Post-Conference Materials

To download a PDF version of the complete program for the 2017 NCGS Conference, Education Innovation: Building Cultures of Creativity, click here.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Pre-Conference Workshops

The Place for Girls’ Schools in a Non-Binary Gender World: A Human-Centered Design Approach

When Ostriches Fly-New Solutions to Existing Fundraising Challenges

Welcome Mash-up & Opening Remarks

Jaime Casap, Iteration and Innovation in Education

Amar Bakshi

Innovation Odysseys (2:45 PM – 3:45 PM)

An Odyssey Through the Internet: Using Portals to Foster Global Citizenship

From STEM to STEAM to DREAMS: Building a Culture of Innovation in a Girls’ School

Mad, Bad, and Dangerous: The New Public Purpose of Private Education

What We Learned: Two Years Teaching Anti-Bias, Empathy, Respect in the Classroom

Who Owns the Learning? We Do! Students as Global Leaders, Collaborators and Conference Planners

Choose Your Own Adventure (4:45 PM – 5:45 PM)

Innovation Odysseys

Community from Day 1: Where Incoming Student Support Meets Institutional Advancement

EPICS Engineering Inspires Girls’ Creative Problem Solving for Service Learning

Experimenting with an Interdisciplinary Approach

Re-designing Learning Spaces for 21st Century Girls

Rethinking Grading to Promote Love of Learning

The Urban Classroom: Taking Advantage of Everything a City has to Offer

SNAP! Sessions

Renewable Resources in an Age of Change

Monday, June 26, 2017

Inspire! Sessions (9:30 AM – 10:30 AM)

Bringing Past Communities to the Present

Creating a Culture of Confidence through Entrepreneurial Thinking

Creativity in Community Partnerships Creates Innovation for Schools

Middle School Electives: Inspiring Curiosity and Engagement

Senior Electives: Making Them a Tool for Legacy, Change, and Innovation

Global Science: Where Culture, Geography, and Life Science Intersect in 6th Grade

Extended Explorations (10:45 AM – 12:15 PM)

Creating an iTeam: Shifting Your Culture & Pedagogy towards Innovative Practice

DIY Learning: A Deep Dive for Both Students and Faculty through Modulation and Design Thinking

Got Political Ambitions? We’ve Got Your Back @IGNITE

One Movement, One Love: How the One Love Foundation’s Innovative Approach is Ending Relationship Violence

Race-Based Differences in Students’ Perceptions of Teacher Feedback

Re-shaping Curriculum to Foster Global Competence

STEM for Sale

Transformed Futures

Innovation Odysseys (1:50 PM – 2:50 PM)

Empowering and Inspiring Girls in STEM through Robotics

Empowering Young Women as Leaders in the Fight Against Child Sexual Exploitation

Fostering Girl Advocates in a New Political Climate

Iterate to Innovate: Jenga and the Art of Program Design at Annie Wright Schools

School Milestones: Smart, Savvy, and Strategic Ways to Celebrate

Surveys, Dashboards, Information Overload-Now What?

Choose Your Own Adventure (3:40 PM – 4:40 PM)

Innovation Odysseys

Learning Service-Flipping Service Learning on Its Head

SNAP! Session: Re-Thinking the Classroom

Using Pop Culture to Teach Histology (or Zombie Anatomy)

SNAP! Session:

ME, Inc. — Creating Your Very Own Dream Job as a Financial Planner

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Featured Speaker (8:30 AM – 9:30 AM)

Tricia Edwards

INSPIRE! Sessions (8:30 AM – 9:30 AM)

Fostering a Culture of Kindness-The ThinkGive Challenge

Girls Solving Real Social Issues

Global Links: Raising Globally Competent Girls

Inspiring Girls to Commit to a Lifelong Journey of Personal Growth… Online!

The Sacred Beltway: Religious Studies From The Ground Up

Innovation Odysseys (9:45 AM – 10:45 AM)

Borders, Boundaries, and Edges-Crossing Disciplines with Peer Faculty

A Competency Framework for the 21st Century for Girls’ Schools

Expanding Your Educational Innovations through Social Enterprise

Innovation and Research: Implementing a Positive Wellbeing Program into our School

Saint Joseph Academy Health Science Honors Program

Spatial Skills: The Untapped Means to Opening STEAM Potential of Girls

Walking Together: Taking Mindful Action in a Complex World