International School Leaders Conference

April 26, 2020–April 29, 2020
Hotel Kompas, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Croatia Coast PhotoSince its beginning over 20 years ago, the International School Leader's Conference (ISLC) has been designed for busy school leaders to gather for challenging PD, networking, and time away from the busyness of leadership. The inspiring keynote speakers will challenge your thinking and the intentional interaction will sharpen your understanding. You do not want to miss this one. This conference will be held at the Hotel Kompas in historic Dubrovnik, Croatia. Special pricing instructions will be available soon. 

Poised adjacent the beachfront of exquisite Lapad Bay and its famous tree-lined promenade called Uvala, Hotel Kompas Dubrovnik is under 4km from Dubrovnik's magnificent medieval Old Town city center. It offers an excellent wellness center, Spa with saunas and various massages, indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Tennis courts are nearby as well as a jogging path and scenic walking routes along the picture-postcard peninsula adjacent to the hotel. Some rooms have private balconies overlooking the sea and the hotel has a luxurious private beach.

Conference Host

Tim ShumanTim Shuman | ACSI Regional Director for International Schools

Tim Shuman serves as the Regional Director for International Schools at the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). Prior to joining the ACSI team in 2010, he and his wife, Sandee, lived and worked in Germany for nearly 25 years at Black Forest Academy where Tim served as Head of School. The Shumans have two married sons, Luke and Andrea live in Brooklyn NY and Tyler and Jennifer live in Palmdale CA. When Tim is not visiting or consulting at international Christian schools around the world, he can often be found hiking with Sandee in the Colorado Front Range.

Conference Speakers

Keynote speaker will be Dr. Roger Parrott, President of Belhaven University and author of "The Longview, Lasting Strategies for Rising Leaders." Sandra Paetkau, consultant and found of The Total Tech-Over will also be speaking.

For questions email the Conference Coordinator 

Conference Pricing

Conference registration is separate from hotel accommodation/package rates and includes lunch and snack breaks during the conference. Dinners are on your own.

  • ACSI Member School Rate | $375
  • Non–Member School Rate | $475
  • Spouse—ACSI Member School Rate* | $200
  • Spouse—Non–Member School Rate* | $300

*Spouses are welcome to attend any and all sessions and meals with the group.


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International School Leaders Conference – 2020

Sunday 26th April 2020 to Wednesday 29th April 2020