Special Events

Events

Thu
Sep
19
2019

Are ALL of OUR Children Well? A Candid Conversation & Town Hall

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: John Burroughs School (map)

A program that is delving into where we are as a community relative to educational equality five years post Ferguson.

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Sat
Sep
28
2019

Elementary Schools Fair for Families of Color ISSL and Mocha Moms

9:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Central Christian School (map)

Get to know some of our region’s finest independent elementary schools: Learn about the admissions process and what makes them different from other school options. Attendance is free, but registration is required. Breakfast will be served!

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Thu
Oct
10
2019

Secondary & High School Night Hosted by Independent Schools of St. Louis

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: MICDS (map)

This event provides an excellent opportunity to learn about independent secondary schools in the greater St. Louis area.

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Wed
Jan
15
2020

ISSL Heads of School Winter Connect Meeting

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: Innovation Hall in the Cortex Innovation District (map)

Don't miss this opportunity to meet and network with your fellow Heads of School in a unique environment that supports creativity and innovation!

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Sat
Mar
07
2020

Diversity Teacher Job Fair

10:00am - 12:30pm

Location: City Academy (map)

Bring your unique voice and experiences to our students and make a positive impact on their lives.

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Thu
Apr
02
2020

ISSL Heads Spring Connect Meeting

4:30pm - 6:00pm

Location: Villa Duchesse and Oak Hill School (map)

Join your fellow ISSL Heads of School for our final gathering of the year.  We will be joined by Melissa Brickey, Executive Director of Diversity Awareness Partnership (DAP), and Clair Antoine, Director of Education and Training. Melissa and Clair will facilitate a discussion for us around preparedness for the 2020 election season among other diversity, equity and inclusion topics.  

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Mon
Apr
20
2020

Spring Admission Directors Meeting

9:00am - 10:00am

Location: Online: Zoom (map)

This meeting will take the form of a Zoom meeting rather than in-person. For part of the meeting we will be joined by Dave Taibl of the Enrollment Management Association (EMA) who will share the latest thinking on admissions during this challenging time and the results from some of EMA's latest research reports.

From the Enrollment Management Association:

In an UNLOCKED web area, EMA is offering resources that are meant to support independent schools working on enrollment strategy in these challenging times. Several podcasts and other tutorials can be found here.

A FREE course, RETHINKING ENROLLMENT DUE TO COVID 19, starts on March 30. Sign up for the course.

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