A Virtual Event | February 22, 2021
12:00 pm              Welcome | Stephanie Keaney, NCAIS
Anti-Racism in World Languages: Charting a Dynamic Path Forward Dr. Krishauna Hines-Gaither, Associate Vice President for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Guilford College
This past year has pivoted the nation into an unprecedented year of social justice, social change and a call to action. As the world responds to a global pandemic and racial tensions, how can the language classroom serve as a space for positive social change? This keynote will encourage and challenge educators to engage current events in meaningful ways. Dr. Krishauna Hines-Gaither will also provide tools for world language educators to chart a dynamic path forward.
1:00 pm                Brain Break
1:15 pm                ShareFest | Break into small groups to take a deep dive into topics and ideas that interest you!
                             Participants will engage in roundtable discussions with fellow NCAIS World Language educators. Topics may include subjects such                                 as project-based learning in the world language classroom, digital tech tools, best practices in lower school language labs, and                                       building conversational skills, just to name a few. Participants will be polled prior to the event for ideas and willingness to facilitate
                             the conversation.
2:00 pm                Break
2:15 pm                Breakout Sessions 
Lower School Focus
Middle School Focus
Upper School Focus
General Focus-Dawn Samples, Aventa
3:15 pm                Adjourn
Keynote Speaker Bio