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					                               PRE CONFERENCE INS TITUTES

October 11 & 12

IMPROVING STUDENT LEARNING ONE PRINCIPAL AT A TIME
Presenter: Dr. Janie Pollock
Salon Real 1 Hotel Camino Real

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO JUST BEING QUIRKY
Presenter: Dr. Susan Grant
Salon Alcatraces Hotel Camino Real

DATA DRIVEN DIALOGUE: A FACILITOR’S GUDIE TO COLLABORATIVE
INQUIRY
Presenters: Dr. Laura Lipton and Dr. Bruce Wellman
Salon: Real 2 Hotel Camino Real

TEACHING TOMORROW’S LEADERS: ENGAGING ALL STUDENTS FOR
THE 21ST CENTURY
Presenters: Dr. Susan Baum and Dr. Hank Nicols
Salon: Real 3 Hotel Camino Real

AP CALCULUS
Salon: Miró Hotel Safi

AP WORLD HISTORY
Salon: Da Vinci Hotel Safi

OCTOBER 12

HAVING HARD CONVERSATIONS
Presenter: Ms. Jennifer Abrams
Salon Privado Bice Hotel Camino Real

TRI-ASSOCIATION AND THE WORLD VIRTUAL SCHOOL PROJECT
Presenter: Mr. Mark Picketts
Salon Camilias Hotel Camino Real

A CLOSER LOOK AT LESSION STUDY: BUILDING A SCHOOL’S
PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITY
Presenters: Peter Brunn, Director of Professional Development, Develop mental Studies
Center
Patricia Handly, International Consultant, Developmental Studies Center
Salon: Rembrant Hotel Safi

SACS/CASI AdvancEd Institute
QAR TRAINING: TEAM MEMBERS AND HOSTING SCHOOL
Presenter: Mr. Steve Sibley
Salon: Picasso Hotel Safi

CIS/NEASC ACCREDITATION WORKSHOP
Presenters: Dr. Pete Woodward and Mr. John Heard
Salon: Dali Hotel Safi

COUNSELORS INSTITUTE
POST-SECONDARY ADMISSION AND GUIDANCE
Presenter: Ms. Paula Mitchell
Location: American School Foundation Monterrey

NWEA TRAINING
Location: American School Foundation Monterrey




CONFERENCE OF THE ASSOCIATION OFAMERICAN SCHOOLS OF CENTRAL AMERICA,
COLOMB IA, CARIBB EAN & MEXICO
                              October 13-15, 2010
                               Monterrey, Mexico
                            "21 st Century Education"

October 11-15

8:00 a.m. -7:00 p.m.    Registration
         Salón: Foyer Salon Real Hotel Camino Real

Wednes day, October 13

7:00 a.m.           Registration
         Salón: Foyer Salon Real Hotel Camino Real
         Exh ib its: Foyer Salon Real and Salon Real 3 Hotel Camino Real

8:15 a.m.       Conference Convenes
         Salón: Salon Real Hotel Camino Real
         Welcome:       Mrs. Mary V. Sánchez
                        Tri-Association Executive Director

National Anthems of the Republic of Mexico and the United States of America

        Welcome:          Mr. Jeff Keller
                          Director of the A merican School Foundation of Monterrey


Musical Presentation by American School Foundation and Instituto San Roberto
        of “We Are the World” in benefit of the Children of Hait i Project COH


Introduction:    Dr. William Scotti
                           Regional Educational Officer
Office o f Overseas Schools

Welcome: M r. Nace Crawford, Consult General
         Consulate of the United States of America
         Monterrey, Mexico


9:00 -10: a.m. Keynote Address: “A Few Things that “Need Fixed” in a Pre-Collegiate Education”

        Keynote Speaker: Dr. William Du rden
        Introduction:    Mr. Roger Hove
                         President ISS
        Sponsored by: International School Services
        Salón: Real

10:00 -10:30 a.m. Refreshment break sponsored by the exhib itors
            Salón:        Hotel Camino Real Foyers and Real 3
10:30 - 12:00 a.m Concurrent Sessions (Unless otherwise indicated, these are day -long sessions.)

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
Salones: TBA

1:30 - 4:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions (Unless otherwise indicated, these are day-long sessions.)

