A collaborative effort between California Department of Education and the Private School Community to provide high quality professional development to private school faculty and staff at no cost to attendees.


2018-19 Professional Development Events



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This workshop is for both lead teachers interested in becoming qualified to coach a new teacher and help them attain their California Clear Credential, and for administrators looking to improve and deepen your coaching skills.

This is a two and 1/2 day event. Workshops run from 9:00 AM until 3:30 with a 30 minute break for lunch the first two days and from 9:00 AM until noon on the third.

October 3-5, 2018: California Crosspoint Academy, Hayward, CA - Click Here to Register!

October 24-26: Chino Basin Water Conservation District, Montclair, CA - Click Here to Register!

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Reading Informational Texts

Students often struggle with reading informational texts. This two-day, grade level specific (K-5 and 6-12) workshop will provide tools to help you scaffold classroom instruction.

Presented by Dr. Rebecca Chirchick and Christine Lam.

September 24-25, 2018: K-5 workshop, California Crosspoint Academy, Hayward, CA 

September 26-27, 2018: 6-12 workshop, California Crosspoint Academy, Hayward, CA      

October 15-16, 2018: K-5 workshop, St. Francis of Assisi, Vista, CA

October 17-18, 2018: 6-12 workshop, St. Francis of Assisi, Vista, CA                                 

June 17-18, 2019: K-5 workshop, Redlands Christian School, Redlands, CA

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Two-Day Differentiated Instruction Institute

Spend two days in a deeper examination of effective approaches to addressing the individual needs of your students.

Presented by Dr. Rebecca Chirchick and Christine Lam.

July 25-26, 2018: St. Pius X - St. Matthias Academy, Downey, CA                                                                     Register Here

June 19-20, 2019: Redlands Christian School, Redlands, CA

June 24-25, 2019: California Crosspoint Academy, Hayward, CA

June 26-27, 2019: Circle City Center, Corona, CA

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Four Day Summer STEM Institute

Spend four days with your private school STEM colleagues delving into the most effective tools and methods for implementing the new science standards.

Presented by The California Science Project a statewide support network for teacher professional learning and leadership development.

July 16-19, 2018:                                    California Crosspoint Academy, Hayward, CA                                Register Here                                                       

July 23-26, 2018:                                                   Redlands Christian School, Redlands, CA                                        Register Here

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Leadership in Independent and Private Schools

A two-day institute for aspiring, beginner, and seasoned administrators. Day one will explore what it means to lead in an independent or private school. Day two will apply what was learned on day one to ten critical issues currently confronting school leaders. 

Presented by John Gulla and Olaf Jorgenson, Ed D. 

July 30-31, 2018: Southwestern Academy, San Marino, CA                                                                                        Register Here

August 1-2, 2018: St. Pius X - St. Matthias Academy, Downey, CA                                                                      Register Here

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