GLOBAL EDUCATION LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM
Fostering Citizenship in a Rapidly Changing World
February 4, 2017 • 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
King School, Stamford, CT
By establishing connections between global and local issues as they relate to leadership and character development, we will work to define what it means to be a leader in today’s rapidly changing world. Through an open exchange of ideas, design thinking, and a deeper understanding of our strengths, the Symposium will explore ways of preparing students for an increasingly interconnected world.
Dr. Derrick Gay, the event’s keynote speaker, is an internationally recognized consultant to educational, artistic and philanthropic organizations around the world. With two decades of experience as a classroom teacher, musical director, senior administrator and educational consultant, Dr. Gay is renowned for his work on issues of diversity, inclusion and global citizenship.
We have two strands (A & B) consisting of 4 to 5 concurrent sessions. Each session within the strand should be 45 minutes including Q&A.
- A - 1. International Non-Violence
- A - 2. Design Thinking and the Inquiry Process in the Classroom
- B- 3. Developing a School Leadership Program
- B - 4. Design Thinking for Change: Creating Global Student Leaders
- B - 5. Ethical Leadership
- B - 6. Judgment Free Zone, Developing Leaders Who Communicate Globally and Cross Culturally
- A - 7. Immersive Education: Making it Stick
- A - 8. Listen, Empathize and Lead
- B - 9. How Can I Do Good In the World?
- B - 10. Service Through Athletics and Film
- A - 11. Moving Beyond Noblesse Oblige: Charity versus Solidarity
- A - 12. Using Local Experiences to Shape Global Understanding