in Vietnam, Indonesia and Lithuania. Her coaching and training seminars focus on developing intercultural competence and methods of inclusion, and on facilitating cross-cultural transitions and cross-cultural team and project management. Bernadette speaks English, Dutch, French, Spanish and – as a former teacher and consultant for deaf students – American sign language.

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@ Workshop Presenters Margaret Alvarez

Mrs. Alvarez has a Master of Arts degree from St. Andrews University (UK), a Masters in Educational Administration from Sheffield University and a Diploma in Business Administration from Singapore Institute of Management. She has spent most of her career in international education, working in Europe and in Asia. She has been a foreign language teacher, a high school principal, a school head, and has served on the EARCOS Board of Directors. She serves as an Accreditation Officer for the Council of International Schools. She is currently based in Singapore.

Andy Davies

Andy has worked and studied in Australia, England, and Thailand and is currently the high school principal at the International School Bangkok (ISB). When rugby is not in season, he is working on his doctorate at the University of Bath, UK, focusing on international education.

Tom Dellario

Dr. Thomas Dellario, Superintendent of the American School of Bangkok is celebrating his 10th year anniversary in international education. Previous positions include: curriculum coordinator at Escola Americana Do Rio de Janiero (the American School of Rio de Janiero); acting headmaster, academic director, and high school principal at the Thai-Chinese International School in Bangkok, Thailand; high school principal at the American International School in Cairo, Egypt; superintendent of the American School, Bangkok, Thailand. Dr. Tom, a native Michigander, worked in the Detroit and Kalamazoo public schools as a teacher and administrator and as an instructor and student-teacher coordinator for Western Michigan University. Dr. Tom’s undergraduate and master’s work was achieved at both Western Michigan University and University of Michigan, while he graduated with a doctoral degree in Educational Administration from Western Michigan University.

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Lois Engelbrecht

FUTURE EARCOS EVENTS

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March 30 - April 2, 2005 ETC 2005, “Weaving Harmony with Threads of Diversity” Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

See you next year at Shangri-La Bangkok for the HOSPITALITY LOUNGE EARCOS Administrators’ Conference. during the November 4 - 7, 2006 conference. Mark your calendars! for hosting the

April 28 - 29, 2005 EARCOS board meeting Chiang Mai, Thailand

April 30 - May 1, 2005 Spring meeting for heads of EARCOS schools Chiang Mai, Thailand October 29 - November 1, 2005 EARCOS 2005 administrators’ conference Manila, Philippines

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Lois Engelbrecht was born in Mussoouri, previously Uttar Pradesh, India in the foothills of the Himalayas. The daughter of missionary parents, Lois lived all of her pre-university years in Krishnagiri just south of Bangalore in southern India moving there with her family from Mussoouri at age six months. Lois Engelbrecht received her Bachelor degree in Social Work ( BSW) with a minor in music from Valparaiso University, in Valparaiso Indiana and earned her Master of Social Work from the University of Washington, Seattle WA. Lois’ professional career has been in international social work in the field of community organization, social development and advocacy for children. Lois’ particular area of focus is the prevention and treatment of child sex abuse. While living in Manila, Lois founded a nongovernment organization, The Center for Prevention and Treatment of Child Sex Abuse, which last November celebrated its 10th anniversary of service to children, their families and their communities. Lois helped found P.S. the Children in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In 2000, Lois founded a small NGO, Prevent Child Sexual Abuse, in Hanoi, Vietnam and in 2003 began consulting to found Tulir, in Chennai, Tamilnadu, India. While in Saudi Arabia these past four years, Ms. Engelbrecht helped organize the Child Rights Advocacy Network to work with child protection of expatriate children attending international schools in Riyadh. Currently Ms. Engelbrecht continues to travel to and work in each of these countries while also beginning a Ph. D. program in Social Work Administration.

