2020 VISION: A
Year of Teaching
and Learning with
Clarity

Tanja N. Class of 2016

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.

Event Schedule

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.

National University Library, Spectrum Campus 9393 Lightwave Ave, San Diego, CA 92123

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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.

National University Library, Spectrum Campus 9393 Lightwave Ave, San Diego, CA 92123

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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.

Sanford Education Center, 11355 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037

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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 Bishops School, and interactive workshops led by Decy Piña and Christine Tokunaga.

Sanford Education Center, 11355 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037

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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.

Sanford Education Center, 11355 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037

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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.

National University Library, Spectrum Campus 9393 Lightwave Ave, San Diego, CA 92123


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.

Sanford Education Center, 11355 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037