NAES Conference on DEIJ and Episcopal Identity

Wednesday, March 6 (2pm) - Friday, March 8, 2024 (2pm US/Eastern)

Maritime Conference Center
692 Maritime Boulevard [map]
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

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Wednesday March 06, 2024

03:30 pm - 04:00 pm Registration and Check-In
04:15 pm - 05:15 pm Welcome and Remarks
"So Great A Cloud of Witnesses"
The Rev. David A. Madison D.Min. photo The Rev. David A. Madison D.Min.
Executive Director
National Association of Episcopal Schools
05:15 pm - 06:00 pm Reception
06:00 pm - 07:00 pm Dinner
07:15 pm - 07:45 pm Compline

Thursday March 07, 2024

06:30 am - 08:15 am Breakfast
08:30 am - 09:00 am Morning Prayer
09:00 am - 10:15 am Keynote Speaker: Yerko Sepulveda
Dr. Sepúlveda is an experienced teacher-trainer, educational consultant, administrator, K-12 teacher, and college instructor with a strong background in educational innovation, maker-centered learning, DEIJB, cultural sensitivity, and Interculturalism.
Yerko Sepulveda Ph.D. photo Yerko Sepulveda Ph.D.
Director of Community Engagement and Belonging
Porter-Gaud School
10:30 am - 11:45 am (A) Workshops
A1: A Shortlist of Essentials: Introducing Islam in Curriculum
A2: Pursuing a Counter-Cultural Education Through a Commitment to Belonging
A3: DEI Through the Lens of Brene Brown's "Atlas of the Heart"
A4: Inspired Faith, Inclusive Community: A Model for Building Bridges
A5: Amplifying DEI Goals with Technology: A Framework to Operationalize DEI
12:00 pm - 01:00 pm Lunch
01:00 pm - 02:15 pm (B) Workshops
B1: Data-Informed Storytelling as Source of DEI Institutional Memory
B2: From Dress Codes to Racism: How our Episcopal Identity underpins our Disciplinary Approach
B3: Chapel through a DEIJB Lens: Perspectives from Grace Church School and Trinity School
B4: Systemic Transformation: White Privilege, White Supremacy, and White Racial Socialization Practices in School Governance and Leadership
B5: Creating a Culture of Feedback with Cultural Competency in Mind
02:30 pm - 03:45 pm (C) Workshops
C1: Leading Together: A Leadership Framework for the Chaplain and the DEIB Director
C2: Preparing Students for Purposeful Lives: Cultivating Global Competencies through Service Learning
C3: In Everything We Do: Reggio-Inspired Pedagogy and Human Flourishing in Silicon Valley
C4: Embracing Imago Dei Through the Legacy of Pauli Murray: Enriching Chapel Programs for Beloved Community Building.
C5: Mammyfication of Black Women in Independent Schools
04:00 pm - 05:15 pm (D) Workshops
D1: Examining our school's history: The Beloved Community Initiative at St. George's
D2: Teaching Biblical Literature for an Interfaith Community
D3: Panel: Navigating National and Global Tensions
D4: Pacing for Lasting Progress: Making authentic change by building on Episcopal values
D5: Reflect & Connect: Navigating Personal and Episcopal School Identities for Inclusivity
05:15 pm - 06:30 pm Dinner
06:45 pm - 07:15 pm Evening Prayer

Friday March 08, 2024

06:30 am - 08:15 am Breakfast
08:30 am - 09:30 am Eucharist
09:30 am - 10:15 am Keynote Speaker: Tracie Jae
Tracie Jae is the founder and Lead Rebel of The Quiet Rebel, a boutique consulting firm specializing in race and culture, based in Houston, TX.
Tracie Jae photo Tracie Jae
The Quiet Rebel

10:15 am - 11:45 am Diversity Action Planning
This program will be dedicated to helping schools create or work on a DEIJ Action Plan.
11:45 am - 12:00 pm Closing Remarks
The Rev. David A. Madison D.Min. photo The Rev. David A. Madison D.Min.
Executive Director
National Association of Episcopal Schools