PFA parent coffee and Derrick Gay lecture
Thu, 02/23/2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Parents invited to Diversity Conference keynote speech by Derrick Gay
All Catlin Gabel parents are encouraged to attend the Upper School Diversity Conference keynote speech by Derrick Gay on Thursday, February 23. The PFA is hosting a parent coffee from 8 to 9 a.m. in the Cabell Center lobby, and Gay will speak from 9 to 10 a.m. on “Altogether Different: Leveraging Difference as a Source of Strength.” A day of diversity workshops for students will follow the lecture.
Derrick Gay is an educational consultant with more than 13 years of experience as a teacher, advisor, musical director, and senior administrator. He currently works with both domestic and international schools on topics ranging from governance to social justice and inclusivity. A graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory, Oberlin College of Arts and Science, and the Columbia University Teachers College, Gay has held positions that include director of community life and diversity at the Nightingale Bamford School in New York City and dean of students at L'Academie de Paris at Oxbridge Academic Programs.
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