Thought Leadership

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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...
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Change is Coming

I wrote my last blog one week ago, not imagining all that might happen in one week’s time. I am still trying to process all that is going on and...
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Book Clubs and DEI at GVP

Last Thursday, we completed our final day of post-planning for teachers. We ended the day with an all staff Zoom session where we checked in and shared our superhero powers...
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Literacies in Action

This morning in our team huddle, Ms. Danielle, our STEAM Coordinator, shared a story with us. It included chat messages between two students. She wanted us to see how one...
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Better Together

Well, we made it. We did it. We hit a major milestone yesterday. With record speed and expert coordination and collaboration, we created a virtual learning program for GVP students...
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Virtual Connections

We have only three days of school left for students. Our Educational Coordinators met this morning to create a plan for continued and supported summer learning and a plan for...