Global Education Leaders Program 2017

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June 19-23, 2017
UNC Center for School Leadership Development
140 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517  |  Directions

Today’s globally connected world requires that we prepare students to become globally competent, globally competitive citizens of the world who are able to work collaboratively across cultures.

World View’s Global Education Leaders Program has, for the past 15 years, helped professional educators plan and implement programs that increase global understanding among faculty and students in their schools, districts and colleges. Educational leaders from across the state will convene in Chapel Hill June-19-23 for the next Global Education Leaders Program. It is open to current K-12 school administrators and teachers and community college educators.

Apply | Eligibility | Program | Featured Speakers and Facilitators | Cost | Lodging


APPLY

K-12 Administrators Apply

K-12 Teacher Leaders Apply

Community College Educators Apply

Participants will be accepted on a rolling basis through June 1 or until seats fill.

Application requires a sponsor and includes an essay question. Please provide all requested information.


ELIGIBILITY

K-12 Administrators and Community College Educators

  • Commitment to incorporating global education into your school, district or college
  • Ability to attend all five days of the program
  • Completed online application (includes a short essay)

K-12 Teacher Leaders

  • K-12 public or independent school teacher
  • Commitment to incorporate global education into your classroom and school
  • Ability to attend all five days of the program
  • Completed online application (includes a short essay)

PROGRAM

Participants in this intensive week-long program will examine, analyze and discuss timely global issues that impact students and communities today.

Sessions will be led by UNC faculty experts skilled at helping educators develop goals for increasing the global competence of faculty and students. A specially designed track for K-12 teachers will focus more extensively on strategies for the classroom.

Attendance and participation in the entire five-day program is required to become a World View Global Education Leader.

 Monday,
June 19
Day 1 Center for School
Leadership Development
8:00am Registration
8:30am Welcome and Introductions
Charlé LaMonica
World View, UNC-Chapel Hill
Carol Tresolini
Office of the Provost, UNC-Chapel Hill
9:45am Break
10:00am Engaging Globalism and Working Across Cultures
Tim Flood
Kenan-Flagler Business School
UNC-Chapel Hill
12:00pm Working Lunch: Embracing the Cultural Dimensions of Globalization
Tim Flood
Kenan-Flagler Business School
UNC-Chapel Hill
2:30pm Break
3:00pm Book Discussion
Thank You for Being Late by Thomas L. Friedman
Facilitated by Charlé LaMonica
World View, UNC-Chapel Hill
4:00pm K-12 Administrators and Community College
Creating the Vision

Charlé LaMonica
World View, UNC-Chapel Hill
Teacher Leaders
Creating the Vision: Teachers as Leaders
Holly Loranger
World View, UNC-Chapel Hill
Kathy Spencer
World View Education Consultant and Advisory Board Member
5:00 pm Adjourn
Dinner on your own—please see the list of area international restaurants in LiveBinder
Tuesday,
June 20
Day 2 Center for School
Leadership Development
8:00am Learning Conversations
8:30am When the Asian Immigrant Becomes the Asian American
Jennifer Ho
Department of English and Comparative Literature
UNC-Chapel Hill
9:45am Break
10:00am The Puzzle of Cuba-U.S. Relations
Louis A. Pérez Jr.
Department of History and Institute for the Study of the Americas
UNC-Chapel Hill
12:00pm Lunch The Friday Center
Trillium
1:00pm Russia Since the Dissolution of the USSR in Historical Perspective
Donald J. Raleigh
Department of History
UNC-Chapel Hill
2:15pm Break
2:30pm Book Announcement: Half of a Yellow Sun, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Presented by Sarah Brady
UNC-World View, Chapel Hill
2:35pm Global Game
2:45pm K-12 Administrators and Community College
China in the 21st Century
Michael Tsin
Department of History
UNC-Chapel Hill
Teacher Leaders
Leading in Your School

Kathy Spencer
World View Education Consultant and Advisory Board Member
4:00pm K-12 Administrators and Community College
Reflection and Goal Setting
Facilitated by Charlé LaMonica and Neil Bolick
World View, UNC-Chapel Hill
Teacher Leaders
UNC Teacher Resources
Sarah Brown
Carolina Asia Center, UNC-Chapel Hill
5:00pm Adjourn
Travel to Thai Palace for group dinner
Thai Palace
1206 Raleigh Rd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Wednesday,
June 21
Day 3 Center for School
Leadership Development
 8:00am Learning Conversations
Nominations for class representatives
 8:30am Art, Politics and Culture in the African Diaspora
Joseph Jordan
Sonja H. Stone Center for Black Culture and History
UNC-Chapel Hill
10:00am Break
10:15am Global Citizenship/Ethical Leadership
Suzanne Allen Gulledge
School of Education
UNC-Chapel Hill
11:30am Book Announcement: This is How You Lose Her, by Junot Díaz
Presented by Nancy Bartolome
UNC-World View, Chapel Hill
11:35am Election of class representatives
12:00pm Lunch The Friday Center
Trillium
Afternoon K-12 Administrators and Community College