Marilyn George

Marilyn George has been the associate executive director of the Accrediting Commission for Schools, the Western Association for Schools and Colleges, since 1987. In addition to her knowledge of accreditation and school improvement, her areas of expertise are curriculum/instruction and staff development. She has been a classroom teacher, staff development specialist, trainer, consultant, and a high school district administrator of staff development and state/federal programs. She has worked extensively with the California State Department of Education in the areas of program quality reviews, the mentor teacher program, and staff development programs. She has given presentations and written articles and other publications in the areas of staff development, mentoring, and accreditation. Her degrees are from Westminster College (B.S.), University of Wisconsin, Madison (M.S.), and UCLA (Ed.D.)

Judith Guy

Judith Guy is currently the Regional Director for the International Baccalaureate Organization in the Asia Pacific Region. Judith has degrees in Biochemistry, Plant Physiology and in Education. Her first teaching position was with Volunteer Service Abroad (New Zealand’s equivalent to the Peace Corps or AVA), in Western Samoa. Within education, Judith has had a variety of roles including teaching middle and high school science, curriculum and IBO programme coordination, university and college counseling, working as a Community Health Education Officer, and lecturing at the Cook Islands Teachers College. She has taught and worked as an administrator in national and International schools in New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Western Samoa, and the Cook Islands.

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Clay Hensley

Clay Hensley is the Assistant Director for International Services at the College Board. His primary responsibility is to support schools outside the U.S. that use College Board programs, such as AP and PSAT. He also actively promotes the recognition of AP at universities worldwide. Prior to joining the College Board five years ago, Clay taught English literature and studio art at Serramonte del Rey High School in Daly City, CA. He has also taught at the university-level. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English literature from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, and a Masters of Fine Art in painting from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. In his spare time, Clay is an exhibiting artist based in New York City.

Mark Jenkins

Mark Jenkins BA (Hons), Dip Ed, M.Env. Sci Monash; Mark Jenkins is curriculum and professional development coordinator at Jakarta International School, Indonesia. Mark taught science and geography in a number of Australian secondary institutions before working internationally. In recent years, Mark has been involved in school improvement programs through development of frameworks for curriculum management and promotion of professional communities of practice. Collaborative measures for curriculum design and action research for improved learning are key aspects of his recent work. The International Schools Assessment is an integral aspect of this research at Jakarta International School.

Patrick Newell

Patrick Newell co-founded Tokyo International School (TIS) with his wife for their two children in 1997. He regularly consults with other international schools, various Japanese governments, and the U.S. government in Japan. Newell also serves as a chairman on accreditation visits with two accreditation associations, is chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan International Education Sub-committee, and writing a dissertation on transforming the written mission into classroom practice in International Schools. His school mission is “To nurture confident, open-minded, independently thinking, well-balanced inquirers for global responsibility.”

Emanuel Newsome

Dr. Emanuel Newsome is currently Vice President for Student Affairs since 1988. In 1990 he also served as an Adjunct Professor at Palm Beach Atlantic College. Prior to this, he held the position of Dean of Student Affairs at the University of Toledo, as well as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Guidance and Counselor Education. He has over 30 years of experience in Student Affairs, including Student Activities. He was featured on the “Wall of Distinction” at Western Michigan University in 1980 and was selected to the “Athletic Hall of Fame” in 1974 also at Western Michigan University. He has a BS and a MA from Western Michigan University, and a Ph.D. from Indiana State University.

Eva Kampits

Dr. Kampits, active in NEASC since 1980, she is director of NEASC’s Executive Office. Appointed in 1994, she promotes educational collaborations, contributes to public policy, engages in research and develops assessment/evaluation models worldwide. Her career spans administration and teaching at M.I.T. (Artificial Intelligence Lab.; Lab. for Computer Science; The Media Laboratory), and chief academic officer for a women’s college. Consultancies, publications and keynotes range from educational technology to accreditation. She guides NEASC partnerships with Ministries of Education (China, South Africa, Thailand, U.A.E). Born in Hungary, Kampits holds degrees from Harvard (B.A.), Boston College (M.A.., Ph.D.) and University of Innsbruck, Austria.

