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Department Chairs Program

Oct 28, 2019 9:00AM—3:00PM

The goal of the Department Chairs Program is to provide the opportunity for exploring the multilayered challenges of this unique position and to support its participants in becoming more effective and satisfied in their work.

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Department Chairs Program

Oct 25, 2019 8:30AM—12:30PM

The goal of the Department Chairs Program is to provide the opportunity for exploring the multilayered challenges of this unique position and to support its participants in becoming more effective and satisfied in their work.

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Support for Supporters

Oct 24, 2019 9:00AM—2:00PM

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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History/Social Science Teacher Professional Learning Community

Oct 23, 2019 9:00AM—1:00PM

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—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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Math Professional Learning Community

Oct 22, 2019 9:30AM—2:30PM

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—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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Leadership Fellows Program

Oct 21, 2019 11:00AM—Oct 22, 2019 3:00PM

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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Independent School Women’s Networking Series

Oct 17, 2019 4:00PM—5:30PM

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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Developing Your Leadership Capacity

Oct 15, 2019 9:00AM—2:00PM

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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History Professional Learning Community

Oct 10, 2019 9:00AM—12:00PM

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—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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