Leading MYP Learning: Stories from the classroom!
February 27, 2021 at 03:00 pm GMT
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Brandi Herbert & Chris Stephenson
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About the Talk

Leading and growing the MYP in a public school in the United States is no ordinary feat! Join MYP Principal, Brandi Herbert in a fireside chat where she will reflect on being a principal in a K-8 school guiding their MYP authorization. Learn practical strategies that she has used in her own school to help pedagogical leaders ensure the sustainability of their MYP, right from candidacy through the evaluation process.

Join along to: 

  1. Reflect on the leadership journey of a middle school principal
  2. Gain key strategies to successfully implement and deliver the MYP in your schools
Talk hosts
Brandi Herbert
Principal, Center for Inquiry (CFI) School 27, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Chris Stephenson
MYP Business Consultant - Toddle
Disclaimer - This webinar is organised independently of and not endorsed by the IB. Toddle's events and webinars are organised to enable exchange of practices and ideas within the educator community and are not a replacement for the IB official workshops. Views and opinions expressed by the speakers are their personal views and should not be construed as official guidance by the IB.
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Brandi Herbert
Brandi Herbert is an experienced International Baccalaureate (IB) educator and current PK-8th grade principal of Center for Inquiry (CFI) School 27 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Prior to her time as an educator in Indiana, Herbert built a wealth of IB experience as a DP/MYP Language and Literature teacher, DP/MYP Coordinator, Varsity Coach, and Administrator in Atlanta, Georgia.  
 
Ms. Herbert leads school communities in urban settings with a diverse, inclusive, and inquiry based vision for academic success. By focusing on the whole child and developing social, emotional, behavioral, and academic structures she creates school environments which thrive and have experiences that turn around status.
 
A graduate of Purdue University and the Americ an College of Education, Herbert has experience in Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS), a crucial set of tools to foster a positive climate in our schools. She has also presented at the Association for Middle Level Education regarding her work and leadership in inquiry-based learning.
Chris Stephenson
Chris Stephenson has been an MYP and DP educator since 2007 and is in her 25th year in education. Originally from Northern Ireland, she started her teaching career on the Belfast Peaceline, managed national technology and business projects in the Republic of Ireland, and has spent the last 17 years teaching in the United States in schools in North Carolina and Georgia and until recently, was the Director of Academic Technology in a PreK - 12 school in Florida. Chris is an IB online facilitator, BQC reviewer, school visiting team leader, and workshop leader. She is a devoted volunteer for IB Educator Network for over 10 years. Chris will moderate this Fireside Chat with Brandi Herbert.
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Leading MYP Learning: Stories from the classroom!
Leading and growing the MYP in a public school in the United States is no ordinary feat! Join MYP Principal, Brandi Herbert in a fireside chat where she will reflect on being a principal in a K-8 school guiding their MYP authorization. Learn practical strategies that she has used in her own school to help pedagogical leaders ensure the sustainability of their MYP, right from candidacy through the evaluation process.