TEACHING...THE FIRST THREE YEARS INSTITUTE

a year-long teacher development program launching fall 2021

FOCUSING ON THE GROWTH OF EARLY CAREER TEACHERS IN:

Understanding Independent School culture

  • Current social awareness, justice, and DEI work
  • Understanding and supporting your school's culture and history
  • Preparing for school events - tactical and strategic
Navigating student-parent-colleague relationships
  • Collaboration among school colleagues
  • Effectively communicating with parents
  • Classroom management
  • Critical friends group and support network
Developing one’s craft in the art and science of teaching
  • Backwards Design
  • Essential Questions
  • Curriculum design
  • Assessment tools
  • Time management
Attending to self-care and professional growth opportunities
  • Identifying growth opportunities in and outside of a school
  • Seeking mentor relationships
  • Self-care and mindfulness
  • Resource awareness
PROSPECTIVE PARTICIPANTS
Teachers in PAIS member schools entering their first, second, and third years of teaching

ADVISORY GROUP OF EXPERIENCED TEACHERS

Matt Bachner, Winchester Thurston School

Pam Boehm, Shady Side Academy
Bridget Doherty, The Baldwin School
Kim Fina, Holy Ghost Preparatory School
Diana Gomez, Germantown Friends School
Julie-Ann LaPointe, The Quaker School at Horsham
Courtney Nassar, The Miquon School
Andie Sarko, Tower Hill School
Karen Suter, The Haverford School
Noel Yee, The Philadelphia School 

COST
$495 per teacher ・ $295 per additional teachers from the same school
 
DATES AND TIMES
all sessions virtual

Friday, September 24, 2021 ・ 8:30am-12:30pm
Thursday, October 21, 2021 ・ 12:00-5:00pm
Thursday, November 18, 2021 ・ 3:30-5:00pm
Thursday, January 20, 2022 ・ 3:30 - 5:00pm
Thursday, February 24, 2022 ・ 3:30-5:00pm
Tuesday, April 27, 2022 ・ 12:00-5:00pm



Please contact Deb Borden, Director of Programs and Research, with any questions.

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