Institutes

Promote Deeper Learning for Your School Leaders & Teachers

To promote deeper learning on a topic, schools and districts can combine a group of workshops to present a full-day or multi-day professional development institute. Through this more sustained exploration of a topic, participants have the opportunity to acquire a broader range of knowledge and skills.

Our Professional Development Institutes provide schools and districts with customized, multi-day programs featuring nationally renowned educational experts and timely topics and themes in education. Institutes are aimed at increasing leaders’ and teachers’ capacity to develop their learning organization, plan and deliver effective instruction, and create rigorous opportunities for student learning leading to successful outcomes.

Planning an Alliance Institute

Alliance Institutes are customized based on a school, district, or system’s needs, schedules, and number of participants. These daylong or multi-day institutes focus on a variety of topics across grade levels and content areas, include educational experts who provide keynote sessions, and can offer breakout sessions with workshops, including correlated teacher resources and activities. Frequent speakers include:

Jennifer Abrams

Elena Aguilar

Doug Buehl

Ann Cunningham-Morris

Doug Fisher

Pete Hall

Robert Marzano

Ray McNulty

Pedro Noguera

Mike Schmoker

Harry & Rosemary Wong

 

Our Institutes increase professional development opportunities and offer greater flexibility when schools pool their allocations for Professional Development Institute Days. Additionally, the Institutes are aimed at increasing leaders’ and teachers’ capacity to:

  • Develop their learning organization(s)
  • Plan and deliver effective instruction
  • Create rigorous opportunities for student learning leading to successful outcomes
  • Engage teachers and leaders in up-to-the-minute topics and themes in education

Below is a sample single-day institute that includes a keynote session as well as morning and afternoon breakout sessions.