The Center offers a series of cost-effective and powerful professional learning institutes.  These team-centered experiences provide research-based frameworks, powerful adult learning, and practical tools that are readily transferred back into district, schools, and classrooms.

Instructional Rounds Institute

This two-day institute is designed to develop a focused, comprehensive strategy that supports a coherent and consistent understanding of high-quality instruction. Elements include strategic planning, coaching and methodology for detailed implementation, measurement, and participation. The Center also provides onsite coaching to support school-based rounds for institute participants. Learn more about Instructional Rounds.

Upcoming dates:  January 16 & 17, 2019
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Equity Institute:  Leading for Equitable Classrooms

Housed at the Wadsworth Atheneum, this two-day institute is offered in proximity to powerful and moving collections from both the Wadsworth and the Amistad Center for Arts and Culture. Utilizing these poignant images as backdrop and fodder, we launch deep conversations and exercises aimed at examining the impact of racism, privilege, and bias on learning and our educational systems. Over these two days, district teams engage in strategic planning for equitable access, experiences, and positive outcomes for all students.

Upcoming dates:  October 15 & 16, 2018
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Coaching Institute

This three-day institute focuses on developing coaching skills in line with school or district strategy.  It includes learning and practicing listening, questioning, and giving feedback, as well as coaching methods designed to support strategic thinking and problem-solving.  The institute is designed to support leaders and coaches at all levels.

Upcoming dates:  September 20, 24, & 25, 2018
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My hats off to the Institute. You are taking a chance (courageous) on behalf of a basic human right violation (the gap-race) and the other “isms.” Thank you!!

Leading for Equitable Classrooms Institute participant, 2016

The Rounds Institute was incredibly well structured, paced and presented.  There was an exceptional balance of information delivery and participants’’ practice, all extremely valuable and meaningful.

Instructional Rounds Institute participant, 2018

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