For Leaders

December 2018


Join us to hear two great presenters, Haben Girm and Dr. Rosa Perez-Isiah, present their talks on Disability & Innovation: The Universal Benefits of Inclusion and Funds of Knowledge: Tapping into the Cultural Capital of Latino Students and Families.

Inclusive schools rely on inclusive leaders. Every semester, we offer leader-specific professional development focused on creating school-wide change.

October 1, 2020
9:00am – 9:45am

Principal Cohort Meeting

Presenter: Alexandra Apfel

Come learn about our new principal cohort! In this session, learn how having critical Special Education knowledge can help school leaders make informed, legally compliant, and inclusively-minded decisions for a schoolwide program.

October 15 & October 22, 2020
9:00am – 10:30am

Leading Your School Community During Uncertain Times
(Parts 1 & 2)

Presenter: Eldridge Gilbert

This two-part series will focus on how leaders can leverage trauma-informed practices to lead their communities in these challenging times, as well as acknowledging the impact of racial injustice and social unrest on our roles as leaders.

November 6, 2020
9:00am – 12:00pm

Is My School a Better School BECAUSE I Lead It?

Presenters: Baruti Kafele

Engage in this empowering, introspective session that will challenge leaders to examine their own leadership identity, presence, impact, mission, purpose, vision and values as the leaders of their schools and explore the question, “Is my school better BECAUSE I lead it?”

November 10, November 17, December 1, & December 15, 2020
3:30pm – 5:00pm

Interrupting “Discipline:” The Work of Anti-Racist Educators
(Parts 1, 2, 3, & 4)

Presenter: Pamela Jones

In this application-based, four-part mini-course on racial literacy, explore how racial socialization impacts students and teaching and how to lead for change, particularly for BIPOC students.