NYSAIS-Now is the site for online professional development and school improvement resources. Designed specifically for independent school leaders, NYSAIS-Now provides timely and valuable information to busy professionals within our association and beyond. Content covers a broad range of themes and topics with leadership and governance of independent schools as a particular focus. NYSAIS-Now features:
Thursday - January 7, 2021
- Navigating Difficult Conversations in the Classroom (with Facing History and Ourselves) 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, grades 5-12Details and registration here.This event is eligible for ETI cohort registrants.
Now What? When the Diversity Training is Over - A Framework for Systemic Institutional Change
4:00 PM to 5:30 PMeSeminarOnline via zoomPresenters: Jonathan Andrew Perez, Benedict Chant4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Audience: K-12 Educators
Details and registration here.
Building Racial Literacy to Confront the Empathy Gap: It Goes Deeper Than Diversity
4:00 PM to 6:00 PMeSeminar
Online via zoom, Eric Dozier, Anti-racism educator; Homa Tavangar, Author and co-founder of BigQuestions.Institute
Audience: PK-12 faculty, staff, school leadership
Admissions, Placement, Advancement, and Communications Conference
12:00 PM to 2:00 PMeSeminar
Online via zoom, Paul Smith
Audience: Admissions, Placement, Advancement, and Communications ProfessionalsELI Eligible
- From Morocco to Dubai: Engagement and Immersion with Virtual Reality 4:00 PM to 5:00 PMeSeminarOnline via zoomPresenter: Mimi Melkonian, The Brunswick School4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.Audience: Middle and Upper School World Language TeachersDetails and registration here.This event is eligible for ETI cohort registrants.
- Media Literacy in Action 4:00 PM to 5:00 PMeSeminarOnline via zoomPresenter: Jaclyn Kahn Siegel, Winston Preparatory SchoolTwo sessions, Thursdays, January 21 & 28, 20214:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.Audience: Teachers, grades 5-12Details and registration here.
How to Be an Antiracist School
4:00 PM to 5:00 PMWebinar on ZoomOnline via zoom - Audience: Educators, Administrators, Staff, Trustees, Students
Speaker: Ibram X. Kendi
Details and Registration
- Trustee Governance Conference: Strategic Thinking for Boards and Heads of School 4:00 PM to 7:00 PMZoom