Global Education Leaders Program 2016-2017

 

 

Overview

Current and aspiring leaders from K-12 schools, districts and community colleges come together for an intensive examination of global issues that impact students and their communities. The objective is to help educators in leadership positions plan and implement programs that will increase global understanding of their faculty and students. Throughout the program, participants are led by expert faculty as they engage key global topics and explore leadership strategies for incorporating global themes in their schools, districts and community colleges.

The Global Educators Leaders Program participants will come to the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education at UNC – Chapel Hill campus for four separate sessions throughout the 2016/2017 academic year. If you have any questions please contact Charlé LaMonica, Director.

2016-2017 Program Dates

Session I
September 22, 5:30pm – 8:00pm
September 23, 8:00am – 2:30pm
Session II
K-12 administrators
October 19-20, 2016 (K-12 Global Education Symposium)


Community College administrators
November 9-10, 2016 (Community College Symposium)
Session III
February 2, 5:30pm – 8:00pm
February 3, 8:00am – 2:30pm

Session IV
April 6, 5:30pm – 8:00pm
April 7, 8:00am – 2:30pm

Speakers


floodTim Flood
teaches several courses on presentation skills, cross-cultural communication, business writing, U.S. language and culture for international and exchange students in the MBA Program at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.

 

 

 

 

Jennifer Ho is an associate professor in the department of English & 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 literature. Her research interests are in critical race theory, anti-racism, and narratology.

 

 

image_previewCori Dauber is a professor of communication studies at UNC-Chapel Hill, where she is also a Research Fellow at the Triangle Institute for Security Studies.

 

 

 

rdorff_pmRobin Dorff is the dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and a professor in the Department of Political Science & International Affairs at Kennesaw State University.

 

 

 

kurzman_2007-300x199Charles 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 (2011), Democracy Denied, 1905-1915 (2008), and The Unthinkable Revolution in Iran (2004), and editor of the anthologies Liberal Islam (1998) and Modernist Islam, 1840-1940 (2002).

 

gary-marksGary Marks is Burton Craige Professor of Political Science at UNC-Chapel Hill. He was educated in England and received his Ph.D. from Stanford University. In 2010 he was awarded a Humboldt Forschungspreis (Humboldt Research Prize) for his contributions to political science. He co-founded the UNC Center for European Studies and EU Center of Excellence in 1994 and 1998, respectively and has published over 50 articles and books with 50 or more scholarly citations.

 

 

Micheal TsinDr. Michael Tsin is an Associate Professor in the Department of History at UNC-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. Dr. Tsin’s current research focuses on exploring the social processes of identity formation through the prism of late nineteenth and twentieth century China.

 

 

 

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Dr. Niklaus Steiner is the Director of the Center for Global Initiatives at UNC-Chapel Hill. He is a native of Thun, Switzerland, who moved to Chapel Hill with his family when his father became a professor at Carolina. He earned a Bachelor’s degree with highest honors in International Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill and a Ph.D. in political science at Northwestern University.

 

 

 

Mark McNeill

Mark McNeilly is an Adjunct Professor of Marketing at the Kenan-Flagler Business School, where he teaches branding in the Executive MBA programs and global marketing strategy in MBA@UNC.

 

 

 

 

Program Schedule: Session IV (April 6-7, 2017)

Thursday 
April 6, 2017
Day 1 The Friday Center
for Continuing Education
5:00pm-5:30pm
Check-in and Reception
Election of Class Representatives
Windflower
5:30pm-6:30pm
Welcome and Dinner
Revisiting The Single Story
Charlé LaMonica
Director, World View
UNC-Chapel Hill
Willow Lounge
6:45pm-8:00pm China in the 21st Century
Michael Tsin
Department of History
UNC-Chapel Hill
Windflower
8:00pm Adjourn
Friday
April 7, 2017
Day 2 The North Carolina Botanical Garden
8:00am-8:30am Global Education: Professional Goal Setting Reeves South
8:30am -10:00am
The European Refugee Crisis:
Challenges for Democracies
Niklaus Steiner
Center for Global Initiatives
UNC-Chapel Hill
Reeves South
10:00am-11:00am Leading from the Middle
Mark McNeilly
Kenan-Flagler Business School
UNC-Chapel Hill
Reeves South
11:00am-11:15am Break
11:15am-11:30am Group Photo Botanical Garden
11:30am-12:30pm Professional Goal Setting: Sharing Goals and Moving Forward Reeves South
12:30pm-2:00pm Graduation Luncheon Reeves North
2:00pm Adjourn

