Thought Leadership

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Creative Advocacy and The Power of Our Voices

Advocacy [n.]: any action that argues or speaks in favor of, in support of, or in defense of a cause, person, or group of people. I have always been a...
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We are lifelong learners. 

I am incredibly tired today, physically worn out. It took a very different kind of attention, focus, and energy to be at school with new students and families this week--to...
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A Different and Beautiful Kind of Day

Yesterday was the first day of school for GVP. As I arrived on campus in the morning, I felt excited and nervous—as I had every year before. But, things were...
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Relationships at the Core

Last week, I asked our Student and Family Support Team to pose a question to parents on their regular check in calls. I was hoping to learn how many of...
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Building a Bridge

In the past few weeks I have seen several articles describing the trend towards hiring private teachers and tutors and creating “pandemic pods” for teaching and learning for students in...
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Moving Forward

Today I met with the teaching faculty and GVP’s Educational Coordinators to discuss possible reopening plans. We learned on Monday evening that our local school district has delayed the start...
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The Courage to Live in DEI: GVP’s Journey

The work of diversity, equity and inclusion is not for the faint of heart. You cannot approach DEI strictly from a procedural perspective, thinking that it is solely about structures,...
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GVP Teachers Bring Black Lives Matter to the Classroom

As the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and Rayshard Brooks have sparked national outrage and weeks of protest, conversations about race are more critical than ever -...
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GVP stands with Black lives

Global Village Project stands in solidarity with the Black community and all those protesting and fighting for a more just society. The incidents of deadly racial violence that we have...
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Day by Day

Yesterday, I spent the afternoon at school. It felt really good to be there but very strange, too. I sat in my office with a mask on, signing student transcripts...