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ISL Modules 1 and 2 Mekki Education Series – Stavanger, Norway

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  • ISL Module 1 and 2
     February 13, 2020 - February 15, 2020
     9:00 am - 4:00 pm
In Partnership with Mekki Education, ISL offers the International School Leadership Certificate Program in Bergen and Stavanger, Norway

“ISL provides excellent professional learning for school leaders in Norway. Having worked with the organization for a number of years, I am pleased to partner with ISL in the delivery of their program. It is a program advocated for by Drs. Fullan, Hargreaves, Leithwood, Glaze, and other internationally recognized experts.”

Omar Mekki, CEO of Mekki Education


ISL Modules 1 and 2: February 13, 14 and 15, 2020

Location: Thon Hotel Maritim, Kongsgata 32, Stavanger

Your Instructors

Joni Heard

Joni is a passionate, committed educator driven by the highest standards. For over three decades, she has served in many different leadership roles: teacher, instructor, associate professor, consultant, elementary school principal and Education Officer with the Ministry of Education.

Other professional experiences include her role as sessional instructor and faculty advisor at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Faculty of Education and as instructor for the Principal’s Qualifications Course at York University for many years. Joni continues to consult with the Ontario Ministry of Education on various educational initiatives.

Joni’s experiences with International School Leadership include online and onsite courses for school leaders and workshops for education study tours. Her most recent onsite deliveries of the International School Leadership Certificate Program have been in Australia, Brazil, Denmark, Norway, Peru, Scotland and Sweden.


Kristi Odeen

Kristi has served as a school leader for more than 20 years. Between 2007 and 2015, Kristi was the principal of Queen Sonjas School in Norway. This state-of-the-art school, with an open, modern architecture, provided opportunities for students to learn in untraditional ways. Further, the physical structure allowed for school-wide collaboration and team teaching that led to strong professional learning, including a number of study tours to other schools and countries to learn together about history, art and pedagogy.

Since 2015, Kristi, as a member of the Directorate of Education Team in the Supervisory Corps, has been focused on supporting local board administrators in efforts to implement organizational change and improve student achievement. Specifically, she assists in a continual improvement process that involves analyzing needs, seeking opportunities to address the needs, setting goals, taking action and evaluating the outcomes.

Improving student learning with changes in instructional practices has been an academic focus during her Master’s degree and a central focus of her leadership as a school leader.


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Registration Deadline

January 15, 2020

Session has met minimum registration and has been confirmed to run.

Registration Fee: Includes venue, snack and lunch, and program.