Cebu International School will be hosting an EARCOS Weekend Workshop entitled ESSENTIAL PRACTICES FOR DEPARTMENTAL HEADS AND GRADE LEVEL LEADERS with Bambi Betts 13-14 October 2012 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Workshop OverviewThe two-day workshop will: Help participants understand both the complexity and importance of their roles, and; Provide participants with tools for effective leadership including: teaming, curriculum leadership, and practical strategies.Target AudienceThis workshop is designed for participants who are practicingand aspiring grade level leaders and department heads.
About Bambi Betts Bambi Betts is the director of both the Principals’ Training Center for International School Leadership (PTC) and the Teacher Training Center for International Educators (TTC) as well as the CEO for the Academy for International School Heads (AISH) and founder of the two additional training centers for international educators, including counselors and school business leaders. Bambi has been a director, principal, and teacher in international schools for over 30 years. She has been a consultant in over 100 international schools, conducting professional development sessions on a wide range of topics related to the effective international school, including assessment, curriculum leadership, teacher leader strategies, instructional strategies, faculty evaluation, and governance. She has written many articles on practical ways to improve international schools and authors a regular column on the PTC pages of The International Educator (TIE).
Logistics Please complete the attached registration form to Cebu International School no later than 28 September 2012. Registration is limited to a maximum of 40 participants and will be reserved in the order in which they are received . Participants will be responsible for booking their own accommodation. If you do require more information about accommodation options, please contact Ms Ella Ebrado at firstname.lastname@example.org . We will not be able to book accommodation directly for you. However, please ensure you mention that you are with the Cebu International School workshop when you book your accommodation to ensure the preferential price we have negotiated with the following accommodation options. We recommend:Ford’s Inn — Look for Ms Puring AbolPhone: 0063.32.344 7980Montebello Villa Hotel — Look for Ms Cathy CaseraPhone: 0063.32.231 3681 URL: www.montebellovillahotel.comMarco Polo Hotel Cebu — Look for Ms Tess CatipayPhone: 0063.32.253 1111 URL: www.marcopoloplazacebu.comHoliday Spa Hotel — Look for Ms Cresilda HerediaPhone: 0063.32.236 5220 URL: www.cebuholidayspahotel.comCebu Parklane International Hotel — Look for Ms Phyliss GallardePhone: 0063.32.234 7000 URL: www.parklanehotel.com.phBoth Ford’s Inn and Montebello are closer to CIS. Please contact thehotel directly and indicate that you will be attending the CIS EARCOSworkshop.
Logistics (cont.)How to get to CEBU, PHILIPPINESCebu has an international airport with regular direct flightsfrom Seoul, Hong Kong, Singapore, Manila, and Tokyo.Either arrange with the hotel your transport options from theairport prior to your arrival in Cebu, OR you can find theofficial yellow airport taxis on your exit from baggage claim.The yellow taxis are the ‘official taxis’ and cost a little morethan the others. To travel by taxi to Ford’s Inn/Montebello,the cost should be no more than 250Php, and for Marco Po-lo, no more than 400Php. The airport is approximately(depending on traffic) 30-45 minutes from Ford’s Inn/Montebello.TRANSPORTATION TO and FROM hotel to Cebu InternationalSchool Please ensure that you allow enough time to get to CIS on Saturday morning before 7:45am for an 8:00 am start, probably 30 minutes. a. White coloured public taxis are readily available to bring you to and from CIS. Just remember to assert yourself and ask for the meter (flag down rate for white coloured public taxis are Php 40.00, then meter adds Php 3.50 per kilometer. The total fare would range from Php 100 - 150 from Fords Inn/Montebello) b. If you are the adventurous type, try a jeepney (ride the ones with the label that says Pit-os or look for the 62C label for only Php 12.00 and get a taste of the local transport network.
Essential Practices for Departmental Heads and Grade Level Leaders With Bambi Betts 13-14 October 2012 CEBU INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL REGISTRATION FORMName: ____________________________________________________School Name: _____________________________________________Mailing Address: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Email Address: ____________________________________________Telephone Number: _______________________________________Fax Number: ______________________________________________ Registration fee is USD 50 for EARCOS member schools and USD 150 for non-member schools.This is inclusive of workshop materials, two lunches and refreshments. Please make the check payable to Cebu International School. Payment is requested in advance and before 28 September, 2012. Please return the completed form, with payment, to: Ms Liza G Requiso Earcos Teacher Representative Cebu International School Pit-os, Cebu City 6000 Philippines Phone: 0063.32.401 1900 to 03 Fax: 0063.32.401 1904 Email: email@example.com