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  • Tuesday - July 7, 2020
    • Executive Functioning: What we are learning from online instruction and how it will benefit us when we are back in the classroom 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
      Online via zoom, Andrew Ayers and Amelia Glauber, Collegiate School. 
      Three-part series: July 7, 8, 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
      Audience:  K- 5th Grade
      Details and Registration here!
    • Best Practices for Teaching Remotely 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      Online via zoom, Hassan Wilson, Friends Seminary
      July 7, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
      Audience:  K-12 Educators
      Details and Registration here!
    • LS Reading: Engaging, high-impact, practices for early reading: Teaching phonics, fluency, and comprehension in an online, face-to-face or hybrid environment 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      Online via zoom with Dr. Jennifer Zwillenberg
      July 7, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
      Audience: Teachers in grades K-3
      Details and Registration here!
    • Reflections from a High School Choral Teacher, What I know, What I learned, What I have yet to learn: How will we approach and plan for the Fall? 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
      Online via zoom, Dr. Jacqueline Martino, King School (CT)
      July 7, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
      Audience: High School, Middle School,  Music teachers, and  Music dept chairs
      Details and Registration here!
    • LS/MS Writing: Engaging, high-impact, practices for writing: Teaching strategies in an online, face-to-face or hybrid environment 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
      Online via zoom with Dr. Jennifer Zwillenberg
      July 7, from 2:00 a.m. to 3:00 noon
      Audience: Teachers, grades 3-8
    • Emerging Privacy Law Issues for Schools in 2020 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
      Online via zoom, Kate Saracene and Trisha Sircar, Katten
      July 7, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
      Audience: School Administrators, Staff and Teachers
      Details and Registration here!
    • Up-Grading Assessment Practices: Standards-Based Feedback and Evaluation 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
      Online via zoom
      July 7, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      Audience: Middle and High school teachers, all disciplines
      Details and Registration here!
    Wednesday - July 8, 2020
    • Moving Puberty and Sex Education Online 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
      Online via zoom, Ellen Friedrichs, Saint Ann’s School
      July 8, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
      Audience:  Middle and high school health and sexuality educators
      Details and Registration here!

       

    • Beyond the Check-In: Easy Ways to Integrate SEL into Remote Learning 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      Online via zoom, Lauren Porosoff
      July 8, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
      Audience:  Middle and Upper school educators
      Details and Registration here! 
    • Building Community in the Virtual Classroom with an Equity Lens 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      Online via zoom, Jason Craige Harris, Friends Seminary, and Ramón Javier, Trinity School
      July 8, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
      Audience:  K-12 Teachers
      Details and Registration here!

       

    • Please Leave Your Shoes at the Door: Cultural Awareness and the Virtual Space 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
      Online via zoom, Liza A. Talusan
      July 8, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
      Audience:  Classroom teachers, K-12, Deans of Students, Advisors, Directors of Curriculum, DEI directors, Wellness educators
      Details and Registration here! 
    • Peacemaking Circles in a Digital Learning Environment 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
      Online via zoom, Jason Craige Harris and Pankti Sevak, Friends Seminary
      July 8, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (2-hour session)
      Audience: K-12 Teachers and Advisors
      Details and Registration here!

       

    • Arts Education During the Pandemic 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
      Online via zoom, John KildahlForsyth Country Day School; Sarah MacWright, Millbrook School
      July 8, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
      Audience: Middle and high school visual arts teachers
      Details and Registration here! 
    • Building a Better Bookshelf: choosing children's literature with an anti-racist lens 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
      Online via zoom, Morika Tsujimura, Grace Church School
      July 8, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
      Audience: Everyone, especially classroom teachers
      Details and Registration here!

       

    Thursday - July 9, 2020
    • Civic Engagement in the Classroom: From Reflection to Action 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      Online via zoom: Katie Leo and Franklin Stebbins, Facing History and Ourselves
      July 9, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
      Audience:  Educators in grades 5-12
      Details and Registration here!

       

    • The Mapmaker's Workbook: An Interdisciplinary Multiple Literacies Unit for Children and their Grown-ups Sheltering in Place 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      Online via zoom: Karen Balliett, The Buckley School
      July 9, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
      Audience:  Homeroom Teachers Grades 2 -5
      Details and Registration here!