Concurrent Sessions:

1. a.m. “Fo llo w-up to a Few Th ings that Need Fixed”                              Dr. William Du rden
   p.m. “Imp roving Student Learning One Teacher at a Time”                            Dr. Janie Pollock
                                                                         Salón Real 1 Hotel Camino Real
2. a.m.. a.m. “Critical and Creative Th inking”
  p.m. “Developing 21st Century Leaders: Pro moting Leadership through Education” Ms. Maureen Breeze
                                                                       Salón Real 2 Hotel Camino Real

3. a.m. “Planning for 21st Century Learning”                                Lic. Priscilla Ru iz de Vergara
   p.m. “ Writ ing Well fro m the Inside Out”                                    Ms. Vicki Hannah Lein
                                                                  Salón Privado Brice Hotel Camino Real

4. a.m. “ The Changing FACE of Attention Deficit and its Co morb idity
          with Learning”                                                                 Dr. Susan Grant
   p.m. “Brain Based Learn ing part I”                                               Dr. Joan Della Valle
                                                                                      Ms. Sherrye Dotson
                                                                     Salón Alcatraces Hotel Camino Real

5. . “Three Steps to Becoming a More Reflective Teacher”                               Dr. To m De Bello
                                                                         Salón Jardín Hotel Camino Real

6. a.m. “The Scored Discusión: A Means of Grad ing Student Discussions ”
    p.m. “Teaching St rategies that Engage and Access Students”                          Mr. John Zola
                                                                             Salón Rembrandt Hotel Safi

7. “Habits of the Mind”
                                                                                        Dr. Jane Ellison
                                                                              Salón Von Gogh Hotel Safi

8. a.m. “Leadership-Achieving Results: Getting Out of the Bo x”
   p.m. “Maximizing Effectiveness: Beco ming an Executive Leader”                         Dr. Dav id Wells
                                                                                 Salón Picasso Hotel Safi

9. a.m.
   p.m. “Fro m Tradit ional to Phenomenal: Teachers Making a Difference”          Ms. Jenn ifer Ashton-Lilo
                                                                                    Salón Dali Hotel Safi

10. a.m.
    p.m. “Drugs on the Brain”                                                          Sponosed by FCD
                                                                                         Dr. Alex Packer
                                                                                     Ms. Desirae Vasquez
                                                                                Salón Da Vinci Hotel Safi

11. a.m. “El asesino oculto en el colegio: el suicid io: Estrategias para su
 indentificación y prevención                                                    Ms. Sandra Ayales , MSc.
    p.m. “El Duelo : Có mo elaborar las pérdidas humanas y lograr el renacimiento
         y esperanza¨                                                             Ms. Sandra Ayales, MSc.
                                                                                   Salon Monet Hotel Safi

12. a.m. “Developing Your School’s AP Program: An Introduction and Best Practices
                                                                                         Ms. Maria Lesser
                                                                                       Dr. M ichael Hogan
  p.m. “Update on College Ad mission and Financial Aid in the Un ited States”
                                                                                         Dr. Dan Saracino
                                                                                    Salón Miro Hotel Safi

13. a.m. “GOOGLE APPS: Take the plunge part I”
    p.m. “GOOGLE APPS: Take the plunge part II”                                         Ms. Laura To lone
                                                                                       Mr. George Santos
                                                                                San Roberto Co mputer Lab

14. a.m.” Geo Net and What it can Mean for your School “                              Mr. Mark Picketts
    p.m. “Collaborative Strategies for Learn ing and Teaching in a Connected
          Classroom: W ikis, Fo ru ms and Video”                                      M r. Martin Tho mas
                                                                                San Roberto Co mputer Lab

15. a.m. Follet Presentation                                                                     Follet
   p.m. Rediker Presentation                                                                     Rediker
                                                                               San Roberto Co mputer Lab

16. a.m. "Songwriting in the Classroom for Classroom Teachers and Music Teachers”
   p.m. “Creat ive Rehearsal Techniques in Today’s Music Classroom”
                                                                                Dr. Russell Robinson
                                                                            San Roberto Music Room

17. p.m.NWEA MAP User Group Meeting                                                 Ms. Shoshana Blauer
                                                                                    Instituto San Roberto

