Heads Forum: Is Inclusivity and Belonging a Foundation of your School’s Hiring and Onboarding Practice?
It’s the height of hiring season. Hear how to implement the best strategies for creating a truly inclusive community. We welcome Lawrence Alexander of Carney, Sandoe & Associates to share best practices for instilling equity and cultivating belonging in your recruiting process. He’ll unpack how a commitment to social justice within the hiring process can build a foundation for nurturing inclusive communities on your campus.
Lawrence AlexanderLead Consultant for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Carney Sandoe & Associates
Lawrence facilitates in-house training on best practices around implicit bias and equitable decision making, and develops educational opportunities for the firm’s school partners, keeping CS&A on the razor’s edge with regard to trends and changes in the profession.
Lawrence spent a decade as a college counselor in both public and independent schools. He has worked for The Young Women’s Leadership School of Astoria, The Business of Sports School, Ross School (NY) and The White Mountain School (NH). During his last three years at The White Mountain School, he simultaneously served as the Director of Equity and Inclusion. Lawrence has established himself as an industry leader in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion through his work with East Woods School (NY), Brown University, the Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE), and CS&A. He serves on the editorial board for Insight Into Diversity magazine.
Lawrence received his bachelor’s degree from Kean University in finance, and his graduate degree from Montclair State University in Counseling in Higher Education.