Calendar of Events


2016 Calendar of Events




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Natasha DeFlorian – IBA Presenter

IBCC Orientation Seminar hosted by IBA and CAWS
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Sacramento, CA, Sheraton Grand Hotel

“College and Career Readiness – Where IB, Common Core, and AVID Meet” Keynoters - Bob Poole IBA Vancouver, and Rob Gira, Executive Director, AVID

Fall Forum
Monday, October 27, 2014
Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sacramento CA

Board Meeting
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Sacramento, CA, Sheraton Grand Hotel

Board Meeting – Strategic Planning
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Sacramento, CA, Sheraton Grand Hotel

Authorized schools yearly dues payment
Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Providers' Meeting
Thursday, September 25, 2014 to Friday, September 26, 2014
Bethesda
Council of International Schools Annual College Fair - French American International School
Sunday, September 14, 2014
San Francisco, CA

“Ways of Knowing”

IBA Annual Regional Conference
Thursday, July 10, 2014 to Sunday, July 13, 2014
Washington DC
IB Teacher Training Workshops MYP/PYP
Saturday, June 28, 2014 to Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Granlibakken Resort and Conference Center, Tahoe City
IB Teacher Training Workshops DP
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 to Saturday, June 28, 2014
Granlibakken Resort and Conference Center, Tahoe City

Summer Board Meeting
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Horton Grand Hotel
Northern California Round Table
Friday, May 23, 2014
Napa, CA

Video Competition documents due
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

IBA Associations Meeting
Friday, February 28, 2014 to Saturday, March 01, 2014
Bethesda, MD

Half Day Seminar - UC Approval of IB Courses
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Horton Grand Hotel, San Diego, CA

Keynote: Dr. David Weber, MYP specialist, MYP Mathematics teacher and workshop leader, author of numerous IB articles

Presentation of CAWS Scholarships

Spring Seminar
Monday, February 03, 2014
Horton Grand Hotel, San Diego

9am - 4pm
Early Registration for Feb. 3

Board Meeting
Sunday, February 02, 2014
Horton Grand Hotel San Diego

CAWS Scholarship Applications DUE
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The Common Core and the IB
Keynote: Dr. David Conley, Chief Executive of the Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC).

Fall Forum
Sunday, October 27, 2013 to Monday, October 28, 2013
Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sacramento CA

10am-4pm

Board Meeting
Sunday, October 27, 2013
Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sacramento CA

Students at participating schools use one of three prompts to compose scripts, exchange work, and perform a show. The catch? It has to be done in five days.

The Five Day Theater Project
Monday, October 21, 2013 to Friday, October 25, 2013

Developing Student Potential Together: Higher Education and the IB.
Register at www.ibo.org/recognition

We are pleased to announce that the “early bird” registration for the inaugural IB Higher Education Symposium has been extended until 2 August 2013. Register today to reserve your space at the special rate of $250.00!

The International Baccalaureate (IB) would like to invite your school’s college counseling staff to the 2013 IB Higher Education Symposium at Stanford University. This inaugural event is designed to bring together college counselors at IB World Schools and higher education admissions officials to increase awareness and appreciation for the IB qualification amongst universities worldwide. It is an opportunity to learn and to share best practices that will strengthen relationships between the student, the university and the IB.

International Baccalaureate Symposium
Wednesday, October 09, 2013 to Thursday, October 10, 2013
Stanford University, Palo Alto, California

IBA Providers Meeting in Bethesda
Thursday, September 26, 2013 to Friday, September 27, 2013
Council of International Schools International College University Fair
Sunday, September 15, 2013
French American International School, San Francisco, CA

dues notice from treasurer, scholarship forms, letters from E.D, and President

Documents for Fall Semester 2013 up on CAWS website (NO MAILING)
Monday, August 12, 2013

7:30-3:30pm
The Common Core and the IB
Keynote: Dr. David Conley, Chief Executive of the Educational
Policy Improvement Center (EPIC).

Online Registration open for Fall Forum
Tuesday, July 23, 2013

IBA Annual Regional Conference
Thursday, July 18, 2013 to Sunday, July 21, 2013
New Orleans, LA
IB Teacher Training Workshops MYP/PYP
Friday, June 28, 2013 to Monday, July 01, 2013
Granlibakken Resort and Conference Center, Tahoe City
IB Teacher Training Workshops DP
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 to Friday, June 28, 2013
Granlibakken Resort and Conference Center, Tahoe City

9am-4pm
Paul Poore

Strategic Planning Meeting CAWS Board
Sunday, June 09, 2013
Horton Grand Hotel, San Diego

10am-4pm

Board Meeting
Saturday, June 08, 2013
Horton Grand Hotel, San Diego

Oakland visit with UC Directors and IBA liaison
Thursday, April 18, 2013

Sacramento visit with CA legislators
Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Approaches to Learning and Teaching, The Heart of the IB Programmes

