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SI presents – The 5-Star RECHARGE Series

Earn from 1 to 22 graduate semester credits.

Choice of 11 presenters.  Take one to eleven courses, you choose!

Course Information

Date: Monthly on Saturdays, March 2021 to February 2022
Location: Live Virtual or On-Demand
Instructor: SI’s 5-Star Presenters

NEW! SI presents – The 5-Star RECHARGE Series:


Are you looking for salary advancement credits and quality Professional Development?  – Why not get both through SI’s 5-Star RECHARGE Series?

Earn from 1 to 22 graduate semester credits.

Choice of 11 presenters. Take one to eleven courses, you choose!


  • Eleven of SI’s 5-Star presenters.
  • One course per Saturday a month.
  • Earn 1 to 22 semester graduate credits!
  • 1 credit $150 per course, 2 credits with completion of Place Based Education Indepenedent Study Day, $275
  • Can’t make the live Saturday date?  No worries, the course will be offered “On Demand” after each session.  No Stress.
  • For 34 years, we have been in the trenches with teachers.  We care about you. 

Simply click on which 5-Star presentation(s) that you want to attend, pick 1 or 2 credit options per course and you’re set to go! Scott Ricardo, the President of Summer Institutes, highly recommends that you attend the zoom sessions ‘Live” so you can experience the Q & A interaction with the presenter(s) and the PLC breakouts with your peers!


Michigan Teacher Inspires Us to Inspire You:  

I came expecting to be recharged and inspired – I didn’t expect to be changed! No other education classes than these with Summer Institutes have focused primarily on changing the teacher so that he/she can be unleashed to make the most powerful impact possible in the world and in individual lives! With Sincerity, Angela Schneider 2020

What is a 5-Star Presenter?

In order to be considered 5-star with Summer Institutes, presenters have gone through the University of Pacific’s official evaluation/critique form after each SI event.  All teachers are asked to reflect back on the speakers and score them on a 1-5 scale, with 5 representing the highest score. These 5-star presenters were voted to be a favorite with all “5”s and have been selected due to their excellence in communicating and teaching.  They have been invited to return and be a part of our current line-up of our NEW SI 5-Star Series.

About the Instructors

Ingrid Ricks

March 6, 2021
Now on Demand

Healing through Personal Storytelling

New York times Best Selling Author

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Rick Miller

Summer Institutes Rick Miller
April 24, 2021

Now on Demand

Bringing Hope to Youth in the Trenches

Kids at Hope

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Mark Speckman

Summer Institutes - Mark Speckmen
Postponed – check back for new date

Overcoming Difficult Challenges

World Renowned Motivational Speaker

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Dr. Johnny Lake

Dr. Johnny Lake
August 7, 2021

Equity with Unity, the Power of Story

International Trainer/Consultant/Speaker/Author

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Pat Ruel

Coach Golden Pat Ruel
Postponed – check back for new date

Capturing Effort

Coach and author

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Dr. Matthew Kincaid

Dr. Matthew Kincaid
October 2, 2021

Permission to Speak Freely


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Ingrid Ricks

February 5, 2022 – New Date

Seizing the Power of Now

New York times Best Selling Author

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Jim Walden

Coach Jim Walden
January 8, 2022

Bringing Manners & Respect Back into the Classroom

Coach and author

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Christian Moore & Bruce Bushnell

On-Demand – Available Now

The Resilience Breakthrough


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Scott Ricardo

Scott Ricardo, President/Founder of Summer Institutes

Combatting the Fear of Failure

Summer Institutes President

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Earn Credit Hours through the University of the Pacific

University of the Pacific

Summer Institutes partners with the Center for Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) at the University of the Pacific to offer professional development programming where students can earn graduate-level professional development units (PDUs) for successful completion of applicable coursework. Learn more

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