Beyond the generous support for professional development that NA faculty enjoy, the Office of 公平与包容 works with NA’s 专业发展委员会 to implement on-site 股本 and 包容 professional development opportunities grounded in our new DEI statement, 社区的承诺, and focused on guidelines for preventing and interrupting bias-related incidents in and outside of the classroom. 另外, 在学年开始的时候, the Director of 公平与包容 publishes a listing of regional professional development opportunities that faculty can elect to attend.
This faculty and 工作人员 professional learning community introduces participants to Intergroup Dialogue (IGD) as a pedagogical model developed at the University of Michigan that not only supports students’ cognitive and social identity development, but also has great impact on the growth and development of those who have the fortune to serve as dialogue facilitators.
于2020年春季启动, 威尼斯人直营网址’s 教师 and 工作人员 of Color Professional Network serves as a space for self-identified faculty and 工作人员 of color at 威尼斯人直营网址 to connect, find support for professional growth at NA and beyond, and receive 非正式的指导 and coaching. 通过月度会议, this group aims to engage in reading and discussion of relevant articles, 分享建议和有效的策略, 或者干脆挂起来.
成立于2021年春天, this group’s goal is to support the growth and professional development of all employees who self-identify as a woman at 威尼斯人直营网址. 的 NA Women’s Leadership Network offers periodic professional workshops, 非正式的指导, and general support and advocacy for issues impacting women.
的 白人反种族主义教育者 (WARE) professional learning community was started in the spring of 2020 following our community’s reading of Robin DiAngelo’s text 白色的脆弱性. 的 learning community offers white identified faculty and 工作人员 an opportunity to continue their growth and learn how to act as better white allies as well as effective practices and strategies for implementing anti-racist curriculum and pedagogies.
Four faculty and 工作人员 members from the middle and upper school serve as 顾问 to the 公平与包容 Team (EIT). EIT 顾问 Support the Director of 公平与包容 with the education and advising of student members of EIT, development and 实现 of 股本 and 包容 initiatives and programs, and annual recruitment and onboarding of new student members of EIT.
教师 and 工作人员 who serve on the teaching team for the Creating Community 9: Tools for Belonging course, work on curriculum development and 实现 of this course aimed at helping students "explore issues of difference, 多样性, 股本, 包容, social justice and belonging in an effort to form a school community in which all may thrive as their authentic selves."
教师 and 工作人员 who serve on the 公平及共融委员会, which is composed of one representative from each major constituency at 威尼斯人直营网址, 支持发展, 实现, and ongoing assessment of a decentralized plan for 多样性, 股本, 以及威尼斯人直营网址的包容性. Members of the committee act as thought leaders, 大使, 支持者, and (when appropriate) implementers of campus-wide strategic 多样性, 股本, and 包容 initiatives and capacity building opportunities.
教师 and 工作人员 who serve affinity group facilitators set ground rules, 创建议程, support active involvement of all participants in the group, pose questions to members of the group for discussion, and gather data about possible issues or challenges that need to be addressed to better support students.