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PROGRAM

20 NOVEMBER

20 November 2020

Keynote:

We are all together in the main Zoom room for this session.

15:30 - 16:00

Technical check-in

16:00 - 16:30

Opening word and keynote perspective

Marc Frankel and Judith Schechtman - Keynote Speakers

16:30 - 17:00

Framing of the keynote and start of the day

Peter Davidson - Host of the Day

17:00 - 17:30

Break with fun activity

Relax, have fun and talk to your colleagues. 

Series of workshops:

Join one workshop from each series to participate in live. (All workshops will be recorded and available for later viewing.)

17:30 - 19:00

1st SERIES OF WORKSHOPS:

1

Help Staff Grow Through Setting Goals and Objective Development

Amy Williams

2

Preparing a Montessori School for Inclusion

Barbara Luborsky and Catherine Massie

3

Montessori for a New World: Leading During the Pandemic

Elizabeth Slade and Allison Jones

4

How Montessori Leadership Has the Edge Over Other Models of Leadership

Karen Bennetts

5

Discover the Circle Process

Kathy Minardi

6

Leading with Compassion and Conviction: Collaborating with Parents While Standing Firmly Rooted in Pedagogy

Letty Rising, Jana Morgan Herman, Jennifer Turney McLaughlin

7

How to Build a Montessori Website

Matt Hillis

8

Inspire and Support through Constant and Continuous Dialogue

Peter Davidson

9

Collaborative Strategies Between Schools

Shifra Sverdlin Florman and Eder Cuevas Iturralde

10

Board Chair and Head of School Partnership

Sue Prizker

19:30 - 20:30

2nd SERIES OF WORKSHOPS:

1

Financing Montessori Schools in Crisis Stricken Economic Environments

Alexander Mingst and Monika Kosa

2

It is All about the Money

Hadar Peled

3

Decision Fatigue: How to Keep the Focus on the Big Picture

James Moore

4

The Jazz of Leadership: Improvisation as a Joyful Tool for Collaboration and Growth

Lisa Thauvette

5

Building the Workforce for the Future

Magdalena Ponurska

6

How to Better Support Montessori Guides
Working in Bilingual or Multilingual Schools?

Marikay McCabe and Lucie Urbančíková

7

Leading with Courage

Maura Joyce

8

Building Relationships through Teaming, Influencing, Managing and Engaging

Shawn Edwards

9

Characteristics of Exceptional Montessori Guides

Steven J. Hughes

10

Sociocracy & Montessori: Preparing the Environment for Working Better Together in Turbulent Times

Ted J. Rau, Paula Leigh-Doyle and Laureen Golden

Closing:

20:30 - 21:00

All conference participants come back to the main Zoom room for the Closing.