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ISACS will post resources from recent conferences, workshops and learning bridge webinars as they become available. If you are looking for a past resource and do not see it posted on the website, please contact us.
 

2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

We hope you enjoyed the 2016 Annual Conference, Doing, Designing, Connecting & Thinking 2. We look forward to seeing you at the 2017 Annual Conference "Blazing a Trail to Learning" in Chicago, IL on November 9-10, 2017. 

To date, we have received the following speaker handouts and other links to resources. Resources are listed alphabetically by presenter. Please check back periodically as we will continue adding resources as they are received.

If you have any questions, please call the ISACS office at 312-750-1190.

FEATURED PRESENTERS

Pat Bassett, Heads Up Educational Consultant​
T-2 The Moral Life of Schools: Teaching Ethical Thinking & Moral Courage
T-26 25 Factors Great Teachers Have in Common 

  • Click here for the top PPTs & Videos. Heads Up PPTs & Related Videos are available to all to download from the DropBox link. Many of the PPTs and short videos you can preview in DropBox, but some files are very large and would take a long time to load if you are using WiFi. In those cases,  we recommend choosing the “Direct Download” option by clicking on the 3 dots tab on the upper right corner of the screen, choosing “More” then “Download.” Once you download the PPT files (and any related videos in the Videos subfolder), you can SAVE AS to your desktop and open the files from there. ​

Meredith Bortz & Kim Ratcliff, Battelle for Kids
Click here for T-29 Communication Strategies to Transform Your School

Suzie Boss, Author & Educational Consultant
F-1 Global Concerns, Local Action
F-51 Global Concerns, Local Action

F-24 Thinkers, Doers, Innovators
F-71 Thinkers, Doers, Innovators

Erin Cohn & Carla Silver, Leadership+Design
T-51 Designing the Learning Adventure
F-6 Designing the Learning Adventure

T-66 The Future of Work in Schools: The Creative & Collaborative Educator
F-27 The Future of Work in Schools: The Creative & Collaborative Educator

Chris Everett, The Kensington Group, Inc. & Lisa Hendrickson, Lisa Hendrickson Communications
Click here for F-42 The Times They Are A Changin’: Strengthening Parent & Faculty Communication in the Age of Millennials

Steven Guy, Neuropsychologist
F-10 Understanding Executive/ Regulatory Difficulties
F-55 Understanding Executive/ Regulatory Difficulties

F-33 Helping Them Show What They Know: Students with Executive/ Regulatory Difficulties
F-75 Helping Them Show What They Know: Students with Executive/ Regulatory Difficulties

Sylvia Martinez, Constructing Modern Knowledge
T-53 A Global Revolution Goes to School: The Maker Movement
T-70 Girls & STEM: Leadership for Inclusion, Equity, & Action
F-4 PBL Gets a Make-over: Prompts, Scaffolding, & Assessment for the Maker Classroom
F-29 Girls & STEM: Leadership for Inclusion, Equity, & Action

Bob Pearlman, 21st Century School Consultant
T-1 From Students to Learners: New Learning Environments for 21st Century Learners
T-24 We Make Makers: New Innovation Labs, Makerspaces, & Learning Communities
T-49 From Students to Learners: New Learning Environments for 21st Century Learners
T-67 We Make Makers: New Innovation Labs, Makerspaces, & Learning Communities

Suzanne Roberts, UnifyingSolutions & James White, Performance Consulting Services
T-71 Micro Aggressions
F-8 A Safe Conversation About Race
F-35 Implicit Bias: Understanding Racism, Prejudice, & Power

Dan St. Romain, Educational Consultant
F-5 Understanding the Brain
F-30 Just Going Through a Stage: A Guide to Developmentally Appropriate Behaviors
F-50 I Can Do It Myself: Fostering Independence & Behavioral Mastery in Our Students
F-74 Count Me In: Building Social Skills with Games

  • Click here for F-5 Understanding the Brain Handout
  • Click here for F-30 Just Going Through A Stage Handout
  • Click here for F-50 I Can Do It Myself Handout
  • Click here for F-74 Count Me In Handout
     

THURSDAY MEMBER PRESENTERS

Chris Ambroso
Click here for T-44 Proactive & Effective Communication with Parents

