Author Archives: Gina Parker Collins

{S.O.S.} Self. Others. Surroundings. @ Town.

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  Hello, and thank you for joining us this past Saturday at Town! It was a great morning with parents, educators, alum, admin and students. We learned so much about Town and what makes it unique and culturally responsive with S.O.S. A special shout out goes to graduating 8th grader, Harrison Velasquez who talked about […]

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Your 5.30 Invitation to Boys Education @ Buckley

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Springtime is a great time to learn about boys education and what makes it so unique. Join us after work for the annual champagne toast with The Buckley School. Buckley provides a traditional, yet innovative, curriculum from kindergarten, Beginners, through ninth grade. But, what does that look like for boys of color? RSVP for your personal […]

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Your 5.20 Invitation to S.O.S @ Town.

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   Springtime is the perfect time to visit member school communities. S.O.S. is the ethical code infused in everyday life at Town. RSVP for your personal invitation to learn how S.O.S. works and feels at Town, N—8 Coed Day School. Saturday, May 20, 2017, 10:00 am to 11:30 am, 540 East 76th St., NYC email: […]

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awareness + access = admission strategy

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  Spring Open House at an Independent School Near You! Springtime is the best time to begin to explore an independent school education. Visit our member school’s websites and look for admission events.     Mocha Moms Brooklyn  Presents: How to Navigate the Independent School Admission Process Wednesday, April 12, 2017

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Parent Pathways: Why & How To Create Them

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As a parent, creating ways to influence the culture of an independent school community requires some insight, courage, and strategy. If you don’t already know it a top notch education, particularly one that is predominantly white and privileged, can be challenged by implicit and explicit biases. Often experienced as micro or macro aggressions, over time […]

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Women Who Lead In Independent Schools

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  RIISE HOS Podcast Series: Meet Léman Manhattan Preparatory School’s, Maria Castelluccio! Listen Heads of school lead in a big way at independent schools. They bear a tremendous responsibility in making sure it all comes together under the school mission. With the support of trustees, they are ultimately in charge of teacher-student recruitment & development, school […]

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FEB. 14, 21, 28—RIISE Enrollment Teleconferences

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April 29—5th RIISE Parent Power Conference

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You’ve Gotta BELIEVE—Awaiting the Decision

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      It’s about to get real in a hot minute! Keenly aware of where she will be this time next year with the independent school admission process, a mom of a three year old and a six month old is hyper-aware of the conversations buzzing around her, “…all the chatter in the nyc trains is about […]

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Lunch With Gina—That Girl, Sydney Robertson

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It was an absolute pleasure to catch up with Sydney at the close of her winter break from Wellesley College. She is That Girl for so many reasons. Sydney is an indy school grad (day and boarding school), a junior in college, and an up-stander headed into the financial industry.  Sydney agreed to this impromptu Lunch With Gina […]

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