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Events Around the Region

On this page you will find regional events hosted by ISACS member schools or other organizations which may be of interest to local members of the ISACS community. 


 2017 Athletic Directors Conference

 January 12-13, 2017
 Crowne Plaza Ravinia (Ravinia A,B,&C)
4355 Ashford-Dunwoody Rd.
 Atlanta GA 30346

Leadership is a central theme in all SAIS programs. The SAIS Athletic Directors Conference will address topics of strategic leadership and operational excellence in a school's athletic offerings. Designed for athletic leaders from mission-driven independent schools, this opportunity for learning and engagement is an integral part of the networking and professional development program.

Please contact or (404) 583-6452 with any questions about this event.


FIRE - Fostering Intercultural
Respect & Empowerment

January 14-15, 2017
Lake Forest Academy
1500 W. Kennedy Rd.
Lake Forest, IL 60045

On January 14th and 15th, 2017, Lake Forest Academy will host a 2-day event on their campus for high school students and educators. Guests will hear from esteemed speakers, engage in multicultural dialogues about identity and global issues, and participate in cultural competency activities. You are invited to join and discuss current issues in break-out sessions and build community networks.

Please contact Lusanda Mayikana, Dean of Pluralism and Multicultural Affairs at LFA, or Matt Nink, Executive Director of the Global Youth Leadership Institute and the Stuart Center for Global Leadership, with questions. Click on the following links to Register Online, view Conference Information, browse Speaker Bios, and download the event Flyer.


2nd date added: Public screening of 'Most Likely to Succeed'

Thursday, January 19, 2017
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM EST
Park Tudor School (Wood Room)
7200 North College Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46240

Due to popular demand we have added a second screening of 'Most Likely to succeed' - Hosted by the Innovators Institute from Park Tudor School.

(From: Most Likely To Succeed is the best film ever done on the topic of school — both its past and its future. The film inspires its audiences with a sense of purpose and possibility, and is bringing school communities together in re-imagining what our students and teachers are capable of doing. Run, don’t walk, to bring this film to your school. After seeing this film, you’ll never look at school the same way again. Park Tudor will host a screening of Most Likely to Succeed followed by a discussion on applications for a 21st century education.


LearnFest '17

March 13, 2017
Louisville Collegiate School
2427 Glenmary Avenue
Louisville, Kentucky 40204

LearnFest ’17, an official IdeaFestival event, is a full day of inspirational talks by leading innovators in education. LearnFest ‘17 provokes cutting edge thinking in education across all disciplines. All stakeholders including community leaders, parents and thought leaders are welcome.

One Day Event

  • Film Viewing
  • Networking
  • Four Keynote Speakers - Dr. Derrick Gray, Anya Kamenetz, Jessica Lahey, and Dr. Michael Thompson
  • Book Signings
  • Live Music

One incredible opportunity to collaborate and network with innovative thinkers about education.

For more information, questions or concerns, please contact the Tracie Catlett:



 Hybrid Learning Consortium Symposium

 April 5-7, 2017
 Shorecrest Preparatory School
 5101 1st St NE,
 St. Petersburg, FL 33703

Online and blended learning is changing education. The HLC Symposium provides the tools you need to enhance your K-12 school and offer students greater opportunities. At the HLC Symposium, you will learn from national speakers and work collaboratively with an intimate group of progressive educators to develop skills, refine your ideas and bring the best of 21st century learning to your teaching—and your school.

For more information, questions or concerns, please contact the Hybrid Learning Consortium:

Please check back often as events are added! 

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