Andy Kerr

Andrew (Andy) Kerr is the associate director of the Pacific Regional Technology Education Consortium (PR*TEC) and a senior specialist in the Center for Information and Communication Technology (CICT) at Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL) (www.prel.org). His primary duties are conducting educational technology training, instructional design, distance learning policy (and practice), and educational consulting throughout the U.S. Affiliated Pacific (Hawaii, American Samoa, Commonwealth of Northern Marianas Islands, Guam, Republic of Palau, Republic of Marshall Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia) and the Republic of the Philippines. His current passion is handheld computing to provide information technology access to rural, remote areas of the Philippines and Micronesia. He resides in the U.S. Territory of Guam and can be reached at kerra@prel.org.

Dennis Larkin

Dr. Larkin began his career in international education teaching at the Hong Kong International School from 1984-88. After obtaining principal certification from Washington State University, he served in three administrative positions at International School Manila, Philippines from 1988-96. During that time Dennis served as assistant middle school principal, director of K-12 programs and Educational Services, and elementary school principal. From 1996-2000, Dennis served as middle school principal at International School Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. From August 2000 through the present, he serves as superintendent of the American International School Riyadh. In each of these administrative posts, Dr. Larkin has been hired to shepherd significant change processes which he has done successfully at all levels of school leadership.

Pat O’Brien

Pat has worked and studied in the U.S., Singapore, and Thailand and is currently co-principal of the elementary school at International School Bangkok. He is working on his doctorate at the University of Bath, UK, focusing on international education.

Josh Reckord

Josh Reckord is a retired teacher with 37 years of classroom experience, ten of which were at The American School in Japan where he was involved in, or facilitated, a number of projects and school initiatives. He is interested in working with groups in school settings, how schools function and strategies to improve their ability to work collaboratively. He is also interested in working with Boards of nonprofit organizations and how to involve various stakeholder groups in increasing the capacity of organizations.

Carmel Richardson

Carmel Richardson is a Senior Research Fellow at the Australian Council for Educational Research. She taught in secondary schools for more than 20 years, mainly Mathematics, English and Special Education, before commencing doctoral studies at The University of Melbourne. Carmel’s main research area is in analyzing ability-adjusted student achievement data to provide schools and teachers with information to track the learning progress of each student. She analyzed the data for the Hong Kong Quality Education Fund (1997-2000) as part of the project to develop Performance Indicators for Measuring Value-added Improvement of Primary and Secondary Students’ Academic Performance. Carmel has conducted large-scale multi-level modelling analyses of final secondary assessments (1994-2000) for all secondary schools in Victoria, Australia. Carmel moved to ACER in 2003, and is now providing detailed ‘within-school’ multi-level analyses of academic data at student and class levels for more than one hundred schools. Carmel is Project Director of ACER’s Data Interpretation Service.

Juliette Mendelovits

Juliette Mendelovits, BA(Hons), Dip Ed LaT, MA Melb; Juliette Mendelovits is a Senior Research Fellow at the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER). Juliette taught English and literature at secondary and tertiary institutions before joining ACER in 1991, where has worked mainly in the English and humanities learning areas, developing assessments for elementary, high school and university level. Within ACER’s Assessment and Reporting research program, she leads a test development team specializing in outcomes-based assessment. Since 1998 Juliette has been engaged in work for the reading literacy component of the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) project, an international study of curricular and non-curricular performance of 15 year olds world-wide. Juliette has acted as an assessment consultant to several international schools, and is a member of the Diploma Programme Committee of the IBO. She is project director of the International Schools’ Assessment.

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John Ritter

John is currently the director of Vientiane International School, and has previously served as head of school at Lincoln School in Kathmandu, the international School of Beijing, the International School of Amsterdam, and the American International School of Lusaka. Since 1990 he has facilitated over 25 Board retreats for international schools in Asia and Africa ranging in size from 16 students to over 1,300.

