May 2018


A More Global Perspective

Liz Duffy, ISS President

One of the priorities of ISS’s strategic plan is embracing a more global, rather than overseas American, perspective. I was reminded of the value of that commitment last month, when I had the pleasure of leading a design thinking workshop at our LEVEL 5 Creativity and Innovation Hub in Shenzhen, China. The focus of the two-day workshop was on designing equitable schools for students, faculty and staff.

Read Liz's Article

School Sustainability: From Activism To Curriculum

Dick Moore, ISS Vice President for School Startup and Management
Kevin Sullivan, Head of Commissioning, Sustainability Division, KEO International Consultan


To make a lasting difference, sustainability should be a guiding principle in education. Join Dick and Kevin as they explore school sustainability, from the myths and challenges, to the concrete ways your school can begin its rewarding green journey.

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Sustaining School Leaders: From the Pipeline through the Search Process and into the Profession

Liz Duffy, ISS President
Beth Pfannl, ISS Vice President Administrative Searches and Governance Services

In the Spring 2018 edition of InterEd, Liz and Beth examine how to collectively prepare, recruit and support a robust pool of well-prepared school leaders for the fast-growing international school sector.

Read Their Article on Page 15


School Supply End of Year Checklist

Download our handy End-of-School-Year Checklist to assess your school supply needs and get a jumpstart on next year.

Video Highlight

Summer Fellowship Opportunity for Humanities Teachers


Athena is looking for high school English, history, humanities, and religion/philosophy teachers to join their Summer Fellowship cohort. Hungry to join a community of educators around the world? Eager to share your best and favorite assignments, classroom activities and discussion questions? Excited to offer and receive feedback?

Learn More About Athena Summer Fellowships

The Athena Summer Fellowship is not geographically restricted; teachers can participate from any location with internet access. The 2018 cohort will support up to 50 teachers. Applications close on May 24. Fellowships include a $500 stipend.

ISS Communities

We love our ISS online community! Thanks for opening up your world to us through social media. Here are some highlights from this month. Jump in on twitter at #ISSedu to share with our community. And in case you didn't know, we're also on instagram!