May 13, 2021Diversity Practioners Conference 2021: Divesting from Systems of Oppression, Investing in Communities of Transformative Freedom10:00 AM to 4:00 PMeSeminarThis event will meet over three separate days: May 13, 19, and 21, 2021 from 10 a.m.-12 noon; and 4-6 p.m. on each day Online via zoomKeynote speakers: adrienne maree brown and Yolanda Sealey RuizPresenters: Franny Choi, Dr. Adam Falkner, Carlos Andrés Gómez, Lauren WhiteheadAudience: Equity and Diversity Practitioners (Directors, Coordinators, Liaisons, etc.), Members of Equity and Diversity Committees/Councils Hosted by NYSAIS Diversity Committee
May 13, 2021Grading for Equity: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How It Can Transform Schools and Classrooms 4:00 PM to 5:30 PMeSeminarOnline via zoomPresenter: Joe Feldman and Dr. Shantha Smith, Crescendo Education Group4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Audience: Middle and Upper School teachers and administrators Details and registration here.
May 17, 2021Finishing Well - Retiring from Schoolwork During a Pandemic 4:00 PM to 5:30 PMeSeminarOnline via zoomPresenter: Jennifer Bryan, Re-Set School4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Audience: School personnel who are retiring in 2021Details and registration here.
May 18, 2021Community Matters: Advisory Program 4:00 PM to 5:30 PMeSeminarOnline via zoomPresenter: Katie Leo, Facing History and Ourselves4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Audience: Teachers and Administrators, grades 5-12Details and registration here.
The New York State Association of Independent Schools promotes the independence, well-being and public understanding of, and respect for, New York independent schools and serves as an accrediting body chartered by the New York State Board of Regents.
NYSAIS is a voluntary association of 196 independent nursery, elementary and secondary schools enrolling some 78,000 students. It is affiliated with the National Association of Independent Schools and the New York State Coalition for Independent and Religious Schools. Founded in 1947, the Association is chartered by the New York State Board of Regents and is incorporated as a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization.
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The mission of New York State interscholastic athletic programs is to foster the quest for excellence by creating an educational and competitive experience within an atmosphere of sportsmanship. Successful programs develop individual and team potential by promoting high standards of competence, character, civility, and citizenship.
All good schools continually evaluate their performance by means of their own devising. Without evaluation an institution ossifies, and in a changing world it loses its meaning for society. But the view a school takes of itself needs periodically to be supplemented by an external view, one that brings a perspective the school cannot command.
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