For Leaders

December 2018


Join us to hear two great presenters, Haben Girm and Dr. Rosa Perez-Isiah, present their talks on Disability & Innovation: The Universal Benefits of Inclusion and Funds of Knowledge: Tapping into the Cultural Capital of Latino Students and Families.

Inclusive schools rely on inclusive leaders. Every semester, we offer leader-specific professional development focused on creating school-wide change.

Inclusive Schools Initiative: Advancing Our MTSS Implementation

February 2, March 2, April 6 & May 4, 2021

Presenter: Michael McSheehan

In this five-part professional learning and technical assistance series with inclusion expert Michael McSheehan, school teams will deepen their understanding of MTSS, advance school-level MTSS implementation, and share “lessons learned” with the larger charter sector.

The Neuroscience of Engagement

March 10 & 25, 2021

Presenter: Leigh Shaw

Learn from virtual school leader Leigh Shaw as she helps participants gain an in-depth understanding of the way the brain retains information, a multitude of strategies and activities to implement, and a new approach and basic philosophy on lesson design and assessment.

Rethinking Professional Learning

April 29 & May 6, 2021

Presenter: Allison Rodman

Apply the personalized learning principles of voice, co-design, social construction, and self-discovery to design a personalized professional learning model for your school. Planning tools and models provided will leave you feeling empowered to put your plan into action.

Strengthening Your Vision and Implementation for Math Instruction (For Leaders)

May 5, 2021

Presenter: Rogers Williams

Learn the shifts necessary in daily instruction to achieve a college-ready bar in your school’s math instruction and reflect on your school’s/network’s readiness to make these shifts and realize a college-ready vision.

Anti-Bias, Anti-Racist Curricular Development

May 18 & 19, 2021

Presenter: Cathleen Antoin-Abiala & Nakeeba A. Wauchope

Learn how to create or revise your curriculum to allow students to reflect critically on their relationship to power and privilege by sharing their own stories while holding space for the multiple perspectives of others.