       

    • White Accountability Partnerships: A framework for disrupting white supremacy in your school 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
      Online via zoom: Niki Brierre and Tegan Morton, Hewitt School
      July 9, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
      Audience:  White faculty, staff, administration who are looking to do deeper anti-racist work with the support of a partner, as well as DEI practitioners who are looking to create this structure at their school.
      Details and Registration here! 
    Tuesday - July 14, 2020
    • Flexible Classroom Online Conference - Day 1 9:00 AM to 2:50 PM

      Date/Time: July 14, 2020, 9:00 am - 2:50 pm
      Location: on Zoom
      Target audience: All educators, all grades and subjects

      Details and Registration here!
    Wednesday - July 15, 2020
    • Flexible Classroom Online Conference - Day 2 9:00 AM to 2:50 PM

      Date/Time: July 15, 2020, 9:00 am - 2:50 pm
      Location: on Zoom
      Target audience: All educators, all grades and subjects

      Details and Registration here!
    Thursday - July 16, 2020
    • Flexible Classroom Online Conference - Day 3 9:00 AM to 2:50 PM

      Date/Time: Thursday, July 16, 2020, 9:00 am - 2:50 pm
      Location: on Zoom
      Target audience: All educators, all grades and subjects

      Details and Registration here!
    Monday - July 20, 2020
    • Managing in a Time of Deep and Significant Change, NYC 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

      Online via Zoom.
      Speakers: Michael Thompson and Rob Evans
      Target Audience: Business Managers
      Details and Registration here!

    Wednesday - July 22, 2020
    • Institutional Advancement Online MiniConference 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

      Online via Zoom.
      Speaker: Martha Haakmat
      Target Audience: Advancement, Alumni, and Communications Directors
      Details and Registration here!

  • Monday - August 10, 2020
    • Virtual Music Ensemble Instruction and Concert Production 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
      Online via zoom, Michael Schwartz & Jeffrey Suzda, Portledge School
      August 10, 3:00 - 4:30 PM
      Audience:  PreK-12 Music Teachers
      Details and Registration here!
    Wednesday - August 12, 2020
    • Equitable Wellness 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
      Online via zoom, Farrah Khan, Packer Collegiate Institute
      August 12, 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
      Audience:  PreK-12 Teachers, Administrators, and Staff
      Details and Registration here!
    Monday - August 17, 2020
    • Assistant Heads, Division Heads & After School Online Conference 3:00 PM to 6:30 PM
      Online via zoom. Featured Speaker: Jason Craig Harris
      August 17, 3:00 - 6:00 PM
      Audience:  Assistant and Associate Heads, Division Heads, After School Directors
      Details and Registration here!
    Tuesday - August 18, 2020
    • Building an Anti-Racist Physical Education Program 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
      Online via zoom; Erica Corbin, Worokya Duncan, John Gentile, James Samuels, Sherri Spelic, Lauren Stewart
      August 18, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
      Audience:  Athletic Directors, PE Teachers and Coaches
      Details and Registration here!
    • Leading Bravely: Sustaining Community for What Comes Next 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
      Online via zoom, Marc T. Frankel, Ph.D., Judith L. Schechtman, M.S.W., Triangle Associates
      August 18, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      Audience:  Heads of School
      Details and Registration here!
    Wednesday - August 19, 2020
    • Using Padlet for Student Engagement in Class or Online 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Kim Kelly, French American School
      August 19, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
      Audience:  K-8 teachers of all subjects
      Details and Registration here!
    Thursday - August 20, 2020
    • Public Memory and the Contested Meaning of Monuments 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
      Online via zoom, Katie Leo, Facing History and Ourselves
      August 20, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
      Audience:  Classroom Teachers, grades 6-12
      Details and Registration here!
    Thursday - August 27, 2020
    • Centering Connection in Early Childhood (Remote) Curriculums 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      Online via zoom, David Vining, Teacher at Columbia Greenhouse School
      August 27, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
      Audience:  Early Childhood Educators and Administrators
      Details and Registration here!
    • Supporting Early Childhood and Lower School Staff During the Return to In-person Teaching 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
      Online via zoom, Tamar Izcovich, LCSW
      August 27, 4:00 - 6:00 PM
      Audience:  Early Childhood and Lower School Heads
      Details and Registration here!
  • Tuesday - September 1, 2020
    • Nursing Considerations for Returning to School in a COVID World - Part 2 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

      Online via zoom, Ava Dawson, School Nurse at LREI

      Audience: School nurses, administrators, and interested staff

      Registration and details here.



    Wednesday - September 16, 2020
    • Playlists: Increasing Student Achievement through Self-direction Online 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

      Online via zoom, Zachary Hora-Moir, The Dwight School

      Audience: Middle and Upper School teachers in all disciplines

      Registration and details here.

      This event is eligible for ETI cohort registrants.


    Thursday - September 24, 2020
    • Design for Election Week 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

      Online via zoom, presented by Leadership and Design, with all materials included. 

      Audience: Middle and Upper School teachers in all disciplines

      Registration and details here.

      This event is eligible for ETI cohort registrants.

    Tuesday - September 29, 2020
    • Trustee Governance Workshop 2020 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

      Speakers: Jackson Collins (Prep for Prep), Mark Lauria (NYSAIS), Mark Brossman (Schulte Roth & Zabel)
      Target Audience: Heads and School Trustees
      Registration and details here.

    Wednesday - September 30, 2020
    • Early Childhood and Lower School Collaborations in Outdoor LearningSignup for an alert reminder. 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

      Speakers: Leslie Day and Stephanie Rose
      Target Audience: Early Childhood and Lower School teachers and administrators

      Registration and details here.

