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Cultivating Creativity 

Mar 29, 2019 9:00AM—3:00PM

The Bay School of San Francisco

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This immersive one-day workshop is designed to help K-12 teachers and administrators more effectively strengthen, cultivate, and assess creativity in the classroom.

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Global Gathering LA: Schools of Purpose

May 16, 2019 10:30AM—May 17, 2019 1:00PM

Oakwood School

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Global Gathering: Schools of Purpose will include two days full of faculty professional development workshops on Thursday & Friday, May 16 & 17, 2019. The focus of this conference will include redefining educator’s personal and professional purpose.

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Curriculum Mapping for the Contemporary Learner

Jun 25, 2019 9:00AM—Jun 27, 2019 3:00PM

Bentley Upper School

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In this active Summer Institute participants will learn the curriculum mapping review process. Dr. Jacobs will provide feedback and guidance on both the big picture of curriculum mapping and the instructional level of quality unit design with a wealth of dynamic resources.

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Evolving Education into Standards-Based Instruction, Grading, and Reporting

Jun 26, 2019 9:30AM—Jun 27, 2019 3:30PM

Los Encinos School

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This 2-day Institute will focus on the most current, innovative research and will include direct instruction along with ample time to process and deepen the new knowledge. Day one will provide participants with the tools to deepen their knowledge in terms of identifying learning goals and how to create and use proficiency scales in their classrooms. This forms the foundation that leads to day two, in which participants will focus on the specific assessment and grading practices that will transform the classroom experience for students and teachers alike.

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Design and Making: Tools, Applications, and Strategies to Foster Student-Led Creativity and Innovation

Jul 22, 2019 9:00AM—Jul 24, 2019 3:30PM

Westside Neighborhood School

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This intensive 3-day Summer Institute will explore how schools with successful making and design programs use their makerspaces creatively through hands-on activities, allowing participants to experience the potential of making and design in the classroom, to work with a variety of tools, and to get feedback on their own making and design projects.

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Teaching Foundations (LA)

Jul 30, 2019 9:00AM—Aug 02, 2019 3:30PM

Curtis School

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The Teaching Foundations program is designed to support the growth and success of all teachers—particularly those in their early years at independent schools—by focusing on foundational areas of classroom teaching.

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Differentiated Instruction Institute

Aug 05, 2019 9:30AM—Aug 06, 2019 3:30PM

Westridge School, Pasadena

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This two-day session will introduce, expand on, and model key elements of differentiated instruction, seen through the unique lens of long-term, sustained school change. Designed for teachers, teacher leaders, coaches, and administrative leaders, some segments within the two-day program will bring all participants together in examination and discussion of what effective differentiation looks like and how teachers and leaders can support growth in differentiating effectively.

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Teaching Foundations (Bay Area)

Aug 06, 2019 9:00AM—Aug 09, 2019 3:00PM

Lick-Wilmerding High School

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The Teaching Foundations program is designed to support the growth and success of all teachers—particularly those in their early years at independent schools—by focusing on foundational areas of classroom teaching.

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