Rethinking Diversity Speaker Series: Dr. Jennifer Bryan

February 23, 2015 7-9pm Campbell Hall

This event is intended for faculty, staff, administrators, and parents of Southern California Independent Schools. This is our first Rethinking Diversity Speaker Series event featuring Dr. Jennifer Bryan. The topic of the presentation is Gender & Sexuality and how a deeper understanding of these identities helps strengthen our school communities mission of diversity and inclusion. Click on the link below for more information and to RSVP to this exciting event.

 SoCal POCIS Rethinking Diversity Gender & Sexuality with Dr. Jennifer Bryan on 2.23.15

Student Voices 2015

Harvard-Westlake High School Tuesday, February 3, 2015 6:30-9:00pm

Panel of students from various independent schools that recently participated in the NAIS Student Diversity Leadership Conference will share candidly their experiences.

Parent Voices 2015

Viewpoint School Saturday, April 18, 2015 10am-1pm

Parents from various independent schools will share their experiences as well as their interests in partnering with our schools in meaningful ways. This event is intended for all parents, faculty, staff and administrators in independent schools.



Professional Development 2015

Windward School Thursday, May 14, 2015 11am-3:30pm

For this year’s Professional Development Day, we are honored to feature Audrey Shabbas. Ms. Shabbas was the first featured presenter for SoCal POCIS 16 years ago! She has over twenty-two years experience in teaching, curriculum development, and    teacher training about the Middle East and Islam. She is the   founder and director of the non-profit organization, AWAIR: Arab World And Islamic Resources, Berkeley, California.