Current & Upcoming

SEL for Educators in Uncertain Times (Online)

Mar 30, 2020 4:00PM—5:00PM

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In this interactive online session, we will address some simple and specific strategies for remaining grounded in the presence of upheaval. There will be time set aside to address specific questions related to the challenges you are facing.

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SEL for Educators in Uncertain Times (Online)

Apr 02, 2020 9:00AM—10:00AM

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In this interactive online session, we will address some simple and specific strategies for remaining grounded in the presence of upheaval. There will be time set aside to address specific questions related to the challenges you are facing.

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Surviving and Sustaining: People of Color in Independent Schools

Apr 29, 2020 9:00AM—3:00PM

The Bay School of San Francisco

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This full-day workshop serves to encourage local collaboration and provide tangible takeaways that affirm the experiences of People of Color (PoC) in independent schools and the broader community. Intended for people of color who are doing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) work in their school communities, participants will have the opportunity to bring to light common challenges and successes regarding DEI topics and collaborate on bringing positive change.

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The Fierce Urgency of Now: Shifting from Multiculturalism to Equity Literacy

May 12, 2020 9:00AM—2:30PM

The Thacher School, Ojai, CA

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This workshop provides a space for high school and middle school teachers, administrators, and staff to engage with practical tools, case studies, frameworks, and current research, and to share professional and personal experiences, all in an effort to support the inclusive and equitable communities our students need and deserve

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Restorative Justice Practices in Independent Schools

Jun 15, 2020 9:00AM—Jun 16, 2020 3:00PM

Jewish Community High School

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Restorative Justice is a framework that can support the range of diverse learners in independent school communities. One goal of “RJ” is to help students “repair the harm” when they have broken community agreements. Over the two-day workshop teachers, counselors, and administrators will have an opportunity to explore restorative practices and consider how “RJ” may work in their schools.

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Sexuality Education Summit

Jun 16, 2020 9:00AM—Jun 17, 2020 3:30PM

Brentwood Upper School

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The two-day Sexuality Education Summit will provide a vision and framework as well as teach educators and administrators the skills necessary to create a comprehensive K-12 human sexuality education program.

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Restorative Justice Practices in Independent Schools

Jun 18, 2020 9:00AM—Jun 19, 2020 3:00PM

Westridge School

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Restorative Justice is a framework that can support the range of diverse learners in independent school communities. One goal of “RJ” is to help students “repair the harm” when they have broken community agreements. Over the two-day workshop teachers, counselors, and administrators will have an opportunity to explore restorative practices and consider how “RJ” may work in their schools.

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Creating Cultures of Thinking and Empowered Learning

Jun 18, 2020 9:00AM—Jun 19, 2020 3:00PM

Town School for Boys

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Ron Ritchhart and the work of Project Zero (PZ) played a vital role in CATDC’s (then BATDC’s) early success to improve teaching and learning in our schools. In celebration of our 20th anniversary, CATDC is delighted to partner with the Town School for Boys to bring Ron Ritchhart back to the Bay Area along with his PZ colleague and co-author, Mark Church.

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Equity as Excellence

Jul 21, 2020 9:00AM—Jul 24, 2020 12:30PM

Futures Without Violence at the Presidio

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Equity as Excellence is a unique opportunity for educators to receive concrete tools, research-based strategies, and guided practice to support diversity and equity work in their schools. Our method is rooted in the strong belief that equitable and inclusive teaching is simply good teaching, and all educators have the capacity to be equity leaders in their schools.

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

Jul 28, 2020 9:30AM—Jul 30, 2020 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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Mastering Group Facilitation (Bay Area)

Aug 04, 2020 9:00AM—Aug 06, 2020 3:00PM

Jewish Community High School

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This 3-day Summer Institute is transformative for anyone who leads groups of colleagues or students, especially teachers, administrators, and department chairs. Participants will gain new tools, tactics, and a personalized work plan containing strategies to improve their facilitation techniques.

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Teaching Foundations (Bay Area)

Aug 04, 2020 9:00AM—Aug 07, 2020 3:00PM

Bay School of San Francisco

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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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Teaching Foundations (LA)

Aug 04, 2020 9:00AM—Aug 07, 2020 3:00PM

Oakwood Secondary 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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Past | Archive

Build a Better Advisory Program Through Backward Design

Mar 09, 2020 9:00AM—2:30PM

Laguna Blanca School

Navigating Those Tricky Conversations

Mar 04, 2020 9:00AM—2:30PM

Brentwood Upper School

A Mindful Approach to Whiteness

Feb 27, 2020 9:00AM—3:00PM

Bay School of San Francisco