Harmony Academy is a collaborative endeavor uniting Harmony, Inspire, and National University in their commitment to supporting the Whole You. This growth encompasses the quality of your relationships, the journey of lifelong learning, and the significance of your emotional well-being.
In this webinar, you will learn:
- How to build educational communities that support the Whole You as the significance of well-being for all students.
- Learn strategies that promote an empathetic classroom environment and encourage the consideration of multiple perspectives.
To dive deeper into the content beforehand, explore the resources you know and love now all part of Harmony Academy:
- Valuing Each Other (Unit 2): Guide students as they learn to value each other, appreciating the Whole Student in all of their interactions.
We are thrilled to welcome esteemed leaders from higher education and K-12 positions, who will delve into valuing each other to support the Whole You:
Dr. Laura Schneider, Director of Secondary Curriculum, Highline Public Schools
Dr. Schneider is an educational leader, consultant, and author with proven expertise in research, strategic system design, professional learning, and facilitation for transformative impact. Dr. Schneider aims to leverage her skills to eliminate opportunity gaps for historically marginalized youth and communities through leadership, instructional and systems design, and research for racial equity impact. She currently serves as school leader at Highline Public Schools in Seattle, Washington.
Emily Esparza, Vice President of Culture and Community Outreach
Ms. Esparza, a Silicon Valley native and first-generation college graduate, is a dedicated advocate for educational equity and cultural enrichment. Her leadership extends to mentorship and board roles, while her academic pursuits center on consciousness studies and transformational leadership. Ms. Esparza currently serves as Vice President of Culture and Community and Vice Chair of Social, Justice, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion at National University.