The Coalition Connection: September 6, 2019

Register for Headways Online Conversation Series

Headways provides girls' school administrators and faculty the opportunity to connect via videoconferencing to discuss operational issues relevant to their posts. Available exclusively to NCGS member schools, participants meet in small cohorts throughout the academic year for five one-hour moderated conversations about prearranged, timely topics.


Click on the cohort to view the schedule and discussion topics for 2019-2020:


Space is limited with preference given to new, first-time participants who can commit to joining every session within a cohort. A registration fee of $250 is required by each participant. Headways is available exclusively for NCGS member schools.



Educating Girls Symposium in Baltimore

Leading Schools, Leading Girls: Preparing for the Future will address the competencies and skills necessary to be an effective leader and how schools are cultivating these skills in both the students and adults in their communities. Join us in Baltimore, MD, October 18, 2019, at The Bryn Mawr School.

Check out details about the just announced Breakout Sessions, pre-Symposium School Visits, and Keynote Speakers, including Marin Alsop, Music Director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and incoming Chief Conductor of the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra. Alsop was awarded the Crystal Award from the World Economic Forum in 2019, is the only conductor to receive the MacArthur Fellowship, and, in 2013, made history as the first female conductor of the BBC’s Last Night of the Proms. 

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The Moulton Student Global Citizenship Grant

NCGS is currently accepting applications for The Moulton Student Global Citizenship Grant.

Established in 2016 by NCGS co-founder Meg Moulton, the annual grant of $1,000 is for a faculty-led team of NCGS member school students in 9th and/or 10th grade. Designed to be a launch pad for new student projects directed at fortifying their leadership skills and inspiring their role as contributing global citizens, the grant helps engage girls in leadership, fortify their strategic thinking, and enhance their global mindfulness by developing empathy and respect for others.

Applications due by September 20, 2019.


Student Leadership Conference

Nominate a student to attend the Student Leadership Conference (SLC) organized by NCGS affiliate organization the Alliance of Girls' Schools Australasia. Two students in their 11th or 12th grade year are invited to attend the SLC at The Women’s College of the University of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia, January 14-17, 2020. The selected NCGS representatives will join fellow student delegates from Australia, New Zealand, UK, and Asia.

NCGS is pleased to offer a $1,000 (USD) travel scholarship to each of the two selected students. Accommodations, meals, and conference fees are generously covered by the Alliance of Girls' Schools Australasia.

Applications due by October 11, 2019.


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Back-to-School Sale on NCGS Publications

Are you making the most effective case for girls' schools this fall? Stock up on parent-friendly brochures like the new Essentials and the recently released research report Fostering Academic and Social Engagement: An Investigation into the Effects of All-Girls Education in the Transition to University. Promote the unique benefits and outcomes of girls' schools by inserting NCGS publications into admissions packets, distributing them at open houses, and placing them in the waiting areas on your campus.

Receive 10% off all orders placed by September 30, 2019, using the code NCGS10 in the Discount Code section of the online order form.

NCGS publications are available exclusively to member schools.

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