MAIS Annual Conference 2017 Hosted by ASV

American School of Valencia is proud to host the MAIS (Mediterranean Association of International Schools) Annual Teachers and Administrators Conference in Valencia. International educators and school leaders from 44 MAIS member schools will gather for a “powerful professional development experience” following a conference program which features “prominent experts in various specialized areas of education.”

Numerous ASV faculty members will participate in a series of pre-conferences on November 1-2, 2017 in Mathematics, Service Learning and MAP Implementation, followed by the main conference on November 3-4, and a post-conference on November 5 offered by  Columbia University Teacher’s College Reading and Writing Workshop with Dr. Mary Ehrenworth.  In addition,  ASV Director, Mr. Michael L. Smith, and our Preschool and Elementary Principal, Dr. Ann C. Kox, have been invited to present at the conference along with Dr. Thomas Guskey and Dr. Sharon Brennan (University of Kentucky).

Among the many distinguished presenters on a myriad of contemporary educational topics will be:

  • Dr. Douglas Reeves, Award winning Author on Student Achievement and School Leadership
  • Dr. Thomas Guskey, Standards-Based Grading and Assessment (University of Kentucky)
  • Mr. Stephen Ritz, Educator, Innovator and Social Entrepreneur
  • Dr. Mary Ehrenworth, Deputy Director at Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (Columbia University, New York)
  • Mr. Stephen Barkley, Educational Coaching and Collaboration
  • Ms. Cathryn Berger Kaye,  Service Learning Projects
  • Ms. Erma Anderson, Science and Mathematics Consultant, Office of Overseas Schools, US Department of State
  • Mr. Brian May, MAP Implementation Specialist with the Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA)
  • Dr. Susan Grant, National and international psychology researcher on the applicability of neuroscience on language acquisition and learning disabilities.
  • Mr. Ken Shelton, EdTech Team, Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Certified Innovator
  • And many other international education presenters
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