Leadership

  • Deepening Our Commitment to Professional Development at PoCC

    December 14, 2018

    Every year the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) hosts its annual People of Color Conference (PoCC) for people of color who work in independent schools across the nation. This year’s conference was held in Nashville, Tennessee and was titled Equitable Schools, Inclusive Communities: Harmony, Discord, and the Notes In Between. 6400 people participated in..

  • An Intimate Conversation with Michael Lewis

    January 8, 2017

    Join Prospect Sierra School for an evening with legendary Bay Area author Michael Lewis in his only East Bay appearance as he launches his new release, The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed our Minds. He’ll be in lively conversation with Dacher Keltner, renowned social psychologist at UC Berkeley, founder of the Greater Good Science Center, and author..

  • Katherine Dinh: Teaching by Talking

    September 29, 2016

      Earlier this month I co-facilitated an online discussion, convened by the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), to speak with other school heads about the issues we are facing within the context of the nation’s political and social climate. My fellow facilitators were Caroline Blackwell, NAIS VP for Equity and Justice, and Bryan Garman,..

  • Empathy, Connection, and the Inner Lives of Readers

    September 23, 2016

    “There are perhaps no days of our childhood lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.” – Marcel Proust “Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book.” – Anonymous ——————– One of the perks of being a middle school librarian is getting..