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2018 Leadership Program

June 18-22, 2018

UNC Center for School Leadership Development

5.0 CEU / 50 PDCH offered

Today’s globally connected world requires that we prepare students to become globally competent, global citizens of the world who are able to work collaboratively across cultures. World View’s Global Education Leaders Program brings together current and aspiring leaders from K-12 schools, districts and community colleges for an intensive examination of global issues that impact students and their communities. Throughout the program, participants are led by expert university faculty as they engage in dialogue about key global topics and explore leadership strategies for incorporating global themes in their schools, districts and community colleges. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Application for K-12 Administrators and Community College Educators
Application for K-12 Teachers

Eligibility  |  Program | Featured Speakers and FacilitatorsCost |  Lodging


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)



Featured Speakers and Facilitators

Barbara Shaw Anderson has taught African and African American studies at UNC-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.
Tony Baldwin has served as Superintendent of Buncombe County Schools since 2009. A graduate of T.C. Roberson High School, Dr. Baldwin has spent his career as an educator in Buncombe County. Under his leadership in 2002-03, A.C. Reynolds H.S. received a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award from the Department of Education. In 2005, he received the Service Award from the NC Association of School Administrators. Most recently, Dr. Baldwin was named the 2016-17 Western Region Superintendent of the Year. As Superintendent, Dr. Baldwin is dedicated to several major initiatives that will drive student success in BCS. His priorities for advancement are within the areas of instructional technology, STEM, graduation initiative, and global education Baldwin is a graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where he received both his BA and MA in Education. He received a Doctorate in Education from Northwestern State University in 1985.
Angela Bardeen is a social sciences librarian and the head of the humanities and social sciences section at the University Libraries, UNC-Chapel Hill. She received her Master of Science in library science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her bachelor’s degree from Bard College. Her research interests include the impact of mentoring and professional development, and online environments for instruction and training.
Katie Bowler Young joined UNC Global as Director of Global Relations in 2011, leading the office as a member of the Chief International Officer’s leadership team and overseeing global communications, international partnerships, cultural programming, and high-profile international events. She has more than 20 years of experience in communications, with demonstrated expertise in thought leadership, executive communications, internal and external relations, and community relations. Young is UNC’s liaison for the UNC-King’s College London Strategic Alliance, a partnership that includes more than 20 areas of study and research. She is also senior editor of Carolina Passport, a magazine produced through an internship program in her office.
Carina Brossy is a World View outreach specialist with over ten years of global education experience. She has worked as World View’s assistant director for curriculum, working with schools and colleges to integrate global competencies. She has also served as a middle school teacher. Carina has a B.A. in Spanish and international affairs and speaks Spanish, French and some Mandarin.
Liz Bucrek is the program manager for Carolina Navigators. In this position, she provides K-16 teachers and students with global education resources created by Carolina students with international expertise. She has over ten years of experience in the field of education and has worked as a secondary French and Spanish teacher, an instructional coach and as director of the Academy of International Studies at Carrboro High School.
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.
Part-time adventurer/full-time educator, Molly Farrow is a Wake Forest University graduate with a Masters from the University of North Carolina. She taught in U.S. public schools for 11 years and the Taipei American School before developing online resources for Curriculum Pathways®. Working with an education philanthropy team, she creates free online resources. Offerings include a text/audio primary-source repository, an annotation atlas tool, case studies using online document analysis tools, and interactive narratives promoting active reading on pivotal issues like voting rights for women. Her focus is using technology wisely for maximum student engagement and critical thinking.
Helga Fasciano is the special assistant for global education at the North Carolina Department of Public Information, where she is responsible for coordinating the implementation of the North Carolina State Board of Education’s strategic plan for global education.
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.
Hannah Gill is an anthropologist with a specialization in Latin American / Caribbean migration studies. Currently, she is the assistant director of the Institute for the Study of the Americas and the director of the Latino Migration Project. She is the author and co-author of two books, North Carolina and the Latino Migration Experience: New Roots in the Old North State and Going to Carolina de Norte, Narrating Mexican migrant experiences. Gill’s APPLES service learning course INTS 390, “Latin American Immigrant Perspectives: Ethnography in Action” involves a spring break trip to Guanajuato, Mexico each year. She received a Ph.D. in social anthropology from the University of Oxford, England in 2004. She is a native of North Carolina and an alumna of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Emma Harver is the outreach coordinator for the DUKE-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies, working with K-12 and community college educators across North Carolina to increase understanding of the Middle East. She develops professional development programs, curriculum units and classroom resources on the Middle East. Harver currently serves on the Executive Board for the Middle East Outreach Council, the North Carolina Council for the Social Studies and the Southeast Reginal Middle East and Islamic Studies Seminar. She holds a B.A. in global studies and political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in international education.
