*****MARCH 2018*****
An Evening with the Newcomers – Helen Thorpe
Mon., March 19, 2018 7:00–8:30PM at Denver South High School.
Author Helen Thorpe leads this discussion w/current refugee students attending Denver South High School. Learn about their experiences -- backgrounds, why they came to the USA, & how they adjust to life in Colorado.Details & Tickets

Leadership + Design Bootcamp
March 29-30, 2018 at Open Book (1011 Washington Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN 55415)
For K-12 educators & school leaders who have some familiarity w/design thinking but are ready to learn how to apply the habits & mindsets to educational leadership & school change efforts. Details & Registration

*****APRIL 2018*****
The Colorado Diversity Network presents Witnessing Whiteness: Whiteness & Allyship Workshop – Dr. Shelly Tochluk at Kent Denver School.
Fri., April 13, 2018 – 9:00am - 2:30pm. For educators. Details & Registration

Mindfulness Workshop for Educators - Krysten Fort-Catanese
Sat., April 14, 2018 from 8:30am - 4:00pm at Friends School - South Campus.
Space limited to 30 participants - To reserve a space, contact Krysten at kcatanese@friendsschoolboulder.org

Culturally Responsive Leadership Program
at The Denver Foundation on April 19-21, 2018.
PD for administrators, campus monitors, counselors & teachers – The program focuses on transforming educator perspectives & practices to help lead their schools in creating learning environments & experiences that engage students from diverse cultural backgrounds. Details & Registration

*****MAY 2018*****

****JUNE 2018****
Traverse Conference
June 4-6, 2018 at Watershed School.
Traverse is focused on real-world learning as the future of education. "Real-world learning" refers to any learning experience that challenges students w/real problems, situations, & opportunities. Educators might call pieces of it project-based learning (PBL), inquiry-based learning, expeditionary learning, service learning, experiential learning, and/or design thinking. Challenge yourself to try things, take risks, make connections w/other educators, & leave inspired to lead your school toward the future of learning! Details & Registration

Girls who Code – 2-week technology summer camps at various ACIS schools:
June 4-15 - Intro to Computer Science (at Boulder Country Day School)
June 18–29 - Website Design & Development (at Boulder Country Day School)
July 9-20 - Wearable Tech & Fashion Design (at Colorado Academy)
July 16-27 - Intro to Computer Science (at Kent Denver School)
July 23-Aug 3 - iPhone App Development (at Colorado Academy)
For girls who want to learn more about computer science & technology Details & Registration

Math Workshop for K-5 Educators at Fay School, Southborough, MA June 24-28, 2018. The Math Workshop is an intensive, invigorating, interactive five-day experience where you will be a learner & teacher-researcher as you extend your own mathematical understanding as part of your role as curriculum facilitator & developer. Details & Registration

Wonder Women! - Leadership+Design
June 25-28 at Moses Brown School, Providence, RI.
For fearless women leaders - 4-day conference for women to build their leadership capacity Details & Registration

Institute on LGBTQ-Inclusive Educational Practices: Creating Affirming Environments for Gender, Sexual, and Family Diversity in Colorado PK-12 Schools -- Boulder, CO
June 28-29, 2018.
For educators – This two-day statewide educator institute will bring educators, administrators, and other youth-serving adults together to engage in professional development around LGBTQ-inclusive educational practices. Register & get more info at lgbtqstatewide2018@gmail.com

****JULY 2018****
STAMP Camp 2018
July 9-13, 2018 9:00AM – 4:00PM at History Colorado Center (1200 Broadway, Denver, CO).
Social Justice Leadership Camp for Rising 9th – 12th graders. Designed to deepen our understanding of equity, social justice & transformational leadership through content based experiential learning & community engagement. Details & Registration

****AUGUST 2018*****
Language Teacher Workshop in the Rassias Method
August 5-10, 2018 at Vail Centre - Dartmouth College, Vail, CO.
PD for Educators – The Rassias Method has been the most innovative teaching methodology for English as a second language since 1975. RM techniques hold student’s attention & foster spontaneous use of language, banishing the inhibitions that can slow the acquisition of foreign language. Details & Registration

National Capstone Consortium – Summer Summit 2018
August 6-9, 2018 at Endicott College (Boston’s South Shore).
PD for Educators – Following the peer-to-peer model developed over six years, the Summer Summit 2018 will offer programming & collaborative opportunities for all types of capstone models, ranging from fledgling to mature programs, and information will be shared using an open-source model. The Summer Summit will bring public & independent schools together to develop transformational capstone experiences, and consider the role capstone plays in the college application process. Details & Registration