In response to the increasing risk related to the CoronaVirus outbreak, this workshop has been cancelled.
2020 CTY Educator Workshop
Focus on Grades 6 - 8
WHEN: Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 9:00 - 11:00am
WHERE: United Nations International School of Hanoi (UNIS Hanoi)
FEE: No Cost (Free)
TRAINER: Simeon Brodsky
CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION: CTY East Asia Office - CTYEastAsia@jhu.edu
ABOUT THE TRAINER
Director of International Initiatives
Simeon Brodsky is the director of CTY International. As director, he furthers CTY International’s mission to identify and develop bright young people throughout the world and connect both students and practitioners to their global peers. Simeon draws on his background in university-level teaching and 25 years of experience in gifted education to enhance learning opportunities for bright students. In his current position, he worked with more than 15 countries, serving in different capacities. He developed and delivered teacher training in Hong Kong, Kazakhstan, and Saudi Arabia; launched programs in Egypt, Greece, Kuwait, and Malaysia; provided technical assistance in Kazakhstan and Thailand; served as a consultant to CTY Ireland and the Czech Republic; opened CTY’s office in Hong Kong, and worked with Mawhiba in Saudi Arabia on its efforts to improve program quality. Simeon was a keynote speaker, panelist, and presenter at international gifted education conferences. Prior to being named director of CTY International, Simeon worked in CTY’s domestic Summer Programs. In his position as a senior program manager, he supervised multiple residential and commuter programs in the USA; students at those sites ranged from 2–12 grade. Additionally, he led efforts in program development, research, and evaluation; developed programs in China and Spain; collaborated with Northwestern University to co-found CTY’s Civic Leadership Institute; and directed a CTY program in Nanjing.
This workshop will be held in English; no interpretation will be provided. However, if anyone is interested, but requires interpretation, please contact Beatrix Li at CTY as there may be another session with interpretation arranged through the Ministry. Her contact is Beatrix.firstname.lastname@example.org or CTY