Sanford College of Education Center for Innovation, Development, Evaluation, and Research cordially invites you to attend free professional development opportunities for preservice and in-service teachers, counselors, and administrators interested in gaining insights, resources, and connections.
Each session features experienced educators who will engage you in interactive workshops and provide strategies to create authentic growth and transformation for you and your students.
January 18, 9-11:30 a.m. PST
Award Winning Children’s Author Henry Herz
K-3 grade: Picture book readings; 4-6 grade: How to write and publish a book.
February 29, 9 a.m.-noon PST
Spectrum Library Maker Space — Make that Leap
Workshop for K-12 teachers and school staff who want hands-on experience with 3D printing. Facilitated by Brian Gelb, Lead, Library System & Instructional Multimedia Services.
March 7, 9 a.m.-noon PST
Using Technology to Enhance a Culture of Diversity and Inclusivity
Professional development for K-12 educators, featuring Scott Moss, Associate Faculty, National University, Sanford College of Education.
March 28, 9 a.m.-noon PST
Embracing Diversity by Creating Cross-Cultural Connections
Professional development opportunity for Pre-K-12 educators, featuring speaker Harlan Klein, Head of Middle School, The Bishop’s School, and interactive workshops led by Decy Piña and Christine Tokunaga.
April 25, 9 a.m.-noon PST
Building Resilience Through Trauma-Sensitive Teaching
Professional development for K-12 educators, featuring Dana Brown, Southern California Regional Community Facilitator for ACEs Connection Network, and Dr. Audrey Hokoda, Professor of Childhood and Family Development, SDSU.
May, 9 a.m.-noon PST
Spectrum Library Maker Space — STEAM it up
Hands-on STEAM-related learning experience for families. Facilitated by Brian Gelb, Lead, Library System & Instructional Multimedia Services.
May 16, 9 a.m.-noon PST
Intentional Teaching for Transformative Learning: Infusing Music and Art Into the Curriculum
Professional development for K-12 educators, featuring Anne Fennell, K-12 Music Program Manager at San Diego Unified School District.