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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

Virtual

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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The Art of Leading Educators

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

Virtual

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

Virtual

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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Department Chairs Institute

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

Virtual

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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Restorative Practices: Repairing Harm, Promoting Healing

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

Virtual

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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Equity as Excellence Coaching

Jul 01, 2021

Equity as Excellence as a summer institute has traditionally offered a unique opportunity for educators to receive concrete tools, research-based strategies, and guided practice to support diversity and equity work in their schools. This year in lieu of the institute, CATDC is offering Equity as Excellence coaching to a limited number of individuals or teams from our member schools.

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Ensuring Organizational Resilience: Upskilling, Assessments, DEI, and Recovery

Jun 17, 2021 9:00AM—Jun 18, 2021 2:00PM

Virtual

This interactive Summer Institute will provide opportunities for connection, collaboration, and reflection as the See Change team leads you through the design of a recovery strategy for next year. This process will support your organization in retaining employees and families, increasing effectiveness, and cultivating innovation.

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Creating Cultures of Thinking and Empowered Learning

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

Virtual

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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Community Conversation: Guiding Principles for Racial Equity in Learning Services

May 20, 2021 4:00PM—5:00PM

Learning specialists need to have a space to talk about how racial identity, inequity, and learning disability intersect. In this Community Conversation, we hope to have an honest conversation about how to identify where racism operates in our schools and programs and develop tools to hold ourselves accountable when serving the needs of our students.

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FREE Teacher Appreciation Gift from CATDC to our Member Schools: Cultivating Gratitude and Peace of Mind with Suze Yalof Schwartz

May 05, 2021 4:00PM—5:00PM

Practicing gratitude has been scientifically proven to improve your mood. When we get busy with life sometimes we forget to stop and give thanks. In honor of teacher appreciation week we want to offer you that space, with a meditation to help cultivate appreciation during this challenging time. Give yourself the gift on this hour to recalibrate before the end of a busy year.

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Cultivating Organizational Resilience

Apr 27, 2021 9:00AM—11:00AM

In this workshop participants will gain concrete recommendations to support Organizational Resilience and develop action steps to bring back and implement at their school sites.

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