NAES Diversity & Inclusion Conference

Wednesday, March 4 (2:30pm) - Friday, March 6, 2020 (12pm US/Eastern)

Maritime Conference Center
692 Maritime Blvd. [map]
Linthicum Heights, 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
03:30 pm - 04:00 pm 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.
Consultant, Executive Coach
The Education Group
04:00 pm - 05:00 pm Opening Session: Finding Balance and Vision in the Work of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - A300
Mr. Jadihel Taveras photo Mr. Jadihel Taveras
Head of School
Esperanza Academy
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

Thursday March 05, 2020

07:30 am - 08:00 am Morning Prayer - A300
08:00 am - 09:00 am Breakfast - Dining Room
09:00 am - 10:15 am Keynote Speaker - A300
Dr. Rodney Glasgow photo Dr. Rodney Glasgow
The Glasgow Group
10:30 am - 11:45 am Workshops - Block A - A300 Corridor Rooms
Holistic DEI Programming: What are we missing?
Identity Work with the Youngest of Learners
HOLY Disunity: Proclaiming by Word and Example
Let's Be Different Together: Tips for First Steps
12:00 pm - 01:00 pm Lunch - Dining Room
01:00 pm - 02:15 pm Workshops - Block B - A300 Corridor Rooms
Service Learning & Cultural Competency: Equity in Action
The Importance of Supporting Your LGBTQ Students and How to Do It in the Classroom
DEI in Early Childhood & Elementary Settings: How Unpacking Biases Creates Space to Learn
Chapel: A Place for Exploring Affinities and Identities in Community
From Safe Spaces to Brave Spaces: Creating Pathways to Courageous Conversations
02:30 pm - 03:45 pm Workshops - Block C - A300 Corridor Rooms
Teaching Tough Topics with "Book of the Month" - Getting the Conversation Started
Gender and its Role in the Classroom
Cultivating Interfaith Settings - Teaching Students, Educating Faculty & Engaging your Community
Spanning the Partisan Divide: Embracing Political Inclusion While Promoting Equity and Justice in Episcopal Schools
04:00 pm - 05:15 pm Workshops - Block D - A300 Corridor Rooms
A Day in the Life of a Director of DEI
Breaking the Silence: Having Difficult Conversations about Diversity at Episcopal Schools
Teaching Middle School Students to Incorporate the Language of Equity and Justice
Many Paths to God: Leveraging Episcopal Identity for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Strengthening Beloved Community through Intentional Hiring
06:00 pm - 07:00 pm Dinner - Dining Room
07:30 pm - 09:00 pm Small Group Discussions - A300 Corridor Rooms
Get together with schools from your region and/or school type to 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: The Diversity Journey - A300
This session will help you work within your local context while connecting further with others, expanding upon shared resources for your role, school, and community. We will then reconvene to close the conference before re-engaging into life and work back on campus.
12:00 pm - 01:00 pm Lunch and Farewells - Dining Room