Global Events


The annual Alliance Building & Training Session (ABTS) was held on October 7-9, 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. Attendees learned BTE best practices, “what works,” and new strategies for continuous program improvement.  The following presentations are available:

General Information

  • Agenda (full)
  • Participant List
  • Networking Icebreaker  (Card Template)

General Sessions 

  • Using Observation, Authentic Questioning, and Reflection to Positively Impact the Results of the BTE Program (FHI 360)
  • Tips & Tools Showcase: WiSTEM2D (WiSTEM2D Product Pillar Co-Chairs)
  • Tips & Tools Showcase: Digital Badging (FHI 360)

Site Spotlights 

  • Building Foundational Skills (Auckland, New Zealand | Leeds, United Kingdom)
  • Exploring Careers (East London, South Africa | Yokneam, Israel)
  • Implementing Hands On Activities (Bound Brook, New Jersey, USA | Santa Ana, California, USA)
  • Partnering with Higher Education (Mexico City, Mexico | Trenton, New Jersey, USA)
  • Raising Academic Achievement (Las Piedras, Puerto Rico | Yumbo, Colombia)
  • Utilizing Student Showcases & Projects (High Wycombe, United Kingdom | Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA)