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Women Who Lead In Independent Schools

  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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5.9 – Understanding the Benefits and Challenges of Raising a Child of Color within Independent Schools

 www.fa.org Friends Academy and RIISE (Resources In Independent School Education) invites you to join a panel of parents & educators on Monday, May 9th, at 7pm to examine the benefits and challenges families of color experience as they navigate independent schools. What does it mean to receive a great academic education while navigating the racial, social, and economic […]

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An Interview with Director of Diversity – Shanelle Robinson, Friends Academy

1) What does the role Director of Diversity mean at Friends Academy and how does the role enhance the school community?   The Director of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs is an administrative position that provides strategic leadership in the areas of diversity and inclusion in the school community. This position spans all three divisions of the […]

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The End of Black History Month…More Than A Month, A Viewing

YOU ARE INVITED to join us on Monday, February 4th for a special film screening of “More Than a Month” with filmmaker Shukree Hassan Tilghman. One Man’s Quest to End Black History Month Becomes a Humorous and Provocative Look at Race in “Post-Racial” America.   Friends Academy Helen A. Dolan Center 270 Duck Pond Road […]

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