ISNA Education Forum

in collaboration with CISNA

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Register Tentative Session Topics and Presenters 

Conference Date: March 30 – April 1, 2018

Conference Site: Westin O’Hare (6100 N. River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018)

Faith Based Education: A Source for Hope and Healing

Submission Period for Abstracts/Proposals Online is Now Closed

Conference Topics

Administration/Leadership:

  • Board Development
  • Conflict Resolution in School and Community
  • Data-Driven Academic Growth
  • Development/ Fundraising
  • Finance/Budget
  • Nurturing and Sustaining your Staff
  • School Climate
  • Strategic Planning
  • Transformational Leadership

Curriculum & Instruction:

  • Assessing and Addressing Special Needs Students
  • Best Practices in Differentiated Instruction
  • College and Career Readiness
  • Data Driven Academic Growth
  • Inquiry Based Instruction/Critical Thinking
  • Project Based Learning
  • Social/Emotional Learning
  • STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math)
  • Technology/Resources and Integration

Islamic Studies & Character Building:

  • An Effective Islamic Studies Curriculum
  • Confronting Today’s Challenges
  • Authentic Islamic Studies Instruction
  • Classroom Practices for Building the
  • Prophetic Character
  • Global Citizenship
  • Service Learning

Arabic/Qur’an:

  • Teaching Arabic to Diverse Learners
  • Teaching Arabic for Proficiency
  • Teaching Arabic for Special Purposes (religious, academic purposes, etc)
  • Teaching Arabic with Effective Strategies

Highlights

  • Pre-Conference Workshops (Friday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM)
    • Leadership that Makes a Difference!  – Opal Davis Dawson (ASCD)

    • Arabic Workshop

    • Quran Teachers Professional Development – Dalia El-Deeb

    • New Principal & Vice Principal Bootcamp Training

    • Islamic Studies

    • Safety and Liability Preparedness Training  – Safaa Zazour

  • Knowledge Based Sessions
  • Evening Banquet with Award Presentation and Keynote Address by Dr. Dalia Fahmy
  • Networking Lunch
  • Bazaar with variety of booths
  • Childcare Program

Contact

Registration
(317) 838 8129 or convention@isna.net
Programs
(317) 839 1814 or programs@isna.net
Bazaar & Sponsorships
Anjum Khan (317) 838 8131 or akhan@isna.net
Matrimonial Banquet
Tabasum Ahmad (317) 838 8133 or matrimonial@isna.net