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The Importance of Teaching Empathy

Delaware Valley Friends School faculty members Nic James and Elizabeth Kriynovich share two excellent articles on building empathy in our schools

Nic James is the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Delaware Valley Friends and shared this article from Mindshift with colleagues, saying “Many researchers and critical thinkers have discovered that when we operate from a foundation of empathy for others, we increase our own levels of …

Posted by Lisa Howell in Quaker Education, Mindfulness Moment, Diversity, Friends, Community, skills on Thursday October 17, 2019 at 01:52PM
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DVFS Teacher Receives National Diversity Practitioners Medal of Honor

On Saturday, October 29, 2016, Delaware Valley Friends School Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Tom Lees, was presented with the Diversity Practitioners Medal of Honor by Rodney Glasgow of The Glasgow Group, LLC.

Tom was attending the 5th Annual Mid-Atlantic Region Diversity Conference with four current DVFS students: Anat Ferleger, Josh Rios, Dylan Renninger, and Brandon Daga. The all-day MARD Conference took place at Abington Friends School …

Posted by in Quaker Education, Beyond the Classroom, Faculty, Diversity on Monday October 31, 2016
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