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CATDC inspires and supports educators from our member schools to develop and lead learning opportunities for their peers.

Dducators in California participating in a CATDC workshop, focusing on skill enhancement and resource sharing.

CATDC programming is responsive to the needs and goals of independent school educators in California. Join local educators to gain new skills, share resources, and grow a support network. 

An educator contributing to CATDC's community-driven professional learning initiatives.

Is there a professional learning goal, strategic initiative, or big question that you need help with? Our best learning experiences began with suggestions from our collaborative community. 

A CATDC member sharing their expertise, leading a workshop to inspire and educate fellow independent school educators.

There are many opportunities to share your expertise and grow as a leader with CATDC. Write a blog post that will be featured in our monthly newsletter or facilitate a workshop for your peers. 

Pillars of Learning



Whether you are a classroom teacher, an aspiring leader, or an experienced administrator, our programs provide you with the opportunity to develop key skills and habits of mind to lead effective teams in positive, impactful ways.



With a focus on fostering joyous, safe, healthy, and supportive school communities, these programs provide tools and strategies to support the emotional well-being of students and adults.



Informed by the latest educational research, our programs provide opportunities to improve classroom practices and design coursework that will lead to more engaging and meaningful learning experiences for your students.



To ensure all students and school stakeholders have the opportunity to learn and thrive in our schools, we offer equity-centered programs that will increase your capacity to create responsive classrooms, inclusive curricula, affinity spaces, and school communities that are supportive of everyone.

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