It is with great enthusiasm that we welcome you to the face-to-face Annual Teachers and Administrators Conference 2022!

The focus remains on next-generation, authentic learner-centered opportunities to ensure positive outcomes.

Gain access to a strong system of support with sequential and collaborative professional learning that facilitates the implementation of evidence-based practices and solutions to foster the conditions necessary to transfer new skills into practice. 


We look forward to your participation and learning together at this event and throughout the rest of the academic year. 

Our Sponsors

Session Topics

Explore a strand in-depth with peers through a series of sessions, facilitated by expert presenters.

  • Building Educators’ Professional Growth Plans (PGP) to Impact Student Success - Stephen Barkley

  • Grading, Formative and Summative Assessments - Thomas R. Guskey, Ph.D.

  • Leadership Series, Head of School, High School Principals, Middle Schools Principals, Lower School Principals

  • Learning and Sustainable Development Project - Sarah Putnam

  • Positive Discipline in the Classroom Certification - Joy Marchese

  • Special Needs - Dr. Susan Grant and Dr. Sylvia Linan-Thompson

  • Strategies For Strengthening Teaching and Learning With The Lessons of Neuroscience - Andrew Watson

  • Women in Educational Leadership - Kim Cullen

  • Math Specialists in International Schools - Erma Anderson

  • IT Directors Roundtable - Jeremy Schwartz & Fernando Montalban

  • Accreditation

  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ) Framework

  • Emotional Health and Wellbeing in Schools

  • Future Ready Schools Framework

  • Introduction to Child Protection - ICMEC

  • Reading and Writing Workshop 

  • Social Emotional Learning


KEynote Speakers

Otto Scharmer

Otto Scharmer

Otto Scharmer is a Senior Lecturer at MIT and co-founder of the Presencing Institute. He chairs the MIT IDEAS program for cross-sector innovation and introduced the concept of “presencing”—learning from the emerging future. He is the author or co-author of the books Theory U, Presence, and The Essentials of Theory U.

In 2015, he co-founded the MITx u.lab and the GAIA journey (Global Activation of Intention and Action), both of which promote a worldwide ecosystem of transformational change. Most recently he and his colleagues co-hosted the United Nations Global Dialogues on Transforming Systems and co-created the Action Learning Lab and numerous SDG Leadership Labs.

Otto earned his PhD in economics from Witten/Herdecke University in Germany. He is a member of the UN Learning Advisory Council for the 2030 Agenda, the World Future Council, and the Club of Rome’s High-Level 21st Century Transformational Economics Commission. He won the Jamieson Prize for Teaching Excellence at MIT and the European Leonardo Corporate Learning Award. In 2021 he received the Elevating Humanity Award from the Organizational Development Network.

Lisa Bosio

Lisa Bosio has been a passionate educator for over 20 years with one goal: to equip and empower teachers to invest in and impact the whole child, academically, behaviorally, socially, and emotionally. Lisa has extensive experience as a classroom teacher, master teacher, and district instructional coach. Before joining Novak Educational Consulting full-time, Lisa was an Induction Mentor in the Sylvan Union School District in California, where she supported new teachers with implementing teaching best practices. Lisa has also been a Consulting Partner with two universities, Western Governors University and Teachers College of San Joaquin in California, and designs coursework focused on the implementation of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and social emotional learning.

Lisa has designed and delivered district, county and statewide professional development on student engagement, how to create a supportive SEL classroom so all students can thrive, trauma-informed teaching, anti-bullying school-wide support, fostering academic conversations, based on Stanford University’s work on Language Learners, and the implementation of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Lisa thrives on long term professional development relationships and fostering growth in teachers as they optimize the outcomes of all their students.

Lisa Bosio

HOTEL And Venue

Crowne Plaza St. Peter's Rome****

DOUBLE FOR SINGLE USE: € 120,00 including breakfast & 10% vat

DOUBLE ROOM/TWIN: € 135,00 including breakfast & 10% vat

Price does not include the city tax of € 6,00 p.p., p. day.

Registration includes


  • Registration fees are per person and include two coffee breaks, two lunches, and the welcome reception.

Cultural excursion optional and a gala dinner.

  • Graduate Credit (1 or 2 credits) from SUNY Buffalo State will be available.

  • Certificate of participation with PD hours for the conference

  • Access to the Whova conference app community to network with other participants for 6 months.


Full Conference Attendance

  • MAIS Member Participant: $325

    • Groups of 5+ from MAIS Member Schools: $300/person​

  • AOS Member School Participant: $225

  • Non-Member School Participant: $450

  • Table Fee for Exhibitors/Sponsors: $275/table

  • Cultural Excursion/Guided Tour: $20

One-Day Main Conference Attendance: $150


  • Welcome Reception & Gala Dinner: $130

  • Gala Dinner Only: $100

Pre-Conference Only Attendance: 

  • MAIS Member Participant: $100

  • AOS Member School Participant: $70

  • Non-Members: $130

Tech Meetings (MAIS Members Only)

  • IT Directors Meeting - $0

  • Robotics Coaches Meeting - $0

Check to see if your school is a MAIS Full Member

Check to see if you are an Associate Member

AOS Schools: ASCTunis, CAISLisbon, ASTangier, ACSAthens, AISAlgiers, RabatAS, CasablancaAS, ASBarcelona, AOSRome, BenjaminFIS, St. Stephen's Rome, ASMilan, ASMadrid, ISFlorence



The schedule and details of the sessions will be available soon


Wednesday, Nov. 2

Day 1 two-day pre-conferences

Thursday, Nov. 3

One-day Pre-conferences

Day 2 two-day pre-conferences

Welcome Reception

Friday, Nov. 4 



Cultural experience 

Saturday, Nov.5



Gala Dinner

Sunday, Nov. 6


Registration coming very soon!


We are committed to bringing an optimal conference experience


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.