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Upcoming Events and Programs

Open Enrollment Programs Open for Registration!

Dates: May 9, 2019

Our open enrollment courses are now open for registration.  Check out the complete schedule here.

Closing the Achievement Gap Summer Institute: Strategies for Excellence in Equity

Dates: Jul 1, 2019
Location: Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA
Speaker: Jon Saphier

Dr. Saphier has served on the Closing the Achievement Gap Summer Institute faculty for several years and has again been invited to speak at this excellent event. His focus on high expertise teaching, which embraces high expectations, providing specific strategies and skills to help ALL students, directly fits with the goals of the Summer Institute.

Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents Executive Institute

Dates: Jul 9, 2019 to Jul 11, 2019
Location: Mashpee High School, Mashpee, MA
Speaker: Jon Saphier and Pia Durkin

Jon Saphier and Pia Durkin, former Superintendent of New Bedford and Attleboro School Districts will present as session entitled: Bridging High-Expertise Teaching and High-Impact Leadership: Developing and Supervising the Principal’s Work with Teachers

Teaching Learning Coaching Conference

Dates: Oct 6, 2019 to Oct 8, 2019
Location: Overland Park Convention Center, Kansas City, KS
Speaker: Nancy Love

Nancy Love joins a group of distinguished coaches at the Teaching Learning Conference this fall to address the theme, Keep Learning . The concept of continuous education is deep in the roots of the Instructional Coaching Group. We strongly believe that life becomes impoverished once a person stops learning.

Learning Forward Annual Conference - Concurrent Session

Dates: Dec 9, 2019
Location: St. Louis, MO
Speaker: Nancy Love, Kristen Palatt, Jennifer Stokes

Join RBT's Nancy Love as she teams up with Kristen Palatt and Jennifer Stokes from Pittsfield, MA to elaborate on how they led a school through turnaround using effective teacher teaming.

In the session participants will:

  • Build a school community of trust and collective efficacy through norms, structures, and administrative support.

Learning Forward Annual Conference - Concurrent Session

Dates: Dec 10, 2019
Location: St. Loius, MO
Speaker: Nancy Love, Robin Whitacre, Nina Smith

Nancy Love, Robin Whitacre, and Nina Smith present on how teacher teams maximize on the power of formative assessment data.