Summer Institute

Current & Upcoming

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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Mastering Group Facilitation (LA)

Aug 10, 2020 9:00AM—Aug 12, 2020 3:00PM

Westridge School, Pasadena

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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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Past | Archive

It’s Your Time! Continuing Your Leadership Journey

Aug 09, 2019 9:00AM—3:00PM

St. Mark’s School, Altadena, CA

Mastering Group Facilitation (LA)

Aug 07, 2019 9:00AM—Aug 09, 2019 3:00PM

Westridge School, Pasadena

Teaching Foundations (Bay Area)

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

Lick-Wilmerding High School

Differentiated Instruction Institute

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

Westridge School, Pasadena

Leading and Facilitating Positive Change

Aug 01, 2019 9:30AM—Aug 02, 2019 3:30PM

Wilshire Boulevard Temple