20 October - Pre-Conferences
28 October - Job-Alikes' & Networking
27 & 30 October - Main Conference
Sessions are a full-day series on a topic, recorded sessions are available to view until April 20, 2021.
2020 Virtual Teachers' and Administrators' Conference
Tuesday, October 20th
Empowering Student Learners
Reading and Writing Grades 7-12
Science AERO & NGSS
World Languages AERO
Assessments to Enhance Learning
IT Directors Roundtable
Tuesday, October 27th
Main Session Day 1
Teaching a Growth Mindset
Professional Learning Communities
English Language Arts & Literacy (TCRWP)
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
Resilience & Mindfulness
Friday, October 30th
Main Session Day 2
The Power of Connection
Digital Competences & Remote Learning
Brain Research & Good Teaching Practice
Feedback and Assessment
Supporting Language Development of Multilingual Learners (ESL/EFL)
Positive Discipline for Educators
We are committed to bringing an optimal conference experience to the virtual setting.
Our conference app, Whova, will enable you to connect via computer or mobile phone with fellow participants, speakers, and exhibitors. You will also be able to plan your session schedule and build connections that last beyond the event itself. Aside from connecting digitally throughout conference presentations, you will have the opportunity to have a Job-Alike Zoom meetings and message other attendees.
The conference will take place over a 10-day period from 20 – 30 October 2020. The live sessions will be held on three different days, with other content in between them. Should you not be able to make the live session due to time constraints or because there are two sessions happening simultaneously that you want to attend, the sessions will be recorded, and presentation materials will be made available via the Whova conference app.
Our goal is to provide you with engaging, professional learning by sharing structures and processes that you can take back to your classrooms and schools immediately.
Certificate of participation with PD hours for all extended workshops
Certificate of participation for conference overall
Access to all presentation recordings & resources for 6 months
Access to conference community to network with other participants for 6 months.
The learning strands will continue beyond the conference through interactive live webinars, Job-Alike group discussions, and face to face institutes, hosted at MAIS member schools.
Full Member Participant - $125/person OR $100 for 5+ participant from the same school
Associate Member Participant - $125/person OR $100 for 3+ attendees from the same organization
Non-Member Participant - $150 Or $125 for 5+ attendees from the same school
The Mediterranean Association of International Schools (MAIS) welcomes you to the Annual Teachers and Administrators Virtual Conference 2020.
“Reconnecting Learning” is the theme - the focus is on authentic learning and how to facilitate meaningful connections, as well as assisting and enabling educators to continue to support and empower colleagues and students with the skills they need to thrive in life. The goal is to make information useful, usable, and used.
for a deep dive into the following strands and more
Extended workshops will be offered in order to explore a particular topic in-depth over the course of multiple synchronous sessions.
guide you in connecting the research-based information to your classroom.
highlight best practices and problems that might be encountered.
facilitate tangible examples and resources for you to take and implement in your classrooms.
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