Creative Leadership Certificate

Creative Leadership Certificate

AAIE is proud to offer this 4-day Creative Leadership Certificate in partnership with Consilience Learning, for school leaders who want to learn how to grow their leadership capacity through creating school innovations designed to meet the needs of their students and impact their schools.

Join colleagues from around the world to explore this systematic approach to identifying important learning opportunities and designing prototypes customized for your unique school context. Then stay connected to this 'creative network' with innovative educators and leaders from around your region and the world as you share your challenges and build your creative learning initiatives!

Important Dates & Times for the AAIE Summer Institutes

Saturday/Sunday 23,24 June- Arrive in Fort Lauderdale or Miami. Hotel Sonesta or overflow hotel DoubleTree. See what is around hotel(s).

Monday 25 June - Thursday 28 June
  • (Monday only)Busses leave Hotel between 8 and 8:15
  • (Tue-Thurs) Busses leave 8:15 -8:20.
  • Arrive NSU 8:30-8:45 (Registration Monday Only).
  • Opening sessions begin daily promptly at 9:00am
  • Lunch and 2 Coffee Breaks during the day
  • Busses leave NSU to go back to Hotel at 4:30 - Thursday also at 4:30 as many leave from NSU to Airport using Uber, Lyft or taxi (should take around 20-30 minutes).

Tuesday 26 June
AAIE Evening Social Event - 6:30 leaving the hotel

For more information on NSU parking, please email


Fast Prototyping
Learning through Making
Experiencing Maker

Use Accelerators, a research-based innovation and creative leadership process to plan and lead a successful prototype.

What are the Essential Conditions for successful innovation and creative learning in your school? You will learn how to audit current conditions and create plans for a sustainable and creative culture in your team, school or community.

Understanding Disruptive Change
Using Future Trends Literacy
Implications for Schools
Innovator’s DNA
Innovator’s DNA Assessment
Individual Professional Innovation Profiles

• Design a Day X Prototype that meets the needs of your students, has a basis in emerging global trends, and aligns strongly with your school mission.
• What if we created a new day of school?
• Unpack Successful Change Initiatives
• Unpack Failed Change Initiatives

* Attendees must complete all 4 days of the training to receive the AAIE Creative Leadership Certificate.

Registration Fee Includes:
• Transportation to and from NSU's Campus from the Sonesta Hotel
• All Course Materials
• 4 Lunches
• 2 Refreshments Breaks each day
• 1 Group Dinner (Tuesday evening)

Registration & Tuition Fee
AAIE Members: $875
(After 15 March: $975)
Non-Members: $995
(After 15 March: $1095)

2018 Creative Leadership Certificate Institute
25-28 June 2018

• Heads of School/ Directors
• Principals/ Division Leaders
• Curriculum leaders
• Technology & integration directors
• Department chairs
• Other school leaders interested in forwarding creativity & innovation.

Hotel Reservation Information

ALL rooms have stunning ocean views!

Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach
999 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
United States
Phone: 855.463.3096

Special Discount Room Rates Available Until 24 May 2018 (or until sold out).

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Facilitated By:


Dr. Shabbi Luthra is the Founder and CEO of Consilience, an education non-profit that supports schools and organizations in creating systems and practices to lead transformation in today's accelerating change environment. She has worked for over three decades in various teaching and leadership roles in the field of Educational Technology in international schools. Her expertise includes envisioning, deploying, and providing guidance in the areas of technology integration programs, staff development, building technology leadership at all levels of a school, and planning and managing change and transitions in schools. Her work is focused on the development of stakeholder ownership of technology integration, and on the creation of technology-enriched learning environments that support students’ acquisition of skills for their future. She has led research in 1-to-1 learning programs and started the International Research Collaborative, a consortium of international schools researching their laptop programs. She has served as Director of Research and Development at the American School of Bombay and has led educators to study, design, prototype, and research new designs of schooling and sustainable innovation for relevant learning. She presents workshops and seminars at conferences around the world and provides consultative advice to schools on technology planning, tech integration, and Innovation Leadership. She is leading the use of data to inform learning in schools through the design of learning analytics and data visualizations in the Learning Analytics Collaborative. One of Shabbi’s graduate degrees is an M.Ed (Curriculum & Instruction) from the University of Houston. She also holds a doctorate from Boston University in the area of Educational Media and Technology.

You can connect with Shabbi via twitter @shluthra and email

Scot Hoffman has worked for twenty years in international schools as an elementary school teacher, and most recently, as school innovation leader. As a classroom teacher, Scot created Curiosity Projects, which have continued to spread around the world. As the pre-K-12th grade Research and Development Coordinator at the American School of Bombay, Scot worked with principals, teachers, parents, and students to explore, study, prototype, research and scale new teaching and learning approaches and practices. His work is focused on supporting school leaders to sustainably design, implement, and spread teaching and learning practices that meet the needs of their students in their unique school contexts and transform their schools. Scot is based in Eugene, Oregon. You can connect with Scot via Twitter @scotrhoffman and email at

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AAIE Event Refund/Cancellation Policy
The Association for the Advancement of International Education (AAIE) reserves the right to cancel an event due to low enrollment or other circumstances which would make the event non-viable. If AAIE cancels an event, registrants will be offered a full refund for all AAIE registration fees, or provide the option to transfer registration to another event of the registrant’s choosing. In the event of low enrollment, AAIE will notify via email all registered participants no less than 4 weeks prior to the date of the event.

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