The Institute for Leadership & Purpose

Upcoming Events

The Institute for Leadership & Purpose is committed to building a comprehensive program that reaches Calvert School students, parents, faculty, and staff in meaningful ways. These events reflect our commitment to a holistic program that inspires, educates, and empowers all stakeholders. Together, we are raising leaders for tomorrow. 

List of 7 events.

  • An Evening of Purpose with Ross Wehner and the Institute for Leadership & Purpose

    Join us for an Evening of Purpose - hosted by the Institute for Leadership & Purpose.

    Learn about leadership at Calvert and engage in fun activities in preparation for an expanded Earth Week Celebration in April. Students of all ages will work with middle school leaders to promote a more sustainable Calvert School through hands-on activities and challenges. Our goal is to engage the broader Calvert Community  in our ongoing effort to build a better school and a better planet.

    Parents will also have the opportunity to hear from Mr. Ross Wehner, founder of the World Leadership School and the TeachUnited Foundation. Ross will lead a dive into the concept of Purpose, and how it is being applied inside and outside of the classroom here at Calvert School.

    Read Ross Wehner’s article from the National Association of Independent Schools; Magazine - Igniting the Spark: A New Focus on Purpose-Based Learning

    Activities Include:
    • Design-Thinking Challenge
    • Educational Art Displays
    • Fun-Interactive Games

    Questions? Email Jay Parker, Director of the Institute for Leadership & Purpose
  • AIMS Learning to Lead

    Calvert School hosts Learning to Lead, the premier regional workshop for teachers seeking to inspire leadership in students. Ross Wehner serves as keynote, and over 150 student and teacher attendees are expected.
  • Earth Week

    All school celebration of Earth Day that promotes environmental awareness, service, advocacy, and sustainability in our school and city.
  • School Supply Drive

    All School clothing drive to support Bags of Love and schools in Puerto Rico.
  • Baltimore MS Student Diversity Leadership Conference

    Our Diversity Club takes a pronounced leadership role in the planning and facilitation of this inspiring day that celebrates diversity in our schools. The welcomes guest speakers, over 200 students, and includes breakout sessions and activities to break down barriers, navigate difficult conversations, and promote equality in our schools.
  • Middle Grades Partnership (MGP) Closing Leadership Summit

    In coalition with the Middle Grades Partnership and its eighteen member schools, The Institute for Leadership & Purpose is spearheading a school-year leadership program focusing on civic leadership in Baltimore. April 27th marks our full-day Leadership Summit that welcomes over 200 students from across the city.
  • Middle School Environmental Leadership Summit

    Sponsored by BGE in recognition of our $5,000 grant for sustainability, the MS Environmental Leadership Summit will bring together middle school environmentalists from over a dozen area schools to learn and be inspired to Green Baltimore and our schools.
In addition to the various activities listed above, Middle School students will participate in outdoor educational activities in the fall.  

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Calvert School is a coed independent lower and middle school.