The Coalition Connection: January 11, 2019

New Research Webinar

What characteristics and experiences exemplify graduates of girls' schools? How do girls' school graduates differ from their coeducated peers upon entering university? These questions and others form the basis for this webinar that will dive into new research on the outcomes of girls' schools.

NCGS released in December the study Fostering Academic and Social Engagement: An Investigation into the Effects of All-Girls Education in the Transition to University, which was prepared by Dr. Tiffani Riggers-Piehl in collaboration with the Higher Education Research Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles. The findings are extensive and speak highly of the work happening in our schools -- work that is setting up girls' school graduates to be confident and impactful twenty-first century community members, change-makers, and leaders.

Join this webinar on January 30, 2019, from 4:00 to 5:00 PM EST to gain valuable insight from Dr. Riggers-Piehl and have the opportunity to ask her questions regarding the report findings.

Available exclusively to member schools, there is no fee for NCGS webinars but registration is required as space is limited.

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Advancement Professionals Networking Reception

NCGS is hosting a complimentary networking reception for advancement professionals during the 2019 CASE-NAIS conference in Philadelphia, PA. Join us January 28, 2019, from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.

Open to member schools only, you do not need to be registered for the conference to attend the reception. To RSVP, email Jen Shakeshaft by January 21, 2019.

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Beyond the Book Author Series

During Beyond the Book, gain firsthand insight from author Kathleen Loehr regarding her new book, Gender Matters: A Guide to Growing Women’s Philanthropy. Break through ingrained fundraising behaviors and blind spots that are preventing fundraising teams from reaching new levels of growth in women’s philanthropy.

This four-part online discussion series will be offered February 4-March 5, 2019.

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Book Launch Event

Join NCGS and The Hewitt School for Dr. Lisa Damour's book launch event on February 12, 2019, at 6:30 PM in New York, NY. Girls' school educators, parents, and trustees are invited to hear Dr. Damour speak about her new book Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls and the steps adults can take to cultivate resilience and reduce stress and anxiety in girls.

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NCGS Seeking Trustee Nominations

The NCGS Board of Trustees is accepting nominations for trustees to serve on the Board beginning July 1, 2019. The deadline to submit nominations is January 25, 2019.

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Ransome and Christ Prize Nominations

Nominations are open for two annual awards that celebrate individuals who have contributed in outstanding ways to the NCGS Purpose: The Ransome Prize and The H. William Christ Educator Prize. The deadline to submit nominations is February 2, 2019.

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Raising Girls' Voices Blog

"Education is constantly evolving with girls' schools at the forefront as places of incredible innovation. Whether it was founded 200 years ago or 2 years ago, inevitably, it is a school that involves trailblazing," notes NCGS Executive Director Megan Murphy.

Learn how Lincoln School's decision to discontinue Advanced Placement (AP) classes is allowing its students the time to dig into subjects in a way that emphasizes depth of investigation, mirroring the interdisciplinary nature of the world and workplace.


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