IBSC-NYSAIS: Educating Boys, FEB'16

IBSC-NYSAIS Conference
Educating Boys 2016

Friday, February 19th from 10:30 AM–4:30 p.m.
Regis High School, 55 East 84th Street, New York, NY 10028
*Note new location*
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*Due to a water main break at St. Thomas Choir School, the location of the conference has changed to Regis High School, 55 East 84th Street, New York, NY 10028 . We are grateful to Regis High School for their generosity and willingness to step up and help out.*

Come join us for this the one-day conference, Educating Boys 2016 which will be held at St. Thomas Choir School in New York City on Friday, February 19th. A collaboration between the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) and the IBSC, this conference marks the fourth time the two organizations have sponsored an event focusing on boys’ education. This promises to be a premier event!


Carlos Andrés Gómez

Carlos Andrés Gómez is an award-winning poet, actor, speaker, and writer from New York City. He is the author of the coming-of-age memoir Man Up: Reimagining Modern Manhood, released by Gotham Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House. Nominated for the Pushcart Prize and named Artist of the Year at the 2009 Promoting Outstanding Writers Awards, he costarred in Spike Lee’s #1 movie Inside Man with Denzel Washington, Jodie Foster, and Clive Owen. Carlos appeared in the sixth season of HBO’s Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry and, most recently, in the third season of TV One’s Verses and Flow. He has headlined festivals all over the world, including Indonesia, South Africa, Australia, Ireland, Spain, Canada, the U.K., and as Guest of Honor at the Berlin International Literature Festival in Germany.

Winner of the 2015 Lucille Clifton Poetry Prize, Carlos has been featured on NPR, TEDx, Upworthy, MSNBC’s “Melissa Harris-Perry,” the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, Central Park SummerStage, Macy’s Passport Show, the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, the Omega Institute’s Women & Power Conference, and on Broadway with Savion Glover. A former social worker and public school teacher, Carlos has lectured and performed at more than 300 colleges and universities, facilitated countless workshops, and delivered numerous keynotes and commencement addresses. He continues to tour the globe. For more, please visit: www.CarlosLive.com.

Victoria Marsick

Victoria J. Marsick is Professor of Adult Learning & Leadership at Columbia University, Teachers College where she directs academic programs in Adult Learning and Leadership. She holds a Ph.D. in Adult Education from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.P.A. in International Public Administration from Syracuse University. She worked extensively in Asia and other countries with not-profit organizations, and directed staff development and training at UNICEF, prior to joining the faculty at Teachers College. Victoria co-directs (with Martha A. Gephart) the J.M. Huber Institute for Learning in Organizations, dedicated to advancing the state of knowledge and practice for learning and change in organizations. She is a founding member of Partners for Learning and Leadership, a group that works with organizations to design, develop and implement action learning and other strategic learning interventions. She is faculty and coach in the Cahn Fellows Program at Teachers College for distinguished public school principals.

Victoria’s research examines naturally occurring, informal learning at work—in individual learners, and through their collaborative work with others in, and on behalf of, groups, communities and organizations. She has written on transformative learning, action learning, and organizational learning cultures. She has collaborated in the development of research-based assessment tools for team learning and for organizational learning. Some of her publications include: Strategic Organizational Learning (with Martha Gephart, Springer-Verlagg, forthcoming); Evaluating informal learning in the workplace (with Karen Watkins and Miren Fernández de Álava, in Promoting, assessing, recognizing and certifying lifelong learning: International perspectives and practices, edited by S. Billett, T. Halttunen, & M. Koivisto, Springer-Verlagg, in press,); Using the DLOQ to support learning in Republic of Korea SMEs [with Young-Saing Kim, Advances in Developing Human Resources, 15(2), 2013]; Understanding action learning (with Judy O’Neil, 2007, also translated into Chinese, New York: AMACOM); and Making learning count! Diagnosing the learning culture in organizations [with Karen Watkins, Advances in Developing Human Resources, 5(2), 2003].


Registration fee includes Continental breakfast, lunch and all materials.

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EARLY REGISTRATION Fees apply until 2 weeks before the event

  • NYSAIS members - $170.00
  • IBSC members - $170.00
  • Non-members - $195.00

REGULAR REGISTRATION Fees apply within 2 weeks of the event

  • NYSAIS members - $185.00
  • IBSC members - $185.00
  • Non-members - $220.00