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Mary Kay has been a principal since 1979 and is currently serving as principal for Shepardson Elementary School, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. This school serves students in grades Kindergarten through grade six (ages 5-12) and also serves special groups of English Language Learners as well as special education and gifted students. This school has been labeled a “School of Excellence” since 2000 by the state of Colorado. Professionally, she has also been elected to serve a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Elementary School Principals. She has served on numerous committees at the state and local levels and actively communicate with members of the U.S. Congress regarding the status of educational support. Educationally, she has B.S. and M.S degrees in Elementary Education and a Ph.D. in Educational Administration from Purdue University.

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Dr. Phillip Stroup, the Director of Marketing and Development at the International School Bangkok (ISB). He, his wife, Debbie Welch and daughter, Stephanie are from Boulder, Colorado. He enjoys fly fishing, scuba diving, mountain biking, family camping, hiking, marketing psychology, and his Harley. Dr. Stroup’s has authored many professional articles, and training manuals on how to create and manage Business and Education Partnerships. He was awarded the US Department of Education “Best Practices” Award for excellence in education. He has served on the Board of Directors for the National Association for Partners in Education (NAPE), conducted national training sessions for educators (USA) and has taught at Colorado State University. At ISB he organized a blueribbon team of marketing executives from well-known multi-national corporations to identify “best practices” in the corporate world that make sense for independent schools. The result is an effective Strategic Marketing Plan that truly understands how parents select the right school for their children.

Debbie Welch

Debbie Welch is the Deputy Head of the School for Learning at International School Bangkok. Formerly the Director of Curriculum at the school, she has lived in Bangkok with her husband, Phil, and daughter Stephanie for seven years. Her career in education spans 30 years as a teacher, administrator, consultant and college instructor. She has a Ph.D. in Organizational Development and Learning and a MA in Curriculum and Instruction. Bouler, Colorado is where Debbie and her family are in the summer if they aren’t traveling. Debbie became acquainted with international schools by being a consultant on learning styles for EARCOS.

Miltinnie Yih

Miltinnie Yih is now working as a fund-raising consultant for Brakeley, Ltd. in Asia and Brakeley Briscoe in the U.S. She began the Development work at the Hong Kong International School from 1997-2002, after teaching and counseling in the high school for five years. She began the Kaplan business in HK, Beijing, and Shanghai, and has been active on the boards of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, Mother’s Choice, the HK Association for Mentally Handicapped, Community Drug Advisory Council, and The Zonta Club. She was nominated by the American Chamber of Commerce in HK for “Hong Kong Outstanding Woman Professional of 1999.” Miltinnie has been a regular guest advice columnist to teens for Radio Television Hong Kong, and is a speaker for women’s conferences in Asia and North America. She is a published author for NavPress and Thomas Nelson, and has written several articles for magazines and journals. She is a graduate of Stanford University (BA in philosophy) and Columbia University (MA in teaching), lived and worked in Hong Kong for 17 years and now lives in Boston with her family. She is a native of California.

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Conference Delegates AUSTRALIA EdStaff Peter Cole Diana Wolowski Human Edge Software Corporation Dani Perrott Gary Stoneham Pronin International Chris Pronin Nick Pronin Teacher Recruitment International (TRI) Elizabeth Lee Robert Lee Individual Anne-Maree Armstrong Presenters Juliette Mendelovits Carmel Richardson Nonmember Frank Opray CAMBODIA Int’l. School of Phnom Penh Rob Mockrish Northbridge Int’l. School Cambodia Marc Curless Anne Mackie CANADA Keynote Presenter Thom Henley CHINA American Int’l. School Judith Crocker Cameron Fox Chuck Griffin American Int’l. School of Guangzhou Jean Caskey Judy Hunter Jennifer Lees David Shawver Ann Tay Beijing BISS Int’l. School Wayne Demnar Deidre Fischer Iain Stirling Carmel School Edwin Epstein Manorama Ramanadhan Chinese Int’l. School Rob Graham Alice Jones Concordia Int’l. School David Harris Wendy Harris Curtiss Larson Mark Lewis David Rittmann Fred Voightmann Louise Schini Weber

