Community Leaders Breakfast
This annual event brings together an array of people from independent schools and educational nonprofits to join in discussion around a compelling and timely topic. Mark Day School has hosted conversations on global school-to-school partnerships, institutional diversity, and teaching tolerance.
Since 2003, we have welcomed the following presenters, among others:
Gene Batiste, Director of Equity and
Justice for the National Association of Independent Schools
Debra Chasnoff, filmmaker and founder of Women’s Educational Media
Milton Reynolds, program director for Facing History and Ourselves
Arauz, consultant specializing in the educational issues of immigrant youth
Jubilee Tembe, principal of Mark Day School's partner, eSibonisweni Primary
School, in eSicabazini, South Africa
- Molly Blank, director of the documentaries Testing Hope: Grade 12 in the New South Africa and Where Do I Stand?
- George Scharffenberger, Katia Peterson, Thulani Madondo: The Intersection of SEL, Global Education, and Partnerships
- Deborah H. Gruenfeld, Moghadam Family Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
- Ashanti Branch, founder and executive director of Ever Forward Club, and Simone Marean, co-founder and -director of Girls Leadership Institute