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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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Identity Conscious Facilitation: Race and Identity in the Art of Facilitation

Aug 09, 2021 1:00PM—Aug 10, 2021 1:00PM

Virtual

Identity-Conscious Facilitation centers on the exploration and clarification of identity consciousness and the impact on facilitation. Because identity informs and impacts how we act, interact, and see the world around us, it is important that facilitators develop a deep sense of identity as they work with individuals, groups, adults, and students.

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The Art of Leading Educators

Aug 03, 2021 9:00AM—Aug 05, 2021 2:00PM

Virtual

This leadership institute is aimed at building the skills of educators who supervise and support teams at their schools. Through a neurobiology and social science research lens, we can deepen our understanding of the critical factors needed to create environments that support individual and organizational resiliency.

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Teaching Foundations

Aug 03, 2021 10:00AM—Aug 06, 2021 2:00PM

Virtual

The Teaching Foundations program is designed to support the growth and success of all teachers—particularly those in their early years at independent schools—by focusing on foundational areas of classroom teaching.

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Department Chairs Institute

Aug 02, 2021 9:00AM—Aug 04, 2021 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 to become effective department leaders.

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Restorative Practices: Repairing Harm, Promoting Healing

Jul 27, 2021 9:00AM—Jul 28, 2021 12:30PM

Virtual

Given the current social and political landscape, this workshop will explore the intersection between restorative practices, identity, resiliency, and community healing in the face of racial trauma. During this two-session institute, participants will receive tools and resources, engage in small group discussion, and have the opportunity for individual reflection and application.

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Equity as Excellence Coaching

Jul 01, 2021

Equity as Excellence as a summer institute has traditionally offered a unique opportunity for educators to receive concrete tools, research-based strategies, and guided practice to support diversity and equity work in their schools. This year in lieu of the institute, CATDC is offering Equity as Excellence coaching to a limited number of individuals or teams from our member schools.

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