Summer Institutes - Stockton, CA
University of the Pacific

Course Title

PDSI 9967 – Empowering (At-Hope) Students to Self-Manage

1 – 2 Credits Available

Course Information

Date: March 14, 2020
Time: 8AM – 6PM daily
Location: University of the Pacific, Wendell Phillips Center, Room #140,
3601 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95211
Credits Available: 1 – 2

Summer Institutes presents in:


This rejuvenating conference includes everything you’ve grown to expect from SI and more.

  • 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
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PBIS, SEL, STEAM, PBE, PLC & Teacher Wellness | Earn 1-2 Credits

NEW! One Day Mini-Recharge with Scott Ricardo

Attend the one-day Recharge with Scott Ricardo for just $98!

Scott Ricardo, President/Founder of Summer Institutes

Course Information

  • 1 credits (15 hours) – Passing grade: Attendance & journaling and written reports on presenters.
  • 2 credits (30 hours) – Passing grade, same as 1 credit, plus one PBE Day independent study.
  • University of the Pacific (non-profit/WASC approved.

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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?

Featured Presenter:

Scott Ricardo

Empowering (At-Hope) Students to Self-Manage…the First Step to Reducing Teacher Burnout!

Do you as a teacher experience the following student behavior: Cussing, laughing, bullying teachers, being rude, looking at their phones, walking out in the hallway, throwing things and even getting physical with you?

Coach Ricardo uses his university coaching experience, style and motivational techniques to inspire (At-Hope) youth to learn how to succeed in the classroom and future career settings.

Join this one-day SI RECHARGE and find out how to empower your students to self-manage!

Teachers will learn:

  • Mindfulness techniques
  • “Top 10 List” most common student mistake self-assessment tool
  • Student time management & work ethic
  • Which students get hired, which don’t? Why?
  • Student self-awareness and how to change the formula.
  • Peer Empathy and Collaboration PLC
  • Student Behavior/Teacher Response Scenarios

Summer Institutes Founder (1987) Coach Scott Ricardo’s most successful accomplishments include:

  • Founder of Humboldt State University’s, We Believe in Youth Mentorship Program

The WBY program was so successful that Mr. Ricardo was asked by AFCA Executive Director Coach Grant Teaff to be a keynote presenter for the American Football Coaches Association’s College National Convention and was also featured on the Children’s Miracle Network nationalized TV program. The WBY program’s number one focus was to reduce male violence, especially against women.

  • College and European Professional Football Coach (22 years); Athletic Director; Fundraiser; College Wrestling Coach; College & K-12 PE teacher (35 years) (Voted Three-Time High School Teacher of Distinction by senior class at previous district)
  • President/Founder/University Instructor, Summer Institutes (33 years), a national company that provides graduate level professional development courses for educators, coaches, and the general public across the nation. This program features an expertise with classroom management, reducing teacher burnout, and increasing teacher performance.
  • Educational and Sports Consultant, https://summerinstitutes.com/consulting/

Site Coordinator: Scott Ricardo

Scott Ricardo, President/Founder of Summer Institutes

Scott Ricardo


Scott Ricardo will be facilitating the Modesto SI Conference.

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

STEM Place-Based Education Day

STEM Place-Based Education Day trip to the William R. Luebke Planetarium.

Conference Fees & Registration

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

University of the Pacific
Wendell Phillips Center, Room 140,
3601 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95211

University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

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