A conference for AISNE member school students in Grades 9-12, in partnership and collaboration with teachers and administrators
A space to create, empower and self-care
Considering the racial reckoning, and the loss and uncertainty of COVID, for many this year has offered opportunities to rebuild, both internally and externally. This conference is designed to provide empowerment, opportunities for creation, and strategies for self–care to equip ourselves with tools to continue our process of rebuilding.
Sunday, April 18
There will be an adult workshop offering 10:30 - 11:45 a.m. on Sunday alongside student workshops.
Adult faculty, staff and administrators are invited to register for this conference as chaperones, workshop and/or affinity group facilitators.
This conference is specifically for AISNE member schools.
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Please gather the following details for each student participant, in advance of submitting your registrations.
* All white students participating in this conference as allies to Students of Color will meet during Affinity Group times to focus on deepening their understanding of authentic allyship and explore tangible opportunities to put allyship into practice, both within their school and within their broader community.
About Our Featured Speakers
I'm the kid who sold candy purchased from Sam's Club in middle school and loved reading and going to the library. I also convinced my high school principal to make the Get Motivated Conference an excused absence to hear General Colin Powell and Zig Ziglar speak.
What I'm blessed to do now could have been predicted by others, but not by me.
Meet you at the top!
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Nic Stone was born and raised in a suburb of Atlanta, GA, and the only thing she loves more than an adventure is a good story about one. After graduating from Spelman College, she worked extensively in teen mentoring and lived in Israel for a few years before returning to the US to write full-time. Growing up with a wide range of cultures, religions, and backgrounds, Stone strives to bring these diverse voices and stories to her work.
You can find her goofing off and/or fangirling over her adorable little family on most social media platforms.
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Alex Myers is a writer, teacher, and speaker. Born and raised in Paris, Maine, Alex was raised as a girl (Alice) and left Maine to attend boarding school at Phillips Exeter Academy. At Exeter, Alex came out as transgender, returning his senior year as a man after attending for three years as a woman, and was the first transgender student in that Academy’s history. After Exeter, Alex earned his bachelor’s at Harvard University, studying Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. Alex was also the first openly transgender student at Harvard and worked to change the University’s nondiscrimination clause to include gender identity. Subsequent to earning a master’s degree in religion at Brown, Alex has pursued a career in teaching English at secondary schools. He completed his Master’s of Fine Arts in fiction writing at Vermont College of Fine Arts, where he began his work on Revolutionary. He currently lives in New Hampshire with his wife and two cats.
Saturday at 5:00 p.m. EST
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