18. a.m. “The Future of Learn ing: Online Education for a Global Co mmunity”           Ms. Lauren Stone
                                                                                       Walden University
  p.m. ” Ganag-How to write a lesson plan incorporating educational fundamentals
   for improved Student Performance”                                                      Ms. Jill Cu llis
                                                                                     Instituto San Roberto


19. a.m. “The ROI’s of Mutlid isciplinary Assessments”                                Lic. Laura Escamilla
                                                                                          Lic. Gina Zertuche
                                                                                            Lic. Arturo Dares
                                                                                     Middle School Teachers
   p.m. ”Using SMART Goals to Imp rove Student Achievement”                             Mr. John R. Kennedy
                                                                                       Instituto San Roberto

20. a.m. “Lectoescritura Balanceada: Formando lectores y escritores exitosos         Lic. Myrna Garcia
          el amor por la lectura y escritura”                                      Lic. Cristina Lozano
   p.m. “Usando la tecnología para documentar el aprendizaje de nuestros alumnos¨ Lic. Norma L.Gu into
                                                                                  Instituto San Roberto

The buses for the sessions at Instituto San Roberto will leave at 10:15 a.m. lobby de Camino Real and
return for lunch to the hotels at 12:00 . Buses will return to Instituto San Roberto for afternoon sessions at
1:15 p.m. and return to the hotels at 3:50


4:15 - 5:15 p.m. Reception Sponsored by the mimio
         Salón:

Thursday, October 14


8:30 – 10:30 a.m.           General Session
Musical Presentation by the String Orchestra of the American Institute of Monterrey
Director Lic. Esther de Alba
Presiding:        Ms. Linda Niehaus, President of the Tri-Association
Presentation of the Paul G. Orr Award to

9:00-9:45 a.m. Keynote Address: “Pay it Forward: The Heart and Soul of Teaching”
        Keynote Speaker: Dr. Debbie Silver
                Sponsored by Buffalo State, SUNY
                Introduction by Ms. Carolyn Brunner
                Salón:

9:45-10:15 a.m. Refreshment Break
                 Sponsored by exhib itors
        Salón: Foyers

10:15 am - 12:00 Concurrent Sessions (Unless otherwise indicated, these are day-long sessions.)

12:00 -1:30 p.m. Lunch George Mason University
         Salones:

1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions continue

1. a.m. “Dru mming to the Beat of Different Marchers: Engaging All Learners”
   p.m. “Fear of Failure: Why Gifted &Talented Students and Struggling
         Students Stop Trying ”                                                      Dr. Debbie Silver
                                                                       Salón Real 1 Hotel Camino Real

2. a.m. “ What is the Big Idea: Instruction/Differentiat ion/Engagement/Assessment for Students
           with need for acceleration and enrich ment”
p.m. “What is the Big Idea: Instruction/Differentiation/Engagement/Assessment for Students
          needing extra support to master objectives”                                  Dr. Shannon King
                                                                              Salón Rembrandt Hotel Safi
3. ¨Creating an Inspiring, Cruelty-Free School ”                                    Ms. Vicki Hannah Lein
                                                                                           Full day session
                                                                            Salón Real 2 Hotel Camino Real

4. a.m. “Transitions”                                                                     Dr. Jane Ellison
   p.m. “Habits of the Mind for the Savvy Teacher Leader”                              Ms. Jennifer Abra ms
                                                                                 Salón Von Gogh Hotel Safi

5. “Educating the Adolescent Brain”                                                     Dr. Joan Della Valle
                                                                         Salón Alcatraces Hotel Camino Real

6. a.m. “Leading Groups: Three Stances for Building Professional Co mmunit ies”    Dr. Bruce Wellman
p.m.    “Lenses and Language: Templates and Tools for Develop ing Teaching Expertise”
                                                                                     Dr. Laura Lipton
                                                                             Salón Da Vinci Hotel Safi

7. ” 21st Century High School Built around the 21st Century Learning Framework”       Ms. Sherrye
Dotson
                                                                         Salón Jardín Hotel Camino Real

8. a.m. “ La Ciencia en el Arte de Enseñar                                   Dr. Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa
   p.m. “The Scientifically Substantiated Art of Teaching”                   Dr. Tracey Tokuhama -Espinosa
                                                                                     Salón Monet Hotel Safi

