Category Archives: Leadership

Violence Prevention: A Lower School teacher’s call to action

By Marion Dear, 5th grade teacher What does sexual assault have to do with a Lower School teacher? My answer: just as institutionalized racism is a form of bullying, so is sexual assault. Bullying is defined as harm done repeatedly, when there … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Race Institute

Two weekends ago I participated in the Race Institute led by Ali Michael and Frederick Bryant. I have arranged for and participated in professional development on racism before, but in the most essential ways, nothing prepared me for this personal … Continue reading

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PoCC/SDLC- 2015

By Marissa Colston The 28th Annual People of Color Conference (PoCC) and 22nd Annual Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC) was an energy filled and inspiring 3 days. Over 4,000 adults and students from independent schools across the country came to … Continue reading

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Independent Curriculum Group Leadership Conference Oct 21-23

Upper School Department Chairs Joyce Nagata and  Stephanie Tucker spent a few days last week at the beautiful Whispering Pines Retreat Center for the ICG 2015 Academic Leadership Retreat. Part of the treat of this retreat is  the truly great … Continue reading

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