Upcoming Events

  • Folio Co-Lab: Structured Member Conversations
    Tuesday, April 7 - 12:00 PM EDT / 9:00 AM PDT, Zoom
    For Folio members

     Natika Stewart from the Folio Team will facilitate this hour-long conversation for Folio members to share ideas and insights about how to use the Folio goal-setting process during just-in-time and remote learning.

    These weekly Co-Labs help Folio members connect and access the resources and tools they need for remote leadership.

    Registration is limited to 15 Folio members. As space is limited and demand high, please check your schedule to confirm your availability prior to registering. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with log-in information. If the Co-Lab is full, please contact our team (pd@foliocollaborative.org) to be placed on the waitlist. Materials will also be available at foliocollaborative.org following each weekly Co-Lab.

    This event is open to members only.

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    Tuesday, April 7 - 12:00 PM EDT / 9:00 AM PDT    
  • Folio Member Spotlight: St. Mark’s School
    Wednesday, April 8 - 12:00 PM EDT / 9:00 AM PDT, Zoom
    For Folio members


    Dr. Sarah Enterline, Director of Institutional Research and Samantha Brennan, Assistant Head of School/Dean of Faculty at St. Mark’s School will lead a presentation on their emerging remote learning assessment program.

    Through this work, the school hopes to understand better which methods in virtual instruction are most effective and lead to the highest levels of engagement and satisfaction, as measured by weekly surveys of faculty, students and parents. As part of this research, St. Mark’s will be partnering with other independent schools to share research and learn from one another.

    Dr. Enterline will preview this survey work and discuss plans for using feedback to inform real-time adjustments to their instructional approach.

    There will be time for questions from the audience, following the presentation.

    This event is open to members only.

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    Wednesday, April 8 - 12:00 PM EDT / 9:00 AM PDT      
  • Leadership Coaching Conversation with Abigail Wiebenson
    Wednesday, April 8 - 1:00 EDT / 10:00 AM PDT, Zoom
    For Folio members

      What’s on your mind? What is keeping you up at night? How are other school leaders handling our recent changes and demands? Abigail will lead this candid conversation about school leadership in a time of change and crisis. Folio members can participate in one or several of these weekly discussions.

    Call limited to 10 participants.

    This event is open to members only.

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    Wednesday, April 8 - 1:00 EDT / 10:00 AM PDT     
  • Folio Orientation, June 22, 2020
    Lansdowne Resort and Spa Leesburg, VA
  • Summer Institute June 22-24, 2020
    Lansdowne Resort and Spa Leesburg, VA
    Join more than 120 fellow Folio members for three days of conversation, connection, collaboration and camaraderie. Highlights include keynote presentation by Elena Aguilar, acclaimed leadership coach and author.
    Early Bird Registration now open!
  • Fierce Conversation Training, June 25-26th, 2020
    Lansdowne Resort and Spa Leesburg, VA
  • Fierce Conversation Training, July 22-24, 2020
    Kennedy Learning Center
    Nobleboro, ME

Past Events

  • Town Hall with Harriet Cooperman and Kathryn Beaumont Murphy: Current Covid-19 Employment Concerns: New Legislation, Paying Employees, Performance Expectations, and Lessons Learned
    Monday, April 6 – 1:00 PM EDT/10:00 AM PDT, Zoom

    Harriet Cooperman and Kathryn Beaumont Murphy from Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr’s K-12 Independent School Practice will share their legal expertise about how schools can prepare to comply with the new regulations in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, including employment concerns.

    This one-hour session will include content as well as plenty of space for participant conversation and questions.

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    Monday, April 6 – 1:00 PM EDT/10:00 AM PDT 
  • Town Hall with Brad Rathgeber: Continuity in Crisis: A Leadership Conversation around Distance Learning
    Friday, April 3 – 1:00 PM EDT/10:00 AM PDT, Zoom

    Brad Rathgeber, CEO and Head of School at One Schoolhouse, will lead this conversation about best practices you should keep in mind as your school settles into this new way of leading and teaching for the remainder of the school year. Brad will touch on key concepts and strategies from the new One Schoolhouse course offering of the same name.

    This one-hour session will include content as well as plenty of space for participant conversation and questions.

