Teachers and staff are encouraged to visit other schools, join professional associations, attend conferences and workshops,
give workshops and pursue academic study.
Some of the recent conferences attended by faculty and staff include:
Dalton Conference: From Diversity to Community
Language, Learning Literacy at the Windward Teacher Training Institute
NAIS Annual Conference
NAIS Leadership Institute
NAIS People of Color Conference
NYSAIS Coding for Everyone
NYSAIS Diversity, Sexuality, Technology Conferences
National Council of Teachers in Mathematics Regional Conference
White Privilege Conference
School Professional Development Days
In addition, two professional development days are organized each year at the school for the entire faculty to learn and talk about a specific topic together. This year’s professional development will include: Ali Michael, PhD – building a healthy multiracial community and skills for talking about race – as well as a half day mathematics workshop for Lower School faculty and technology training on Canvas for all other teachers; and Howard Stevenson, PhD – teaching racial literacy and beginning to build a toolbox to use when discussing racial moments and stressors.