      This event is eligible for ETI cohort registrants.



  • Thursday - October 1, 2020
    • Flexible Deeper Learning in An Uncertain Future: Teacher Leader Workshop SeriesSignup for an alert reminder. 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
      Online via zoom - Three-part workshop series;  Thursdays, October 1, 8, 15, 2020
      Audience:  All teachers in every grade and subject
      Details and Registration here!

      This event is eligible for ETI cohort registrants.

    Monday - October 5, 2020
    • Re-Thinking the Way We Grade and Report Student LearningSignup for an alert reminder. 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

      Online via zoom, Thomas Guskey, Ph.D.

      Audience: Middle and Upper School teachers in all disciplines

      Registration and details here.

      This event is eligible for ETI cohort registrants.


    Tuesday - October 6, 2020
    • Beginning Teachers InstituteSignup for an alert reminder. 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
      Online via zoom - An institute from Oct. 6, 2020-April 15, 2021
      Audience:  Classroom and Assistant/Associate Teachers in their first or second year
      Details and Registration here
      This event is sold out! Please contact Maria@nysais.org to join the wait list.
    Wednesday - October 7, 2020
    • What Is Your Athletic Program If You Can't Win Games? Athletic Director WorkshopSignup for an alert reminder. 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
      Online via zoom - Three-part workshop series;  Wednesdays, October 7, 14, 28 2020
      Audience:  Athletic Directors, PE Department Chairs, Coaches
      Details and Registration here!
    Tuesday - October 13, 2020
    • Exploring Diversity in Children's LiteratureSignup for an alert reminder. 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

      Online via zoom, Jennifer Zwillenberg, Ed.D.

      Audience: K-8 Teachers and Librarians

      Registration and details here.

      This event is eligible for ETI cohort registrants.


    Friday - October 16, 2020
    • LGBTQ Educators and Students in the Time of Covid: The Challenges of Working and Learning from HomeSignup for an alert reminder. 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

      Online via zoom, Jennifer Bryan and Ricco Siasoco

      Audience: All Educators and Administrators

      Registration and details here.

    Tuesday - October 20, 2020
    • Teaching with Current Events in the Classroom: Exploring Athlete ActivismSignup for an alert reminder. 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Katie Leo, Facing History and Ourselves
      October 20, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      Audience: Teachers, grades 5-12
      Details and registration here.
      This event is eligible for ETI cohort registrants.
    Wednesday - October 21, 2020
    • City as Classroom: Cultivating Curiosity on Street CornersSignup for an alert reminder. 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
      Online via zoom, David Zheutlin
      October 21, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      Audience:  Teachers and Administrators, grades 3-8
      Details and Registration here! 
      This event is eligible for ETI cohort registrants
    Thursday - October 22, 2020
    • Beyond the Check-In: Easy Ways to Integrate SEL into Remote LearningSignup for an alert reminder. 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
      Online via zoom, Lauren Porosoff
      October 22, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      Audience:  Middle and Upper school educators
      Details and Registration here! 
      This event is eligible for ETI cohort registrants
  • Monday - November 2, 2020
    • The Further Horizon: Planning for Long-Term DisruptionsSignup for an alert reminder. 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
      Online via zoom - Three-part workshop series;  Mondays, November 2, 9 & 16, 2020
      Audience:  Administrative Team (Heads, Trustees, CFOs, Diversity, Admissions, Advancement)
      Details and Registration here!
    Thursday - November 12, 2020
    • NYSAIS Heads Annual Conference, 2020Signup for an alert reminder. 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
      Online via zoom - 2-part conference:  Thursday, November 12, & Thursday, November 19, 2020
      Audience:  NYSAIS Heads of School
      Speakers: Jack Hill, members of Black Students Demanding Change, and Donna Orem

      Details and Registration here!
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    • September 29, 2020 Trustee Governance Workshop 2020 4:00 PM to 7:00 PMZoom

      Speakers: Jackson Collins (Prep for Prep), Mark Lauria (NYSAIS), Mark Brossman (Schulte Roth & Zabel)
      Target Audience: Heads and School Trustees
      Registration and details here.

    • September 30, 2020 Early Childhood and Lower School Collaborations in Outdoor Learning 4:00 PM to 6:30 PMZoom

      Speakers: Leslie Day and Stephanie Rose
      Target Audience: Early Childhood and Lower School teachers and administrators

      Registration and details here.

      This event is eligible for ETI cohort registrants.



    • October 1, 2020 Flexible Deeper Learning in An Uncertain Future: Teacher Leader Workshop Series 4:00 PM to 6:00 PMeSeminars on Zoom
      Online via zoom - Three-part workshop series;  Thursdays, October 1, 8, 15, 2020
      Audience:  All teachers in every grade and subject
      Details and Registration here!

      This event is eligible for ETI cohort registrants.

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