Hong Kong Academy Primary School Ben Frankel Walter Plotkin Teresa Richman Hong Kong Int’l. School Natalie Broderick Darren Bryant Wil Chan Patrick Hall Beth Hall Jim Handrich Madeleine Heide Bruce Kelsh Eleonor Kwok Karen Markin Karen Moffat Richard Mueller Claire Mueller Ben Norton Gregory Sawyer Jennifer Sparrow Ed Tackett Francis Thong Keith Winslow Int’l. Christian School, Hong Kong Darren Bryant Ben Norton Ed Tackett Keith Winslow Int’l. School of Beijing Mazhar Ahson Nickel Baker Debra Dickens Rod Fagg Tom Hawkins Jim Kerrigan Jennifer Loi Richard Mast Diann Osterlund Bill Sargent Greg Smith Helen So Dorothy Tecklenburg Int’l. School of Tianjin Nick Bowley Marcie Raad Amrita Singh Li Zeng Nanjing International School Gez Hayden Felicity Hewett Arek Owczarek Denise Walsh Shanghai American School Jon Borden York-Chi Harder Stephanie Y.F. Kao Rosanna Lee Matthew Leishman Dingfa Liu Keith Lomason Christine Lomason Monica Medina-Olds

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Tarek Razek Himmat Sandhu Andrew Torris Shanghai Community Int’l. Schools Michelle Alzamora Larry Bali Ryan Blanton Kristy Dewi Michael Donaldson Michael Dougherty William Parker Jane Queen Andy Seng Michael Williams Shekou Int’l. School Treena Casey Robert Dunseth Mike Neeland Teda Int’l. School Andrew Watts Tianjin Int’l. School Michael Bevis Du Lan Western Academy of Beijing Sinéad Collins Donna Connolly John McBryde Irina McBryde Davin McKenzie Lawrence Ng Jim Scorgie Dariusz Zarebinski Xiamen Int’l. School John Godwin Compass Group Christian Lorenz URS Corporation William Robards Individual Members Jeffrey Fischmann Sue McMillan Elliot Miller Tom Ulmet Presenters Lois Engelbrecht Dennis Larkin Nonmembers Diane Bohm Craig Davis Leonie Drew Christopher Edmunds Steve Francis Elaine Goddard-Tame Flora Lee Richard McGillivray John Wray Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Presenter Clayton Lewis INDONESIA Bali Int’l. School Riki Teteina

Conference Delegates Batu Hijau International School Rupert Bale Hillcrest Int’l. School Alex Valley Jakarta Int’l. School William Brown Elke Hardjosoekatmo Anna Leach Niall Nelson Guy Robinson Geoffrey Smith Rita Swyter Douglas Weaver Bradley Wendt Mt. Zaagham International Schools Richard Ledger Mel Soffe North Jakarta Int’l. School Allan Forslund Barbara Forslund Surabaya Int’l. School Nancy Hoppe Larry Jones Hestyawati Soeharjono Yogyakarta International School David Warken Presenter Mark Jenkins Nonmembers Richard Henry Kathryn Young JAPAN Aoba-Japan International School Roberto Gomez Canadian Academy Gerad Carrier Rhonda Carrier Michael Colaianni Matthew Flinchum Nariko Hirai Donna Tatsuki Fred Wesson Fukuoka International School Brian Freeman Hokkaido Int’l. School Wayne Rutherford Int’l. School of the Sacred Heart Masako Egawa Marybeth Luttrell Kristen Moriarty Kyoto Int’l. School Amanda Gillis-Furutaka Annette Levy Marist Brothers Int’l. School Pam Caspino James Ranni Ian Robertson Nagoya Int’l. School Charles Barton John Gaylord Lynn Gaylord Hiroshi Sakai

