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 Summer 2014 

New College Counselor Workshop
June 15-16

 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.  Fee Supported.

Summer Institute for International Admissions
June 16-20

 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.
Information and Registration

American Education Reaches Out: Common Core Plus

June 15-20

Six institutes at the 
The Madeira School in McLean, Virginia: Academic Leaders (for curriculum coordinators and administrators); AERO: Common Core Plus Workshops on curriculum design in English, Mathematics, Social Studies and  World Languages. Preference will be given to administrator/curriculum coordinator and teacher teams. Tuition, room, and board are free. 
Registration form

American Education Reaches Out: CommonCore Plus

Foresight Education Program Workshop
June 22-25

A three-day workshop in Washington, D.C. for teachers in overseas schools committed to incorporating "foresight education" into the school program.  The workshop includes an introduction to future studies, work of international futurists, and real world applications of future studies in government, business, and NGOs.  Limited to 20 participants by application.  All local costs supported.
To request information send an email to: 

AAIE 2014 Summer Institute
 in Cooperation with the Office of Overseas Schools
June 23-27

21st Century Recipes for Success: Unleashing Student Creativity and Critical Thinking Skills
presented by Judith Fenton

21st Century Digital Tools: Advancing Excellence in Learning and Teaching with Technology
presented by J. Troy Robinson, EdD (Laptop or Tablet REQUIRED)

Strategies for Engaging all Learners: Teaching Optimum Topic Exploration
presented by Dr. Belinda Karge

The Institutes will be held at NOVA Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  They will highlight the most recent research and applied strategies in education.  Institute fees include 4 days of hotel lodging plus breakfast, lunch, and all course materials.  Fee stupport is available for A/OS assisted schools. Online registration.

JOSTI - Jefferson Overseas Schools Technology Institute
June 23-27

The 21st annual state-of-the-art technology information/training for administrators, teachers, and techies
will be held in conjunction with 
the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Fairfax, VA at Annandale High School (due to renovations taking place at TJHSST). Seventy-five (75) participants by application.  Tuition, room, and board are free.   

Jefferson Overseas Technology Institute Overview
Application form

Directors New to A/OS Schools
July 8-9

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 6, 2014 .
For more information contact your Regional Education Officer


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