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ADMIN DAY

Designed specifically for school or district leaders, Admin Day will motivate, inspire, and remind you of the powerful impact that you can have, despite the pressures and challenges of our profession. An emphasis be placed on ways to support staff while ensuring that they are creating a school that promotes student engagement, increases academic excellence, and develops meaningful relationships. The RCA admin team will show proven ways to build rapport among staff, families, and students that will motivate, engage, empower, and create success for all. You will learn tools and techniques for creating a school climate and culture that will create the optimal learning and work environment, from the first days of school to the very end of the year. Additionally, you will have an immersive experience by observing RCA classes in session.

 

The 2-day experience will dive even deeper into communication, special programs, our House System, and all things RCA! Additional time will also be given for questions and answers with Ron Clark, Kim Bearden, and our entire admin team.

ELA DAY

Designed for ELA K-12 teachers, ELA is an immersive experience will enable you to observe ELA classrooms in session and attend workshops led by Ron Clark, Kim Bearden, and our entire ELA department. We will share our ideas and strategies for ways to enhance your ELA classroom with proven strategies that will engage even the most restless of learners. You will be given tools teach the required curriculum in ways that will create meaningful results. An emphasis will be placed on ways to engage students, foster academic excellence, build rapport, and instill a love in all things ELA!

NEW TEACHER DAY

Are you a first or second year teacher? Then this day is specifically designed for you! Ron Clark, Kim Bearden, and our dynamic team want to share our love and experience to set you up for success.  Avoid the pitfalls that many beginning teachers face by learning methods for classroom management, developing relationships, communicating with parents, engaging students, setting expectations, establishing protocols, and finding balance and joy when you feel overwhelmed.

 

While here, you will have the opportunity to observe classroom sessions and attend PD workshops, all while engaging with our staff and students. We are here to share our experiences and best practices with you,  and we will provide you with techniques and strategies that will empower, support, inspire, uplift, and equip you to be the best you can be.

Reaching & Teaching Boys

Join Troy Kemp (former founding director for the National Center for the Development of Boys),  Junior Bernadin, Kirk Brown, Michael Bonner, and the other men of RCA for an interactive, immersive professional development experience that focuses on research-based methods for raising, mentoring, teaching, guiding, and supporting young men, both inside and outside of the classroom. Learn how toxic masculinity, miscommunication, and misunderstanding can be a barrier to our students’ success, happiness, and emotional well-being. 


If you are struggling to engage, understand, support, or connect with the males in your school, this day is one that will motivate, equip, empower, and enlighten you. You will leave with powerful strategies and techniques that will transform your ability to reach and teach your male students with success. 

MATH AND SCIENCE DAY

Join renowned educators Ron Clark, Dr. Valerie Camille Jones, Carrie-Jo Wallace, Daniel Thompson, Dr. Natalie Pough, and Cer’Princeton Harden for an immersive, interactive PD experience that is focused on mathematics and science strategies for K-12 teachers!

 

You will learn engaging, dynamic ways to teach mathematics and science to your students as you participate in interactive workshops, classroom observations, and sharing sessions that will give you meaningful strategies, creative takeaways, and a renewed enthusiasm for teaching. 

 

While here, you will have the opportunity to observe classroom sessions and attend PD workshops, all while engaging with our staff and students. We are here to share our experiences and best practices with you,  and we will provide you with techniques and strategies that will empower, support, inspire, uplift, and equip you to be the best you can be.

CULTURE BY DESIGN:

 RESPONSIVE TEACHING PRACTICES

Join Susan Arauz Barnes, Pamela Haskins, Dr. Camille Jones, Junior Bernadin, Dr. Yvette Ledford, and other dynamic members of our team for a professional development experience steeped in research-based, strategies that will enhance every classroom. These engaging workshops support new and experienced educators from all content areas as they create a school culture that promotes understanding culture within America’s classrooms and the society at large. 

 

Engage in meaningful discussions and leave with methods and resources that support diverse students. This slate of workshops contextualizes the standard curriculum so that each student finds value and authentic connection to the lessons you teach. If you teach students who do not look like you OR if you are the “minority” teacher in your school OR if you want more culturally sustainable practices and resources for your classroom, then these workshops are definitely for you!

Upcoming Signature series DATES

$425

Culture By Design: Demystifying the Margins
October 4, 2021

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$425

Admin Day
October 18, 2021

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$425

ELA Day
JANUARY 14

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$425

REACHING & TEACHING BOYS
October 11, 2021

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$425

MATH & SCIENCE DAY October 15, 2021

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$995

ADMIN CONFERENCE October 21-22, 2021

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$525

October 8, 2021

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$995

November 18-19, 2021

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$525

December 10, 2021

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$525

January 28, 2022

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$525

February 25, 2022

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$995

March 17-18, 2022

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$995

April 21-22, 2022

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$995

May 19-20, 2022

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$525

July 12, 2022

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$995

November 11-12, 2021

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$525

December 3, 2021

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January 20-21, 2022

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February 17-18, 2022

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$525

March 11, 2022

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March 25, 2022

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$525

May 6, 2022

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$525

May 27, 2022

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$995

July 14-15, 2022

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$425

Culture By Design: Demystifying the Margins
October 4, 2021

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$525

October 8, 2021

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$425

REACHING & TEACHING BOYS
October 11, 2021

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$425

MATH & SCIENCE DAY October 15, 2021

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$425

Admin Day
October 18, 2021

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$995

ADMIN CONFERENCE October 21-22, 2021

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$995

November 11-12, 2021

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$995

November 18-19, 2021

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$525

December 3, 2021

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$525

December 10, 2021

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$425

ELA Day
JANUARY 14

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$995

January 20-21, 2022

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$525

January 28, 2022

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$995

February 17-18, 2022

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$525

February 25, 2022

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March 11, 2022

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March 17-18, 2022

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$525

March 25, 2022

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$995

April 21-22, 2022

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$525

May 6, 2022

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May 19-20, 2022

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$525

May 27, 2022

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$525

July 12, 2022

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$995

July 14-15, 2022

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Convince your

Boss

We know budgets are tight and justifying the cost of your professional development is an important part of getting the approval you need so you can join us. We want to help!

We’ve drafted a template letter to help you build a better business case for attending RCA Signature Series in person!