Sustainable Solutions in Education Supported by our Professional Development Center
At Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center, staff and students alike share in the principles of positive growth and addressing the greater good.
And while Eagle Rock’s backdrop is beautiful Estes Park in Colorado, our Professional Development Center team travels throughout the United States, engaging in the improvement of other learning institutions through consulting and coaching. This spring, that “greater good” took our PDC staffers to Albuquerque, N.M., where they worked with three new charter high schools — all part of the New Mexico Center for School Leadership — and all at various points in their development.
The New Mexico Center for School Leadership currently consists of three leadership high schools:
- Health Leadership High School (Founded in 2013)
- Ace leadership High School (Founded in 2010)
- Tech Leadership High School (Opening in 2015)
The center, founded by Tony Monfiletto, is dedicated to the premise that “learning by doing, positive youth development and the highest level of private industry collaboration, results in schools that can dramatically improve the graduation rates in our (their) community.”
As the New Mexico Center for School Leadership grows, we provide guidance and support through professional development, aiding in teacher learning, community development, metric development and any number of other projects.
At Health Leadership High School, where our focus is on aiding teacher learning, our Professional Development Team recently engaged staff in a session on improving group-work in the classroom. Dan Condon, associate director of professional development, engaged teachers through Continue reading…