Join the co-authors of a high-school inNOVAtion Lab for Self-Determined Learning as they open their minimum viable curriculum up for observations, questions, and, hopefully, a bit of water (insights) from the audience.
During each of the six breakout sessions throughout the weekend, a large number of conversations will take place. This site will help you organize your plan for the weekend and provide the relevant information for each conversation. After signing in, search through the conversations below and mark the sessions you are interested in to populate your personal schedule on the right (or below if on your mobile phone).
Challenging Traditional School Leader Pathways and PD: Growing and Sustaining Equity-Centered Leaders
In alignment with our districtwide equity framework, our vision of an equity-centered school leader is a leader who cultivates prosperity and liberation for students and staff, starting with historically marginalized populations, by increasing access and inclusion, building trusting relationships, removing barriers, and creating a shared culture of accountability. This vision reflects the transformative leadership orientation which focuses on equity, inclusion, and social justice. In this session, we will share the actualization of this vision, organized around three core drivers: increasing the accessibility of pathways to potential leaders committed to equity; sustaining aspiring and current principals with transformational coaching; professional learning that is responsive to equity considerations.
How do you move beyond a narrow focus on college to preparing students for meaningful work? At South Bronx Community a 60-hour internship is a graduation requirement. Learn how to weave career skills across student experiences from the classroom, to the internship, to the student capstone experience.
How can we create a multi-year, hands-on program to engage and educate middle school makers? What best practices in STEM, STEAM, Makerspaces, Engineering, and more can be used to create an engaging and educational experience for our students? What outcomes do we value when creating these programs?