Sep 28 2011
Don’t forget to check out the EARCOS weekend workshops listed at http://www.earcos.org/ww_workshops-2011.php
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE
OFFICE OF OVERSEAS SCHOOLS
Announcing . . .
June 17-18 New College Counselor Workshop
A two-day workshop provided by the College Board at Georgetown University, Washington, DC. For counselors new to college counseling and who are participating in the summer institute.
June 18-21 Summer Institute for International Admissions
A four-day College Board information/training institute specifically for college guidance counselors in American/international schools. Fee supported. Scholarships available for A/OS assisted schools.
June 17-22 American Education Reaches Out: Standards Based Curriculum (AERO: SBC)
Six institutes at the Potomac School (McLean, VA):
Academic Leaders (for curriculum coordinators and administrators);
AERO: SBC Workshops on curriculum design in
Social Studies World Languages
Preference will be given to administrator/curriculum coordinator and teacher teams. Tuition, room, and board are free.
June 24-28 Three institutes sponsored by AAIE with the cooperation of The Office of Overseas Schools:
Early Literacy Intervention Strategies
Presented by Dr. Karen Burke
Translating Brain Research into Effective Language Instruction
Presented by Dr. Virginia Rojas
Addressing Stumbling Blocks to Learning: What to do and When to Do It
The Institutes will be held at NOVA Southeastern University, Main Campus, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. They will highlight the most recent research and applied strategies in education. Tuition, room & board, and leisure activities are included in the base fee. Fee support is available for A/OS assisted schools. Online registration will be available October 2011.
June 25-29 Jefferson Overseas Technology Institute (JOSTI)
The 19th annual state-of-the-art technology information/training for administrators, teachers, and techies will be held at the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Fairfax, VA. Seventy-five (75) participants by application. Tuition, room, and board are free.
July 10-11 Directors New to A/OS Schools
A two-day workshop at the U.S. State Department, Office of Overseas Schools, to inform and support school heads new to A/OS schools. Invitational with all local costs supported.
Applications available January 3, 2012