****JUNE 2018****
HMI Educators Expedition at High Mountain Institute, Leadville, CO
Session 1: June 23-30, 2018
Session 2: July 22-29, 2018
PD for teachers & administrators: Traveling through Colorado’s dramatic Sawatch Mountains & collaborating w/like-minded educators will leave you excited to take advantage of all the opportunities you have to help students realize their full potential – as leaders, independent thinkers, & thoughtful citizens. Details & Registration

Math Workshop for K-5 Educators at Fay School, Southborough, MA on June 24-28, 2018. 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, & Family Diversity in Colorado PK-12 Schools -- Boulder, CO
June 28-29, 2018.
This two-day statewide educator institute brings educators, administrators, & other youth-serving adults together to engage in prof. dev. around LGBTQ-inclusive educational practices. Register & get more info at lgbtqstatewide2018@gmail.com

Academy for NEW Division Heads – ISACS – Barbara Braham, Ken Rogers, Dana Crumley, & Dave Mochel
June 21-22, 2018 at the ISACS classroom, Chicago, IL.
Two-day workshop for division heads in their first 1-3 years of headship -- also beneficial for aspiring division heads or those who desire leadership training. Many new division heads begin a leadership journey in this pivotal position without formal training. Current & experienced ISACS division heads have identified the most common areas of challenge & we have brought together an exceptional team of experts to share powerful strategies in successful leadership. Details and Registration: Details & Registration (ACIS members: Please contact ACIS at 303-444-2201 to request the coupon code for discounted registration.)



****JULY 2018****
Camp Spark: Teacher PD Camp “Transformational Tools for Teacher”
July 9-13, 2018 9:00AM – 4:00PM (5:00PM on FRIDAY to allow for the closing celebration) at Montessori School of Denver.
In a nurturing & playful setting, teachers who join in this week-long intensive will gain tools to support both their prof. dev. & personal transformation. Details & Registration

Girls who Code – 2-week technology summer camps at ACIS schools:
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

STAMP Camp 2018
July 9-13, 2018 9AM–4PM 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

Cybersecurity in Independent Schools
at Trinity Valley School, Ft. Worth, TX July 19-20, 2018
For Technology & Risk Management Leaders - Attendees will gain knowledge to prepare them to lead an ind. school through the security review process & undertake the steps necessary to ensure improved security for all areas as well as the security of individual community constituents. Details & Registration

Grab the Torch Summer Institute
July 21 – 28, 2018 at Simmons College, Boston, MA

Summer Institutes for high school girls w/a focus on leadership, ethics, purpose & philanthropy. Details
Application



****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

Project Based Learning Seminar
August 6-7, 2018 from 8am - 4:30pm at Denver Jewish Day School.
PD Opportunity for Grade K-12 teachers. Explore Project Based Learning by engaging in collaborative, hands-on learning, & leave w/a planned (or nearly planned) PBL unit ready to implement in one of your classes. Registration

National Capstone Consortium – Summer Summit 2018
August 6-9, 2018 at Endicott College (Boston’s South Shore).
PD for Educators – The Summer Summit brings public & independent schools together to develop transformational capstone experiences, & consider the role capstone plays in the college application process. Details & Registration

Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork Summer Institute: Building a Whole-School Restorative Response to Behavior at Waldorf School on the Roaring Fork, Carbondale CO on August 6-10, 2018 5-day intensive “hands-on” PD that equips Waldorf educators & administrators w/the education, training, skills & materials to implement a Waldorf-Specific Whole-School Restorative Response to Conflict, Misconduct, & Trauma. Contact Anne White-Menconi for details - PHONE: 970.963.1960 - EMAIL: anne@waldorfschoolrf.org

Reasoning, Rigor, & Results – Greg Tang
August 17, 2018 8:30am–3:30pm at Aspen Academy.
PD for MATH Educators – This workshop explores exemplary teaching methods & cleverly-designed problems that encourage students to struggle, reason, persevere, & grow. Cost: $140/person. (45 seats available as of May 4th). Details & Registration: Contact Katie Becker at katie.becker@aspenacademy.org or 303.346.3500 x112



***SEPTEMBER 2018***
***OCTOBER 2018***
K-12 Purpose Summit Oct 4-7, Chautauqua, Boulder, CO This intimate gathering of admin & educational leaders takes place at the base of the Rocky Mountains as the Aspen leaves turn. Working in small groups w/the goal of returning home w/tangible work products in order to implement purpose learning back at our schools, participants will look at purpose curriculum for global, experiential/service learning, and advisory programs; as well as an integrated part of core learning across the K-12 curriculum. Details & sign up: Details & sign up or email shayna@worldleadershipschool.com

ACIS 2018 Trustee & Head of School Conference – Building a Culture of Innovation & Engagement at Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa, Beaver Creek, CO on October 11 & 12, 2018. For independent school heads, trustees, & administrators – Annual independent school governance conference. Details & Registration: [registration opens mid-August]

2018 STAMP & CIRCLE Conference at History Colorado Center, Denver, CO
October 12, 2018 – STAMP conference
October 13, 2018 – CIRCLE conference

Details & Registration


***NOVEMBER 2018***
ACIS Parent Association Leader Workshop
Thurs., Nov. 29 2018 at St. Mary's Academy, Englewood, CO.
This interactive workshop introduces principles of good practice that have successfully guided parent associations all over the country. A case study approach will illuminate common challenges & identify practical solutions. Small group discussions over lunch will allow participants to make connections w/parent leaders in other schools. Details & Registration


***DECEMBER 2018***
Out of Bounds: Evaluating and Setting Appropriate Boundaries for School Professionals A Professional Development Symposium for ACIS Member Schools - facilitated by Katie Koestner of Campus Outreach Services (COS)
at St. Mary’s Academy, Denver, CO December 7, 2018. Join school professionals to learn about setting appropriate boundaries w/students. Designed for teams of educators these workshops prepare you to help improve child protection efforts at your school. Each 2-hr. workshop will train a different group of educators, depending on the grade level or program design for the students they teach:
9:30 -11:30 am: Grades 9-12 Faculty, Coaches, Admins & Staff
12:00 – 2:00 pm: Grades 6-9 Faculty, Coaches, Admins & Staff
12:30- 4:00 pm: Grades PK-5 Faculty, Coaches, Admins & Staff
5:00 – 7:00 pm: Boarding School Faculty, Coaches, Admins & Staff

Details & Registration.
Space is limited!. Sign up early! Contact Katie Koestner at 866-966-9013 or Katie.koestner@campusoutreachservices.com with any questions.



***JANUARY 2019***
CALL FOR PROPOSALS FROM PRESENTERS AT THE 12th Annual Educating Children of Color Summit - "BUILDING BRIDGES"
Jan. 19, 2019 8AM–5PM at Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO.
Summit is for parents, 8th grade & above students & teachers: Mission – to dismantle the cradle-to-prison pipeline for children of color & children in poverty through education. Click here to submit your presenter proposal.