Category: News

GYLI Faculty and Staff Training 2016

We are excited to announce that our 2016 GYLI training will take place at Lake Forest Academy from April 7-9, 2016. Keynote speakers: Dr. Ulric Johnson and Pat McCabe Key topics: Current research on Social-Emotional Learning and how it connects to global education. Immersion  into GYLI’s 4 Pillars: Collaborative Leadership, Religious Pluralism, Multi-Cultural Identity, and…
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October 15, 2015 0

Upcoming 2014 Middle School Workshops

Over the last five years GYLI has facilitated numerous workshops on Middle School Leadership Development. We have long held that leadership development and social-emotional learning do not begin in high school, but should be a part of all k-12 education. We are continually researching to enhance our curriculum in collaborative leadership, cultural awareness, and environmental…
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February 20, 2014 0

2014 NAIS conference

Matt Nink will present two sessions at the NAIS conference in Orlando, Florida from February 26-28.  On Wednesday Febuary 26, Matt will be part of the global circles group that will present on a variety of topics: standards, online learning, international partnerships.  Matt led a working group for the past 12 months focused on Program Evaluation.  On Thursday February…
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February 20, 2014 0

IYLEP 2014

Global Youth Leadership Institute (GYLI) has again be selected to partner with World Learning to offer community programs for the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program (IYLEP) in Milwaukee, Chicago and Boston in the summer of 2014.  During this month long program, 25 youth participants from around the United States and 75 from Iraq will come…
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February 5, 2014 0

Generous Donor has made it possible for YOUR School to attend the GYLI HS sequence program

Today, GYLI is announcing a donation from an anonymous donor that can make it possible for your school to attend out unique 3-year HS sequence of programs.  This donor will offer 2,000 per year for 3 years (total of 6,000) for new schools to the GYLI programs to help offset the costs for teachers or…
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February 1, 2014 0

GYLI Announces 2015 Educators Program in the Dominican Republic.

Due an overwhelming response, the DR Educators Program for 2014 is now CLOSED.  But we have just announced the dates for 2015.  So make your plans now to attend this 8-day Professional Development program.  “Experience the Birthplace of the Americas and Address the Legacy of Slavery” is a unique program that blends experiential learning, exploration…
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January 31, 2014 0

Langley Students Connect to EARTH

For the 3rd year in a row, GYLI worked with the 8th grade class at Langley School in McLean, VA on their Eco-Experience in Costa Rica. This year we facilitated the experience for 44 students and 11 teachers. Before the 7-day program, Matt Nink, and GYLI coordinator, Shanti Freitas also conducted a parent information night…
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September 25, 2013 0