Osaka Int’l. School Jim Schell Gwyn Underwood Saint Maur Int’l. School Matthew Parr Seisen Int’l. School Suzanne Kawasumi Virginia Villegas St. Mary’s Int’l. School Michel Jutras Guy Lambert Kunihiko Takamichi Linda Wayne Stephen Wilson The American School in Japan Dan Bender Tim Carr Tim Ilse Nancy Kroonenberg Laura Lyons Mary Margaret Mallat Barbara Rynerson Tohoku Int’l. School Matthew Farwell Tokyo Int’l. School Des Hurst Darren Laverick Patrick Newell Yokohama Int’l. School James MacDon ald Neil Richardson Ray Sullivan Bill Werlin Banner Overseas Financial Services Japan K.K. Ian Youngson Individual Members John Murphy Steven Parr Presenter Josh Reckord Nonmembers John Cheska Koichi Kaneko Paul Ketko John Paul Smithers KOREA Int’l. Christian School - Seoul Melissa Keiser Jeff Pinnow Cheryl Woodring Korea Kent Foreign School William Van Houten Seoul Foreign School Kevin Baker Barry Benger Shirley Droese Greg Ellington Clydene Gingerich Kerm Gingerich Hong-Duk Kim Bill Majors Steve Nurre

Linda Rogde Langston Rogde John Switzer Seoul Int’l. School Edward Adams Gary Conley Hyung Shik Kim Gary Lilley Joe Moore Greg Owen Taejon Christian Int’l. School Linda Bondy Rosalie Bowker Yungman Chang Youngsook Choi Jasoon Choi Jo Frazier Brent Frazier Ken Guenther Jackie Lee Thomas Penland Shirley Penland Laura Price Darren Price Lena Sull Melinda Wilder Ron Wilder Individual Members Rich Boerner Marc Breaugh Jane Carder Anna Clapper Virginia Dahlstrom Bart Granlund Len Kalakian Stephen Palmer Nonmembers Gerald Schoen Murray Taylor Presenters Harlan Lyso Isabel Searson

Grant Millard Ed Napoliello Susan Napoliello Diana Oleary William Powell Martin Rushworth Alex Smith Pat Stimpson Rob Thompson Brenda Wyllie Int’l. School of Kuantan Stephen Byrnes Abu Tahir Lela Mont ‘Kiara International School Tom Hall Blair Peterson Janice Petracek Individual Member Anne-Maree Armstrong MONGOLIA Int’l. School of Ulaanbaatar Darren Arbour Harvey Cohen MYANMAR Int’l. School Yangon Carol Gowler Susan Peacock Alene Tunny Thomas Tunny Individual Members Kristina Nefstead L. Christopher Nefstead Nonmembers Theresa Flaspohler Tim Travers NEW ZEALAND IES Ltd Glenis Te Tamaki Robin Tinker Search Associates Allen Gavin

KUWAIT Nonmembers Aisling Deehan Michael Konst Ronda Konst

NORWAY Nonmember Jayne Lund PHILIPPINES Brent Int’l. School Baguio Ursula Daoey Gabriel Dimanche Kate Floresq Richard Swart Brent Int’l. School Manila Jason Atkins Heather Atkins Charles Bates Rufino Bomasang Debbie Cook Samuel Cook Thomas Egerton Jeff Hammett William Lee, Jr. Bill Oldread Dick Robbins

LAO PDR Presenter John Ritter MALAYSIA Dalat Int’l. School Dean McClary Wayne Sawatzky Karl Steinkamp David Wilson Int’l. School of Kuala Lumpur Naomi Aleman Chad Bates Alan Benson Robert Blackmore Keith Boniface

