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Summit on Global Awareness and Leadership


Inspiring the 21st-century classroom through purposeful travel


Join us for the fourth annual WorldStrides Summit on Global Awareness and Leadership October 24 - 26, 2019 in Philadelphia. It's a complimentary, private conference for progressive schools looking to incorporate immersive educational travel and authentic applied learning experiences into their academics. It’s also an exclusive opportunity to learn first-hand how travel-based learning is building leverage for the best schools, and how to develop and optimize its power for your own programs.


Highlights of this Year’s Summit Include:

Friday Pre-conference session: Designing a Global Education Roadmap A 4-stage collaborative process for enhancing your school’s program The Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square

Gala dinner and keynote speech by NASA Astronaut Terry Virts, Commander of the International Space Station Keynote Address:  “The View from Above” The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts


Saturday Panels, workshops, concurrent sessions and concluding luncheon Topics include risk management, emerging destinations, building cultural competence and applied learning across the whole curriculum The Science History Institute

Optional VIP Enrichment Experience Building Understanding in a Complex World: Syrian immigrants reveal priceless treasures of their homeland, Ancient Mesopotamia The Penn Museum


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