Welcome Message



Overview and Plenary Session

Join these experts as they describe how they are meeting contemporary challenges posed by COVID-19, both nationally and internationally.

HE Dr. Mohamad Al-Ississ
Minister of Finance

Ms. Julianne Puente
Deputy Head of School and Dean of Students

Ms. Sallee Gregory
Deputy Director of UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Affairs

Action Steps

  • Watch the videos. Take notes on questions, insights, observations and/or ideas that you find interesting.  

  • Share ideas that you find compelling or questions that this information prompts for you. Link to resources that you’d like to share with your community, and use the #COVID19KA hashtag on Twitter or Facebook to join in discussion with other participants.

  • Next, look over the program for the day. Select which interdisciplinary sessions you plan to join. What do you hope to learn from those presentations? Share your selections on Twitter or Facebook using #COVID19KA.

  • If you are in a school, join with your discussion or advisory group to debrief the plenary session.


Day 1: Tuesday, April 21

09:45 - 10:45
Opening Plenary: What Is COVID-19?

11:30 - 12:30
Understanding: STEM Perspectives

Stories of Survival

14:00 - 15:00
Understanding: Arts and Humanities Perspectives

Day 2: Wednesday, April 22

09:30 - 10:30
Overview and Plenary Session

10:30 - 11:15
Synthesis and Application: Guests

11:45 - 12:30
Synthesis and Application: King’s Academy Faculty

13:30 - 14:15
Closing Plenary

Closing Notes and Charge