BOND Academy 2022

The Rebuild: Using What We’ve Learned to Establish Equitable Outcomes


Our yearly conference will take place May 13th – 15th. The Academy will feature powerful presentations and discussions on instructional strategies, career advancement, community building, cultural proficiency, and social emotional learning, primarily through the lens of male educators of color. Practitioners at every level of education (teachers, professors, counselors, para-educators, administrators, central office staff, student teachers) are welcome, as well as community leaders, board of education members, elected officials, and interested community members.

The Bond Academy Educators Social

The BOND Academy & MC Educators Rising Social Event

Join Montgomery College Educators Rising and The BOND Project as they host an Educators Social to kickoff the weekend long BOND Academy.

The event will include a panel discussion, networking, light hors d’oeuvres, jazz music, and raffles. Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando will also share a few words about his new book and its relationship to education and equity.

This is an event you do not want to miss!

Keynote Speaker:
Principal Baruti Kafele


The Academy’s theme for 2022 is “The Rebuild: Using What We’ve Learned to Establish Equitable Outcomes.”

The Academy will have panelists and presenters sharing in live 50-minute sessions, coupled with recorded learning opportunities as well. These sessions will challenge the perspectives of their audiences, while simultaneously entertaining them and deepening their knowledge. In 2021, the virtual Academy featured over 50 interactive live speakers from across the country. We hope to have even more presenters this year, which is why we’re reaching out to you!

The sessions will connect to the following domains:

Instructional Strategies

Social Emotional Learning/Trauma-Informed Practices

Antiracist Practices and Social Justice

Workforce Diversity (Recruitment & Retention)

Educator Development & Empowerment

Community Partnerships