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

The 2020 conference will take place on Thursday, August 27. The cost per person is $150. If you are interested in attending the conference, please register here or contact Melissa Rudder at mrudder@eaglebrook.org or (413) 774-9249. 


8:30 a.m.  -  9:00 a.m. Registration and Coffee 

9:00 a.m - 9:50 a.m.  Keynote Address 

10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Session One 

11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Session Two 

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Lunch 

1:00 p.m. -  1:50 p.m. Session Three

2:00 p.m. -  2:50 p.m. Session Four

3:00 p.m. -  3:30 p.m. Questions, Reflections, and Feedback 

2019 Sessions

Names of sessions held during the 2019 conference are below.

Keynote: Brooklyn Raney "Making the Most of the Moments"

Breakout Sessions: 
  • Approaches to Planning: Lessons, Units and Year
  • Words Matter: How the Words We Choose and the Way We Say Them Affects Our Students
  • Many Trusted Adults: Connecting With Colleagues to Best Serve Our Students
  • The Faraway Journey: How to Care For Our Families from China (and/or Asia) and Why
  • Happiness: Yours, Theirs, Ours
  • # Library
  • Maintaining Boundaries: Protecting Youth and You
  • The Value of Values
  • Defining Your Coaching Philosophy Within The Boarding School Environment
  • Bridging the Gap: Where International Students are Coming From, What Their Parents Expect and How Faculty Can Be Culturally Aware
  • Online Radicalization in the Age of Internet Research
  • Dormitory Life: A Community & A Home
  • Coaching Like a Master Teacher
  • Being Your Best Self as You Build Bridges for Learning and Growth
  • ABC's of Classroom Tech Tools
  • Growing Your Professional Learning Network
  • Increasing Joy at Work, When Work is Home
  • Sprinting Into Coaching
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