Global Learning/Exchange Coordinators

2019-2020 Schedule and Topics

Headways for Global Learning/Exchange Coordinators: Girls as Global Citizens will be facilitated by Melissa Brown, Director of Diversity and Global Education at Holton-Arms School, and will occur from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the below dates:

October 10, 2019: Mission Driven Global Programs

Topics to consider: global models and program proposals, aligning programs to mission, learning goals and outcomes, mission match with in-country partners, selecting program leaders, expectation and communication


November 14, 2019: Integrating Global Learning Throughout the Curriculum

Topics to consider: defining global competence, making the case for global learning throughout the curriculum, models for professional development and integration, examples of global learning through variety of disciplines (lower, middle, and upper), leveraging technology


January 16, 2020: Risk Management: Health and Safety for Global Programs

Topics to consider: program development, vetting partners, parent and student preparation, program management (homebase and in situ), post travel reporting and follow-up


February 13, 2020: Program Leader Training

Topics to consider: roles and responsibilities, technology needs, health and safety protocol, incident response plans, common travel health issues, daily check-ins and protocols, group dynamics, training scenarios, and consulting with health and behavioral professionals


April 2, 2020: Intersection of Global Learning with Co-curricular Programs: Interconnected and Interdependent

Topics to consider: social emotional learning, cultural and global competencies overlap, competing or concentric programs, school priorities and 21st centuries knowledge, skills, and habits of mind, social justice, community engagement and global programs