***********JANUARY 2018**********
Fostering an Inclusive School Community - Dr. Regina Lewis
Thurs. Jan. 18, 2018 6:30-8:00PM at Graland Country Day School.
PEN Speaker Series - Learn how parents & educators can collaborate to foster an inclusive school community! Details & FREE Registration

Social Equity Workshop: Harassment & Abuse
Thurs., Jan. 18 from 5:00 - 6:00 PM at St. Elizabeth's School, Denver.
Join other parents & students for a timely conversaton on the harassment & abuse of women.
RSVP to dsaleh@sesden.org.

Life After High School - Are you Ready? Let's Build the Bridges Together
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018 5:30-8:00PM at Denver Academy.
For parents (only) of high school students. The evening will feature key topics designed to inform you on how to successfully support your high school student as they prepare for the future of their choice. Details & Registration

WEBINAR: Protecting Student Well-Being & Success: Understanding the Impact of Marijuana Use – Dr. Richard Von Feldt & Dr. Sarah Ferraro Cunningham/Panaptic
Jan. 31, 2018 from 4:00 – 5:30 pm.
1.5 hour webinar for heads, educators, & wellness professionals to learn about marijuana use & prevention.
RSVP to sarah@panaptic.com by 1/24/18

*****FEBRUARY 2018*****
2018 Colorado College and Career Readiness Conference
Thurs., Feb. 1, 2018 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Downtown Convention Center.
Education professionals will discuss the diverse needs of today’s learners & learn a variety of methods to address these needs. Details & Registration

3rd Annual Black Women Summit - Lead, Empower, Aspire, & Dedicate
Fri., Feb. 2, 2018 8:00AM-3:00PM at University of Denver Campus.
This summit provides high school Black women students with an opportunity to participate in a program that promotes leadership, academic achievement, and community involvement while developing their Black woman identity. Adult track also available. 9th-12th Grade Student Registration or Adult-Track Registration

Preparing Students for Success in the 21st Century - Dr. Derrick Gay
Sat., Feb. 3, 2018 9:00AM-4:00PM at Montessori School of Denver.
Join educational thought leaders to increase skills in fostering empathy, enriching inclusion and cultivating cultural competency. Details & Registration

25th Annual Cherry Creek Diversity Conference - Youth Celebrate Diversity (YCD)
Sat., Feb. 3, 2018 at [TBD - Denver area].
For high school students & supportive faculty advisors. Learn about & celebrate diversity! More importantly, be inspired to make a difference in your local school or community! This conference covers a wide range of diversity topics. Details & Registration
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A Night with Michele Borba - UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World
Tues. Feb. 6, 2018 at 6:30pm at St. Anne's Episcopal School.
For parents & educators -- presentation about raising empathetic children. RSVP

Parenting with Love & Logic Workshop - Barry Ebert
Feb. 6,13,20, & 27 (four session course) from 6:00-8:00PM at Montessori School of Evergreen, Marshdale Campus - 6989 Highway 73, Evergreen, CO 80439

The cost of this course is $90/person or $150/couple.

Teaching Resiliency - Jenny Hecht
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 8:15-9:30AM at Boulder Country Day School.
Parent presentation. For details, contact BCD at 303-527-4931

Career Fair to Promote Diversity - Colorado Diversity Network
Sat., February 24 from 1:00 – 4:30 pm at the Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library (2401 Welton St, Denver, CO 80205).
For educators of color who are considering careers within independent schools in Colorado. Learn the best ways to navigate & prepare for the independent school hiring process!
FREE Registration

*****MARCH 2018*****
MidSchoolMath National Conference
Mar. 2-3, 2018 Santa Fe Community Convention Center, Santa Fe, NM.

2-day conference focused entirely on middle school math topics. Details & Registration

The Higher Purpose of Mathematics – Jamie York
Tues., March 6, 2018 at the Denver Waldorf School - Time TBD.
Parent Education Lecture Series. Details to be provided at a later date.

ACIS Governance Workshop
Good Governance: Boundaries and Flexibility - Judith Schechtman

Fri., March 16, 2018 – 9:00am - 2:00pm at Graland Country Day School. For independent school governance leaders. Details & Registration

*****APRIL 2018*****
The Colorado Diversity Network presents Witnessing Whiteness: A Discussion about Allyship – Dr. Shelly Tochluk at Kent Denver School.
Fri., April 13, 2018 – time TBD. For educators. Additional details to be provided at a later date.

Mindfulness Workshop for Educators - Krysten Fort-Catanese
Sat., April 14, 2018 from 8:30am - 4:00pm at Friends School - South Campus.
Space limited to 30 participants - To reserve a space, contact Krysten at kcatanese@friendsschoolboulder.org

*****MAY 2018*****

****JUNE 2018****
Traverse Conference
June 4-6, 2018 at Watershed School.
Traverse is focused on real-world learning as the future of education. "Real-world learning" refers to any learning experience that challenges students w/real problems, situations, & opportunities. Educators might call pieces of it project-based learning (PBL), inquiry-based learning, expeditionary learning, service learning, experiential learning, and/or design thinking. Challenge yourself to try things, take risks, make connections w/other educators, & leave inspired to lead your school toward the future of learning! Details & Registration