Be The Power And The Point – The Handout

Be The Power And The Point is a workshop I offered at the National Association of Independent Schools People of Color Conference in Nashville, TN, Nov. 28-Dec. 1, 2018. It was specifically aimed at and designed for educators of color. There’s a powerful handout that belongs to the workshop I gave but I’m not sure… Continue reading Be The Power And The Point – The Handout

Re-Entry Made Public: How I returned from my conference and let everyone at my institution know it

What’s your school’s custom for folks returning from conferences? What kinds of formal or scheduled opportunities exist for you to share your learning after a major education event? When do you get to share your highlights and/or disappointments with colleagues? At the next faculty or team meeting? Perhaps never? I think about this when I… Continue reading Re-Entry Made Public: How I returned from my conference and let everyone at my institution know it

Dear Julie – Thoughts on ‘real american’ by Julie Lythcott-Haims

Dear Julie, I heard you speak. And then I went to buy your book. The line to have it signed was very long, so I decided I’d be okay without that part. I read some before going to bed, a little more after waking up. I read during a good portion of my long haul… Continue reading Dear Julie – Thoughts on ‘real american’ by Julie Lythcott-Haims

Be The Power And The Point – A Recap

I did the thing. I shot my shot, sang my song. And it was glorious! I offered a workshop at the National Association of Independent Schools People of Color Conference (NAISPoCC) in Nashville, Tennessee. The title felt clever when I came up with it in the proposal-writing phase. In the execution of the workshop itself… Continue reading Be The Power And The Point – A Recap

#NAISPoCC18 I’m Ready

My 5th time: Houston, DC, Atlanta, Anaheim and now Nashville. National Association of Independent Schools People of Color Conference. An education conference. A social justice conference. An affinity group space. All of the above. Consider this, too: There are all these young people around. You know, high schoolers. Teenagers. Here at the conference. Because they… Continue reading #NAISPoCC18 I’m Ready