Global Education Teacher Leader Institute





World View’s Global Education Teacher Leader Institute will develop global education leaders in North Carolina schools by building classroom teachers capacity for practice and leadership in global education. The Global Education Teacher Leader Institute will be held in Chapel Hill June 20-24, 2016. This institute provides leadership development and an intensive examination of global issues that impact students and their communities. Throughout the institute, teachers are led by expert university faculty and educational leaders as they engage key global topics and strategies for incorporating global themes in their schools.

Global Education Teacher Leaders Institute fosters collaboration and innovation in K-12 schools to promote the integration of global education in the classroom. With the support of ongoing professional development offerings and resources offered by World View, this institute will produce Global Education Teacher Leaders who can:

• demonstrate leadership and excellence in global education
• support peers in own school (through instruction) and others in program from partnering districts
• facilitate professional development on-site at schools
• commit to attending and facilitating in global education professional development programs at
UNC – Chapel Hill and on-site at own school or district.

If you are interested in learning more about the World View Global Education Teacher Leader Institute, please contact Charlé LaMonica, Director.


image_previewBarbara Anderson has taught African and African American studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for over 25 years and is currently the associate director of the UNC African Studies Center. After graduate studies in history at UNC-Chapel Hill, and adult education at North Carolina State University, she finds herself passionate about supporting professionals as they find thoughtful, realistic and vibrant ways to learn and teach about Africa.



brewsPeter Brews is the dean of the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. Previously, he was a professor of strategy and entrepreneurship and former associate dean of the OneMBA Program at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. Brews started his career in banking and finance before charting a course in academia. His research interests include the structure and evolution of the global economy, and how the twin shocks of globalization and the internet and IT are changing corporate practice, productivity and competitiveness. He has written extensively about strategic management for internet-generation companies and over the past decade has developed a deep understanding of the struggle for productivity worldwide, focusing on how nations, firms and individuals are coping with the fast changing, complex, highly competitive global environment of the early 21st century. He received a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh and an L.L.B. and Ph.D. from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa.

board_holly_carterHolly Carter Holly began her career as a writer and editor at The New York Times and was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. Since then she lived in Korea as a Henry Luce scholar and print and television journalist; produced the award-winning documentary, Margaret Sanger; co-founded North Carolina’s Full Frame Festival; served as a consultant for The After-School Corporation; produced the PBS series Media Matters; and most recently was the Executive Director of The Global Film Initiative.



floodTim Flood Tim 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. His research interests include entrepreneurship communication, the roles of media and technology in both interpersonal and corporate communication, cross-cultural communication and global business leadership fluency. Flood is the author of MBA Fundamentals: Business Writing and edited The Rhetorical Dimensions of Cyberspace with Beth Baldwin. Flood works closely with World View and the Center for International Understanding, and has been privileged to speak before educators across North Carolina about globalizing curricula in these changing times. He has also consulted with many private-sector clients on leadership, entrepreneurship and communication efficiencies, including the World Bank/IFC, Egyptian Institute of Directors, several Fortune 500 companies as well as startup ventures that are growing from the ground up. He has also led study trips to businesses in Egypt, Turkey, Morocco, Croatia, India and the United Arab Emirates.

johnson-200x294Jim Johnson. Jim Johnson is the William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of strategy and entrepreneurship and director of the Urban Investment Strategies Center. His research interests include community and economic development, the effects of demographic changes on the U.S. workplace, interethnic minority conflict in advanced industrial societies, urban poverty and public policy in urban America and workforce diversity issues. Johnson examines the causes and consequences of growing inequality in American society, particularly as it affects socially and economically disadvantaged youth; entrepreneurial approaches to poverty alleviation, job creation, and community development; interethnic minority conflict in advanced industrial societies; and business demography and workforce diversity issues. He received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University, his M.S. from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and his B.S. from North Carolina Central University.

Litt image (2)David Litt. David Litt has served as the Center for Stabilization & Reconstruction (CSER)’s executive director since February 2008. CSER is part of the Institute for Defense and Business, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit education and research institute, affiliated with UNC-Chapel Hill. Previously, Litt served for 34 years as a career U.S. diplomat, specializing in the Middle East and Southwest Asia. In 2005-2006 he was the third-ranking officer at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, providing policy advice to the U.S. Ambassador and serving as liaison between the Embassy and the Multi-National Forces – Iraq. Litt also served as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates and as Consul General in Dubai. While at the Department of State, Litt served as the director of the Office of Northern Gulf Affairs and as Desk Officer for Saudi Arabia. Prior to his service in Baghdad, he was the State Department’s Diplomat-in-Residence at Duke University. He received a bachelor’s degree in history and French from UNC-Chapel Hill and a master’s degree in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

Mark McNeillyMark McNeilly  is a lecturer at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. He teaches global marketing strategy, leading & managing and leading-from-the-middle in the MBA@UNC program and branding in the Executive MBA program. His business background includes branding, strategy, marketing, market intelligence, management, manufacturing and personnel. He has discussed his ideas on strategy on the BBC, C-SPAN and CNBC, among others.





