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Hi <<First Name>>, We wanted to make sure you saw three opportunities designed specifically for alumni educators. The deadlines are quickly approaching so register today if you are interested in attending one of these great options!

8th Annual School Leaders of Color Conference - Early Bird Registration Ends Midnight Tonight
This conference, specifically designed for alumni who are current school and school systems leaders of color and/or Native and Indigenous, will take place February 6-8, 2020 in Las Vegas, NV.Participants can engage in whole group panels and discussions; skill-building and identify-based workshops; career and networking events; and more; all centered around the theme, “Resilient Leadership: Moving Beyond Surviving to Thriving.”
This conference is specifically designed for school and school systems leaders of color (including mid-level school leaders). For purposes of this conference:

  • A school leader is defined as anyone who is the current principal or the head of a school.
  • A mid-level school leader is defined as anyone who is currently working in a full-time position within a school that manages adults. These include: Assistant Principals, Deans, and Instructional Leaders/Coaches.
The Early Bird cost is $75 and then will increase to $100. Funding is available for travel and conference expenses, except registration with a deadline of December 1st. View the application for aid here

Registration Now Open! - School-Based Strategies Symposium 12/7 - 1:00 p.m.
Thank you to so many of you for completing the All-Continuum Conference 2 interest form a few weeks back. Your votes were tallied, and the top preferences will be offered! To help us finalize the session offerings and create your individualized schedule, take this 3 minute survey if you plan to attend afternoon programming on December 7. (Due: Monday, November 25)

Finalized Topics Include:

  • Equity & Art - Create a Piece of Art for Your Classroom/Office
  • School-Based Strategies Symposium
  • Stages of Child Development (K-8)
Alumni are also invited to office hours with LaKeisha, Alumni Town Hall and Lunch!  View the full schedule of the day here

Stanford University - Free Fellowship for High School Teachers, Apply by January 15th
Applications are now open for Stanford University's Hollyhock Fellowship Program, which is a free and fully funded fellowship for high school teachers with 2-7 years of experience who teach in schools where at least 50% of the students qualify for free and reduced lunch. Any teacher across America who meets the eligibility requirements can apply until January 15, 2020. In addition, school leaders of the teacher teams accepted will be invited to Stanford U. for a Hollyhock School Leaders Institute next summer. You can read about Hollyhock’s impact and success HERE and why teachers you know should consider applying HERE.

Bridge Walk and Coffee Talk - Saturday, 11/23 - 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
We know educators need some TLC! Join us for coffee at Chamblin’s plus a brisk loop around the iconic Acosta and Main Street Bridges. Alumni, current CMs, friends, family, kids, and dogs are ALL welcome! We’ll begin and end at Chamblin’s Uptown, 215 N Laura St. Carve out some time for personal wellness while building community with one another! Email the Alumni Board Wellness Chair, Jaime Ditman with any questions and RSVPs.

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