Washington DC Agenda

Listen to EL Haynes Founder and Head, Jennie Niles, speak about the need for skill, will and courage when addressing biases.


May 30, 2014

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Hosted by Maret School

Goals for the meeting: 

  • Increase awareness of partnerships in the region
  • Forge connections to share common challenges and opportunities
  • Discover new practices to promote and increase effectiveness of partnership
  • Discuss future; “how to move this work forward”


  • Arrival
  • Buffet Lunch


  • Welcome: Susan Epps, Assistant Head of School, Maret
  • National Landscape and Trends: Claire Leheny, Executive Director, NNSP
  • Overview of the Framework for Effective Partnerships

Panel: Partnership in Practice

  • E.L. Haynes Public Charter School and Georgetown Day School
  • Maret School and Marie Reed Elementary DCPS
  • Sidwell Friends School and KidPower

1:15 – 1:45
Panel: Leadership Perspectives

  • Jennie Niles, E.L Haynes
  • Eliza Alexander, Maret School
  • Ibis Villegas, Oyster-Adams Bilingual School

1:45 – 2:00

  • Commitments for next steps
  • Final comments/questions
  • Adjourn

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