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What can jazz teach us about democracy…and our classrooms?

For you, what is important to know about America? Why does that matter? How might you impart this knowledge to your students? These questions are ...
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What it Means to be White: We’ll Never Know if We Don’t Learn to Sit Deep Within It

I was well into my twenties the first time I was confronted with my racial identity. I’d just begun the Mills College Credential program and ...
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The Social-Emotional Challenges of Returning to Campus

It is hard to believe that it has been over a year since we closed our schools and waved goodbye to our students and families ...
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Organizational Resilience and Navigating the Cognitive Challenge

Organizational resilience determines not only how an organization navigates through crisis, but also how it recovers. Truly resilient organizations come back stronger following times of ...
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A Letter from Executive Director, Lisa Haney

In the summer of 2001, two hundred educators gathered to partake in our first ever Summer Institute, a deeply collaborative effort, held in various spaces ...
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DEI Audit Tools and Resources for Independent Schools

The resurgence of Black Lives Matter (BLM) this past summer had a visible impact on for-profit businesses and nonprofit organizations, including independent schools. Many now ...
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