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Brent Int’l. School Subic John Crossman Katharine Crossman Anne Gordon Ruel John Kabigting Cebu Int’l. School Brian Bedford Mark Bretherton Clarissa Sayson Paul Sicard Ma. Luisa Villano Faith Academy, Inc. Matt Brewer Matt Bugbee Roger Dyer Allan Farlin Brian Foutz Michael Hause Linda Jones Philip Parsons Steve Taylor Int’l. School Manila Robert Ayers Patricia Blix Caroline Brokvam Gary Jerome Michael Martell Jean Nowlan Paul Passamonte Anne Pönisch David Toze Individual Members Jerome Castro Emma Forester Alastair Kay Nellie Ong Emil Ong Ferdinand Ong David Pattison Nonmembers Jo Anne Bilo Rowena Gonzales Natalie Penuliar SAUDI ARABIA Nonmembers Mary Sibley Paul Sibley SINGAPORE Int’l. School of Singapore Ching Oi Chan Christopher Hamilton Peter Hosier Mark McCallum George Piacentini Anthony Race Pasir Ridge International School Rick Bowden Singapore American School Marianne Boyer Mark Boyer Paul Chmelik Bob Comstock Shelley DeFord Marian DeGroot


Conference Delegates

Conference Delegates Christina Jupo Bob Gross Judy Gross Nuansiri Maneethien David Hoss Ekamai Int’l. School Garth Sheldon Prajuab Ekwiriyathorn Laurie Thompson Pattana Nabong Sheila Wang Johnny Rueh Pearson Education Asia Pte Ltd Int’l. School Bangkok Amos Lee Anthony Arnold Janice Lodge Thomas Baker Eric Vogt William Gerritz Presenter Stephen Lehmann Judith Guy Usa Somboon TechBiz Asia Group James Souza Nigel Cummings Int’l. School Eastern Seaboard Daryn Griggs Charlie Chuvapituck Deborah Frketich Karl McLean Therasak Kotcharak Nonmembers David Vendorf James Dalziel New Int’l. School of Thailand Craig Davis Anne Fowles Laura Hayward Paul Hamlyn Adrian Watts TAIWAN Redeemer International School American School in Taichung Mike Booton Sunny Jan Davidjieng Ketsurin Anna Lee Fr. Apisit Kritsaralam Irwin Stein Ruamrudee Int’l. School Dominican Int’l. School Rev. Wirach Amonpattana Sr. Zenaida Ancheta Sudha Augustine Christmas Daguno Robert Conley Millie Lee Jeannie Haugh Sr. Anita Ong David Miller Ma. Arsenia Racadio Susan Misner Sr. Socorro Teofilo Sukhum Thanasingha Peter Wiens Thai-Chinese Int’l. School Man-I Sun Jane Blazek Kaohsiung American School Lalima Jenckes Peter Nanos John Jenckes Morrison Christian Academy Chin-Hung Wu Gerry Chambers The American School of Bangkok Jim Chandler Nicholas Duggan Donna Grandi Michael Geneser Michelle Law Asha Gounden Tim McGill Glenn Grieshaber Bruce Moore Presenters Jeff Sheppard Andy Davies Bob Walter Tom Dellario Rodney Williamson Patrick O’Brien Taipei American School Roxy Pestello David Condon Philip Stroup Cathy Funk Deborah Welch Chris Hanna SCI Group Ltd Charles Huang Wayne Addis Joanne Huskey Craig Cooper Jean Liu Individual Members Cathy-Jo Maloney Christopher Parry Catriona Moran Nonmember Denise Richardson Eric Sands Richard Vuylsteke UK Guy Wittich Coningsby Int’l. Limited Clive Sharples THAILAND Council of Int’l. Schools Chiang Mai Int’l. School Peter Mott Nicolette Gamble Gerry Percy Terry Gamble Richard Tangye

