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  • Monday - July 12, 2021
    • Sports and Social Justice Off the Field 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
      This event will meet over three days: July 12-14, 2021 from 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Christopher Hayes, Associate Director of Athletics, The Chapin School
      Audience: PE Teachers, Athletic Administrators, History Teachers, All educators with interest in sports

      Details and registration here.
    • Context and Conversation: A Crash Course in Talking about Anti-Asian Violence 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      11 a.m.-12 noon
      Online via zoom
      Presenters: Nayantara Mhatre, Middle School Dean of Students, The Calhoun School; Morika Tsujimura, Math and Science Teacher, Grace Church School; Arhm Wild, Director of the Progressive Teaching Institute, MS/US Diversity Coordinator, Ethical Culture Fieldston School
      Audience: All educators

      Details and registration here.
    • Embodying Our Anti-Racist Values at School 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
      This event will meet over four days: July 12-15, 2021 from 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Lauren Porosoff, Empower Forwards
      Audience: All educators, including teachers, staff members, and administrators

      Details and registration here.
    • Where Have You Been? Who Are You Now? What Happens Next?: Clarifying Values, Reckoning with Losses, Building Resilience 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
      Canceled
      This event will meet over three days: July 12-14, 2021 from 3 p.m.-5 p.m.
      Online via zoom
      Presenters: Jennifer Bryan, Re-Set School, and Tyner Gordon
      Target Audience: All educators, Pre-K through 12


    Thursday - July 15, 2021
    • Stepping Out of the Adult Space and Into the Student Experience: Incorporating the Voices of Black Girls to Build Anti-Racist School Communities 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      9 a.m.-11 a.m.
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Shahna-Lee James, 8th Grade Dean, Math teacher, Girls Athletic Coordinator, The Berkeley Carroll School
      Audience: All educators

      Details and registration here.
  • Monday - August 16, 2021
    • Showing Up and Standing Up: A 4-Part Journey Towards Antiracism for White Teachers 9:30 AM to 10:45 AM
      This event will meet over four days: August 16-19, 2021 from 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
      Online via zoom
      Presenters: Jessy Molina and Jay Golon, Pollyanna, Inc.
      Audience: All educators, including teachers, staff members, and administrators

      Details and registration here.
    • Creating Community as a Classroom Ensemble 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Madolyn Accola, LS Music Teacher, Friends Seminary
      1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
      Target Audience: K-5 Music Teachers, with collaboration possibilities for classroom teachers, art teachers & librarians


      Details and registration here.
    Wednesday - August 18, 2021
    • Creating an Anti-Bias & Anti-Racist Classroom: Interrupting Microaggressions with Scenario-based Practice 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Jessy Molina
      1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
      Target Audience: Teachers and Administrators, K-12

      Details and registration here.
    Thursday - August 19, 2021
    • The Value of Game-Based Learning Clubs in Independent Schools 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Jared Fishman, The Hackley School
      1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
      Target Audience: Educators, gr. 5-12, who have an interest in game-based learning, are interested in starting a game club but don’t know how, or already run a game club and want to connect with others who do the same 

      Details and registration here.
    Monday - August 23, 2021
    • Both Fish and Fowl: A 3-Part Leadership Workshop Series for New Department Heads 9:00 AM to 12:15 PM
      This event will meet over three days: 

      August 23, 2021, 9am-12:15 pm

      October 29, 2021, 1pm-4:15 pm

      January 28, 2022, 1pm-5pm

      Sold out!


