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Neuro Diversity Peer Network - November 1st

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Observance of Religious Holidays 2 Replies

Friends, I'm hoping folks will reply here regarding how your calendars reflect religious holidays.  Specifically, on which days does your school close?  Do the demographics of your population factor in the decision?  How do you manage requests from…Continue

Started by Karen Washington in Sample Title. Last reply by John McKinstry Oct 16.

How effective are your Board meetings? 4 Replies

My name is Margaret Campion and I am Clerk of Governance for the Board of Trustees of the Carolina Friends School.  Our Board is considering making some changes to the form and structure of our Board meetings.  For many years we have been meeting…Continue

Started by Margaret Campion in Sample Title. Last reply by Margaret Campion Oct 16.

Webinar Opp - Facing History and Ourselves

Join Facing History for Upcoming Webinars Facing History…Continue

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Started by Deborra Sines Pancoe in Sample Title Oct 12.

Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples Day: how did you decide what to put on your calendar?

We just  witnessed the "Columbus Day"/"Indigenous Peoples Day" holiday with a day off from school. How did your school decide what to call this day? Was there a community-wide discernment process?Continue

Started by John Scardina in Sample Title Oct 9.

Teaching Tolerance - Voting and Voices Initiative

Teaching Tolerance's most recent initiative is entitled Voting and Voices.  It is a new project that they hope will inspire educators to teach about elections and civic engagement this fall.  These free resources offer an opportunity for every…Continue

Started by Celeste Payne in Uncategorized Oct 7.

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Neuro Diversity Peer Network - November 1st

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Librarians

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First Day Teacher for multi-age young attenders of Westfield Friends Meeting, Cinnaminson NJ

WHO: Creative, cordial, energetic person experienced with young children sought by small Friends Meeting to implement simple religious education curriculum with assistance of a volunteer Friend or paid teen-ager.WHEN and WHERE:  Sunday mornings 10:45-12:15 at Westfield Meetinghouse, corner of Route 130 North and Moorestown-Rivertion Road, Cinnaminson NJ. (2021 Riverton Road 08077) from late September 2018 through May 2019. Applications accepted until position is filled.COMPENSATION: $50 per…See More
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How effective are your Board meetings?

My name is Margaret Campion and I am Clerk of Governance for the Board of Trustees of the Carolina Friends School.  Our Board is considering making some changes to the form and structure of our Board meetings.  For many years we have been meeting monthly (3rd Tuesdays of the month from 7-9 pm) and find that the kind of thinking and threshing we want is not happening within that structure.  We are considering moving to less frequently-scheduled meetings of longer duration. As part of our…See More
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Quaker Life in Lower & Middle Schools

This Friends Council group is open to Friends school educators who are interested in deepening engagement and Quaker life within Friends lower and middle schools (PreK-6/8).
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Diversity Work in Friends Schools

This Friends Council group is for sharing ideas and resources for diversity work in Friends schools.
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Webinar Opp - Facing History and Ourselves

Join Facing History for Upcoming Webinars Facing History makes online learning easy to access—learn from the comfort of your home, office or local coffee shop. Join us for an upcoming webinar to enrich your lesson plans this fall. All events begin 3:00 p.m. EST except where noted.  …See More
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