Findel Education Ltd. Samuel Truman JBI Int’l. Insurance Brokers Ltd John Brown Presenter Margaret Alvarez USA Buffalo State, SUNY Lin Gordon Ted Turkle Clements International Tony Palumbo Trey Wilder College Board Clay Hensley Creative Outdoor Designs, Inc. Grace Keller Michael Verdone Follett Library and School Group Tim Donlan Gopher Sport Mike Gullickson Harcourt International Education Group Cindy Hager Diane Thomas Houghton Mifflin International Division Leah Bortolin Marc Cabianca Carter Keltner Insurance Services International Anne Kravitz Howard Kravitz International Photo Jesse Long International Schools Services Joan Adams Roger Hove Les Landers Sandra Logorda Dan Scinto ISS Financial Network James Barnette Catherine Ottaviano Kohn Pederson Fox Associates PC. Methanee Massirarat Lehigh University/College of Education George Whie Lloyd International Media Inc. Jon Taylor Patty Taylor New England Ass’n. of Schools & Colleges Eva Kampits Office of Overseas Schools Connie Buford Keith Miller People to People Ambassador Programs Susannah Cornelius Rediker Software, Inc. Vinit Pathela Rubicon International Hui Min John Moore

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Sam Felicia & Associates International Salvatore Felicia TieCare International, Inc. Stephen Boush Patrick Hopkins Linda McCabe Lance Roberts Visiting International Faculty Program Jane Larsson Western Ass’n. of Schools & Colleges David Brown Marilyn George Keynote Presenters Carol Commodore Patrick Bassett Presenters and guests Bonnie Campbell Hill Marc Frankel Bill Kentta Andrew Kerr Hugh O’Doherty Kenneth Paynter Virginia Rojas Emanuel Newsome Mary Kay Sommers Bernadette van Houten Miltinnie Yih VIETNAM Int’l. School, Ho Chi Minh City Sean O’Maonaigh Saigon South Int’l. School Emily Chen Ronni Chern Gerry Keener Sylvia Ting United Nations International School of Hanoi Colleen Breheney Coline Pine

EARCOS Teachers’ Conference 2006 Journeys of Vision and Light Manila, Philippines March 29 - April 1, 2006

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Miraca Gross — gifted education research Thom Henley — environment Jim Winter — sense of humor SPECIAL PRESENTERS Eugene Harold Batiste — cultural diversity Fred Daly/Stuart Fleischer — on-line collaborations, web-page Alison Davis — literacy Roger Greenaway — PE and adventure learning, children’s books Kristine Werner — ESL Ross Todd — librarian PRECONFERENCES Clarence Bakken — math/science Judy Bowers — counseling Joellen Killion — assessment Jeannene Mason — math Barrie Jo Price/Anna McFadden — technology Diane Paynter — unit design David Lightbody (ISTA preconference) — drama

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Thanks to the EXHIBITORS for being here! Visit their displays at the Tower Wing lower lobby throughout the conference. Banner Overseas Financial Services Japan K.K. Buffalo State, SUNY Clements International Compass Group Coningsby International Limited Creative Outdoor Designs, Inc. EdStaff Follett Library and School Group Gopher Sport Harcourt International Education Group Houghton Mifflin International Division Human Edge Software Corporation IES Limited Insurance Services International Insurance Services International International Photo International Schools Services ISS Financial Network

JBI International Insurance Brokers Ltd Jostens Inc. Kohn Pederson Fox Associates PC. Lehigh University/College of Education Lloyd International Media Inc. Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL) Paramount Financial Advisors, Inc. Pearson Education Asia Pte Ltd People to People Ambassador Programs Pronin International Rediker Software, Inc. Sam Felicia & Associates International SCI Group Ltd SEARCH Associates Teacher Recruitment International (TRI) TechBiz Asia Group TieCare International, Inc. URS Corporation Visiting International Faculty Program

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EARCOS would like to thank all our associate institution members who have sponsored events or activities for this conference.....

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