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    Friday, April 3 – 1:00 PM EDT/10:00 AM PDT
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Leadership Coaching Conversations
    Wednesday, April 1 – 7:30 AM EDT and Thursday, April 2, 2020  - 12:00 PM EDT/9:00 AM PDT, Zoom conversation

    Join fellow Folio members and school leaders in the second of a series of leadership coaching calls to speak candidly and productively about your school leadership during these times of crisis. Facilitated by Abigail Wiebenson, certified leadership coach and veteran school leader, participants will discuss current challenges and wins and harness the collective expertise and resources of the group as they lead school communities during this unprecedented time.

    Each call limited to 10 participants.

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    Wednesday, April 1 – 7:30 AM EDT
    Thursday, April 2 – 12:00 PM EDT/9:00 AM PDT
  • Town Hall with Tim Fish: Applying Innovation Frameworks to Our New Reality
    Tuesday, March 31 – 10:30 AM EDT/7:30 AM PDT, Zoom

    In this conversation with Tim Fish, the Chief Innovation Officer from NAIS, we will discuss strategies Tim is hearing from schools navigating the transition to distance learning particularly well.  Using some of the work developed through the NAIS Strategy Lab, Tim will walk participants through models that can help schools answer the question: What else should I be doing to support my teachers?  This conversation will inform your leadership and give you a chance to strategize your next steps as a leader of faculty.

    This one-hour session will include content as well as plenty of space for participant conversation and questions.

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    Tuesday, March 31 – 10:30 AM EDT/7:30 AM PDT
  • FolioCollaborative Co-Lab: Sustaining Personal Connections with Faculty and Staff Remotely
    Tuesday, March 31 – 8:00 AM EDT and 12 Noon EDT/9:00 AM PDT, Zoom conversation


    Co-Labs are new weekly meetings for Folio members, focused primarily on sharing the resources and tools needed for the just-in-time learning that independent school leaders are driving. Anyone with a supervisory role for faculty and teachers will find these Co-Labs especially beneficial.

    The Folio team will provide relevant content and moderate a discussion so that members have the opportunity to learn from each other and discuss how other schools are approaching similar situations.

    Registration is limited to 15 Folio members. As space is limited and demand high, please check your schedule to confirm your availability prior to registering. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with log-in information. If the Co-Lab is full, please contact our team (pd@foliocollaborative.org) to be placed on the waitlist. Materials will also be available at foliocollaborative.org following each weekly Co-Lab.

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    Tuesday, March 31 - 8:00 AM EDT
    Tuesday, March 31 - 12 Noon EDT / 9:00 AM PDT
     
  • Folio Town Hall with Glenn Whitman: Using Educational Neuroscience to Support Remote Leadership and Learning
    Friday, March 27 – 10:30 AM EDT (US and Canada), Zoom conversation

    The next weekly Folio Town Hall – what type of virtual experiences can deepen learning? How can you intentionally build belonging into your teaching and leading in order to support the academic, social, and emotional needs of teachers and students? How can the most promising research in mind, brain, and education science inform the current virtual school reality?

    This one-hour session led by Glenn Whitman (co-author of Neuroteach: Brain Science and the Future of Education and Director
    of the Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning at St. Andrew's Episcopal School) will include participant conversation and questions.
    Open to Folio members and non-members.

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    Friday, March 27 - 10:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Leadership Conversations
    Wednesday, March 25 and Thursday, March 26, 2020 , Zoom conversation

    Join fellow Folio members and school leaders in the first of a series of leadership coaching calls to speak candidly and productively about your school leadership during these times of crisis. Facilitated by Abigail Wiebenson, certified leadership coach and veteran school leader, participants will discuss current challenges and wins and harness the collective expertise and resources of the group as they lead school communities during this unprecedented time.

    Each call limited to 10 participants.

    Click for more information and for free registration.
    Wednesday, March 25  - 7:30 AM
    EDT
    Thursday, March 26 - 12:00 PM (EDT)/ 9:00 AM PDT
  • Coronaviris (COVID-19) Town Hall, Tuesday, March 17, 2020
    Zoom online webinar
    As a community, let’s leverage our shared and unique experiences to help each other through this period of change and uncertainty. Share with and learn from other independent school leaders around the country about planning for and implementing remote learning. Two sessions.
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    Tuesday, March 17 – 7:30 AM (Eastern)
    Tuesday, March 17 – 10:30 AM (Eastern) / 7:30 AM (Pacific)

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