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Professional Learning Opportunities and Events

Join us for one of our workshops, or take a look at upcoming opportunities throughout the region.

If you are looking for information from a previous workshop, you may find it on our Workshop Resources page. 

For Educators

Focused on making, entrepreneurship, STEAM, and inventing, the #GetMESI initiative is an opportunity to explore ways to integrate and apply learning, develop skills, and build connections between the classroom and the world beyond.

  • Keeping Your Students Safe on the Job FREE workshop and curriculum provided in partnership with the CDE and UC Berkeley's Labor Occupational Health Program.  

  • Interested in exploring how VR could be used in the classroom? We are developing a VR pilot program with Microsoft!  Email Jewyl Clarke for more information. 

  • Schedule a Work-Based Learning workshop to give your teachers access to a portal where they can make industry requests

  • Join our Middle School College and Career Readiness Series: Passion, Purpose, Potential and Pathways: How Educators Leverage Middle Schooler Interests 
    • Fall 2019 Cohort at the Linda Vista Campus of SDCOE
  • The Comic-Con Book Club Educator Group is full for this spring, but fill out the interest form for this fall!

Conferences for the coming year

Ongoing Opportunities

  • The Fleet Science Center is offering after school and Saturday Teacher Professional Development free of charge! You can also join their Teacher Partner Program for free admission and access to other great opportunities.

  • The SDG&E Energy Innovation Center has amazing free workshops designed for industry and they are a perfect fit for many CTE teachers across sectors!  Some great sessions coming up include Sustainable Strategies for Business, LEED Green Associate Training, Build a Better Burger with a focus on commercial kitchens, and more.  You can also bring your students on a tour! Let us know if you're interested and we can help get you set up. 

Looking for more? Take a look at our Professional Learning Menu to see how we might be able to tailor our work to your district needs.