Carol Hayesis the Program Coordinator for the Global Scholar of Distinction Program. She works with World View of UNC Chapel Hill to secure resources for faculty training and professional development, recruits and advises students for the new program, and works with faculty across the curriculum to globalize new courses. Carol received a Master of Arts in Professional Communication from Clemson University. As a former Executive Chef and Restaurant owner, she gained significant experience in marketing, public relations, human resource management, staff training, and team building.
Carol Hee teaches courses in sustainable enterprise and environmental strategy. She joined UNC-Kenan-Flagler after working at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a science writer and systems analyst. She earned her PhD from UNC’s Department of Marine Sciences for research concerning the global carbon cycle and factors controlling the storage of carbon in marine sediment. She holds an MBA from UNC-Kenan-Flagler and a BS in biology from the University of Scranton, where she minored in biochemistry and philosophy.
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.
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.
Shyui Lin is the Program Associate at the Carolina Asia Center, where she supports the center with programs, events, and outreach initiatives for K-12 community in NC and beyond. Prior to Carolina, she worked for Oberlin Shansi, a nonprofit affiliated with Oberlin College supporting students’ interest in Asia through grants and fellowships. She holds a degree in East Asian Studies from Bryn Mawr College.
Mabel Miguel is professor of leadership and management and Director of the Global Business Center and Global Education Initiative at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. She leads global education programs and initiatives, and teaches core leadership and management skills to MBA, Executive MBA, MBA@UNC and global OneMBA® students. She has developed and taught leadership skills courses for organizations in the United States, South America, Asia, and Europe.
Fareed Mostoufi is part of the education team at Pulitzer Center, where he focuses on designing classroom resources and connecting journalists to students. He joins the team after working for nearly four years as a theater artist and educator in the Community Engagement department at Arena Stage in Washington D.C. Before that, Fareed taught ESL and Spanish in D.C. public schools. As a recipient of a 2009 Fulbright Scholarship to Argentina, he also taught culture, literature and play writing at a teachers’ college in San Miguel de Tucuman. Fareed received his B.F.A. in dramatic writing from New York University and his M.A. in teaching from American University. He is passionate about social justice and a firm believer in the power of storytelling to cultivate empathy.
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. 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 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.
Curtis Ryan specializes in International Relations and Comparative Politics, with particular interests in Middle East Politics, Islam & Politics, and International Terrorism. Dr. Ryan holds a Ph.D from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is also a Fulbright Scholar to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the author of Jordan in Transition: From Hussein to Abdullah and Inter-Arab Alliances: Regime Security and Jordanian Foreign Policy.
R. Keith Sawyer is the Morgan Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovations at UNC-Chapel Hill. He studies creativity, collaboration and learning. He has written over 80 scientific articles, and is the author or editor of 14 books, including Explaining Creativity: The Science of Human Innovation, an influential overview of creativity research, and The Cambridge Handbook of the Learning Sciences, a seminal introduction to the scientific research on learning. In his current research, he is studying how teaching and learning are organized in professional schools of art and design, with the goal of identifying a core set of features that can be used to design more effective learning environments. As part of this research, he has conducted ethnographic studies of the Savannah College of Art and Design, and of the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis.
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.
Jayashankar (Jay) Swaminathan is the GlaxoSmithKline Distinguished Professor of Operations at the Kenan-Flagler Business School. An internationally recognized thought leader on productivity and innovation in business operations, he is an inducted Fellow of Production and Operations Management Society (POMS). Dr. Swaminathan has published more than 100 research articles and is the author of “Indian Economic Superpower: Fiction or Future?”. He teaches courses in global operations, global execution models and global supply chain strategy and management. He has received numerous awards for his work, including the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, George Nicholson Prize, Schwabacher Fellowship, Weatherspoon Distinguished Research, Weatherspoon Excellence in Teaching and Roy Holsten Award for Exceptional Service.
Carol Tresolini is the Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and provides administrative oversight for the centers and institutes reporting to the Office of the Provost. Her previous experience has been with the Pew Health Professions Commission, mental health and correctional institutions, schools, and social service agencies. A native of Pennsylvania, she has a B.A. from Duke University, and a M.Ed. and Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Anu Williams is the Dean of the Humanities and Social Sciences at Forsyth Tech Community College. As Dean, she is responsible for providing leadership and administration for the College Transfer Programs and the Applied Sciences Programs in Early Childhood Education and Human Services Technology. Anu also oversees the Global Scholar of Distinction Program at Forsyth Tech. Anu is originally from Singapore and has lived in the US for almost 17 years. She earned her MA in Communication and MSc in Human Resource Management and Training from the University of Leicester, UK.


North Carolina educators: $850 per person
Out-of-state educators: $950 per person
Registration fee covers meals.
Participants are responsible for lodging costs.


Courtyard by Marriott
(919) 883-0700
100 Marriott Way, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Hampton Inn & Suites
6121 Farrington Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517