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Spring Faculty, Staff and Administrators of Color Online Gathering
This is a re-designed event to be held on Zoom (without dinner!).
Speakers: R. Eric Thomas, Priscilla Morales
Registrants from the original event are receiving refunds. Please register at the new link with lower price below.
Here for It: An Evening with R. Eric Thomas and Priscilla Morales
This event, organized by the NYSAIS Diversity Committee, is open to people of color employed in any role in independent schools.
Following a reading of selected essays from his new book, Here for It: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America, acclaimed author and pop culture commentator R. Eric Thomas will be in dialogue with Priscilla Morales, current associate head of Eric’s alma mater, The Park School of Baltimore.
5:00-6:00 - Reading from R. Eric Thomas and Talkback with Priscilla Morales
6:00-6:30 - Breakout rooms for participant discussions
We would like to encourage schools registering for the NYSAIS Faculty, Staff, and Administrators of Color Gathering, featuring R. Eric Thomas and Priscilla Morales to purchase R. Eric Thomas’s book (Here for It: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America; Essays) for each attendee you are registering.
Here are some recommendations on where to purchase, beyond the usual reimbursement/Amazon routes you may already be using:
Registrants from the original dinner event are receiving refunds. Please re-register below for the online gathering.
Regular Registration Fees apply as follows.
- NYSAIS members - $50.00
- Non-members - $75.00
Registration closes 1 hour before the start of the event.
Be sure to enter all attendee email addresses correctly.
The Zoom link for this eSeminar will be sent in the confirmation email after you finish the registration process. Please do not consider yourself officially registered until you receive the email.
This eSeminar will be recorded and provided to registrants.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
* Note: Payment is by credit card only.