      Online via zoom
      Presenters: Dalia Aidoo, Stephen Mak, & Eric Zahler, Spence School
      Target Audience: Department Heads in their first two years in that role 

      Details and registration here.
  • Wednesday - October 6, 2021
    • THINK EQUAL: A Global Early Years SEL & Social Justice Intervention 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Leslee Udwin, Think Equal Founder & Executive Chair
      4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      Target Audience: Lower School Educators in all roles

      Details and registration here.
    Thursday - October 7, 2021
    • The Addiction Inoculation 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Jess Lahey, Author and Educator
      4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      Target Audience: K-12 Teachers, Staff, and Administrators 

    Wednesday - October 13, 2021
    • Imaginative Inquiry: Using Drama to Ignite Inquiry 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Elaine Chu, Institute for Imaginative Inquiry
      4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
      Target Audience: Teachers, Grades K-5

      Details and registration here.
    Wednesday - October 20, 2021
    • Dynamic Scheduling Practices 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Chloe Smith, Head of High School, Saint Ann’s School
      4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      Target Audience: Anyone in your school who is involved in the schedule design and implementation process 

      Details and registration here.
    Monday - October 25, 2021
    • Enabling Their Best: Counteracting Stereotype Threat in Adolescents - A 2-Part series 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Julian McNeil, Salubrious Consulting
      A 2-Part event: October 25 & November 1, 2021
      4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
      Target Audience: Middle and Upper School Educators in all roles

      Details and registration here.
  • Tuesday - November 2, 2021
    • Systemic Differentiation: Three Ways to Design Units that Foster Equity and Empowerment (3-part series) 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
      This is a 3-part series: Tuesdays, November 2,9,16, 2021; 4-5:30 p.m.

      Discover three different approaches to designing meaningful units of study that provide multiple ways for diverse groups of students to achieve the learning goal.

      Please note that the three sessions build on each other for a cumulative experience. Participants are encouraged to attend all three, and sessions will be recorded and provided to all registrants.

      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Lauren Porosoff, Empower Forwards
      Target Audience: Classroom teachers in all subjects and grade levels, department chairs, and academic administrators

      Details and registration here.
    Thursday - November 4, 2021
    • How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning With the History of Slavery Across America 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
      A Community Conversation
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Dr. Clint Smith, Author, Journalist, Poet
      4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      Target Audience: All educators, K-12
      Details and registration here.
    Monday - November 8, 2021
    • Navigating the New Normal in Fall 2021: Common Issues Facing Independent Schools 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
      Online via zoom
      Presenters: Caryn Pass and Janice Gregerson, Venable, LLC 
      2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
      Target Audience: Heads, HR Personnel, Business Managers

      Details and registration here.
    Monday - November 15, 2021
    • Capstone 1.0: Launching a Capstone Program 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Jon Calos, Chair of Experiential Learning, Science Teacher, Emma Willard School
      4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      Target Audience: Educators, grades 5-12, interested in starting a capstone program. No experience required.
      Details and registration here.
    Tuesday - November 30, 2021
    • Communities at the Crossroads: Building Support, Resilience and Understanding Through Your School's DEI Communications 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      Online via zoom
      Presenters: Chris Lukach, AKCG, and Casper Caldarola, Pollyanna, Inc.
      11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
      Target Audience: Communications Professionals, DEI Directors, Advancement Professionals

      Details and registration here.
  • Thursday - December 2, 2021
    • Helping My Elementary and Middle School Students Become Powerful Navigators of Success 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Todd Feltman, Ph.D.
      4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      Target Audience: Educators, grades 2-8

      Details and registration here.
  • Thursday - January 6, 2022
    • Am I burned out yet? A Teacher's Guide to Surviving Extended Collective CrisisSignup for an alert reminder. 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Deborah Offner, Ph.D.
      4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
      Target Audience: Teachers, coaches, counselors, nurses, DEI Directors, Deans of Students & other administrators

      Details and registration here.
    Thursday - January 13, 2022
    • The Sport of Mindfulness Signup for an alert reminder. 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: James B. Samuels, Village Community School
      4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      Target Audience: Educators, grades K-12
      Details and registration here.
    Thursday - January 20, 2022
    • Who's Minding the Teachers? Supporting Faculty & Staff During (& Beyond) Collective Crisis Signup for an alert reminder. 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Deborah Offner, Ph.D.
      4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
      Target Audience: Heads, Associate/Assistant Heads, Division Heads, Deans of Faculty, leadership teams

      Details and registration here.
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