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2017-18 Professional Development

Academy for Division Heads

February 2 - 3, 2018

Chicago, IL

Save the Date!

 2018 Academy for Division Heads

 Friday, February 2 - Saturday, February 3

Swissôtel, Chicago, IL

Join us for an innovative approach to shared leadership.  The 2018 Academy for Division Heads is designed for divisional leaders and those who lead diversity/equity efforts in the school.  

Plan now to attend as a partnership or with a team to more fully understand the complexities of these two essential leadership roles. Learn to maximize the power of shared and coordinated leadership during a challenging time for many of our students, families and colleagues.  Joining the 2018 Academy will be:

  • Eboo Patel - founder & president of Interfaith Youth Core,member of President Obama's inaugural Advisory on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships
  • Rodney Glasgow - middle school division head & chief diversity officer
  • Rosetta Lee - teacher leader & professional outreach specialist
  • Caroline Blackwell - NAIS VP for equity & justice
  • A diverse panel of students from ISACS schools 

Conference Location
The conference will take place at the Swissôtel, 323 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL. 

Hotel Accommodations
The Swissôtel
323 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 

ISACS has secured special discounted room rates at the Swissôtel:

  • $119/night for standard king single or double occupancy.
  • ‚ÄčThe room rates above include complimentary Internet in the sleeping rooms and complimentary access to the health club.
  • Overnight guests will receive one complimentary drink voucher for Amuse (the hotel's lobby bar) at check-in.
  • Please note that any reservation cancelled within 48 hours of arrival date will be charged one night room and tax. 

Please call the hotel directly to make a reservation at 312-565-0565 and use the group code "ISACS February Program." The discounted rooms are available until 5:00 pm Central Time, Friday, January 12, 2018. Click here to book your reservation online. 

If you are having problems booking a hotel room at the discounted rate, please call the ISACS office at 312-750-1190, and the ISACS staff will assist you.

More details to be posted shortly.

Questions? Please call the ISACS office at 312-750-1190.


55 West Wacker, Suite 701 · Chicago, IL 60601 · Telephone 312-750-1190 · Fax 312-750-1193
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