Events Overview

AFFINITY SEMINAR
This event is intended for all faculty, staff, and administrators of independent schools.

Authors and national speakers, Dr. Steven Jones and Dr. Shelly Tochluk will lead high-powered engaging affinity group discussions. Tools and strategies will be shared to further support diversity and greater inclusion within your school community.

BIPOC CONNECTION EVENT
This event is intended for all BIPOC faculty, staff, and administrators of independent schools.

This event is a meet and greet for SoCal POCIS members who identify as Black, Indigenous, or People of Color to come together to share ideas as well as find solidarity and support. This event will provide a much-needed “safe space” to begin the new school year with the affirmation of BIPOC solidarity.

PARENT VOICES
This event is intended for all parents, faculty, staff, and administrators in independent schools.

Parents from various independent schools will share their experiences as well as their interests in partnering with our schools in meaningful ways.

DR. ERNIE ROBLES-LEVRONEY EQUITY SPEAKER SERIES 
This event is intended for all faculty, staff, and administrators of independent schools.

Each year a prominent speaker(s)/presenter(s) will address the faculty, staff, and administrators of independent schools on the value of inclusion, diversity, social justice, and/or issues of class, and multiculturalism. Lunch is provided for participants.

RETHINKING DIVERSITY AND PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS (TBD)
This event is intended for all parents, faculty, staff, administrators, and students in independent schools.

Each year a prominent speaker or thought leader will address independent school community members on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion from a different perspective or lens.

STUDENT VOICES (TBD)
This event is intended for all parents, faculty, staff, administrators, and students in independent schools.

A panel of students from various independent schools that recently participated in the NAIS Student Diversity Leadership Conference will share candidly their experiences.