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Trusteeship 101

September 16, 2015

8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Linden Hall in Ellicott City


Participants in this popular annual fall workshop have the chance to work with one of the nation’s preeminent authorities on nonprofit governance and on independent school governance in particular. Mary DeKuyper has worked with more than fifty independent schools and is associated with BoardSource and the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges. Author of the NAIS Trustee Handbook, Mary is the former Board chair of The Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore and was National Chair of Volunteers of the American Red Cross. She currently serves on the Board of Enoch Pratt Free Library. This interactive workshop for new and nearly-new trustees will shed light on the critical topics faced by today’s Trustees, including their roles and responsibilities and the Board’s relationship with the Head of School. 


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Diversity Conference

October 13, 2015

8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Severn School


Since 2004, Rosetta Lee has been a diversity speaker and trainer on a variety of issues, including cross cultural communication, identity development, prejudice reduction and coalition building, gender and sexuality diversity, facilitation skills, bullying in schools, and gender bias in the classroom.  Rosetta has presented at numerous conferences and nonprofit organizations such as the White Privilege Conference, Junior League, and City Year.  She has also worked with over 90 K-12 public and independent schools throughout the country, as well as a number of colleges and universities. She has served several years on the faculty of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) Diversity Leadership Institute, as well as NAIS' diversity think-tank cadre, Call to Action. Rosetta was a presenter at the AIMS Annual Conference in 2013.


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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.

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