Leading Educational Excellence

Workshops at Member Schools


Join MISBO and Suzanne Bogdan from Fisher & Phillips on Tuesday, April 25th at Carrollwood Day School, Tampa, as they take a look at the changing landscape surrounding critical issues that face all independent schools. Suzanne will discuss a school’s obligations and recommendations from a legal standpoint regarding medical marijuana and transgender and gay rights, along with some of the difficulties faced when actually implementing changes. She will then cover what you should expect regarding employment laws and regulations over the next year with the new administration under President Trump. This event is open to MISBO members and non-members, but registration is required.

Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST; lunch provided
Location: Carrollwood Day School, Elementary Multipurpose Room,1515 W. Bearss Avenue, Tampa, FL 33613

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From Me to We: We Can Change the World!

Project-Based Learning Across the Disciplines

Date: June 7-9, 2017
Location: Pine Crest School, Fort Lauderdale Campus
1501 Northeast 62nd Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334
Questions? Contact Meagan Obst at eddesign@pinecrest.edu
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K-12 Sevis Nuts and Bolts at The Bolles School

K-12 F-1 SEVIS Nuts and Bolts is a two day - two level workshop that covers the fundamentals of F-1 Student Status and SEVIS needed by Designated School Officials at elementary and secondary schools. You will gain a clear understanding of best practices to implement at your school.

Date: June 12-13, 2017
Time: 9:00am-5:00pm
Location: The Bolles School, San Jose Campus, Jacksonville, FL
Registration Deadline: June 7, 2017 9:00 pm
Full Workshop Cost: $770.00
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Do your students understand what it means to serve?
Now there is a professional development experience for independent school educators to engage with the foundation, praxis and practice of Service Learning. Come spend a week in beautiful, sunny St. Petersburg, Florida, with colleagues and community partners broadening your skills in civic engagement. Together we will learn the latest best-practices on engaging students through Service Learning.

Date: July 24-28, 2017
Location: Shorecrest Preparatory School, St. Petersburg
Early Bird Registration Cost: $895 (FCIS members only) | $925 (Non-FCIS members
Early Bird Registration Deadline: March 31, 2017
Regular Registration Cost: $925 (FCIS members only) | $995 (Non-FCIS members)
Regular Registration Deadline: June 20, 2017

Each day will consist of some or all of the following components:
Essential questions for Service Learning
• Readings and Reflections tied to essential questions
• Group and Partner Discussions
• Curriculum planning, critique and presentation
• Guest Speakers from our service partners
• Visits to service sites

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