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Book Club With Author Michael Horn

Join a thoughtful discussion with Michael Horn on his most recent book From Reopen to Reinvent: (Re)Creating School for Every Child. In From Reopen to Reinvent, distinguished education strategist Michael Horn offers a practical blueprint to rebuilding an education system that is […]

Research-Based Activities to Promote Flourishing at School

Research Schools International (RSI) and The Human Flourishing Program at Harvard have curated a collection of research-based activities that promote student flourishing. In this presentation, Christina Hinton will present a research study that RSI carried out on implementing these flourishing […]

Mental Health Toolkit for Schools

Join Danielle Vallas and Gabriella Pelosi from D&G Wellness to take a closer look at the meaning of mental health, the challenges educators face and most importantly, gather strategies to manage mental health more effectively. During this webinar, educators will build skills […]

Partnering With Transgender Students and Families

Recent data has shown that 1.4% of American youth identify as transgender, and the number might be growing. Independent schools need to understand this trend, their legal obligations, and the nuances of working with these students and their families. Join […]

Teen Marijuana Use and Vaping: Evidence-Based Strategies for Effective Prevention

This workshop will introduce the top considerations when understanding the impact of marijuana use on students today, such as variations in potency and methods of use, changes in perceptions of risk, the impact on the adolescent brain, and the link […]

School Stories: The Mount Vernon School’s Innovation Diploma

By Brad Droke, The Mount Vernon School In the spring of 2014, Mount Vernon Ventures at The Mount Vernon School hosted an event called the Council on Innovation, where several groups of students were assembled to engage in a design […]

School Wellness Trends You Can’t Ignore

Stress is up, wellness is down, and school leaders need to act. We’re rapidly approaching some of the hardest school months. Tests, prom, and graduation are hallmarks of the spring semester—but are often accompanied by stress, social conflicts, and rising […]

Parent-Teacher Conferences

As fall and spring mainstays, most schools employ parent-teacher conferences as face-to-face opportunities to share student progress with parents. While the pandemic required creative alternatives to the traditional parent-teacher conference, the following strategies are helpful for both virtual and in-person […]

Women’s History Month Resources and Activities for the Classroom

The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in commemorating and encouraging the study, observance, and celebration of […]

Helping Students Understand Current World Events

How to Talk to Kids About the Ukraine Invasion PBS How to Talk with Children About the Conflict in Ukraine Save the Children How to Talk to Kids About Ukraine New York Times How to Talk With Students About the […]