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2014 POCIS Adult Conference

What: POCIS 2014 Adult Conference
Where: Cathedral School for Boys, San Francisco Ca
When: March 28, 2014, 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM

Theme: Different Roles, Same Goals

The partnership between parents and teachers with respect to equity, diversity and inclusion.

Further information including initial agenda and registration can be found here


  • To discuss the challenges and opportunities inherent in the partnership between parents and teachers in the independent school system
  • To begin the definition of and develop a common community wide framework whose intention is to support the partnership between teachers and parents 
  • To leave the conference with a set of concepts and actions each school can consider implementing in their community.
Agenda for the day:
8 – 8:50 Registration, also during this time people are encouraged to go through the chapel.

9 – 9:15 POCIS/Host School Intro

  • Cathedral School for Boys Choir introduced by the Student Body President, Jack Birmingham
  • Presentation by Cathedral School for Boys Student Diversity Group
  • Some words by Cathedral School for Boys Head of School, Michael Ferreboeuf

9:15 – 10:00 Panel 

10:00 – 10:10 Transition to Breakout #1

10:10 – 11:30  Affinity group Breakouts

  • Heads of School
  • Admin and Staff
  • Faculty (two groups) 
  • Parents

11:30 – 11:40 Transition to lunch

11:40 – 12:20 Lunch

12:20 : 12:30 Transition to Breakout #2

12:30 – 1:50 Breakout #2 Mashup (same facilitators) 

1:50 – 2:00 Transition to closing

2:00 – 3:00 Closing

Unofficial gathering after the conference:
Zekis Bar
1319 California St, San Francisco, CA 94109 
cross street is Leavenworth
opens at 4pm