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Leadership Innovations presents… Thailand Program for School Leaders. Tier II in Thailand & International Leadership. Tier II in Thailand.
A collaborative international learning opportunity for California & U.S. school administrators to ‘learn, lead and demonstrate competence’ in Thai schools.
Chiang Mai is the 2nd largest city in Thailand. Considered the country’s northern capitol, Chiang Mai is commonly referred to as ‘the Rose of the North’. The local geography includes some of the most picturesque scenery in all of Thailand, and includes fascinating ‘hilltribes’ with indigenous lifestyles that have been preserved for centuries. Chiang Mai’s population is over 160,000 people.
Linda BabcockMarcia EncinasAlicia HernandezMisha KarigacaNancy KawataMichael KellisonGlenda LopezKathleen McNamaraAnn MortonLucy SalernoJoni SiegelDavid SilverTracy SmithRobin SpindlerLoretta Whitson
Chiang Mai University is northern Thailand’s oldest, largest and most renowned higher education institution. Founded in 1964, the university contains 106 different departments offering 85 undergraduate and 122 graduate programs. Over 22,000 students attend Chiang Mai University.
Montfort College/School is a k-12 private Catholic educational institution founded in 1932. The school enrolls over 5000 students on two campuses, and employs over 200 teachers. Ten percent of the teachers are from other countries, while 90% of the teachers at Montfort are Thai. The current Prime Minister of Thailand is a graduate of the Montfort School.
The US Consulate General in Chiang Mai is the sole US consular presence outside Bangkok. The original Consulate was established in Chiang Mai in 1950 and was upgraded to a Consulate General in 1986. In addition to Department of State employees, staff from the Drug Enforcement Administration and the US Air Force\'s Technical Application Center are stationed in Chiang Mai associated with the Consulate; the Centers for Disease Control operates a field station in Chiang Rai. Approximately a dozen Peace Corps Volunteers work in northern Thailand, primarily in projects concerning education.
The Demonstration School at Chiang Mai University serves 1400 students. Founded in 1968, the school includes students 11-18 years of age in middle through secondary grades. Class size is 40-45 students. Thirty percent of the students live on campus. The Demonstration School prepares 20 student teachers per semester.
Wattanothaipayap School is a government (public) secondary school, enrolling middle and senior high school students. Founded in 1907, the Wattanothaipayap School was named by the King’s grandmother, and translates as ‘Rising Sun’. The school enrolls over 2000 students, and employs 122 teachers in 53 classes. In 2003, Wattanothaipayap School it received Thailand’s award as best school in the region.
PowerPoint Presentations by Candidates[Teachers Staff Development Day at Montfort School & Associate Dean’s Special Education Class (CMU) ]
Tribe- CSUF ‘Karen’
Hilltribe- Big Ears Karen