2019 FCIS Convention

 

Keynote Speakers

THURSDAY | NOVEMBER 7 | 8:30AM

RICHARD WEISSBOURD, Ed.D.
Senior Lecturer and
Director of Making Caring Common,
Harvard Graduate School of Education

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RICHARD WEISSBOURD, Ed.D., is a Senior Lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where he co-directs the Human Development and Psychology Program, and the Kennedy School of Government. His work focuses on moral development, vulnerability and resilience in childhood and effective schools and services for children. He directs the Making Caring Common Project, a national effort to make moral and social development priorities in child-raising and to provide strategies to schools and parents for promoting in children caring, a commitment to justice and other key moral and social capacities. He is currently working with numerous college admissions offices to elevate and more effectively assess ethical character, to reduce excessive achievement pressure and to increase equity and access in the college admissions process. He is also conducting research on how older adults can better mentor young adults and teenagers in developing caring, ethical, mature romantic relationships.  

He is a founder of several interventions for at-risk children, including ReadBoston and WriteBoston, city-wide literacy initiatives led by Mayor Menino. He is also a founder of a pilot school in Boston, the Lee Academy, that begins with children at 3 years old. He has advised on the city, state and federal levels on family policy and school reform and has written for numerous scholarly and popular publications and blogs, including The New York Times, The Washington Post and NPR.  He is the author of The Vulnerable Child: What Really Hurts America’s Children and What We Can Do About It (Addison-Wesley, 1996), named by the American School Board Journal as one of the top 10 education books of all time.  His most recent book, The Parents We Mean to Be: How Well-Intentioned Adults Undermine Children's Moral and Emotional Development (Houghton Mifflin 2009), was named by The New Yorker as one of the top 24 books of 2009.


 

FRIDAY | NOVEMBER 8 | 8:30AM

DENISE POPE, Ph.D. 
Senior Lecturer
Stanford Graduate School of Education;
Co-Founder, Challenge Success

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DENISE POPE, Ph.D., is a Senior Lecturer at the Stanford University Graduate School of Education, where she specializes in student engagement, curriculum studies, qualitative research methods, and service learning. She is co-founder of Challenge Success, a research and intervention project that provides schools and families the tools they need to raise healthy, motivated students. Challenge Success is an expanded version of the SOS: Stressed-Out Students project that Dr. Pope founded and directed from 2003-2008. 

She is the author of, "Doing School": How We Are Creating a Generation of Stressed Out, Materialistic, and Miseducated Students (Yale University Press, 2001), which was awarded Notable Book in Education by the American School Board Journal, 2001, and lead author of Overloaded and Underprepared: Strategies for Stronger Schools and Healthy, Successful Kids (Jossey-Bass, 2015). She also co-hosts the Stanford University SiriusXM radio show called “School’s In.” 

Dr. Pope lectures nationally on parenting techniques and pedagogical strategies to increase student health, engagement with learning, and integrity. She is a 3-time recipient of the Stanford University School of Education Outstanding Teacher and Mentor Award and was honored with the 2012 Education Professor of the Year "Educators' Voice Award" from the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences. Prior to teaching at Stanford, Dr. Pope taught high school English in Fremont, CA and college composition and rhetoric courses at Santa Clara University. 

Overall Schedule

SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE
*Please note: This schedule is subject to change. See APP for detailed and most up-to-date information.*
The app will be available to download in August.


Wednesday, November 6


9:00-4:00
Continental Ballroom
5 & 6

    Pre-Conference Workshop with ISM
1:00-5:00
Continental Ballroom
7 & 8
 

Pre-Conference Business Officers' Workshop

1:00-5:00
Regency D
 

FCIS Board of Directors' Meeting

3:00-5:00
Lobby North - Upper Level

  Registration Open

5:30-6:30
Continental Ballroom
1 & 3

  Welcome Reception
     
     
     
     
     
     

Thursday, November 7


7:30-11:30
Lobby North -Upper Level

    Registration Open
7:30-4:00  

 

Vendors/Exhibits Open

8:30-9:30
Continental
Ballrooms

 

 

Welcome & Keynote Address
9:30-10:00  

 

Coffee by the Exhibitors

10:00-10:55
Breakout Rooms

 

 

Session I

11:05-12:00
Breakout Rooms

 

 

Session II

12:10-1:40
Continental
Ballrooms

 

 

Luncheon & Speaker
1:40-1:55  

 

Visit the Exhibitors

2:00-2:55
Breakout Rooms

 

 

Session III

3:05-4:00
Breakout Rooms

 

 

Session IV
4:10-5:10
Briefing Room
 

 

FCIS Annual Business Meeting
All schools should have a representative.

5:30-6:30
Pool Deck
 

President's Reception for Heads

     
     

Friday, November 8


7:15-8:15
Regency EF
 

       

Episcopal Schools’ Eucharist & Breakfast

7:30-10:00
Lobby North - Upper Level

 

 

Registration Open
7:30-2:30  

 

Vendors/Exhibits Open

8:30-9:30
Continental
Ballrooms

 

 

Welcome & Keynote Address
9:30-10:00  

 

Coffee by the Exhibitors

10:00-10:50
Breakout
Rooms    

 

 

Session I

11:00-11:50
Breakout
Rooms

 

 

Session II

12:00-12:50
Breakout
Rooms

  Session III

1:00-2:30
Continental
Ballrooms

  Luncheon & Speaker
     
     

 

Hotel Information

Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport
9300 Jeff Fuqua Blvd, Orlando, FL 32827

HOTEL RESERVATIONS:

All guest room reservations should be made directly with the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront. Room rate is $189, single or double, plus applicable taxes. The easiest way to make your reservation is to use this weblink:
HYATT RESERVATIONS. This weblink was designed especially for FCIS attendees and includes the Convention rate of $189, plus applicable taxes.

You may also call the hotel and make your reservations by phone. The hotel reservation number is: 407-825-1234. You will need to identify yourself as an FCIS member and ask for the special rate. 

The deadline for the guaranteed Convention rate is Friday, October 4, 2019, based on availability. Once the room block is sold out, there may not be rooms available at the group rate.

Check in time: 4:00 PM
Check out time: 12:00 PM

Please note that FCIS is not using a housing bureau for hotel reservations. You will not receive a call from FCIS or the hotel asking you to make reservations over the phone. If you receive this type of phone call, it is likely a scam. Please make your reservations online or by calling the hotel directly.

PARKING:

Self-parking day rate = $4 | Valet parking day rate = $7
Self-parking overnight rate = $12 | Valet parking overnight rate = $16

Bus Drop-off: It is strongly suggested that schools arrange for carpools or bus drop-off. For bus drop-off, follow these directions:
• Go to TERMINAL B at Orlando Int’l Airport and stay to the RIGHT side of the road.
• Follow the BROWN sign to the Hyatt Valet Parking.
• The entrance is on the LEFT side, IMMEDIATELY past the large fountain. 

NEW MOTHERS:

On the ninth floor of the hotel, Clipper is a private space for nursing mothers. Click here for a map.
Please note: All guests going up to the 9th floor need a key for elevator access. Keys will be available at the Convention registration desk and at the hotel's front desk. 


Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport
9300 Jeff Fuqua Blvd, Orlando, FL 32827