9. “What Every School Head or Aspiring Head Should Know About Finance: Ho w to Develop and
    Administer a School Budget”                                            Ms. Mary Beth Marino
                                                                                  Dr. Ron Marino
                                                            Salón Privado Bice Hotel Camino Real

10 a.m. “Bu ild ing the Nest: Enhancing the Value of the Environ ment”                    Ms. Amanda Felton
                                                                            Lic. Marit za Nuñez de Gon zález
                                                                                           Early Childhood
   p.m “EBSCO”
                                                                                  Salón Miro Hotel Safi

11. a.m. “Beco ming more Socratic: An Introduction to Socratic Questioning”                Mr. John Zola
    p.m. “International Teachers’ Understandings of the Need for Professional
           Develop ment in Second Language Acquisition”                             Dr. Robert Su mmers
                                                                                    Salón Dalí Hotel Safi

12. a.m. “Background and Overview of the Ph ilosophy and Goals Global Cit izen Program, Developing a
          Connect to the Program” Curriculu m that Incorporates the 4 GCP Principles, Developin g and
           Imp lementing A Social Justice Co mponent Developing Instructional Units¨ Dr. Edgar Miranda
                                                                                       Ms. Laurine Musto
                                                                                      Ms. Cynthia Power
  p.m. “Establishing a School to School Partnership via the Global Cit izen Program, Developing A Hands
          on Cultural and Nature Experience for Students, Resources to Support in the Replicat ion of the
          Global Cit zen Program”                                                   Mr. M ichael Hollman
                                                                                  Ms. Allison Woodbridge
                                                                                        Ms. Erika McCoy
                                                                                       Dr. Edgar M iranda
                                                                                Salón Picasso Hotel Safi
13. a.m. ¨Blog Sh mo lg: Using Blogs to Enhance Writing Reflection and Assessment Across the
Curriculu m”
   p.m. “Using Google Forms to Track Data, Organize, Evaluate, and more...”
                                                                                          M r. Mark Picketts
                                                                        Instituto San Roberto Co mputer Lab
14. a.m. “ Devising a Guided Inquiry Un it for the 21st Century Learner “
   p.m. “Avoiding Death by Power Point” “ Devising a Gu ided Inquiry Unit for the 21st Century Learner “
                                                                                       Ms. Susan Waterford
                                                                        Instituto San Roberto Co mputer Lab


15. a.m. “Screencasting Tools for Creating Video Tutorials”                             Mr. Adeel Farooq
                                                                                  Lic. Ana Lu isa Martinez
   p.m. “Using Scratch to Pro mote Student Creativ ity and Innovation”            Lic. Ana Lu isa Martinez
                                                                                       Lic. Bertha Cannon
                                                                      Instituto San Roberto Co mputer Lab

16. a.m. “Teaching with Tunes in the Early Years”                                         Ms. Jennifer Couch
                                                                                          Ms. Misty Flores
   p.m. “Creating an Innovative Music Curriculu m, Co mposition , Reflect ive
          Listening, Ear Train ing and Singing”                                        M r. Jaymin Baird
                                                                      Instituto San Roberto Music Roo m

17. a.m. “Arts Alive! Getting Started with Drama Integration”                           Lic. Vincent Ventura
                                                                                            K-5
   p.m. “Small Group Instruction-beyond guided reading”                                  Lic. Vincent Ventura
                                                                                         Ms. Michelle M ieras
                                                                                            K-2
                                                                                        Instituto San Roberto

18. a.m. ¨Technology Coaching: Suelta el mouse y acompáñalos“                           Ing. Hector Londoño
                                                                                               Lic. Nora Spir
   p.m. “Irrad ia tu salon con tecnologia”                                               Ing. Hector Londoño
                                                                                               Lic. Nora Spir
                                                                                   Lic. Ana Caro lina Go mez
                                                                                            Lic. John Higuita
                                                                                       Instituto San Roberto

19. a.m.¨The A merican School Counselors Association (NASCA) National Counseling Model:
    Critical Elements and Resources for Guidance and Hu man Develop ment Programs at
    International Schools”                                                    Lic. Leonardo Jose Díaz
                                                                                 Instituto San Roberto
  p.m. “Genio Y Figura…¡hasta la sepultura!”                                    Lic. A licia Castañón
                                                                    Pre-K-6 and Elementary Counselors
                                                                                 Instituto San Roberto


