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NAES Diversity & Inclusion Conference

Wednesday, March 4 (3pm) - Friday, March 6, 2020 (2pm US/Eastern)

Maritime Conference Center
692 Maritime Blvd. [map]
Baltimore, MD

Schedule of Sessions and Special Events

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Wednesday March 04, 2020

02:30 pm - 03:30 pm Registration and Check-In - A300 Corridor
04:00 pm - 05:00 pm Self-Care for Diversity Practitioners
In this session, we will break out into groups, based on school roles and job functions, to discuss the importance of and suggestions for self-care while practicing and working with a diverse and complex school community.
05:00 pm - 06:00 pm Conference Opening Eucharist - A300
The Rt. Rev. Eugene T. Sutton photo The Rt. Rev. Eugene T. Sutton
Bishop of Maryland
The Episcopal Diocese of Maryland
06:00 pm - 06:45 pm Conference Reception - Private Salon, Dining Room
Join us after the Eucharist to celebrate the work of diversity, network with colleagues, and enjoy refreshments.
06:45 pm - 07:30 pm Dinner - Private Salon, Dining Room
08:00 pm - 09:00 pm Progress & Success - A300
After dinner, come ready with questions for a panel that will share remarkable stories, highlights, and suggestions for the diversity program journey.

Thursday March 05, 2020

07:30 am - 08:00 am Morning Prayer - A300
08:00 am - 08:00 am Breakfast - Dining Room
09:00 am - 10:15 am Keynote Speaker - A300
Mr. Rodney Glasgow photo Mr. Rodney Glasgow
Head of Middle School & Chief Diversity Officer
St. Andrew's Episcopal School
10:30 am - 11:45 am Workshop Block A - A300 Corridor Rooms
12:00 pm - 01:00 pm Lunch - Dining Room
01:00 pm - 02:15 pm Workshops Block B - A300 Corridor Rooms
02:30 pm - 03:45 pm Workshops Block C - A300 Corridor Rooms
04:00 pm - 05:15 pm "Unconference:" Mentoring & Partnering
Convene and then break out into groups or roundtables for discussion regarding next steps and various stages of school diversity programs, Q&A session, opportunities for mentoring and/or leading a younger program, and worthy advice from mature program practitioners. This session will also provide information and introduction for the purpose of the Regional Groups evening session.
06:00 pm - 06:00 pm Dinner - Dining Room
07:30 pm - 09:00 pm Regional Group Planning & Discussion - A300 Corridor Rooms
Get together with schools from your geographic area and discuss/share programming ideas, possibilities for partnership, conducting quarterly meetings to stay connected, and campus & community engagement

Friday March 06, 2020

07:30 am - 08:00 am Morning Prayer - A300
08:00 am - 09:00 am Breakfast - Dining Room
09:15 am - 10:30 am Keynote Speaker - A300
The Rt. Rev. Phoebe A. Roaf photo The Rt. Rev. Phoebe A. Roaf
The Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Commitments & Connections - A300
This session will help you create a plan and connect further with potential partner programs or mentors, expanding upon shared resources for your role, school, and community. The goal is to have a yearlong communication with other diversity practitioners for the purpose of support and sharing. Help with templates for program initiatives and timelines from experienced program success will be an additional goal of this closing session.
12:00 pm - 01:00 pm Lunch and Farewells - Dining Room


Conference Welcome: At the Heart of Our Identity - Being Episcopal, Being Inclusive. Episcopal Schools and the Diversity & Inclusion Calling - A300
Join us for the conference opening session that will feature an overview on Episcopal Identity and how it relates to the work of diversity practitioners and programming in Episcopal schools.
The Rev. Daniel R. Heischman D.D. photo The Rev. Daniel R. Heischman D.D.
Executive Director
National Association of Episcopal Schools
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