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CARLE Institute 2014



The 2014 CARLE Institute cohort included 28 white, independent school educators representing 18 schools from around the country. The inaugural members of CARLE included early childhood, elementary, and high school teachers, Heads of School, Division Heads, school psychologists, administrative support staff members, librarians, creative arts teachers, and diversity coordinators.


Over the course of four days, the 2014 CARLE cohort participated in workshops from a range of skilled presenters, including:


Marilyn Alibutod

Jane Bolgatz, PhD, Fordham University

Amanda Corbett

Ana Duque

Margery Freeman, Anti-racist Trainer/Organizer

John Gentile, Diversity and Inclusion Consultant

Audrey Harris

Maia S. Merin

Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr., Executive Director, The Privilege Institute

Danielle Passno, Director of Outreach and Public Purpose, Spence School


Participants also heard from a panel of white independent school administrators about their experiences with equity and inclusion work in schools: 


Paul Burke, Head of School, The Nightingale-Bamford School

Maura Eden, Head of Preschool, Brooklyn Friends School

Phil Kassen, Director, LREI-Little Red School House and Elisabeth Irwin High School

Kelly Bird Pierre, Lower School Principal, Friends' Central School


Thank you to everyone who made the inaugural CARLE Institute a success!


Participating Schools

All Souls School

Bank Street School for Children

Brooklyn Friends School

Brooklyn Heights Montessori School

City and Country School

Fieldston School

Friends Seminary

Grace Church School

Green Meadow Waldorf School

Home Group Facilitator

Horace Mann


Maret School, Washington, DC

Poly Prep Country Day School

The Berkeley Carroll School

The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine

The IDEAL School of Manhattan

The Town School

Trevor Day School

Trinity School


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