Program Schedule: Session III (February 2 – 3, 2017)

Thursday 
February 2, 2017
Day 1 The Friday Center
for Continuing Education
5:00pm Registration
5:30pm Dinner & Welcome
Charlé LaMonica
Director, World View
UNC-Chapel Hill
Willow Lounge
6:45pm Global Communications Revolution
Cori Dauber
Department of Communication
UNC-Chapel Hill
Windflower
8:00pm Adjourn
Friday
February 3, 2017
Day 2 The Friday Center 
for Continuing Education
8:00-8:30am Learning Conversations Windflower
8:30-10:15am Security in the Post Post-9/11 Twenty-First Century
Robin Dorff
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Department of Political Science and International Affairs
Kennesaw State University
Windflower
10:30am-11:45am Teaching the Middle East
Charles Kurzman
Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East
and Muslim Civilizations
UNC-Chapel Hill
Windflower
11:45am-12:30 Lunch Trillium
12:30pm-2:00pm The European Union, Brexit, and the Revolt Against Transnationalism
Gary Marks
Department of Political Science
UNC-Chapel Hill
Windflower
2:00pm-2:30pm Learning Conversations Windflower
2:30pm Adjourn

Program Schedule: Session I (September 22 – 23, 2016)

Thursday 
September 22, 2016
Day 1 The Friday Center
for Continuing Education
5:00pm Registration
5:30pm Welcome
Carol Tresolini
Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives
UNC-Chapel Hill
Willow Lounge
6:00pm Introductions of the 2016-2017 Class
Leading the Way in Global Education
Charlé LaMonica
Director, World View
UNC-Chapel Hill
Willow Lounge
7:00pm When the Asian Immigrant becomes the Asian-American
Jennifer Ho
Department of Comparative Literature
Institute of the Arts and Humanities
UNC Chapel Hill
Windflower
8:00pm Adjourn
Friday
September 23, 2016
Day 2 The Friday Center 
for Continuing Education
8:00-8:30am Learning Conversations:
Creating the Vision
Windflower
8:30-11:45am Engaging Globalism and Working Across Cultures
Tim Flood
Kenan-Flagler Business School
UNC-Chapel Hill
Windflower
11:45am-12:30pm Lunch Trillium
12:30-2:00pm Embracing the Cultural Dimensions of Globalization
Tim Flood
Kenan-Flagler Business School
UNC-Chapel Hill
Windflower
2:00-2:30pm Learning Conversations:
Setting the Goal
Windflower
2:30pm Adjourn

Parking & Directions

You are required to display a visitor parking permit on your dashboard in the Friday Center parking lot. A permit may be downloaded here or picked up at registration on the day of the program.

For a map and directions to the Friday Center, please click here.

Hotel Recommendations

Courtyard Marriott
(919) 883-0700
100 Marriott Way, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
$149.00+tax, guaranteed until August 23, 2016
Rooms can be booked by calling the hotel directly or by visit the hotel’s website.

 

Eligibility Requirements for K-12 administrators and community college educators

  • Commitment to incorporating global education into your school, district or college.
  • Ability and commitment to attend all four sessions including World View’s K-12 or Community College Symposium.
  • Completed online application (includes a short essay).

Cost

  • $850 per person. $950 for out-of-state participants. Participants are responsible for additional costs for hotel. Meals will be provided.

Application Instructions

  • Click on a button below for the application form associated with your position.
  • Please provide all of the information requested. Please note the application requests a sponsor and includes an essay question.
  • Applications submitted will be considered on a rolling basis.
  • Applicants will be notified by June 1, 2016 for the 2016/2017 Academic year.

K-12 Administrators Community College Administrators