Mona Azeem and Kelly Telech
Click here for T-19 A Different Approach to Problem Solving

Michelle Beninga & Lindsey Hoyt
Click here for T-62 Connecting Cultures of Kindness

Darrin Bonecutter & Catherine Katauskas
Click here for T-40 You’re Never Too Old for Hands-on Math

Tracie Catlett
Click here for T-17 Living on the Edge

Mary Beth Coleman
Click here for T-10 Design Thinking, Literacy and the Library

Jennifer Conti & Erich Hunker
Click here for T-11 Engaging Students in Philanthropy & Alumni/ae Relations

Jill Donovan
Click here for T-42 Exploring Vocation: What is Meaningful Work?

Kristen Ellison & Sarah Vaughn
T-32 Collaborative Professional Learning: A New Framework

  • Click here for Evaluation and teacher assessment research
  • Click here for Japanese Lesson Study-Doig and Groves
  • Click here for Lesson Study Technique What Teachers Can Learn From One Another
  • Click here for PLC White Page

Danielle Filas
Click here for T-13 Feedback in a Flash: Time-saving Tech for Writing Assessment

Jessica Fries-Gaither 
Click here for T-31: Inquiry and Literacy in Science Classrooms

Adrianna Hollenbeck
Click here for T-61 The Language of Technology in a Reggio-inspired Environment

Edward Hollinger
Click here for T-22 Building a Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Navigating Change

Brian King
Click here for T-79 Designing & Building an Innovation Hub

Robyn McCloud Springer & Kirstin Nordhaus
T-74 Cultivating Compassion in the Classroom & School Community

Sarah McKeown & Karen Redmond
Click here for T-63 Hands-on, Minds-on: Navigating the Maker Movement

Erin McNamara & Rachel Rich
Click here for T-43 The Play Projects

John Novick
Click here for T-64 Nurturing a Progressive Culture in a Competitive Society

Tara Reineck & Jacklyn Wells
Click here for T-41 Supporting School Community Through Restorative Justice

Bridget York
T-12 Creating Global Citizens: Montessori Model UN

 

FRIDAY MEMBER PRESENTERS

Rachel Althof & J. Aaron Frim
Click here for F-88 Beyond The Breakfast Club: Discipline & School Culture

Jennifer Aquino & Natalya Seals
F-18 Using Innovative Technology to Teach 21st Century Skills

Marguerite Arciaga
F-87 Student-led Discussions
  • Click here for Mindfulness in the Elementary Classroom PDF
  • Click here for Seminar Resources and Sample Documents

Cory Barnes & Angela Barton Haynes
Click here for F-59 WL Curriculum: It’s Not Just from Textbooks Anymore

Julie Cartwright & Laura Reed
Click here for F-45 Book Cooks Feeding the Mind & Body of the Pickiest Eaters

Jane Childers & Liz Hofreuter-Landini
Click here for F-84 Meeting Learners Where They Are

Annie Collins & Libby Ester
Click here for F-83 Design + 3D Printing Meet Service Learning

Tim Connell & Trey Wilson
F-19 Developing Purpose: Laurel School’s Capstone Experience

Jeff Edmonds & Sara Folger
Click here for F-57 Growth Mindset & Math: Practical Strategies for Educators

Jamey Everett
Click here for F-20 iDesign Studio: Designing Instructional Experiences

John Farber
Click here for F-39 The Future of Education in the US

Holly Fidler
Click here for F-85 Networking with ISACS Division Heads

Theresa Frisbie & Marina Vladova
Click here for F-14 From Rhetoric to Realization: Assessing Creative Thinking

Jan French
Click here for F-43 Engineering in the Lower School Classroom

Danielle Gershon, James McGuire, David Moeckler & Janice Mulligan
F-23 Planning, Supporting, & Publishing the Self Study for Accreditation

Deborah Harris
Click here for F-86 Making an eBook with iBooks Author

Kelly Hincks
Click here for F-92 Digital Tools for Literacy Instruction in Elementary School

Christine Hutchins & Lisa Podbilski
Click here for F-82 Harness the Power of Six

Wendy Jerome & Michelle Roberts
F-79 Make Self-paced, Mastery Math Really Work

  • Click here for Building Relevancy into your math class final
  • Click here for Keys Concepts Building Relevancy into Your Math Class Notes

