About the Program

PoCC offers a variety of programming that allows people of color and allies in independent schools to come together, reflect on their individual experiences, and learn from each other. 
 

Please note: All times listed are Eastern.


Download a PDF of the schedule (updated 10/19/2020). 

 

PoCC Schedule at a Glance

(Subject to change)
Monday, November 30
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Affinity Group Facilitator Training
1:00 – 3:30 PM: Equity Seminars Full-day (Part 1)
1:00 – 3:30 PM: Equity Seminars Half-day
1:00 – 3:30 PM: PoCC Leadership Institute for Educators of Color (Part 1)
6:00 – 7:00 PM: Newcomers to PoCC Orientation (only need to attend one of these sessions)

Tuesday, December 1
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Affinity Group Facilitator Training
1:00 – 3:30 PM: Equity Seminars Full-day (Part 2)
1:00 – 3:30 PM: Equity Seminars Half-day
1:00 – 3:30 PM: PoCC Leadership Institute for Educators of Color (Part 2)
6:00 – 7:00 PM: Newcomers to PoCC Orientation (only need to attend one of these sessions)

Wednesday, December 2
Theme: Challenging Self

12:00 – 12:15 PM: Coffee Break (meet & greet)
12:00 – 2:00 PM: Master Class with LaShawn Chatmon
12:45 – 1:45 PM: Workshop Block A
12:45 – 1:45 PM: Express CafĂ©
1:45 – 2:15 PM: Break
2:15 – 3:15 PM: Workshop Block B
2:15 – 3:15 PM: Featured Speaker 
3:20 – 4:30 PM: Affinity Group Session #1
4:30 – 5:30 PM: Break
5:30 – 6:45 PM: Opening General Session with Eddie S. Glaude Jr. 

Thursday, December 3
Theme: Changing Systems
12:00 – 12:10 PM: Attendee connections and insights (Bring your coffee/tea)
12:20 – 1:20 PM: Workshop Block C
1:30 – 2:30 PM: General Session Speaker
3:00 – 3:30 PM: Relax, Refresh, Renew
3:00 – 5:00 PM: Social Justice Summit: Waking up NAIS Schools
5:00 – 5:15 PM: Break
5:15 – 6:45 PM: Affinity Group Session #2
8:00 – 9:00 PM: Social/Engagement Events

Friday, December 4
Theme: Choosing Justice
12:00 – 12:15 PM: Attendee morning connection and insight (Bring your morning Joe)
12:15 – 1:15 PM: Workshop Block D
12:15 – 1:15 PM: Featured Speaker #2
1:15 – 2:15 PM: Book Club Meeting
1:30 – 3:00 PM: Master Class with Bettina Love
2:15 – 3:00 PM: Break
3:00 – 4:15 PM: Affinity Group Session #3
4:15 – 4:30 PM: One Choice for Justice (affinity group report-out)
3:50 – 4:45 PM: Break
4:45 – 5:30 PM: LGBT Meet ‘n Greet
5-30 – 6:30 PM: Closing Keynote Speaker–Bettina Love
6:30 – 7:00 PM: Closing Remarks
8:15 – 9:30 PM: PoCC Closing Party–DJ Battle
Saturday, December 5
(optional)
1:00 – 2:00 PM: Celebrating the Magic of PoCC (A family-friendly magic show to delight all ages)