Diversity Institute


For: Classroom Teachers and School Administrators


Monday, June 15 - Wednesday, June 17, 2020


Hosted by:

The Pennington School

112 W Delaware Ave.

Pennington, NJ 08534


*Residential option encouraged*


All of our most gifted teachers possess the ability to see themselves and their disciplines through their students’ and colleagues’ eyes. Nonetheless, schools do not often recognize the value of the intersection of racial and academic second sight. The Diversity Institute uses Harkness instructional principles to help teachers and administrators learn how to see themselves, their identity formation experiences, and their content expertise through their students’ and their independent schools’ eyes. Participants will develop second sight skills to have engaging conversations with students and colleagues about pervasive challenging societal issues like race, class, gender, and sexual orientation that often govern our perceptions of people and of ourselves. With diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and Harkness instruction experts, participants will experience enriched discussions within and beyond DEI skills. Teachers will learn how to work with a diversity of learners through this three-day institute. You will leave the experience with self- reflection techniques for guiding students from merely doing school well to discovering how to communicate within and across disciplines; coordinate content within and across disciplines; collaborate with peers and other adults; and creatively reflect and apply learning experiences.




Registrations before February 15: $450 per Participant, Member Schools; $600, Non-Member Schools

Registrations on and after February 15: $550 per Participant, Member Schools; $700, Non-Member Schools









Registration Form

Please complete the registration for this workshop below:

Registrant #1:

Will you need housing at The Pennington School? This will add $125 to your registration fee?​​​

Registrant #2:

Will you need housing at The Pennington School? This will add $160 to your registration fee?​​​

Registrant #3:

Will you need housing at The Pennington School? This will add $160 to your registration fee?​​​

Member and Non-Member School Information:


Non-Member Schools Only: Please provide additional information below:

(where we can reach you and for billing questions)​​

MEMBER INFORMATION: If your school is a member* of NJAIS, upon receipt of your registration, we will automatically generate an invoice, and send it to your Business Office. Payment is not required at the time of your registration. Your school will have 30 days to pay the invoice.


*All employees of NJAIS Member schools qualify for the member rate.

NON-MEMBER INFORMATION: If you are an employee of an organization or school that is NOT a member of NJAIS and you are registering for this workshop, please provide the company/school address. We will automatically generate an invoice and send it to your Business Office. Payment is not required at the time of your registration. Your school will have 30 days to pay the invoice. Thank you.

Cancellation Policy:

Registration Transfers

If you cannot attend, you may transfer your registration to another faculty from your school. No penalty incurred. Please email your transfer request to rfolan@njais.org.


Cancellation/Refund Policy

Cancellation notification must be received via email by May 17, 2019. Refunds are subject to a 20% processing fee. No refund will be issued for cancellations received after May 17 unless in accordance to the Emergency Policy.


Emergency Refund Policy

Granted after May 17 if an attendee is unable to attend the conference due to the death of an immediate family member, hospitalization, or other extraordinary circumstances. Refunds are subject to a 20% processing fee.


In the event of inclement weather, programs may be delayed or postponed. Please consult the NJAIS website.