The Advent School | Free Programs for Educators
Join educators from The Advent School for presentations and discussion about important topics in education.
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Evening Presentations

Join educators from The Advent School for presentations and discussion about important topics in education. Our evening presentations are from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the School’s SMART Lab at 99 West Cedar St. These evening seminars are free and open to all. An RSVP is needed as space is limited.

Social Justice Teaching Through Reggio-Inspired Practices

Tuesday, February 26

Educators will share examples of long-term investigations in Pre-K, Kindergarten, and Third Grade classrooms that highlight how we infuse contemporary issues of power, gender, and race into the curriculum. Click here to RSVP.

Defining Strength: Integrating Science into the Classroom

Tuesday, March 19

Kindergarten and Science teachers will share an emergent study of strength and the multiple forms it took, including an exploration of physical strength, emotional strength, and the strength needed to make social change. This long-term investigation is an example of how we integrate children’s interests, scientific concepts, and our social justice mission into the curriculum. Click here to RSVP.

Developing a Meaningful & Intentional Social-Emotional Curriculum

First Grade teachers will share how a group of teachers developed a comprehensive social-emotional curriculum that proactively teaches skills, like positive conflict resolution, self regulation, empathy, and emotional management. Now implemented school-wide, this curriculum is a reflection of our mission, our desire to support students with differing needs and our belief that children have the capacity to effect positive change in the world. Click here to RSVP.