April 23rd, 2018

Held at Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts

The inaugural Sino-US School Leadership Colloquium is organized by Mathematics and Science Society for Youth (MSSY), a non-profit organization that promote STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math) education.

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Date and Location

The School Leadership Colloquium will be held on April 23, 2018, at Harvard Law School. The  colloquium will include three panel discussions, one roundtable discussion, and a career fair

Key Elements

Who should attend

Invited attendees include K-12 school teachers, principals and superintendents, college students, professors and administrators, as well as company executives from both countries. Any educators, students and administrators who are interested in educational exchange between US and China are welcome. 

Target Audience

Our Goals

We hope the colloquium can serve as a platform for US and Chinese educational institutions and companies to share their best practices and to explore partnership opportunities.

Strategy

Colloquium Outcome

By the end of the conference, our participants will walk away with effective strategies and connections to reinvigorate global programs at their schools or businesses.

Colloquium Agenda

8:30 am – 9:05 am Continental Breakfast & Reception
9:05 am – 9:15 am Opening Remarks
Lee Chen, President of MSSY
9:15 am – 9:40 am Morning Keynote: Engineering a Global Future
Al Sacco Jr. Astronaut, Dean of Engineering, Texas Tech University
9:45 am – 10:35 am Panel Discussion 1: Academic & Research Collaborations Among Institutions of Higher Learning
Moderator: George Humphrey, former VP of MCPHS University
Panelists:
James Lee, Dean, Undergraduate Studies, Cambridge College
Kathleen Head, Director of the Center for International Studies, MCPHS University
Boyin Liu, Director of International Cooperation and Exchanges, Hebei University of Technology
Yongzan Xu, Director of International Exchange at Hebei University of Science and Technology
Al Sacco Jr. Astronaut, Dean of Engineering, Texas Tech University
10:40 am – 10:55 am Coffee Break
9:45 am – 10:35 am Panel Discussion 2: Practices and Challenges in Promoting Global Education at K-12 Schools
Moderator: Richard Blumenthal, Former Head of International School of Boston
Panelists:
James Lee, Dean, Undergraduate Studies, Cambridge College
Kathleen Head, Director of the Center for International Studies, MCPHS University
Boyin Liu, Director of International Cooperation and Exchanges, Hebei University of Technology
Yongzan Xu, Director of International Exchange at Hebei University of Science and Technology
Al Sacco Jr. Astronaut, Dean of Engineering, Texas Tech University

Conference Partners

BostonWise LLC., a local Massachusetts organization committed to building two-way bridges across cultures.
Project Contemporary Competitiveness, a collaboration of 25 school districts in southeastern Massachusetts.

Represented Organizations

Shijiazhuang Bureau of Foreign Experts Affairs
Hebei University of Technology
Hebei Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs
Shijiazhuang Engineering Technology School
Hebei University of Science and Technology
Shijiazhuang Vocational and Technical Education Center
Tangshan Teacher’s College
Menaul School China
Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University
Yinhai Academy
Jinlin High School
Alcanta International College
Leading UK Education and Culture Co.

Wareham Public Schools
Norton Public Schools
Woburn Public Schools
British International School of Boston
Diman Regional Vocational High School
Cambridge College
Wheaton Colleage
MCPHS University
Columbus State university
Bridgewater State University
Boston University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
BrainCo.
Inteliteck Inc.
CueThink Inc.

* Disclaimer: This event is not owned, controlled, supervised or sponsored by Harvard University or any of its schools or programs.