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Online Governance Series: Building Bridges, Not Walls

Online Governance Series: Building Bridges, Not Walls

Thursday, September 12, 2024
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM (EDT)

Zoom

Event Details

Building Bridges, Not Walls 

presented by Peter T. Coleman, PhD
Join Peter T. Coleman for an interactive session and gain practical guidance for leading your independent school through the complexities of political polarization. Building Bridges, Not Walls Today's political climate can seep into classrooms, challenging civil discourse. This session will equip school leaders with tools to:
  • Understand how polarization impacts student learning and your school community.
  • Develop policies promoting respectful dialogue, critical thinking, and media literacy.
  • Foster a culture of civil discourse where all voices are heard.
  • Equip educators with strategies for navigating sensitive topics constructively. 
All sessions will be recorded and the link to the recordings will be 
shared following each session. The recordings will be available for viewing through June 30, 2025 after which the links will expire.

Dr. Peter T Coleman is a professor of psychology and education at Columbia University and a renowned expert on constructive conflict resolution, intractable conflict and sustaining peace. Dr. Coleman has authored or edited a dozen books, well over 100 scientific articles and chapters, is the recipient of various awards, and his work has been featured in media outlets such as The New York Times, The Guardian, Nature, Scientific American, PBS Newshour, and Harvard Business Review. His most recent book, The Way Out: How to Overcome Toxic Polarization (2021) was released by Columbia University Press.  
September 12, 2024 - Building Bridges, Not Walls
Peter T. Coleman, PhD
October 10, 2024 - Trusteeship 101
John Littleford
January 16, 2025 - Leading and Governing Independent Schools in an Era of Risk, Ambiguity, and Uncertainty
James P. Honan
February 13, 2025 - Demystifying Racial Competence
Ali Michael, PhD
April 3, 2025 - Navigating the Educational Hiring Landscape: Insights and Strategies for Boards of Trustees and Heads of Schools
Darryl J. Ford, PhD
May 8, 2025 - Leadership Services
Debra Wilson, President, NAIS
June 2025 - Sarah Schwartz,  Founder and President, Schwartz Hannum PC


PROGRAM FEE

ADVIS Member - $550 per school
Non-Member - $650 per school
 
Not sure if your school is a Member?
Check our list of ADVIS Member Schools. 

How to Register

PLEASE READ EVERYTHING BELOW
  1. Only ONE Person per school needs to register ONE time for the entire Governance Series.
  2. At the time of registration, you MUST enter in the names and emails of your school's Head and Board Members.
  3. To do this, select both the "Member" and  "Register Your Attendees" tickets. There are additional instructions on the registration page.
  4.  If you do not do this, your school's Head and Board Members will NOT be able to access the Governance Series.
 
→Only one registration and payment is needed per school for full access to the 10.5 hours of online governance programming and recordings for your Head of School and Board Members. ONCE THIS REGISTRATION IS COMPLETE, YOUR SCHOOL'S HEAD AND BOARD WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY REGISTERED FOR THE ENTIRE SERIES.
→However, the primary registrant MUST fill in the names and emails for the school's Head and Board Members at the time of registration. Select the Register Your Attendees ticket and enter in the number of  people you are registering. You can select TBD for names you don't have yet.
→ Each individual registrant will receive a confirmation e-mail with a customized secure meeting link the registration is complete.
→The Head of School and each Board Member must use that customized secure link from their confirmation e-mail to join the Zoom meeting. Without this unique link, the Head and Board Members will not be able to join the sessions.  No one should share their unique link, as this will cause issues with accessing the meetings.
 
→The primary registrant will not need to distribute any links to the Head of School and Board Members  for them to access the sessions.
 
All sessions will be recorded and the link to the recordings will be 
shared following each session. The recordings will be available for viewing through June 30, 2025 after which the links will expire.
October 10, 2024 - Trusteeship 101
John Littleford
January 16, 2025 - Leading and Governing Independent Schools in an Era of Risk, Ambiguity, and Uncertainty
James P. Honan
February 13, 2025 - Demystifying Racial Competence
Ali Michael, PhD
April 3, 2025 - Navigating the Educational Hiring Landscape: Insights and Strategies for Boards of Trustees and Heads of Schools
Darryl J. Ford, PhD
May 8, 2025 - Debra Wilson, President, NAIS
June 2025 - TBA

ACCESSIBILITY

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. Please feel free to request an accommodation on the registration form. For inquiries about accessibility, please contact Membership and Outreach Manager Candyce Wilson. At least two weeks' advance notice will help us to provide seamless access.


EVENT CONTACT

Dena Torino, Director of Programming


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