Special Events

Because our Fellows want to be part of a community of exceptional teachers and kindred spirits, The Academy organizes events that are high-, middle-, and lowbrow. All are free to Fellows.
Telling Stories Out of School

Thursday, July 9, 2020
6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Uncut Gems
Screening followed by Q&A

with Benny Safdie, co-director

with Benny Safdie
Thursday, July 16, 2020
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Mindfulness for Educators

with April Frazier
Thursday, July 23, 2020
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Soundtrack of Black Lives Matter: Activist Music in the Classroom

with Maria De Valle, Nicholas Ryan Gant, Janelle Lawrence, Alice Tsui & Martin Urbach
Thursday, August 6, 2020
10 a.m. – 11:15

Improv for Teachers of Any Subject

with Elana Fishbein
Thursday, August 13, 2020
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Black Joy & Black Excellence

with Rosalie Uyola
Monday, October 12, 2020
3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Fantastic Fungi film poster. Two mushrooms grow out of the ground. A snail sits atop the smaller one. Text on Image: "Fantastic Fungi" A film by Louie Schwartzberg "Imagine an organism that feeds you, heals you, reveals nature's mysteries, and could help save the planet...today."
Fantastic Fungi
Exclusive Screening
Q&A to follow with executive producers Marcina Hale & Stephen Apkon

with executive producers Marcina Hale & Stephen Apkon
Monday, October 16, 2020
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Jane Goodall by Vincent Calmell
Jane Goodall in Conversation with Great Teachers

with Jane Goodall
Saturday, October 24, 2020
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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