1:00pm

Leading in the Middle
Mark McNeilly
Kenan-Flagler Business School
UNC-Chapel Hill

2:15pm

Break and Global Game

2:30pm

The Global Education Behind the Superintendent: A Journey in Leadership
Austin Obasohan
Duplin County Schools

3:30pm

Stamping out The Single Story: Seminar for Administrators and Community College Educators
Facilitated by Charlé LaMonica
World View, UNC-Chapel Hill

Teacher Leaders

1:00pm

Film: The Music of Strangers
Facilitated by Holly Loranger
World View, UNC-Chapel Hill

2:45pm

Break

3:00pm

UNC Teacher Resources
Liz Bucrek
Carolina Navigators, UNC-Chapel Hill

4:00pm

Break

4:15pm

Global Educator Digital Badge
Helga Fasciano
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

5:00pm Adjourn
Dinner on your own—please see the list of area international restaurants in LiveBinder
Thursday,
June 22
Day 4 Center for School
Leadership Development
8:00am Learning Conversations
Book Announcement: Prisoners of Geography, by Tim Marshall
Presented by Holly Loranger
World View, UNC-Chapel Hill
8:30am Security in the Post-Post 9-11 Twenty-First Century
Robin Dorff
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Kennesaw State University
10:00am Break
10:15am Teaching the Middle East
Charles Kurzman
Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations
UNC-Chapel Hill
11:30am Break
11:45am Lunch The Friday Center
Trillium
1:00pm Global Issues Seminar: Universal Education for Girls
Janet Cowell
Corporate Director, James River Insurance Company
Corporate Director, University of Pennsylvania–The Lauder Institute
Former State Treasurer, NC Department of State Treasurer
Amy Hertel
American Indian Center
UNC-Chapel Hill
Gloria Thomas
Carolina Women’s Center
UNC-Chapel Hill
2:30pm K-12 Administrators and Community College
Film: He Named Me Malala
Teacher Leaders
UNC Teacher Resources
Emma Harver
Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations
3:30pm Break
3:45pm Raising Leaders: Perspectives and Lessons on Global Education for Girls
Terza Silva Lima-Neves
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Johnson C. Smith University
5:15pm Reception
Honoring the participants of the 2017 Global Education Leaders Program
 Terrace
 Friday,
June 23
Day 5 Center for School
Leadership Development
8:00am Learning Conversations
8:30am Disruptive Demographics and the Triple Whammy of Geographic Disadvantage for America’s Nonwhite Youth
James H. Johnson Jr.
Urban Investment Strategies Center
Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise
UNC-Chapel Hill
10:00am Break
10:15am Global Education: Professional Goal Setting, Moving Forward
K-12 Administrators: Charlé LaMonica, World View, UNC-Chapel Hill
Teacher Leaders: Holly Loranger, World View, UNC-Chapel Hill
Community College: Neil Bolick, World View, UNC-Chapel Hill
11:15am Group Photograph
11:30am Graduation Luncheon

Welcome
Carol Tresolini
Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives
UNC-Chapel Hill

