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21st Century Leaders Take Note!

The last few years have brought much talk of “21st century skills” but little certainty about why and how skill demands are actually changing. Will students really need better or different skills to succeed in life and work in the 21st century? If so what trends are behind such changes? And what specific kinds of knowledge and skills will be most important? The ISBA Annual Convention is one great place to explore these issues. Here are some points to ponder.

Broadly speaking, five major lessons emerge from the expert research and opinion on what kinds of knowledge and skills will most benefit students in the future:

ISBA Annual Convention Registration Now Open

ISBA has created a website just for the 2013 ISBA Annual Convention, November 6-8 in Coeur d'Alene. This new website features all of the convention-related information you need in one central location, including the registration forms. Find information on the convention agenda, events, keynote speakers, workshops, accommodations, frequently asked questions, and so much more. The website is specifically formatted for easy access on your tablet device and smart phone.

Xavier Charter School Hiring Business Manager

Xavier Charter School is accepting applications for a Business Manager. Candidates should have previous accounting and business experience and expertise and possess a professional work ethic. Application packets need to include the school application form which can be accessed on the website at, three letters of recommendation, and college transcripts. Xavier Charter School is an equal opportunity public charter school funded by the State of Idaho. High professional standards are a hallmark of our school. Questions regarding this position should be directed to Mr. Gary Moon at