Readers may be interested in this upcoming event; I hope to meet some of you there:
The Independent Curriculum Group, a consortium of schools sharing a commitment to school-based, mission-driven, teacher-created curriculum and assessment, is excited to invite members of your school community to our inaugural
INTERNATIONAL RETREAT FOR ACADEMIC LEADERS
October 22 – 24, 2014
West Greenwich, Rhode Island
This unique event is for academic deans, deans of faculty, deans of study, assistant heads of school, department chairs, teacher-leaders, or anyone tasked with leading initiatives on curriculum and assessment in schools. Featuring a hybrid “unconference” with exciting and relevant keynotes from ICG executive director and blogger Peter Gow and thought-leader and hands-on expert Jonathan Martin, the Retreat combines a beautiful setting with unsurpassed opportunities to share and collaborate with peers from around the world to enhance and invigorate your PLN, your personal practice, and your school’s strategic work.
Held at the beautiful Whispering Pines Conference Center on the W. Alton Jones Campus of the University of Rhode Island, the International Retreat for Academic Leaderswill be an extraordinary experience for educators committed to transforming schools both to build powerful connections and to explore pressing questions as they create the future of education.
More information on the Independent Curriculum Group can be found at our website.