TEACHING...THE FIRST THREE YEARS INSTITUTE

A cohort-driven experience that offers training and support to early career teachers.
Over 20 PAIS and national educators are involved in delivering this program.

JOIN COHORT TWO AND FOCUS ON YOUR PROFESSIONAL GROWTH IN:
Understanding Independent School Culture

  • Diversity-Equity-Inclusion-Justice-Belonging
  • Mission and values
  • Your impact on culture

Navigating student-parent-colleague relationships 

  • Collaboration among school colleagues
  • Effectively communicating with parents
  • Classroom management

Developing one’s craft in the art and science of teaching

  • Curriculum design
  • Assessment strategies
  • Time management
  • Learning differences

Attending to self-care and professional growth opportunities

  • Identifying growth opportunities in and outside of a school
  • Self-care and mindfulness
  • Resource awareness

PROSPECTIVE PARTICIPANTS

Teachers in PAIS member schools entering their first, second, and third years of teaching

COST
$675 per teacher; $395 for each additional teacher from the same school 

DATES AND TIMES

Session 1: Thursday, August 11, 2022 | 3:30-5:00pm | Virtual
Session 2: Thursday, September 29, 2022 | 12:00-3:00pm | Virtual
Session 3: Thursday, October 20, 2022 | 3:30-5:00pm | Virtual
Session 4: Wednesday, November 16, 2022 | 3:30-5:00pm | Virtual
Session 5: Thursday, January 12, 2023 | 3:30-5:00pm | Virtual
Session 6: Wednesday, February 8, 2023 | 9:00am-12:00pm | Virtual
Session 7: Tuesday, April 18, 2023 | 2:00-4:30pm | Virtual
Optional in-person gatherings in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia will take place at a time to be determined by the cohort during the school year. All sessions will be recorded and shared with the cohort of teachers.


Please contact Deb Borden, Director of Programs and Research, with any questions.