20. a.m. RenWeb                                                                              M r. Mark Wile
   p.m. Fo llet                                                              Instituto San Robert p.m. Follet


The buses for the sessions at Instituto San Roberto will leave at 10:15 Hotel Camino Re al and return for
lunch to the hotels at 12:00 . Buses will return to Instituto San Roberto for afternoon sessions at 1:15 p.m.
and return to the hotels at 3:50
5:30 - 8:00 p.m. A Mexican Evening
         Sponsored by the American School Foundation of Monterrey, TIE Care, Mimio and Walden
University
         Buses will leave fro m the hotels beginning at 5 p.m.
         Buses will return beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Friday, October 15

8:30– 10:45 a.m.
        Joint Session
        Salón:
        Keynote Address: “Living on the Future Edge: Th inking About Tomorrow Today”
        Keynote Speaker:          Mr. Ian Jukes
        Sponsored by the University of Alabama
        Introduction:             Mr. Roberto Su mmers, Director of International Programs
                                  University of Alabama
                 Presiding:       Mr. Joseph Nagy,Vice President of the Tri-Association
        Presentation of the Commun ity Serv ice Award to the American School of Puebla

10:45 - 11 a.m.   Door prize drawing results

11-11:15 a.m.     Refreshment break
                  Sponsored by exhib itors
                  Salón:                                                                Foyers

11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.    Concurrent sessions

1. “Our Ch ildren are not the Students Our Schools Were Designed For: Understanding the Digital
    Generat ion”                                                                           Dr. Ian Ju kes
                                                                        Salón Real 1 Hotel Camino Real

2. “Practicing Safe Stress! A Stress Management Session for Educators”                  Dr. Debbie Silver
                                                                          Salón Real 2 Hotel Camino Real

3. “Music, Literacy and Movement”                                                  Ms. Vicki Hannah Lein
                                                                          Salón Jardin Hotel Camino Real

4.Walden Un iversity                                                           Ms. Simone Williams
                                                                  Salón Privado Bice Hotel Camino Real

5. “Brain Based Learning Part II                                                      Dr. Joan Della Valle
                                                                                      Ms. Sherrye Dotson
                                                                    Salón A lcatraces Hotel Camino Real

6. “”Who’s Doing the Talking and Thinking in Your Classroom? Helping English Language Learners Find
     Their Vo ice”                                                                   Ms. Pat Handly
                                                                               Salón Dali Hotel Safi


7. “Planning Fo r Concept–based Learn ing in Science and Social Studies            Ms. Wendy McArthur
                                                                                      Ms. Marie Fran klin
                                                                                 Salón Picasso Hotel Safi

8. “A K12 Partnership Model for Intergrating Online Courses into International Schools Programs”
                                                                                         Ms. Darby Carr
                                                                                              Dr. Jeff Keller
                                                                                    Salón Da Vinci Hotel Safi

9. “Critical and Creative Th inking”                                                    Ms. Maureen Breeze
                                                                                 Salón Rembrandt Hotel Safi

10. “Quemarse a fuego lento: El syndrome de agotamiento –Burn Out en educadores”
                                                                           Ms. Sandra Ayales , MSc.
                                                                              Salón M iro Hotel Safí


11. ¡Princip ios si- No más disciplinarias represivas! Logrando una majo r disciplina y redimiento
     académico¨                                                                          Lic. Belinda Aguirre
                                                                                           Lic. Vicky Franco
                                                                                        Lic. Angelina Torres
                                                                                 Salón Von Gogh Hotel Safí

12. “Ten Key Factors that Influence Successful Bilingualis m and Multilingualism:
     Imp lications for Teaching”                                       Dr. Tracey To kuhama -Espinosa
                                                                                Salón Monet Hotel Safí

Coffee Break 10:30-11:00 a.m.                            Foyer Areas with Exh ib itors and at the SAFÍ Hotel
for those going there for sessions in the morning.

Meetings

October 12, 2009

Tri-Association Board                  12:00-2:00 p.m.                                      Board Room

ASOM EX Directors                      6-8 p.m.                                              Salón Alcatraces
I

October 16, 2009

AASCA Directors                  2:30-6:00 p.m.                                              Salón Alcatraces

				
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