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The Design Thinker's Guide To Planning 2020-2021

Date: Tuesday - June 09, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
Location: Zoom Webinar

The Design Thinker's Guide To Planning 2020-2021

June 9, 2020 from 10:00am-11:15am

Presentation Followed by Q&A

NWAIS Member Registration


Non-Member Registration ($25)



This is the fourth in a series of webinars around reopening campuses. The previous three have looked at this through the perspectives of (1) health and safety and (2) legal and policy considerations and (3) psychological and emotional wellness. NWAIS members can access recordings, slides and follow-up materials from the previous sessions on the NWAIS Covid-19 Resource Page.

This fourth session will look at reopening campuses from a design thinking lens.




Who Should Attend:

Senior Leadership (Heads, Division Heads, CFO, etc), Deans, and Teacher-Leaders (whether holding a title or not).


The Design Thinker's Guide To Planning 2020-2021

The challenge of 2020-2021 in schools, in part, is to build programmatic or institutional resilience: the ability of your school’s teams, systems, and programs to flex, to function, and not to break -- even in the midst of uncertain, unschedulable, and abrupt changes in the conditions that we work under. But how do you do that? In this webinar, we will provide the principles of a design thinker's approach to help your team tackle these issues effectively. Ample time will be provided for Q&A. 

Presenter: Greg Bamford (@gregbamford), Co-Founder and Senior Partner, Leadership and Design


Greg Bamford (@gregbamford) Greg is a Co-Founder and Senior Partner at Leadership and Design. Prior to this, Greg was Associate Head at Charles Wright Academy in Tacoma, Washington and Head of School at Watershed School in Boulder, Colorado. He is a co-founder of the Traverse Conference, a national conference on experiential and place-based learning, and is on the Board of Trustees at his alma mater, The Overlake School in Redmond, Washington. With his experience in school leadership, Greg brings a strategic lens to leadership development, innovation, and change management for Leadership+Design clients. He is particularly passionate about building leadership capacity and the cultural muscle to enact needed change. Greg has been a featured speaker at dozens of education conferences, has consulted with a wide range of schools nationally, and has written for publications like Independent School, Net Assets, and The Yield. You can find him on Twitter at @gregbamford.



Registration will include a unique link and can not be shared. Each attendee should register to attend independently, as watching together at a single device would not allow for proper social distancing. 


Attendees From NWAIS Member Schools: Free

NWAIS Member Registration


Attendees From Non-NWAIS Schools: $25

Non-Member Registration ($25)


Cancellation Policy

Substitutions may be made until 9am on June 4, 2020. No refunds will be offered in the place of cancellation. A recording of the session will be made available for those who cannot attend in person.



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