• Spring Series 'S'
    May 18, 2021
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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We are excited to offer, for the first time ever, a Series dedicated completely to the OWL NEST protocol. The protocol is an inclusive process devoted to offering and receiving feedback through focusing on growth minded, applicable outcomes. Building on teachers’ own goals, the NEST protocol allows teachers to foster positive relationships while improving their (more…)


  • May 22, 2021
    8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Are you wondering how to create an engaging, proficiency-based virtual environment? Join this powerful one-day training where you will experience the techniques to effectively build community, stay in the target language and provide structure that still allows students to guide the learning. You will come together with a nationwide community that encourages participants to engage (more…)


  • May 26, 2021
    1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • June 9, 2021
    1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • June 23, 2021
    1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • July 7, 2021
    1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • July 21, 2021
    1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

This Forum is intended for administrators, coordinators, department heads and teacher leaders to create effective systems to coach and support teachers through the upcoming school year. As classroom communities rebuild and heal from the pandemic school year, there are new challenges and obstacles that we face. Through the collaboration, support, practical ideas and specific strategies (more…)


  • May 26, 2021
    1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

This session- Session 1 of the Leadership and Strategic Planning Forum- will tackle the big questions schools have been grappling with this season: How do teachers and students create and thrive in the post-pandemic classroom? How do I communicate effective practices to my teachers? How do teachers and departments establish effective systems of communication? Immediate (more…)


  • June 1, 2021
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

staff

We are excited to offer, for the first time ever, a Series dedicated completely to the OWL NEST protocol. The protocol is an inclusive process devoted to offering and receiving feedback through focusing on growth minded, applicable outcomes. Building on teachers’ own goals, the NEST protocol allows teachers to foster positive relationships while improving their (more…)


  • June 9, 2021
    1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

One of the biggest stressors we have faced in the pandemic school year  is the ability to get through all of the curriculum educators have mapped out for their year. Through the power of proficiency, we can shift our focus from getting through the prescribed units and to a lens of what the student can (more…)


  • June 23, 2021
    1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

The pandemic learning experience- whether remotely or socially distanced- has brought an awareness on the vital need for human connection and social interaction for the classroom to thrive. It has also shown us as coordinators how difficult it can be to maintain that among staff. Together, we will discover and discuss how to use community (more…)


  • June 28, 2021 - July 2, 2021
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Our 8th Annual OWL Summer Bootcamp is happening, and in person! West Coast Bootcamp will bring us back to where OWL started, and will be a time to make invaluable connections with other educators across the country, have fun and grow in your practice! We will spend an entire week together sharing OWL best practices (more…)


  • July 7, 2021
    1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

In this nuts and bolts session, we will explore keystone pieces of the OWL methodology: PPATH and the 10-15-5 as methods that can create structure to elicit collaborative output in department settings. Administrators will develop action steps that can be translated into how to create, in partnership with teachers, a proficiency based, student directed structure-remotely (more…)


  • July 12, 2021 - July 15, 2021
    8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Join a dynamic, virtual professional development experience where teachers learn to implement a proficiency based, student-directed learning environment. The four day experience focuses on the whole teacher and student through Social and Emotional Learning practices, experiential learning of OWL methods and strategies, and implementation of target language, multiliteracies, and community in the classroom.   The (more…)