Hanoi, Vietnam| April 21-22, 2017


Dear Colleagues:

We are pleased to invite you next year Spring Heads' Institute/Retreat in Hanoi, Vietnam. EARCOS is able to offer this opportunity each year to show our appreciation to the heads of our schools. EARCOS makes the institute complimentary to all who choose to attend, this includes conference registration and all of the EARCOS sponsored social events. It is our way of saying thank you for all you do to support our organization.

This promises to be a good-end-of-the-year program and one that will enable heads of our schools to come together in a supportive environment where camaraderie is of utmost importance. Heads who have attended this meeting give the event high marks.

CLEAR YOUR CALENDAR, make your air and hotel reservations early and meet us in Movenpick Hotel Hanoi, Vietnam!

Dick Krajczar
EARCOS Executive Director

P.S. Please contact the EARCOS office to let us know that you will be attending.
For more information please contact Vitz Baltero at vitzb@earcos.org




Dr. Mark David Milliron is an award-winning leader, author, speaker, and consultant, who works with universities, community colleges, K-12 schools, foundations, corporations, associations, and government agencies across the country and around the world. He is Co-Founder and Chief Learning Officer of Civitas Learning, a social-purpose corporation committed to using the best of data science and design thinking to help students learn well and finish strong on education pathways. Mark also serves as Executive Director of the Next-Gen Leadership Academy, a program dedicated to grounding rising educational leaders in the issues and innovations of the day, and the leadership skills necessary to help institutions thrive in dynamic times.

In previous roles, Mark served as the Deputy Director for Postsecondary Improvement with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; founding Chancellor of WGU Texas; Endowed Fellow and Director of the National Institute of Staff and Organizational Development at The University of Texas at Austin; Vice President for Education and Medical Practice with SAS; and President and CEO of the League for Innovation in the Community College.

He is a member of numerous boards and advisory groups, including the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP), the Global Online Academy, and the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME), the parent organization of OER Commons. Past board service includes the American Council on Education (ACE), Western Governors University (WGU), and the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

In 1999, The University of Texas at Austin’s College of Education named Mark a Distinguished Graduate for his service to the education field. In 2007, the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) presented him with its prestigious National Leadership Award. In 2013 he was inducted into the United States Distance Learning Association’s (USDLA) Hall of Fame. And in 2016 he was chosen by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Top Technology Innovators” in higher education. Regardless of all of his activities and accomplishments, he will quickly tell you that the most important job and the greatest blessing in his life is serving as Julia’s husband, and as father to Alexandra, Richard, Marcus, and Max.