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Making Schools Safe For Students, Faculty and Staff
Out of the Box: Beyond the Gender Binary
 
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
8:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Roland Park Country School
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Our keynote speaker this year is iO Tillett Wright, who is an artist, writer, speaker, and social scientist. iO’s work primarily deals with identity, be it through her fine art portraiture, or her ongoing activism campaign, Self Evident Truths. iO regularly travels the country lecturing at events and schools, encouraging people to broaden their "circle of normalcy," and expand their sphere of empathy.
 
Join us as we examine conventional “circles of normalcy” – the labels we apply to one another, often inaccurate, confining, even hurtful – and explore ways to be more empathetic, to suspend judgments and labels, and to treat one another with the very kindness and respect found at the core of school missions.
 
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Trusteeship 201

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
8:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Linden Hall in Ellicott City, MD

 

Building on concepts developed in Trusteeship 101, which focused on the Board’s fiduciary responsibilities, this interactive session will examine the critical importance of trustee strategic thinking and planning. The presenter will be Ron Goldblatt, AIMS Executive Director. 

 

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Annual Heads Conference

April 23-24, 2015
Loews Annapolis Hotel

 

The Heads’ Conference this year will focus on managing the rapid pace of change in our personal lives, at our schools, and at AIMS. Rob Evans, always a compelling speaker, will talk about Leading in the New Age of Uncertainty; Ron Goldblatt will present the newly re-designed accreditation process and reflect on his experiences during a forty-year career in education and law; and Kathy Minardi, Head at Aidan Montessori, and a committee of Heads will celebrate Ron’s sixteen-year tenure as Executive Director. The Annual Business Meeting will take place on Thursday afternoon and will include approval of the AIMS operating budget and nominations to the AIMS Board of Trustees. Time to explore Annapolis and dinner at Harry Browne’s will round out a relaxing and informative day and a half of food, fellowship, and vital conversation.

 

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Job Fair

Saturday, February 21, 2015
8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Gilman School

 

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Journal of the Association of Independent Maryland & DC Schools

The Journal of the Association of Independent Maryland & DC Schools (JAIMS) is a digital publication and online forum focused on teaching and learning at all grade levels in independent schools. The Journal publishes peer-reviewed articles across a wide range of interests: scholarly articles, reports about action research, reflective pieces about classroom experiences, book reviews, and exemplary lesson plans. See Current Issue.

 

Highlighted Events 2014-15  
   
Student Leadership Workshop
Roland Park Country School
April 16, 2015

Teacher Retreat
Harbourtowne
April 19-21, 2015

Technology Retreat
Harbourtowne

May 3-5, 2015



 
 

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