Ed Resource Round-Up

Kate Wade Leadership Lab, Leadership Programs, Pedagogy of Leadership Interview, Pedagogy Of Leadership®, Student Leadership

by Kate Wade, Editor In Chief, gcLi Blog with Steph Nebel and Lisa Singleton, gcLi Social Media Ambassadors As anyone in education knows, the school year flows with a particular rhythm.  Certain weeks and months feel like a sprint or a slog, while at other times we are gifted with pockets of time and a slower pace to rest and …

A Call To Joy

Kate Wade Leadership Lab, Leadership Programs, Pedagogy of Leadership Interview, Pedagogy Of Leadership®, Student Leadership

By Kate Wade, LL’11, LL Scholar ‘13, gcLi Penn-GSE Fellow ‘14, Editor gcLi Blog, Head of the Middle School, The Fenn School (MA) I was recently speaking with my cousin Maura Nolan Henry, a deeply respected educator and Dean of Faculty at the Chapel Hill Chauncy Hall school in Waltham, Massachusetts.  We were fortunate enough to get away into the …

Creating Safe, Inclusive, and Sustainable Communities

Jeremy LaCasse Leadership Lab, Leadership Programs, Pedagogy of Leadership Interview, Student Leadership

By Jeremy LaCasse, Executive Director, gcLi, Assistant Head and Teacher of History, Taft School, Watertown, CT As we all look to start the school year, the COVID pandemic and the search for social justice remain central influences in our work of developing the next generation of leaders. While these challenges flavor our work of building community, I argue that they …

Embracing DEI Work as the “Why”

Andrew Prince Leadership Programs, Pedagogy of Leadership Interview

by Andrew Prince, gcLi Faculty, LL ‘19, history teacher and Dean of Multicultural Education, The Taft School (CT) This summer was busy, difficult, and exhausting for many, if not all of us working in independent schools. Throughout much of the spring, we grappled with how to provide an effective and equitable educational experience to students who were in any number …