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Book Talk: Learning and Teaching While White

Oct 03, 2022 5:00PM—6:00PM

Virtual

Join Jenna Chandler-Ward and Elizabeth Denevi for a conversation with Mariama Richards on key topics from their new book, Learning and Teaching While White: Antiracist Strategies for School Communities.

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Community Conversation: Parent Communication Strategies

Sep 19, 2022 3:30PM—4:30PM

Virtual

We welcome you to join us in this Community Conversation facilitated by Jeanette Woo Chitjian, Director of Enrollment Management at Flintridge Preparatory School, and Peggy Procter, Head of School at Echo Horizon to discuss and develop responsive communication strategies!

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Teaching Foundations Online

Sep 13, 2022 3:30PM—5:30PM

Virtual

Facilitated by master teachers and administrators with dynamic guest presenters, Teaching Foundations Online will provide participants with personalized attention and specific instruction that is adaptable for all grade levels. Emphasis is placed on modeling and using inclusive practices for lesson planning, classroom management, and assessment, as well as on developing time management and communication skills, greater cultural humility, and increased confidence as an advisor and leader.

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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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(Re)Engaging with the Work as White Anti-Racist Educators

Aug 01, 2022 9:00AM—Aug 02, 2022 2:00PM

Virtual

This workshop is a two-day opportunity to deeply (re)engage in learning and dialogue about the worldly nature of whiteness and how we can better recognize it, examine it, and disrupt it. We owe this (re)engagement to our students, colleagues, families, and ourselves.

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White Presenting BIPOC in the Struggle for Racial Justice

May 04, 2022 9:30AM—12:30AM

Virtual

Being a white presenting BIPOC is a complicated and nuanced experience in the United States, particularly during this era of “racial reckoning”. This research-based and experiential workshop is meant to be a thought provoking conversation for individuals who are interested in deepening their understanding of the complexity of racial identity of their students, fellow colleagues, and families who identify as white-presenting BIPOC within our schools.

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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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Skill Up! Creating a Community Culture of Non-Judgement

Apr 20, 2022 4:00PM—5:00PM

Virtual

Join us for a Skill Up! workshop about creating a community culture of non-judgement and how it serves to normalize behaviors by noticing people’s needs rather than attaching shame and blame. Leave with some community building tools to start using in your school right away.

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Exploring an Inquiry Based Approach to Climate Literacy​​ and Sustainability

Apr 13, 2022 9:30AM—11:30AM

Virtual

In this 2-hour virtual workshop, educators will have a chance to explore resources and methods that allow them to infuse environmental sustainability and climate literacy across their existing curriculum using an inquiry-based approach rooted in project-based learning. Using a sustainability education framework teachers will gain a theoretical perspective with which to view their materials and pedagogy.

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