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Leadership Committed to Racial Equity, Not Rhetoric: Cultural Competence, Recruitment, Hiring, Retention and Accountability

Mar 23, 2021 9:00AM—Mar 24, 2021 11:30AM

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This 2-day intensive will provide opportunities to identify, discuss, and adapt practices and methods for attracting and hiring the best culturally competent candidates, building meaningful inclusion in policy evolution, mentoring and retention, and moving the entire school in the direction of greater cultural competence and racial equity for all members of the school community.

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Equity and Empathy: Critical Keys to Fundraising Success

Apr 14, 2021 1:00PM—2:30PM

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This workshop will invite participants to understand that there are common and effective development practices that also support values of equity and inclusivity. Through planning and practice, we will consider how our advancement conversations and messaging can be both inclusive and compelling.

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Empowering Black Women

Apr 20, 2021 3:30PM—5:30PM

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Institutions that are looking to be more equitable, diverse and anti-racist are also doing so at the emotional and psychological cost of people of color. Learn to identify the signs for stereotype threat, imposter syndrome, gaslighting and racial trauma. This session is designed to be a safe, brave, supportive space for Black/African American women.

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Creating Cultures of Thinking and Empowered Learning

Jun 15, 2021 9:00AM—Jun 16, 2021 3:00PM

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This Summer Institute grows out of the explosion of interest in how teachers can best build a culture of thinking in their classrooms, nurture students as powerful thinkers and learners, and make thinking visible. When used powerfully, thinking routines not only provide teachers with a set of practices to engage students, but help advance a broader goal to create classrooms where students’ thinking is visible, valued, and actively promoted.

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Equity as Excellence

Jun 22, 2021 9:00AM—Jun 25, 2021 2:30PM

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Equity as Excellence is a unique opportunity for educators to receive concrete tools, research-based strategies, and guided practice to support diversity and equity work in their schools. Our method is rooted in the strong belief that equitable and inclusive teaching is simply good teaching, and all educators have the capacity to be equity leaders.

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Study Group for White Educators

Jul 15, 2021 9:00AM—Jul 29, 2021 11:00AM

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This summer, please join us for a three-part series to engage with poignant and instructive texts about whiteness and white supremacy culture within a supportive and well-facilitated community of white educators.

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Department Chairs Institute

Aug 02, 2021 9:00AM—Aug 04, 2021 2:00PM

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The Department Chairs Institute will guide participants in exploring the multilayered challenges of this unique position and in developing the knowledge, skills and strategies to become effective department leaders.

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Teaching Foundations

Aug 03, 2021 10:00AM—Aug 06, 2021 2:00PM

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The Teaching Foundations program is designed to support the growth and success of all teachers—particularly those in their early years at independent schools—by focusing on foundational areas of classroom teaching.

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The Art of Leading Educators

Aug 03, 2021 9:00AM—Aug 05, 2021 2:00PM

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This leadership institute is aimed at building the skills of educators who supervise and support teams at their schools. Through a neurobiology and social science research lens, we can deepen our understanding of the critical factors needed to create environments that support individual and organizational resiliency.

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Identity Conscious Facilitation: Race and Identity in the Art of Facilitation

Aug 09, 2021 1:00PM—Aug 10, 2021 1:00PM

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Identity-Conscious Facilitation centers on the exploration and clarification of identity consciousness and the impact on facilitation. Because identity informs and impacts how we act, interact, and see the world around us, it is important that facilitators develop a deep sense of identity as they work with individuals, groups, adults, and students.

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