Summer Institutes Pipeline - San Jose, CA
University of the Pacific

Course Title

At-Hope Youth Development from the Trenches

1 – 2 Credits Available

Course Information

June 23, 2020

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The Summer Institutes & CALSA Educators Pipeline is the only holistic conference that brings together Administration, Teachers, Coaches, Parents, Juvenile Justice Department, educational sponsors, and community to become a TEAM to help youth succeed!


  • Focus on understanding how to develop schools of hope in their districts. How to develop a pipeline of teachers to administrators.
  • In our social emotional world of today, how to blend Bloom’s Taxonomy with Maslow’s Hierarchy through motivational coaching and counseling strategies to look at the education of the whole child.


  • Happy Teacher, Happy Students! How to prevent burnout and plan for life after teaching.
  • PLC sessions with teachers to brainstorm classroom management best practices.


  • Community of Practice and Networking with colleagues
  • Creating hope in your students and schools Motivational strategies from respected coaches and mentors


  • Network and learn from the best. Coaching clinic from the NFL & College Level’s best.
  • Knowing how to push an athlete’s buttons to achieve optimal performance.


  • Gain a better understanding of your child’s journey through the grades, socially, emotional and academically.
  • Share best practices with other parents and mentors. Motivational practices to help your children perform in life.
San Jose, CA

What Participants will learn

  • HOPE is a unique human quality. Some people have a lot of it; others a little; and too many aren’t hopeful at all.
  • Where does HOPE come from? Understanding the power of HOPE and how it is used as a strategy in navigating life is critical to everyone.
  • We will explore HOPE from three perspectives: the Soul of HOPE; the Science of HOPE; and the Culture of HOPE.
  • We will further understand the power of BELIEVING; CONNECTING; and MENTAL TIME TRAVELING, all essential in experiencing HOPE.
  • We will prove that all young people are capable of success, No Exceptions!

Why You Should Attend

  • Replenish, Rejuvenate & Remember Why You Teach
  • Trauma Informed Strategies
  • Relational Equity Training
  • PLC Collaboration Components, including Teacher Empathy
  • From STEM to STEAM: Place-Based Education Trips
  • Innovative Technology
  • Relevant Standards-Based Presentations
  • Important Wellness Activities

Course Information

  • 1 – 2 Continuing Education Unitd
  • National University (non-profit/WASC approved)

Additional Links & Materials

  • Transcript Request
  • Syllabus

The Summer Institutes Difference

Attending a Summer Institutes Conference provides more than just a way to earn additional teaching certification credits, opportunities to earn salary advancement credits, or obtaining professional clock hours. We want to be your partner throughout your continuing education journey. Whether it’s listening to one of our engaging presenters, attending a PBE (Place Based Education) workshop, sharing peer expertise in PLC’s, or participating in a wellness activity or stress reduction class,  we’re committed to providing you with the maximum return on your investment. You’ll leave our conferences feeling refreshed, replenished, and rejuvenated. Bottom line: we care about you!

“In my 25 years of evaluating educator conferences, nobody does it as well as Summer Institutes.”
Dr. Rich McBridge, Superintendent – 2014 National President AESA

Salary Advancement Credits Teaching Certification Credits Wellness Options Stress Reduction Place-Based Education

What Makes Summer Institutes Unique?
A message from Rick Miller

Pipeline Objectives:

  • Develop a pipeline of caring, trusting relationships in a culture of HOPE from administrators to teachers to students to parents to community!
  • Develop a pipeline of SI trained teachers to become more effective administrative leaders.
  • Develop a pipeline for all participants to have empathy and support each other through social/emotional/physical wellness activities.

Additional Activities

  • Ignite Talks – 5 min talks on various topics
  • Place-Based Education

Featured Presenter: Rick Miller

Spend a day learning how to change a culture from A-Risk to At-Hope.

Summer Institutes Rick Miller

Rick Miller

Founder - Kids at Hope, Presenter

Rick is the founder and CEO of Kids at Hope, an international child, and youth development organization that studies family, school, and community cultures to understand better the dynamics of success and failure.

Rick is also a professor of practice and clinical director within Arizona State University’s Center for the Advanced Study and Practice of HOPE the world’s first academic, research and community outreach center committed to the science and practice of HOPE.

Rick has spent 49 years in the field of child and youth development as a practitioner, researcher, teacher, public policy expert, and author.

He has published four books including Youth Development from the Trenches and his newest book due out spring of 2019, The Soul, Science and Culture of HOPE.

Rick’s research is revolutionizing the understanding of child and youth development and cultures. His work is modeled in 21 states and Canada and has been cited by the American Academy of Pediatrics in a book it published on youth resiliency.

In 2014 the Arizona Supreme Court adopted Kids at Hope to help redefine their juvenile justice system from risk to hope.

He has received Arizona State University’s Visionary Award; the City of Phoenix, Martin Luther King, Jr. Living the Dream Award; and the Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge George Washington Medal.

Included in his many keynotes, workshops, seminars, and symposiums is a TED Talk.

Additional Presenters

Joseph Bauers

Joseph Bauers

Tom Davis – Presenter, CALSA

Tom Davis

CALSA Director
Scott Ricardo, President/Founder of Summer Institutes

Scott Ricardo


Site Coordinator: Scott Ricardo

Summer Institutes’ President and Founder

Scott Ricardo, President/Founder of Summer Institutes

Scott Ricardo


Scott Ricardo, Summer Institutes President/Founder 1987, will be personally facilitating this first Pipeline Summit.

Scott will be covering the follow topics during the summit:

  •     Relationship building based on care, hope & trust
  •     Mindfulness practices to decrease stress
  •     Social & Emotional Wellness
  •     Subject/Grade level PLC Facilitator
  •     Place Based Education
  •     Wellness Education


Luncheon will be provided courtesy of CALPRO Network.

CALPRO NetworkCALPRO Network is part of an exclusive network of PlanMember Financial Centers that distribute PlanMember Programs to school districts and nonprofit employers nationwide. Visit CALPRO Network online for more information.

Conference Fees & Registration

Take advantage of Early Bird prices through April 15, 2020! Space is limited, reserve your seat today!

View the conference rates and available options below. Select the option that works for you and add to cart to continue registration.

 Refund Policy: There will be a $100 non refundable deposit and no refunds after June 1st. However, class fees are automatically refunded in full when: the class or workshop is full, the activity is canceled, or SI rejects the enrollment application.  If you drop a class before June 1, your class fee is automatically refunded, less the $100 non refundable deposit. If you drop a class after June 1, no refund will be given.

 Class Changes and Cancellations: A class will be closed when it reaches maximum enrollment, so register early. Classes with insufficient enrollment will be canceled, and those registered will be notified of the cancellation by email or phone. To make contacting you easier, provide an email and phone number with your registration.  Refunds will be processed automatically for classes canceled by SI.

SI reserves the right to cancel any class. Class locations, dates, times and instructors are subject to change without notice.


The STEAM Education Movement in Schools

STEAM education is gaining popularity in schools across the country. Learn how students are benefitting from educators who have begun adopting this framework.

From STEM…

“Hard at work at Summer Institutes.”
Film provided by Alex Kajitani, California Teacher of the Year and nationally known as “The Rappin’ Mathematician” http://alexkajitani.com


“Taking STEM to the next level with STEAM learning opportunities and activities.”
Film provided by Art Teacher Cassidee Dermond, https://cassideesartgallery.weebly.com.

Location & Directions

This event will take place at TBD

San Jose, CA

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