CFE EVENTS

Throughout the year, the Center for Excellence hosts professional learning events that focus on building capacity in educators and teams of educators.  As well, the CFE has established amazing partnerships with local, national, and global organizations to bring multiple learning opportunities for educators.  Below you will find a list of current CFE events, past CFE events, and partner events.


Current CFE Events:

  • There currently are no scheduled Center for Excellence Events on the calendar.

Current Partner Events:

  • There currently are no scheduled Partner Events on the calendar.

Past CFE Events:

Each Intro to PBL workshop will gain an overview of Project Based Learning and what it looks like in the classroom and how to start designing or enhancing your first projects. Each one-day workshop will have a theme that will be interwoven through the overall design of projects and with a deeper dive in the afternoon.  Participants may register for an individual workshop, multiple workshops, or receive a discount for registering for all five in the series.

Intro to PBL: Driving Questions

  • Date: January 25, 2018
  • Location: New Technology High School, 920 Yount Street, Napa, CA
  • Cost: $175/person
  • Description: How to craft and use a driving question to drive the content of your project, keep learners focused on the learning outcomes and drive the learning.

Intro to PBL: Authenticity

  • Date: February 13, 2018
  • Location: New Technology High School, 920 Yount Street, Napa, CA
  • Cost: $175/person
  • Description: Keeping your content connected to your learners and making a real contribution to society. This workshop will help you connect your content to local and global problems or issues to help them deepen their understanding of the content.

Intro to PBL: Assessment Practices

  • Date: February 22, 2018
  • Location: New Technology High School, 920 Yount Street, Napa, CA
  • Cost: $175/person
  • Description: Understand how to use assessment and feedback during the process of a project for both the individual student and the group. Individual assessment and feedback is an important driver for learners to progress. Develop a culture of feedback and self-assessment practices in your classroom.

Intro to PBL: Academic Rigor

  • Date: March 15, 2018
  • Location: New Technology High School, 920 Yount Street, Napa, CA
  • Cost: $175/person
  • Description: Ensure that learning is always at the core of your projects, tied to standards and demands a depth of knowledge of central concepts. Learners are able to demonstrate content knowledge and demonstrate life skills.

Intro to PBL: Culminating Events

  • Date: April 3, 2018
  • Location: New Technology High School, 920 Yount Street, Napa, CA
  • Cost: $175/person
  • Description: Students showcase their work and their projects, learn how to showcase their learning to their community and/or authentic audience. Projects in PBL are about more than just the product, it is about the learning, cultural responsiveness and stretching students beyond their own boundaries. Learn various ways to have students showcase their learning so that end product becomes more than just a dog and pony show!

Past Partner Events:

EdTechTeam Napa Valley 1:1 Summit

When: January 27-28, 2018

Registration: https://edtechteam.swoogo.com/napa2018

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Patterns of Innovation Conference by Partnership for 21st Century Learning

  • WHEN: March 27-28, 2018
  • WHERE: New Technology High School
  • LEARN MORE: Event Website

 

 

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