Monday, June 20 – Day 1

Culture and Identity Center for School Leadership Development
8:00am Registration Atrium
8:30am Welcome and Introductions
Charlé LaMonica
World View, UNC-Chapel Hill
Room 111
9:15am Why We Need Global Education and Leaders
Charlé LaMonica
World View, UNC-Chapel Hill
Room 111
10:00am Break
10:15am Engaging Globalism and Working Across Cultures
Tim Flood
Kenan-Flagler Business School
UNC-Chapel Hill

Room 111

12:15pm Pick up box lunches and working lunch
Embracing the Cultural Dimensions of Globalization
Tim Flood
Kenan-Flagler Business School
UNC-Chapel Hill
 Room 111
2:00pm Break

Room 111

2:15pm From Static to Dynamic: Technology Tools to Engage Students with Global Issues
Carina Cordero Brossy
World View 2 You! Network

Room 111

3:30pm Global Education: Professional Goal Setting
K-5 Teacher Leaders: Julie Kinnaird, World View
6-8 Teacher Leaders: Charlé LaMonica, World View
9-12 Teacher Leaders: Montana Cain, World View
(K-5)Room 111
(6-8)Room 119
(9-12)Room 276
4:30pm Adjourn – Dinner on your own.

 Tuesday, June 21 – Day 2

Leadership in a Global Classroom Center for School Leadership Development & Stone Center
8:00am Reflections and Conversations

Room 111

8:30am Disruptive Demographics and the Triple Whammy of
Geographic Disadvantage for America’s Nonwhite Youth
James Johnson
Kenan-Flagler Business School
UNC-Chapel Hill

Room 111

10:30am Break
10:45am Leading in the Middle
Mark McNeilly
Kenan-Flagler Business School
UNC-Chapel Hill
 Room 111
12:00pm Lunch

The Friday Center
Trillium Dining Room

1:15pm State Board of Education Global Educator Criteria
Helga Fasciano
NC Department of Public Instruction

Room 111

2:30pm Break
2:45pm Leading in Your School
Kathy Spencer
Education Consultant

Room 111

3:45pm Book Discussion
A World Class Education: Learning from
International Models of Excellence and Innovation
by Vivien Stewart
Facilitated by Charlé LaMonica, World View
 Room 111
4:30pm LONG BREAK and travel to the UNC Stone Center
6:00pm Group Dinner The UNC Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History
150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
6:30pm Film Screening: He Named Me Malala Hitchcock Room

Wednesday, June 22 – Day 3

World Regions and Global Issues Center for School Leadership Development
8:00am Reflections & Conversations
Room 111
8:30am Africa and Human Rights
Barbara Anderson
African Studies Center
UNC-Chapel Hill
Room 111
9:45am Break
10:00am Sustainability in Business
Louis R. Ferretti
 Room 111
11:15am Election of Class President  Room 111
11:30am Meet and Greet
with National Resource Centers, Area Studies Centers and UNC Programs and University Library
CSLD Dining Room
12:00pm Lunch The Friday Center
Trillium Dining Room
1:00pm The European Refugee Crisis: Challenges for Democracies
Niklaus Steiner
Center for Global Initiatives
UNC-Chapel Hill
Room 111
2:15pm U.S. – Cuba Re-engage
Louis Pérez
Department of History and
Institute for the Study of the Americas
UNC-Chapel Hill

Room 111

3:30pm Break
3:45pm Make a Global Impact with Carolina Navigators
Elizabeth Bucrek
Carolina Navigators, Center for Global Initiatives
UNC-Chapel Hill

Room 111

4:45pm Adjourn – Dinner on your own.

Thursday, June 23 – Day 4

World Regions and Global Issues Center for School Leadership Development and NC Botanical Gardens
8:00am Reflections & Conversations Room 111
8:30am Security in the ‘Post Post-9/11’ 21st Century
Robin Dorff
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Kennesaw State University
Room 111
9:45am Making Sense of the Middle East
Ambassador (ret.) David C. Litt
Center for Stabilization and Economic Reconstruction
Institute for Defense and Business
11:00am Break Room 111
11:15am Global Communications Revolution
Cori Dauber
Department of Communication Studies
UNC-Chapel Hill
Room 111
12:30pm Lunch The Friday  Center
Trillium Dining Room
1:30pm Global Issues Seminar: Universal Education for Girls
Montana Cain, World View
Margot Stein, Committee on the Status of Women
Silvia Tomášková, Women’s and Gender Studies

Room 111
Room 119
Room 276

2:30pm Colors of Confinement
Eric Muller
School of Law and Center for Faculty Excellence
UNC-Chapel Hill
Room 111
3:45pm Break
4:00pm Using Film to Show Students the World
Holly Carter
Room 111
5:00pm Adjourn and travel to the NC Botanical Garden
5:30 – 7:00pm A Reception to Honor the Participants of the 2016 Global Education Teacher Leader Institute NC Botanical Garden
100 Old Mason Farm Road

Friday, June 24 – Day 5

Next Steps NC Botanical Garden
8:00am Reflections & Conversations
Reeves Auditorium
8:30am America in the Post-Meltdown, Upside Down World: Globalizing, Rebalancing and Innovating
Peter Brews
Darla Moore School of Business
University of South Carolina
Reeves Auditorium
10:30am Break
10:45am Global Education: Sharing Goals and Moving Forward  Reeves Auditorium
11:20am Group Photograph
11:30am Graduation and Luncheon Reeves Auditorium
1:30pm Adjourn


*Program is subject to change

Eligibility Requirements

  • K-12 public or private school teachers
  • Committed to incorporating global education into classroom and school
  • Ability to attend all 5 days of the institute
  • Completed online application (includes a short essay)


  • $775 per person. $875 for out-of-state participants.
    Participants are responsible for additional costs for hotel stays and three evening meals.

Application Instructions

  • Please provide all of the requested information in the application form. Please note the application includes a sponsor and essay questions.
  • Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Spaces available until filled.
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