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GRC Workshop: How to STANDOUT in a pandemic job market? with Richard Boerner
How to STANDOUT in a pandemic job market? Making yourself as marketable as possible is challenging in the best of times, but within the chaotic reality of a pandemic it's essential to secure that next, great position. Discuss and consider innovative strategies and approaches that can highlight your flexibility and adaptability (critical skill sets) as you work to land an interview and most importantly close the deal. Speaker Bio: Richard Boerner has served as superintendent at Graded - The American School of São Paulo since 2015. This marks his twelfth year as a school head. For the past 29 years, Richard has held a variety of administrative and teaching positions in an array of international and US educational settings. He began his career in the public school system in Washington state before transitioning to the international school arena. From 2005 to 2010, Richard held various administrative roles, including that of director, at South Korea International School. From 2010-2015, he served as superintendent at the American International School Dhaka. Richard currently serves as Board president of American Association of Schools in Brazil (AASB), Board president of the Association of American Schools in South America (AASSA), and Board member of Academy of International School Heads (AISH). Richard holds an MA in educational administration and has served as a fellow in Columbia University's Klingenstein Heads of School Fellowship.
GRC Workshop: Be Relevant: Succeed in a competitive job market
Speaker : Derrick des Vignes "One thing we are certain of as educators is that we are charged with the responsibly and privilege of preparing students for a future for which we have little knowledge of. While in pursuit of a vision of what education will mean in the future, our relevance is a key factor in how we promote and celebrate ourself as professionals who can add value to a learning community. What makes us relevant and how to best prepare to celebrate the value we can offer to prospective employers will be discussed, in addition to uncovering your uniqueness as educators of colour, from a position of strength.
GRC Workshop: Aligning Values and Expectation - Workshop Leader Barry Dequanne
What are key strategies to consider during a job search that will increase the likelihood of a strong alignment between your values and expectations with that of your new school? What are the cultural factors of the school, community, and country that represent the best fit?
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