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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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Beyond Inclusion and Support: Racial Equity in Learning Services

Jan 14, 2022 9:00AM—11:00AM

In this three-part series, participants will tap into their foundational strengths and navigate their emotions as they tackle racial challenges and seek to center equity within learning services. Together we will create space for conversations about leveraging our roles and positionalities to advance equity in our school practices, procedures, and systems.

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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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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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Experienced Administrators: Supporting Faculty & Creating Community

Oct 12, 2021 1:00PM—3:30PM

This online year-long program is designed for experienced senior administrators charged with the hiring, mentoring, professional growth, and evaluation of faculty. Our sessions, which are loosely timed to align with the rhythms of the school leader’s year, will be dedicated to discussing the challenges and complexities associated with managing, leading, and supporting diverse groups of faculty.

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The Neurobiology of Joy and Justice, Part 1: Racial Literacy Bootcamp

Oct 06, 2021 9:00AM—2:00PM

The ongoing program is designed to deepen participants’ capacity to think and feel fluidly, intuitively and critically about systemic racism. Through visual facilitation, storytelling, small-group activities, body-centered practices, and whole-group dialogue, participants will develop knowledge, skill and capacity to recognize, resist and reframe racism.

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Department Chairs Program

Oct 28, 2020 2:00PM—4:00PM

The goal of the Department Chairs Program is to provide the opportunity for exploring the multilayered challenges of this unique position. Participants will learn new skills and processes and establish themselves as a strong “leadership learning community.”

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Developing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity in Independent Schools

Oct 21, 2020 10:00AM—2:00PM

This ongoing 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. 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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Leadership Fellows Program

Oct 19, 2020 9:00AM—12:30PM

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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