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Purposeful Design and Making

Oct 04, 2019 9:00AM—Dec 04, 2019 3:00PM

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This intensive ongoing program will explore successful making and design practices through hands-on activities, allowing participants to experience the potential of making and design in the classroom, to work with a variety of tools, and to get feedback on their own making and design projects.

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History Professional Learning Community

Oct 10, 2019 9:00AM—Apr 23, 2020 3:00PM

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This ongoing program will create a community of learners that will explore tools to redesign history curriculum and assessments in light of current scholarship, while also deepening cultural fluency in content and pedagogy to support all our students.

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Cross-Racial Dialogue Group: The Art of Giving and Receiving the Gift of Racial Feedback

Oct 10, 2019 9:00AM—Apr 22, 2020 3:00PM

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This ongoing program was created to offer a much-needed opportunity for us to examine the ways that white supremacy and anti-black racism, in particular, live within and are expressed through each of us. This work will be done in the context of a professional learning community in which participants mutually invest in one another’s growth and stick with the process in the face of success and challenge.

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Transformational Coaching

Oct 10, 2019 9:30AM—Mar 19, 2020 2:30PM

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Designed for instructional leaders at all levels within their school sites, from classroom teachers to school administrators, this ongoing program will explore the habits and practices of transformational coaching.

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Developing Your Leadership Capacity

Oct 15, 2019 9:00AM—Mar 10, 2020 2:00PM

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This program is designed for aspiring and current educational leaders, in both academic and non-academic roles. Participants will deepen their own leadership capacity by exploring leadership styles, school culture, communication, diversity and innovation, self-care, networking, and relationship-driven feedback models.

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Independent School Women’s Networking Series

Oct 17, 2019 4:00PM—Mar 17, 2020 5:30PM

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Join women from other CATDC member schools for a series of focused learning and networking opportunities. Each session will feature guest presenters—current and past Heads and Assistant Heads of School—in a relaxed, small group setting.

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Leadership Fellows Program

Oct 21, 2019 11:00AM—Mar 16, 2020 3:00PM

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This year-long fellowship for experienced educators from Northern and Southern California supports the unique demands of independent school leaders—the only program of its kind in the state! Facilitated by two experienced, long-time Heads of School, the Leadership Fellows Program offers practical knowledge and skills about independent school leadership, as well as professional and personal support.

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Math Professional Learning Community

Oct 22, 2019 9:30AM—Mar 10, 2020 2:30PM

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In this ongoing program, participants will investigate strategies for engagement, creativity, critical thinking, and inclusivity. Come be a part of a community of thoughtful math teachers and learners that will explore innovative ideas and captivating tasks to make math class matter to our students.

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Gender-Sexuality Professional Alliance Group

Oct 22, 2019 9:00AM—Mar 24, 2020 12:00PM

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This working group of LGBTQ+* professionals will provide a unique opportunity for educators to connect in a confidential, respectful, and relaxed atmosphere. The ultimate goal is to develop a network of LGBTQ+ educators which continues well beyond the four meetings.

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History/Social Science Teacher Professional Learning Community

Oct 23, 2019 9:00AM—Mar 13, 2020 1:00PM

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This year-long professional learning community will allow history and social science teachers to work together on their own pedagogy and curriculum, building a network of collaboration and support. Collaboration is at the heart of this CATDC program, and the wisdom, experience, and perspectives of the participants will drive the learning.

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Developing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity in Independent Schools

Oct 23, 2019 9:30AM—Mar 17, 2020 2:00PM

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This program is an opportunity for educators committed to the work of diversity, equity and inclusion to develop an understanding of practices and strategies to navigate their school community and institutional structure to affect change. Participants will use the latest research and facilitated discussion to explore a range of topics relevant to their work as agents of change in independent schools.

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Support for Supporters

Oct 24, 2019 9:00AM—May 05, 2020 2:00PM

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This ongoing program for Administrative Assistant to the Head of School or Division Head offers a small, confidential, and welcoming environment designed to foster connection, learning, support, and dialogue with peers who share similar experiences and challenges.

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