Keynote: Judith Fabian, Chief Academic Officer of the IBO

Spring Seminar
Monday, February 25, 2013
Horton Grand Hotel, San Diego

10am-4pm

Board Meeting
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Horton Grand Hotel, San Diego
PYP Roundtable
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Napa Valley – Cakebread Cellars

Second Mailing to Coordinators
Monday, December 10, 2012

Scholarship Applications DUE
Saturday, December 01, 2012

Building connections through Conceptual learning

MYP/PYP Roundtable
Saturday, November 03, 2012
Roosevelt Middle School, San Diego

Deadline for CAWS IB authorized schools yearly dues
Thursday, November 01, 2012

Funding and Marketing the IB in the 21st Century

Keynote: Brenna Bolger, CEO and founder of PRx Communication Strategies, and Bill Kugler, Senior Vice President of PRx.

Fall Forum
Sunday, October 28, 2012 to Monday, October 29, 2012
Sainte Claire Hotel, San Jose

10am-4pm

Board Meeting
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Sainte Claire Hotel, San Jose
Council of International Schools International College University Fair
Sunday, September 16, 2012
French American International School, San Francisco

First Mailing to Coordinators
Wednesday, August 15, 2012

First 2012/13 Mailing to Schools
Wednesday, August 01, 2012
IB World Student Conferences
Monday, July 23, 2012 to Friday, July 27, 2012
Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada

IBA Summer Regional Conference
Thursday, July 12, 2012 to Monday, July 16, 2012
Cancun, Mexico
IB World Student Conferences
Monday, July 02, 2012 to Friday, July 06, 2012
Segovia, Spain
IB Teacher Training Workshops MYP/PYP
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 to Friday, June 29, 2012
Granlibakken Resort & Conference Center, Tahoe City
IB Teacher Training Workshops DP
Saturday, June 23, 2012 to Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Granlibakken Resort & Conference Center, Tahoe City

Board Meeting
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Horton Grand Hotel, San Diego

Action and The Exhibition: What’s Your Part?

Southern California PYP Roundtable
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Quality Inn and Suites, Walnut

The PYP: Moving from Theory to Practice

Northern California PYP Roundtable
Thursday, May 10, 2012
University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Inquiring into Inquiry

Keynote: Ellen Alquist-International Educational Consultant
Partnering with Heart for Education

Spring Seminar
Monday, February 27, 2012
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Irvine

10am-4pm

Board Meeting
Sunday, February 26, 2012
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Irvine

Second Mailing to Coordinators
Saturday, December 10, 2011

Scholarship Applications due
Thursday, December 01, 2011
DP Roundtable
Saturday, November 05, 2011
Tracy High School, Tracy, CA
MYP/PYP Roundtable
Saturday, November 05, 2011
La Quinta

Opening Assess to an IB Education-DP/MYP/PYP
Keynote: Chris Mannix Curriculum and Assessment Area Head of the Hexagon Core in the Diploma Programme and Head of the IB Career-related Certificate (IBCC)

Fall Forum
Monday, October 24, 2011
Crowne Plaza Hotel, San Jose-Silicon Valley

10am to 4pm

Board Meeting
Sunday, October 23, 2011
Crowne Plaza Hotel, San Jose
Northern California Fall Round Table
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Napa Education Center (District Office)
2425 Jefferson Street, Napa, CA

School dues deadline
Saturday, October 01, 2011
Council of International Schools presents the College and University Fair
Sunday, September 18, 2011
French-American International School, San Francisco

First Mailing to Coordinators
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

10am to 4pm

CAWS Board Meeting
Sunday, August 14, 2011
Horton Grand Hotel, San Diego
MYP/PYP Teacher Training
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 to Friday, July 01, 2011
Granlibakken Resort & Conference Center, Tahoe City
Diploma Teacher Training
Saturday, June 25, 2011 to Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Granlibakken Resort & Conference Center, Tahoe City

Complete details will be available soon.

Spring PYP Roundtable
Thursday, April 07, 2011
Sierra Elementary School, Rocklin

"Taking the IB to Government – Recognition of the IB Diploma as a graduation standard in California"
Keynote: Bob Poole – IB Vancouver
Special Interest Breakouts for MYP and PYP

Spring Seminar
Monday, February 28, 2011
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Irvine

10am to 4pm

Board Meeting
Sunday, February 27, 2011
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Irvine
Fall/Winter MYP/PYP Roundtable (South)
Saturday, January 29, 2011
Albert Einstein Academies, San Diego
Fall/Winter PYP Roundtable (North)
Monday, January 10, 2011
Sierra Elementary School, Rocklin

