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The Recruitment and Retention of Teachers of Color in NAIS Independent Schools
(Vanderbilt University. Peabody College, 2020-04)
Within the past year, the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) updated its mission, vision, and values to better reflect the trends impacting its more than 1,700 members. An increased emphasis on diversity, ...
The Innovation Center of St. Vrain Valley Schools: An Investigation of Essential Skills and Diverse Student Enrollment
(Vanderbilt University. Peabody College, 2020-05)
The Innovation Center of St. Vrain Valley Schools provides STEM-based educational experiences to students in a 50,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility in Longmont, Colorado. Several local business and industry partners ...
An Attack on Education: How South Carolina independent schools ensure campus safety and security in theface of potential violence
This project was an investigation into safety and security measures implemented by Heads of School within the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA). Interviews and an open-ended survey were conducted with ...
Alma Mater Matters: Designing Meaningful and Impactful Alumni Engagement within Independent School Communities
Independent schools' alumni engagement programming often lacks creative strategy and valid measures of engagement beyond dollars donated and attendance at alumni events. Despite the fact that independent school alumni are ...
A Moment Defined: Corporate Board Composition and Intersectionality, the Broadening Conceptualization of Gender-only to Gender and Race
This study explores the experiences of African-American females (AA/Fs) who serve as corporate board directors of public and private corporations in the United States. Questions that guided this research attempted to offer ...
How Do First American Tribes Define and Achieve Success in Tourism?
Since the early 2000s, First American tribes in Oklahoma began establishing tribal tourism departments within their sovereign government structures to promote tribal businesses and tribal territories as travel and tourism ...
A Study of Faculty Training for Teaching in an Online Master's Program
This capstone is an exploration of the perceived effectiveness of the training and support provided for faculty who teach online in the NECR program.
From Training to Learning in Workforce Development: A Critical Discourse Analysis
Although labor market dynamics are highly complex, workforce development programs typically attempt to remediate unemployed or underemployed individuals through trainings focused on “soft skills,” or nontechnical skills ...
Parent Engagement in an Independent School Setting
Many independent schools today struggle to engage parents in ways that meet parents’ needs, particularly as these critical stakeholders have become more demanding and involved in recent years. Parents assume multiple roles. ...