Remarks by Class Representatives

Leading the Way in Global Education
Charlé LaMonica
World View
UNC-Chapel Hill

The Friday Center
Trillium
1:30pm Adjourn

Featured Speakers and Facilitators 

Janet Cowell
Janet Cowell serves on the boards of James River Group Insurance and Channel Advisor. She was the publicly elected Treasurer of the State of North Carolina from 2009–2016, managing over $100 billion in assets and health and retirement benefits for over 900,000 members. Prior to serving as Treasurer, Cowell was a securities analyst for Lehman Brothers and HSBC in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia and worked as a business consultant for U.S. Fortune 500 companies with Sibson & Company. She was elected to the Raleigh City Council and the North Carolina State Senate.
Robin Dorff
Robin Dorff is dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and a professor in the department of political science and international affairs at Kennesaw State University. Previously, he served on the U.S. Army War College faculty and he remains extensively involved in strategic leadership development, focusing on national security strategy and policy and strategic formulation.
Helga Fasciano
Helga Fasciano is the special assistant for global education at the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, where she is responsible for coordinating the implementation of the North Carolina State Board of Education’s strategic plan for global education.
Tim Flood
Tim Flood teaches several courses on presentation skills, global communication, business writing, U.S. language and culture for international and exchange students in the MBA Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. His research interests include the roles of media and technology in both interpersonal and corporate communication, cross-cultural communication and global business leadership fluency.
Suzanne Allen Gulledge
Suzanne Allen Gulledge is a professor and division chair in the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her teaching and research is in the areas of curriculum and instruction, international education and experiential learning. Her writing and presentations address global citizenship, arts and perspective taking and the ethical dimensions of teaching. She was recently named the director of the Academic Leadership Program in the Institute for Arts and Humanities.
Amy Hertel
Amy Hertel is director of the American Indian Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Previously she served as a project manager at the Center for Social Development at Washington University in St. Louis and as a corporate attorney in St. Louis. Her area of study is asset building in tribal communities, and she has experience with grassroots giving, capacity building and community-based participatory research.
Jennifer Ho
Jennifer Ho is a professor in the department of English and comparative literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she teaches courses in Asian American literature, multi-ethnic American literature and contemporary American identities. Her research interests are in critical race theory, anti-racism and narratology. She is associate director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities.
James H. Johnson Jr.
James H. Johnson Jr. is a professor of management, sociology and public policy and director of the Urban Investment Strategies Center in the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research focuses on the causes and consequences of growing inequality in American society.
Joseph Jordan
Joseph Jordan is director of the Sonja H. Stone Center for Black Culture and History. He is also a professor of African and African American studies, an affiliate faculty member in the curriculum in global studies and a board member of the National Council for Black Studies. His current work focuses on the cultural politics of race, identity and artistic production in the diaspora.
Charles Kurzman
Charles Kurzman is a professor of sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and co-director of the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations. He is author of The Missing Martyrs, Democracy Denied, 1905-1915 and The Unthinkable Revolution in Iran, and editor of the anthologies Liberal Islam and Modernist Islam, 1840-1940.
Terza Silva Lima-Neves
Terza Silva Lima-Neves is a Cabo Verdean woman, wife, mommy-scholar, Johnson C. Smith University associate professor and advocate for the rights of women and girls. She is founding president of Cape Verdeans of the Carolinas Association and co-founder of PODEROSA, the International Conference on Cabo Verdean women. Her courses and research focus on African international, comparative and gender politics.
Mark McNeilly
Mark McNeilly teaches marketing and organizational behavior in both the full-time MBA and online MBA@UNC programs. He serves as a faculty advisor for the STAR program and executive coach in the Leadership program. He has served as a global marketing executive and has several years of experience with both IBM and Lenovo in the IT industry. His business background includes branding, strategy, marketing, market intelligence, management, manufacturing and personnel.
Austin Obasohan
Austin Obasohan is the superintendent of Duplin County Schools in Duplin, North Carolina. He was born in a farming community in western Africa. He began his education in his home country of Nigeria, completed his postsecondary studies in England and the United States and received his doctorate in educational leadership from Appalachian State University. Throughout his 30-year educational career, he has served children in public schools in Alabama, Virginia and North Carolina. During that time, he has embraced the roles of teacher, coach, assistant principal, principal, central office director and superintendent of schools.
Louis A. Pérez Jr.
Louis A. Pérez Jr. is director of the Institute for the Study of the Americas and a professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has written extensively on Cuba and is an expert of Cuba and Caribbean history. His most recent books include On Becoming Cuban: Identity, Nationality, and Culture, winner of the 2000 Bolton-Johnson Prize, The War of 1898: The United States and Cuba in History and Historiography, Winds of Change: Hurricanes and the Transformation of Nineteenth-Century Cuba, winner of the 2001 George Perkins Marsh Prize, and To Die in Cuba: Suicide and Society, winner of the 2007 Elsa Goveia Prize.
Donald J. Raleigh
Donald J. Raleigh is a professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research and teaching interests focus on 20th-century Russian history. As a political and social historian, he wrote extensively on the Russian Revolution, with a particular emphasis on local history (the Saratov region). He also closely followed the evolution of historical writing in the Soviet Union and in this capacity edited the journal Soviet (Russian) Studies in History and the monograph series The New Russian History.
Kathy Spencer
Kathy Spencer is an independent consultant and coach for educators and leaders across the country. Spencer has served at all levels of the K-12 educational system, beginning as a classroom teacher and completing her service as the superintendent of a growing school system in eastern North Carolina, serving over 25,000 students. She continues to provide training, guidance and support to education leaders across the state as a teaching professor in the Educational Leadership Department at East Carolina University.
Gloria Thomas
Gloria Thomas is director of the Carolina Women’s Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Previously, she served as the director of the Center for the Education of Women at the University of Michigan and in two associate director positions at the American Council on Education, where she worked with leadership development and enhancing career success for women in academia.
Michael Tsin
Michael Tsin is an associate professor in the Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He holds an M.A. from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London and a Ph.D. from Princeton University. His current research focuses on exploring the social processes of identity formation through the prism of late nineteenth and twentieth century China.

COST

North Carolina educators: $850 per person
Out-of-state educators: $950 per person

Registration fee covers meals.
Participants are responsible for lodging costs.


LODGING

Courtyard by Marriott
(919) 883-0700
100 Marriott Way, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Rate: $129, guaranteed until May 19, 2017
Book online or by calling the hotel and mentioning the UNC World View block.

Hampton Inn & Suites
(919) 403-8700
6121 Farrington Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Rate: $109, guaranteed until May 18, 2017
Book online or by calling the hotel and mentioning group code “GEL” or “World View Global Education Leaders Program”