Equity & Inclusion

Current & Upcoming

Leaders of Color

Oct 04, 2019 10:00AM—Apr 21, 2020 2:00PM


This ongoing program is an opportunity for educators of color to explore their leadership visions, opportunities, and aspirations within and beyond independent schools.

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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


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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Gender-Sexuality Professional Alliance Group

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


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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Developing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity in Independent Schools

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


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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Becoming a Diversity Responsive School

Mar 18, 2020 9:00AM—3:00PM

Oakwood Secondary School


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

Equity as Excellence

Jul 23, 2019 9:00AM—Jul 26, 2019 12:30PM

Futures Without Violence in the Presidio

Beyond Diversity 101: Developing Inclusive Communities and Equity Leadership

May 07, 2019 9:00AM—3:00PM

Laguna Blanca School, Santa Barbara, CA

Developing a Diversity-Responsive Curriculum

Mar 18, 2019 9:30AM—3:00PM

Oakwood School 

Creating Gender Inclusive Schools

Feb 13, 2019 9:00AM—2:30PM

Sonoma Academy

The Impact of People and Communities Working Together

Jan 17, 2019 1:00PM—6:00PM

Impact Hub San Francisco

Developing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Independent Schools

Oct 15, 2018 10:00AM—2:30PM

Wilshire Boulevard Temple