Aspiring Master Teacher Workshop, JAN'16

Aspiring Master Teacher Workshop

Thursday, January 21–Saturday, January 23, 2016
The Buckley School, New York, USA

Workshop Evaluation

Thank you for joining us at the Aspiring Master Teacher Workshop. Please take a few minutes to complete this survey We would be grateful for your feedback on the workshop and for your thoughts on planning for events in the future.


Who Should Attend

This workshop is geared to teachers who have been teaching for 5+ years and who aspire to become master teachers. Join Prof. Victoria Marsick of Teachers College (Columbia University), who has led the research into master teaching for the IBSC over the last three years. Also leading the workshop will be Joy Hurd of the Buckley School (NYC) and a faculty of master teachers from other IBSC schools, who will work with you to reflect on your journey and look ahead to your development on the road to mastery.

Lead Faculty

Joy Hurd, Director of the Upper School, The Buckley School (New York, NY)

Victoria Marsick, Author/Researcher of the Master Teacher Report, and Professor and Academic Program Coordinator, Adult and Organizational Learning Department of Organization and Leadership, Columbia University (New York, NY)


Phil Kokotailo, Dean of Faculty, Roxbury Latin School (Boston, MA)

Fiona Marshall, Senior House Advisor, Upper School, Upper Canada College (Toronto, Canada)

Haywood Moxley, English Chair, Montgomery Bell Academy (Nashville, TN)

Ned Reade, Chairman of the Arts Department, Trinity-Pawling School (Pawling, NY)

Jen Waldeck, Intensive Literacy Program Teacher, The Fenn School (Concord, MA)


Participants will be sent the Master Teacher Report and asked to read it prior to the workshop. In addition, some pre-work will be asked of each participant. More information will be shared with those registered in early December.

Workshop Objectives

  • Define and internalize the meaning of “mastery teaching” as it is presented in the Mastery Practice in Teaching Boys report.
  • Gain understanding and apply to your practice key ideas and recommendations in the Study Report, including:
    • Building relationships that challenge and support boys in their growth
    • Cultivating professional character
    • Building classroom climate
    • Conducting thoughtfully intentional practice
    • Cultivating situational judgment
    • Developing expertise as a master teacher
    • Examine your practice as an Aspiring Master Teacher and develop an action plan that incorporates lessons learned from this workshop.
    • Develop a network of experienced faculty and peers to support your continuing journey as an Aspiring Master Teacher.
    • Identify sources of challenge and support for the journey forward and have a plan to access these resources.


  • IBSC members - $375.00
  • IBSC Non-members - $615.00
  • Space is limited to 40 Delegates

Consult ONLINE REGISTRATION for complete details and to register.


215 EAST 64TH STREET (Between 2ND & 3RD AVENUE)
NEW YORK, NY 10065

The deadline to book a room at group rate is now closed. Registrants are still welcome to call the hotel and ask for the best available rate.

  • Reservation Phone Number: 866-233-4642