Alumni to present at PoCC'17

Congratulations, Alumni!
Mr. Fisher giving a presentation at a previous PoCC Conference

Twenty-four Klingenstein program alumni will be presenting 23 sessions at the NAIS's 2017 People of Color Conference in Anaheim.  If you're attending POCC, be sure to put these on your "must attend" list of sessions!

Pre-conference Seminars 

  • Amani Reed, LA '07 and Nicole DuFauchard, Heads '16 - The PoCC Leadership Institute for Educators of Color
  • Morgan Darby, KSI '11 - A Conversation: The Fluidity of Gender, Racial, and Sexual Identities in Young People Today
  • Steve Morris, Heads '17 - Seeking Cultural Competence in Hiring: Practical Methods and Strategies for Identifying the Administrators, Staff, and Faculty Needed in the 21st Century Independent Schools
  • Sherri Spelic, LA '13 - Access, Privacy, and Security: Examining Our Digital Lives as Educators of Color
  • Dina Eletreby, Heads '17 - Amplifying Student Voice: A Case Study of a Leadership and Discipline Program with Minority Students

Concurrent Sessions

  • Adrian Khactu, KSI '16 - Bridging the Asian-American and Asian International Student Divide (Block A)
  • Cheryl Ting, KSI '99 - How to Implement Middle School Racial Affinity Groups: One School's Journey (Block A)
  • Ara Brown, KSI '06 - "The Art of Storytelling: How TED Helps Students Find and Share Their Voice" (Block A)
  • Christine Chun, LA '19 and Cheryl Ting, KSI '99 - “Diversity” in the Literary Canon: Asian Representation in the Black/White Paradigm of Race (Block C)
  • Erica Eason, KSI '01 - Diversity and Tech as Innovation (Block C)
  • William Fisher, KSI '12 - “We Are the Dark Spectrum on Parade:” Teaching African-American Literature in Our New Century (Block D)
  • Brandon Woods, KSI '13 - Exploring Intersectional Safe Spaces: Black and Queer in Independent Day Schools (Block D)
  • Rommel Loria, KSI '10 - How Might We Support High School Students of Asian Descent: A Design Thinking Approach (Block D)
  • Loren Moye, LA '09 - What Happened? And How Do You Make It Right? Using Restorative Justice to Support Diversity (Block D)
  • Toni Williamson, LA '11 - Where Are My Peeps? Recruiting and Activating Allies in Your Institution (Block D)
  • Sarah Wilson, KSI '04, PSL '12 - Approaches to Building Skill-Based Equity and Inclusion Curricula (Block E)
  • Sherri Spelic, LA '13 - Communities in Question: How People of Color in Independent Schools Create and Sustain Community (Block E)
  • Christel McGuigan, KSI '07 and Priscilla Morales, LA '17 - Diversity Leadership is School Leadership (Block E)
  • Azizi Williams, LA '17 - Macro-Impact Unit on Microaggressions: Teaching Middle Schoolers the A’s and B’s of Unintentional Slights
  • Sean Hamer, LA '09 - Murphy’s Law or Your First Year in School Leadership: Practical Problem Solving and the Unexpected Challenges (Block E)
  • Melissa Mirza, KSI '15 - The MENA (Middle Eastern and North African) Student and Faculty Experience (Block E)
  • Marja Brandon, Heads '09 - The Transracial Adoptee at the Independent School — Who's Your Mama? (Block E)
  • Malikah Goss, PSL '13 - The New Face of African-American Literature: Teaching a Post-Blackness Curriculum (Block F)
 See the full program and register at http://pocc.nais.org

Congratulations to all presenters!

*Presentations may have unlisted, non-alumni co-presenters


Twenty-three Klingenstein program alumni will be presenting 19 sessions at the NAIS's 2016 People of Color Conference in Atlanta.  If you're attending POCC, be sure to put these on your "must attend" list of sessions!
Twenty-three Klingenstein program alumni will be presenting 19 sessions at the NAIS's 2016 People of Color Conference in Atlanta.  If you're attending POCC, be sure to put these on your "must attend" list of sessions!

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