Amy Karsten & John Thornburg
Click here for F-67 Building Positive Learning Relationships to Reach Students 

Timothy Leet
Click here for F-68 Educating for Ethics & Character from the Inside Out

Jeremiah McCall
F-58 Interactive Text: Twine for History, English, & Languages

Elizabeth Shutters
Click here for F-41 Beyond Institute Days: Effective Professional Development

Sara Trotter
F-62 Ignite Learning in Your Classroom with Transferable Skills

Peter Wilson
F-44 Unique 3D Box Design: Problemsolving Through Visual Literacy

  • Click here for Unique 3D Box Design Presentation in PDF format revised
  • Click here for Unique 3D Box Designs - templates of four designs on cm grid
  • Click here for Peter Wilson's website 

 

TRUSTEE DAY - AN EXTENSION OF THE 2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

To date, we have received the following speaker handouts and other links to resources. Resources are listed alphabetically by presenter. Please check back periodically as we will continue adding resources as they are received.

If you have any questions, please call the ISACS office at 312-750-1190.

TRUSTEE DAY PRESENTERS

Pat Bassett, Heads Up Educational Consulting
Current Trends Impacting the Independent School Sector

  • Click here for the top PPTs & Videos. Heads Up PPTs & Related Videos are available to all to download from the DropBox link. Many of the PPTs and short videos you can preview in DropBox, but some files are very large and would take a long time to load if you are using WiFi. In those cases,  we recommend choosing the “Direct Download” option by clicking on the 3 dots tab on the upper right corner of the screen, choosing “More” then “Download.” Once you download the PPT files (and any related videos in the Videos subfolder), you can SAVE AS to your desktop and open the files from there. 

Jim Honan, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Balancing Tradition & Change in Independent Schools: Challenges & Opportunities for Trustees in a Disruptive Era

 

2016 HEADS OF SCHOOL CONFERENCE

We hope you enjoyed ISACS' 2016 Heads Conference at the Swissotel in Chicago, IL.

To date, we have received the following speaker handouts and other links to resources. They are listed alphabetically by presenter. Please check back periodically as we will continue adding handouts as they are received.

Jennifer Abrams
Click here for Having Hard Conversations PDF
Click here for Discussion Protocols PDF

Greg Bamford
Click here for Innovation, Practices and Pitfalls PDF
Click here for Leadership Through Design PDF

Tim Calkins
Click here for Creating a Powerful Marketing Plan PDF
Click here for Find Your Niche: Creating a Powerful Value Proposition PDF

Claudia Daggett
Click here for Identity and Direction PDF

Marc Levinson
Click here for Advanced Placement: Evaluating the Head of School Transition (Presentation)
Click here for Advanced Placement: Evaluating the Head of School Transition (Booklet)
Click here for more information on MISBO

Devereaux McClatchey & Ada McElroy: Carney, Sandoe & Associates
Click here for Reimagining Multicultural Recruitment for the 21st Century PDF

Caryn Pass
Click here for Hot Legal Issues Facing Independent Schools: Lessons from the Front Line PDF
 

2016 ACADEMY FOR DIVISION HEADS 

We hope you enjoyed ISACS' 2016 Academy for Division Heads at the Hotel Palomar in Chicago, IL.

Please find the post conference speaker resources for the 2016 ISACS Academy for Division Heads.

Pat Bassett
Click here for Heads Up Educational Consulting Resource Page

Hadley Ferguson/Ed Camp
Click here for Ed Camp Presentation
Click here for Ed Camp Session Board
 

2015 DIVERSITY SUMMIT: GENDER & GENDER IDENTITY

We hope you enjoyed ISACS' 2015 Diversity Summit: Gender & Gender Identity at the Hotel Allegro in Chicago, IL.

To date, we have received the following speaker handouts and other links to resources. They are listed alphabetically by presenter. Please check back periodically as we will continue adding handouts as they are received.

Dena Samuels
Click here for Challenging Implicit Bias handout
Click here for Practices of Inclusive Educators handout
Click here for Stereotype Threat handout
Click here for Unpacking Colorblindness handout

 







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