Current & Upcoming

Through the Portal of this Pandemic: Processing, Healing, and Looking Ahead

Jun 14, 2021 2:00PM—4:00PM

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Join us for two hours of slowing down, pausing, reflecting on this past year, sharing stories and tools that have contributed to your own healing, and learn additional strategies for the remainder of the school year and summer. You’ll leave with renewed connections, a plan for the months ahead, and tools to meet your needs and support your healing.

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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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Restorative Practices: Repairing Harm, Promoting Healing

Jul 27, 2021 9:00AM—Jul 28, 2021 12:30PM

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Given the current social and political landscape, this workshop will explore the intersection between restorative practices, identity, resiliency, and community healing in the face of racial trauma. During this two-session institute, participants will receive tools and resources, engage in small group discussion, and have the opportunity for individual reflection and application.

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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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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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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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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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