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Registration is now open for the 7th Annual Progressive Education Summit on Saturday, January 27th.  The Summit is our annual conference with over 40 workshops, 3 master classes, a delicious lunch, and this year a resource fair and ignite talks.

Why come to the Summit? There are so many reasons! Just to get us started, here are the top three reasons to come to the Summit this year:

#1
Because you are an educator who wants to keep learning. You see children as powerful, capable, and worthy of the deepest respect, and you are determined to continually hone your skills, build your network and create for yourself an environment of learning, growth and well being.

#2.
Because you love to hear from inspirational people. Keynote Ron Ritchhart is an important thought leader and you enjoy hearing from people in the field. You will come away with new ideas, new practices, new connections.  You want to be around folks who know how to put theory into practice and believe things like this:

“A culture of thinking produces the feelings, energy, and even joy that can propel learning forward and motivate us to do what at times can be hard and challenging mental work.”

― Ron Ritchhart, Creating Cultures of Thinking: The 8 Forces We Must Master to Truly Transform Our Schools

#3.
You know that in the midst of the winter days it will be wonderful to gather at the Summit.  You will be at City Neighbors with hundreds of educators, non profits, parents, students, and more…and feel the warmth of being with so many people who care passionately about teaching and learning. We need each other.

Do you have more reasons you would like to add?  Please add your comments below.

Register Here!

More about the Summit on the City Neighbors Foundation Website.

See you there!

– The City Neighbors Summit Team

We are so thankful for all the support and good will coming our way at City Neighbors! When we started with the idea of City Neighbors 14 years ago, we didn’t know that someday we would be serving over 850 students, and working with 100 teachers, and partnering with traditional schools, the District, Universities, Community groups and more…and we feel so grateful. Lets keep going together. Lets do more. If City Neighbors has made a difference for you, then please consider a donation to our #GivingTuesday campaign and support our work. We are raising funds for our newly launched summer camp – focused on literacy, friendships, and the arts.

DONATE HERE

Happy Thanksgiving!

The 6th Annual Progressive Ed Summit is November 12, 8:30 – 3 at City Neighbors in Baltimore.  This is a conference that brings together educators and folks who care about education from diverse backgrounds to learn and grow together.  We offer the Summit for free – a day of learning, good food, a keynote speaker, and a chance to connect with others.  Here are a few good reasons you don’t want to miss the Summit this year:
WORKSHOPS LIKE THESE:
(Just a few examples, there are over 40 workshops!)
  • Arts Integrated Workshop: Adapting Radio Drama to Grades K-8
  • Using Handwork to BUILD a Growth Mindset
  • How Do I Plan This Stuff?
  • Small Group Instruction in the Middle Grades
  • Accommodating All Learners in the EL Literacy Classroom
  • Using Games to Engage, Enhance and Enrich Math Instruction
  • Leap Off the Cliff: The What, Why and How of Small Group Instruction
  • Drop Everything & Design
  • Teaching Entrepreneurship As a Project Based Class
  • Fostering Independent Exploration and Choice in the Classroom
  • Jumpstart Arts Integration Lessons with Artful Thinking
  • Navigating Complex Text in Differentiated Classrooms: Strategies for Comprehension and Composition
MOMENTS LIKE THESE:
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Have you been to the Summit?  Do you want to add to the list? Please Leave a comment below.
See you at the Summit!
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