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JBSA New Faculty Conference

Each August, Eaglebrook hosts the Junior Boarding School Association (JBSA) New Faculty Conference. 

The 2019 conference will be held on Thursday, August 22. If you are interested in speaking at the conference or attending the conference, please contact Melissa Rudder at mrudder@eaglebrook.org or (413) 774-9249. 

2018 New Faculty Conference Sessions

Names of sessions held during the 2018 conference are below. A list of sessions for the 2019 conference will be posted in spring 2019.
  • Keynote: Dr. Judy Wilis "The Neuroscience of Adolescence Development"
  • Breakout Sessions
    • Advising 101
    • Lesson & Curriculum planning
    • Planning Weekend Activities & Trips
    • Specialization & The Three-Sport Model
    • Strategies for Maximizing Shote & Long-Term Memory in Learning
    • The Faraway Journey from Here to China: How to Care About Our Chinese Families & Why
    • The Value of Values
    • An Amazing Journey: What your International Families Have Done to Arrive at School & How They Maintain Their Student Status
    • Balancing Technology Tools & Teaching Time in the Classroom
    • Bridging the Gap: International Students, Parent Expectations, & the Importance of Culturally Aware Faculty
    • How to Mentee: The Mentor & Mentee Relationship
    • The Basics of Being a Good Coach
    • Directors of Residential Life Roundtable

2018 New Faculty Conference