Current & Upcoming

Special Event: Mindsight in Education with Dan Siegel

Dec 06, 2019 11:30AM—2:30PM

Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences

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This presentation will explore the important lessons from the interdisciplinary framework of Interpersonal Neurobiology and how to apply these conciliant ideas—the universal finding across a range of pursuits of knowledge—in the educational setting

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Up for Debate! Building Debate Routines in STEM Classrooms

Jan 16, 2020 9:00AM—3:00PM

Mirman School

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ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP Debate and classroom discussion have often been staples of the humanities classroom. However, research informs us that classroom conversations are crucial for student learning for all subjects. Debate activities are known to increase student achievement and understanding, and the Common Core Standards for Math and Next Generation Science Standards encourage students to…

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Getting Better with AGE: Appreciation, Growth, and Evaluation Cycles

Feb 05, 2020 9:00AM—3:00PM

Wilshire Blvd Temple

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In this one-day intensive workshop, participants will explore the roles appreciation, growth, and evaluation play at their school sites, investigate the strengths and opportunities of these three topics, and revise/re-envision an AGE cycle that promotes meaningful professional learning and growth.

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Tending to Our Inner Teacher: Courage and Renewal for Mid-Career Educators

Feb 07, 2020 2:00PM—Feb 09, 2020 12:00PM

Marconi Conference Center

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This mid-year retreat is an extraordinary opportunity for mid-career teachers to engage in reflection and find personal and professional rejuvenation. Our work will be grounded in the Circles of Trust® approach as described in Parker Palmer’s book, A Hidden Wholeness, intended for those who want to live and work more wholeheartedly, connecting who they are with what they do

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A Mindful Approach to Whiteness

Feb 27, 2020 9:00AM—3:00PM

Bay School of San Francisco

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This workshop is for self-identified white educators and will provide a chance to engage in a mindfulness-informed exploration of our white racial conditioning together in community.

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Navigating Those Tricky Conversations

Mar 04, 2020 9:00AM—2:30PM

Brentwood Upper School

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This workshop is for teachers and administrators who want to strengthen their skills when working with other adults by planning strategically for challenging conversations in advance to better assess for nuance and outcome.

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Becoming a Diversity Responsive School

Mar 18, 2020 9:00AM—3:00PM

Oakwood Secondary School

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In this day-long workshop, participants will apply theories of anti-bias education to the work they do everyday in their classrooms. For the first part of the day, we will review several different models for shifting our curricula to align with best practices and to be more responsive to the children in our classrooms. Then, we will apply the research and frameworks of understanding to a variety of case studies that reflect the challenges and situations we face as independent school educators.

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Past | Archive

Navigating Those Tricky Conversations

Nov 05, 2019 9:00AM—Nov 06, 2019 2:30PM

Head-Royce School

Public Speaking and Leadership Presence for Independent School Women

Nov 04, 2019 9:30AM—4:00PM

Maxwell House, Pasadena