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Department Chairs Institute

Aug 03, 2022 9:00AM—Aug 05, 2022 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 needed to become effective department leaders.

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Onboarding for Belonging and Connection (Virtual)

May 04, 2022 1:00PM—4:00PM

Virtual

This workshop is open to all educators, particularly those connected to the recruitment, hiring, and onboarding and mentoring of teachers, administrators, and staff. Through a series of small-group discussions and activities, participants will walk away with practical tips and strategies to reinvigorate ways new faculty and staff members enter a school’s community.

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Onboarding for Belonging and Connection (In-Person)

May 03, 2022 1:00PM—4:00PM

Vistamar School | El Segundo, CA

This workshop is open to all educators, particularly those connected to the recruitment, hiring, and onboarding and mentoring of teachers, administrators, and staff. Through a series of small-group discussions and activities, participants will walk away with practical tips and strategies to reinvigorate ways new faculty and staff members enter a school’s community.

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Tune In and Tune Up: Attending to Self and Team to Foster Resilience

Mar 16, 2022 3:00PM—5:00PM

Leadership is often assessed by one’s words and actions. But the work of being a leader is as much an inward exploration as it is an outward-facing experience. In this two-hour workshop, you will learn skills and tools to attend to yourself while supporting the adults you lead.

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From Theory to Action: DEI for White Administrators

Feb 09, 2022 9:00AM—10:30AM

This three-part online workshop is designed to be a brave space where white administrators (i.e. Assistant Heads of School, Division Heads, Deans, DEI Directors) can look at their own identity, their school community, and the values that their schools’ aim to incorporate.

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Women + Leadership

Jan 21, 2022 9:00AM—3:30PM

Join the California Teacher Development Collaborative at the 12th annual Women + Leadership Conference! This one-day event provides inspiration and support for equity-centered women educators in navigating their professional journeys with purpose.

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Centering Equity in College Counseling

Dec 14, 2021

This virtual ongoing program is designed for high school college counselors seeking to advance practices of equity and inclusion within their role and work towards institutional change. Participants will share and learn about the current college admission milieu as related to issues of inequity and access, while exploring common hurdles and best practices, particularly concerning work with our most vulnerable students.

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Community Conversation: Being a New Leader in Another Year Like No Other

Nov 03, 2021 3:00PM—4:00PM

Join this Community Conversation to share stories, build connections, gain perspective as well as a few new tools. Our intention is to make this session inspiring and informative. Our discussion will provide immediately applicable learning to help you survive and thrive as leaders, ultimately making a big difference in the lives of your students.

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Leadership Fellows Program

Oct 28, 2021 9:00AM—3:00PM

This year-long fellowship for experienced educators from throughout California supports the unique demands of independent school leaders—the only program of its kind in California!

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Finance and Sustainability in Independent Schools: A Practical Approach to Management and Innovation

Oct 27, 2021 12:30PM—3:30PM

This 5-session program will help educators develop practical financial management skills necessary for leadership roles in K12 schools, both day schools and boarding schools. Moving beyond the theoretical and foundational principles of finance, we will ground our work together in the practical tools that educators and schools can use to understand trends, articulate current and potential economic challenges, and develop strategic and action-oriented approaches to sound financial management and financial sustainability.

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Support for Supporters

Oct 20, 2021 10:00AM—12:00PM

This ongoing program offers a small, confidential and welcoming environment designed to foster connections, learning, support and dialogue between Administrative Assistants working at independent schools.

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