Shaping a Culture of Innovation & Engagement
Oct. 11-12, 2018 at Park Hyatt Beaver Creek

***OCTOBER 2018***
Boys & Girls Learn Differently – Dr. Michael Gurian
Oct. 10, 2018 at 7:00PM at Dawson School, Lafayette, CO.
One of the world's foremost gender experts -- Dr. Michael Gurian -- discusses how the distinction in hard-wiring & socialized gender differences affects how boys & girls learn. He'll present methods to educate our children based on brain science & neurological development to help parents gain understanding & ideas to support their children’s academic success. FREE REGISTRATION

2018 STAMP & CIRCLE Conference at History Colorado Center, Denver, CO
October 12, 2018 – STAMP conference
October 13, 2018 – CIRCLE conference

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Colorado Diversity Network presents…Racial Identity – Dr. Sandra “Chap” Chapman
Sat., Oct. 20, 2018 9:00 am – 2:00 pm at Graland Country Day School, Denver.
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Exploring the Third Rail: Race – Dr. Derrick Gay at Montessori School of Denver
Saturday, October 20, 2018 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
For school staff & parents - Participants will take an interactive journey through discussions & individual reflection, drawing on current research around what children understand about race at various ages and how racial microaggressions affect us all...to leave with concrete skills to foster a more inclusive school community & world beyond. Details & Registration

Global Solutions Forum at the Arrabelle & Antlers in Vail, CO.
Wed., Oct. 24 – Fri., Oct. 26.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – Join leaders in the education, business, & nonprofit sectors for an intimate conference on the role of compassion and purpose in ethical leadership. DETAILS & REGISTRATION

Culturally Responsive Leadership Program for Educators at Aurora Welcome Center, CO.
Thurs., Oct. 25 – Sat., Oct. 27
PD OPPORTUNITY – During this 2˝ day course, participants will engage in experiential activities that explore the aspirations, attitudes, knowledge, skills, & behaviors that characterize Culturally Responsive Leadership. Teams will engage in collaborative planning to develop strategies for their schools that address the critical issues of race, class, & gender. REGISTRATION

***NOVEMBER 2018***
2018 Denver White Privilege Symposium at The University of Denver
Fri. & Sat., November 2 & 3, 2018.
Examine patterns, cultures, & systems that contribute to identity, power, & privilege. Diverse perspectives provide a comprehensive look at issues of privilege, including race, gender, sexuality, class, disability, & other intersections of identity Details & Registration

Second Tuesday Race Forum at Park Hill United Methodist Church, Denver
2018 Meetings: 11/13, 12/11
2019 Meetings: 1/8, 2/12, 3/12, 4/9, 5/14, and 6/11

This community forum provides a safe, non-judgmental setting for on-going inter-racial discussions & individual discernment on race & other intersectional identities. Take a deep dive with us into the issues we need to be discussing & build relationships across difference. Details

CSEE presents: Secondary School Religion Teachers at AAR – Katherine Zubko, Rose Caraway, & Christopher D.L. Johnson in Denver, CO
Fri., November 16, 2018 from 9AM – 4PM
Join world religions teachers at their annual meeting to make contacts & hear about new developments in the study of the major religious traditions of the world. Scholars will share their latest research, and secondary school teachers will share information about projects they are working on and classroom activities. Details & Registration

ACIS Parent Association Leader Workshop
Thurs., Nov. 29 2018 at St. Mary's Academy, Englewood, CO.
Learn principles of good practice that have successfully guided parent associations all over the country. A case study approach will illuminate common challenges & identify practical solutions. Small group discussions over lunch will allow participants to make connections w/parent leaders in other schools. Details & Registration

***DECEMBER 2018***
Out of Bounds: Evaluating & Setting Appropriate Boundaries for School Professionals A PD Symposium for ACIS Member Schools - facilitated by Katie Koestner of Campus Outreach Services (COS)
at St. Mary’s Academy, Denver, CO December 7, 2018. Join school professionals to learn about setting appropriate boundaries w/students. Designed for teams of educators, these workshops prepare you to help improve child protection efforts at your school.
9:30 -11:30 am: Grades 9-12 Faculty, Coaches, Admins & Staff
12:00 – 2:00 pm: Grades 6-9 Faculty, Coaches, Admins & Staff
12:30- 4:00 pm: Grades PK-5 Faculty, Coaches, Admins & Staff
5:00 – 7:00 pm: Boarding School Faculty, Coaches, Admins & Staff

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Space is limited!. Sign up early! Contact Katie Koestner at 866-966-9013 or Katie.koestner@campusoutreachservices.com with any questions.

***JANUARY 2019***
Jan. 19, 2019 8AM–5PM at Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO.
Summit is for parents, 8th grade & above students & teachers: Mission – to dismantle the cradle-to-prison pipeline for children of color & children in poverty through education. Click here to submit your presenter proposal.

***FEBRUARY 2019***
***MARCH 2019***
2019 MidSchool Math National Conference – Total Math Immersion – keynote speaker: Jo Boaler at Santa Fe, NM
February 28, 2019 – Pre-Conference Workshop
March 1-2, 2019 – Conference!

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ACIS Governance Workshop: The Board's Strategic Outlook - Jean Orvis
March 15, 2019 at Graland Country Day School, Denver, CO.
Practical guidance on how to foster strategic thinking on the board to guide future planning. Small group discussion will explore two related topics: board chair/head of school alignment & accountability metrics to monitor strategic progress. ***REGISTRATION TO OPEN MID-OCTOBER***

***JUNE 2019***
Knapsack Institute – Transforming Teaching & Learning at University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
June 6-8, 2019
For Educators – An Intensive Three Day Summer Institute Focused on Social Justice Pedagogy -- As our nation becomes increasingly diverse, it is imperative to have the understanding & resources to effectively navigate discussions about diversity & inequality in the classroom & workplace. Details & Registration