The annual Walkathon is an all-school event that supports professional development for our faculty and staff during the summer and throughout the year. Our teachers have benefited from programs in Diversity & Inclusivity, Navigating Adolescence, Innovation, and more.
Examples of Teaching Fellowships, 2015-16

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  • Fablearn Summit

    Fablearn is a forum for educators, students, policy-makers, designers, researchers, and makers to share, present, discuss, and learn about digital fabrication in education. This an opportunity to learn about digital fabrication and hands-on learning. Click here to learn more. 
  • Navigating Adolescence

    Three middle school teachers will be attending the Stanley King Counseling Institute in North Andover, MA in June to strengthen their skills in working with adolescents. The skills developed by the teachers attending this institute will help strengthen our Middle School advisory program, one of our programmatic goals for the upcoming school year.
  • Project Zero Classroom

    Ten teachers and administrators will be attending Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Project Zero Classroom conference in Boston in July. This annual conference supports teachers in creating classrooms, instructional materials and learning environments that promote deep learning and understanding - learning experiences that are engaging and exciting for all learners. It will help Hillbrook teachers to answer the following questions…
    How do we best prepare young people for a future that is hard to imagine? How do we teach for the kind of deep understanding that requires learners to solve complex problems? How do we ensure that the work we do is ethical, excellent and engaging? How do we encourage students to fall in love with learning?”
  • Thacher School Summer Summit: Capstone Consortium

    Christina Pak, our Middle School Head, and four Middle School teachers attended Summer Summit 2015 during June at Thacher School in Ojai, CA. This experience informed inception of the 8th grade Capstone Project, currently in progress by the Class of 2016. Capstone projects are passion-driven, student-led independent projects that culminate in a formal presentation. Click here to learn more.
  • Wildwood's Schools Multicultural Leadership Institute

    Geared toward educators, this five-day institute offers the tools and strategies to create and sustain authentically multicultural classrooms and experiences for young learners. Click here to learn more.
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