Conferences and Workshops


Beyond DEI: Connection and Empowerment to Support All Students

District and building leaders, classroom teachers, PPS personnel, counselors, paraprofessionals, students, families and community members must work together to connect with, empower and support one another to achieve equitable opportunities and outcomes for all. Common Thread and CASDA will facilitate a four-part summer series that will help leaders and educators create inclusive and equitable protocols to build beliefs, policies and practices grounded in connection and empowerment.


How the Brain Learns: Implications for Teaching

Participants will learn over the course of two sessions about brain research and the critical "how we learn'' principles that guide all elements of planning and instruction.