Second Mailing to Coordinators
Thursday, December 09, 2010
Scholarship Applications Due
Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Performance Based Assessments DP / MYP / PYP
Keynote: Tom Krucli, DPC Mission Viejo High School

Fall Forum for CAWS Schools
Sunday, October 24, 2010 to Monday, October 25, 2010
Horton Grand Hotel, San Diego

10am to 4pm @ Hotel Board Room

Board Meeting
Sunday, October 24, 2010
Horton Grand Hotel, San Diego

(CSI) Council of International Schools College Fair
Sunday, September 26, 2010
French American International School, San Francisco

First Mailing to Coordinators
Monday, August 23, 2010

10am to 4pm @ Hotel Board Room

Board Meeting
Monday, August 16, 2010
Horton Grand Hotel, San Diego

IB Conference of the Americas
Thursday, July 15, 2010 to Sunday, July 18, 2010
Miami Beach, FL
PYP/MYP Teacher Training
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 to Friday, July 02, 2010
Granlibakken Resort & Conference Center, Tahoe City
Diploma Program Teacher Training
Friday, June 25, 2010 to Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Granlibakken Resort & Conference Center, Tahoe City
PYP Roundtable
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Los Gatos – Lexington School

"Differentiation, Brain Research and the Learner Profile" Presenter – Dr. Jerry Chris, IB Teacher and Author

Spring Conference
Sunday, February 21, 2010 to Monday, February 22, 2010
Horton Grand Hotel, San Diego

Board Meeting
Sunday, February 21, 2010
Horton Grand Hotel, San Diego

"Preparing Today's IB for Tomorrow's Future
Presenter – Drew Deutsch, Regional Director – IB Americas

Fall Conference
Sunday, November 01, 2009 to Monday, November 02, 2009
Sheraton Suites Hotel, San Diego

Board Meeting
Sunday, November 01, 2009
Sheraton Suites Hotel, San Diego
PYP Roundtable
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Napa Valley – Cakebread Cellars

Partnering with Mo'olelo Performing Arts Company at the 10th Ave Theatre in San Diego.

(ISTA) International Schools Theatre Association/ TAPS
Thursday, October 15, 2009 to Sunday, October 18, 2009
10th Avenue Theatre 930 10th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
Membership Dues Deadline
Thursday, October 01, 2009
(CSI) Council of International Schools College Fair
Sunday, September 20, 2009
French American International School, San Francisco
MYP/PYP Teacher Training Level 1, Level 2
Friday, August 14, 2009 to Monday, August 17, 2009
Granlibakken Resort & Conference Center, Tahoe City

Board Meeting
Sunday, July 19, 2009 to Monday, July 20, 2009
Sheraton Suites Hotel at Symphony Hall, San Diego
IB Diploma Teacher Training Workshops
Friday, June 26, 2009 to Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Granlibakken Resort & Conference Center, Tahoe City
PYP Roundtable
Monday, April 20, 2009
Rocklin Unified School District Office
2615 Sierra Meadows Drive
Rocklin, CA 95677
Phone: 916.624.2428
Diploma Roundtable
Saturday, March 14, 2009
Guajome Park Academy, Vista, CA

"Sustaining Education through Economic Development"
Presenter – Kari Grady Grossman - Author of Bones That Float

Spring Conference
Sunday, February 22, 2009 to Monday, February 23, 2009
Sheraton Suites at Symphony Hall, San Diego

Board Meeting
Sunday, February 22, 2009
Sheraton Suites at Symphony Hall, San Diego
Orientation Seminar: Exploring the IB
Friday, February 20, 2009 to Saturday, February 21, 2009
Sheraton Suites at Symphony Hall, San Diego
PYP Teacher Roundtable
Monday, January 12, 2009
Chino Hills Hampton Inn & Suites, Chino Hills, CA
Diploma Roundtable
Saturday, November 15, 2008
Montgomery High School, Santa Rosa, CA

"The Importance of Access to Good Schools - My Story"
Presenter – Salomon Zavala, General Counsel, Semillas Sociedad Civil

Fall Conference
Sunday, October 19, 2008 to Monday, October 20, 2008
Horton Grand Hotel, San Diego

Board Meeting
Saturday, October 18, 2008 to Sunday, October 19, 2008
Horton Grand Hotel, San Diego
Membership Dues Deadline
Wednesday, October 01, 2008
(CSI) Council of International Schools College Fair
Sunday, September 21, 2008
French American International School, San Francisco

IBNA Regional Conference
Thursday, July 17, 2008 to Sunday, July 20, 2008
San Francisco

Teacher Training Levels 1 and 2
Friday, June 27, 2008 to Tuesday, July 01, 2008
Granlibakken, Tahoe City

Board Meeting
Thursday, June 26, 2008 to Friday, June 27, 2008
Granlibakken, Tahoe City

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