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2019 ISGP Symposium
​April ​14-16, 2019
​ Tempe, AZ

Alex Myers

Alex Myers, a transgender educator, will lead us in a session designed to take us "Beyond the Bathrooms" in our work to accommodate our transgender students and adults (well, really, all students and adults) in our communities. Stay tuned for a list of suggested readings to help us prepare for this work!

Check out Alex's work at

Dr. Charlotte Jacobs

Dr. Jacobs’ research interests focus on issues of identity development and gender in education concerning adolescent girls of color, teacher education and diversity, and youth participatory action research. Dr. Jacobs earned her doctorate in Teaching, Learning, & Teacher Education from the University of Pennsylvania. Currently, Dr. Jacobs is the Co-Director of the Independent School Teaching Residency program at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. Dr. Jacobs is also a consultant with Teaching Girls Well Consulting, and recently co-authored the book Teaching Girls Well: How Teachers and Parents Can Reach Their Brains and Hearts.

Participating Schools

Baylor School

Cate School

Colorado Academy

Deerfield Academy

Grace Church School

Groton School

Hawaii Preparatory Academy

Hawken School

Hopkins School

The Hotchkiss School

Kase Leadership Method

Kent School

Lawrence Academy

Milton Academy

Oregon Episcopal School

Phillips Academy - Andover

Pomfret School

St. Paul's School

St. Stephen's Episcopal School

The Taft School

The Thacher School

The Webb Schools



6 pm Opening Reception

7 pm Opening Meeting


8:30 am Breakfast

9 am Beyond Bathrooms:  Looking at Our School Programs Through  a Gender Lens by Alex Myers

11:30 am Lunch

1 pm 2020 Conference Discussion & Organizational Orientation

2 pm The Urgency of Intersectionality

2:30 pm Discussion


8:30 am Breakfast

9 am Identifying and Addressing Gender Issues by Charlotte Jacobs

12 pm Luch & Book Discussion: A Bound Woman is A Dangerous Thing

1 pm Imagining the Future of Feminism

2 pm Taking the Future of Feminism Back to Our Schools

3 pm Final Session

6:30 pm Dinner at Culinary Dropout