Summer Institutes - Wenatchee, WA

Due to low enrollment, we had to cancel our Wenatchee site. We encourage you to register for our Moses Lake ‘live” site or one of our two online courses. Thank you.

University of the Pacific

Course Title

PDSI 9963 Teaching With a Higher Purpose

3 – 4 Credits Available

Course Information

Date: June 18-21, 2019
Time: 8AM – 6PM daily
Community Foundation of NCW
9 S. Wenatchee Ave.
Wenatchee, WA
Credits Available: 3-4
Clock Hours: 50 NCESD Clock Hours in 5 Days

Summer Institutes presents

Wenatchee, WA

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

  • Relational Equity
  • Relevant Standards-Based Presentations
  • Interesting PLC Collaboration Component
  • Place Based Education Day Trips
  • Effective Implementation of the Common Core
  • Important Wellness Activities
  • Innovative Technology
  • Replenish, Rejuvenate & Remember Why You Teach.
Wenatchee, Washington

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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!

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

What Makes Summer Institutes Unique?

Featured Presenter: Dr. Johnny Lake

Spend a day with world renown Equity & Diversity Expert, Dr. Johnny Lake.

Dr. Johnny Lake is a nationally certified and internationally recognized educator and speaker in programs focused on equity, inclusion, leadership, diversity, community-building, cross-cultural interactions skills and ethics. He has worked as a teacher, lecturer, and storyteller in the US and internationally in Europe, Turkey, Australia and Canada. Dr. Lake has served as a facilitator and trainer for law firms, court and justice systems, community service organizations, universities and communities. He has also developed strategies and curriculum to disrupt bullying behaviors in school. Dr. Lake graduated from Willamette University with a BS in History, is a member of Mortar Board, and was awarded the Phi Beta Kappa designation. He holds a Master’s degree and Ph.D. in Educational Leadership: Policy, Management and Organization from the University of Oregon. He also is currently serving as an administrator on special assignment in the 4J schools in Eugene. He is a former member and chairman for the State of Oregon Commission on Black Affairs and former Education Chair for the NAACP.

Featured Presenter: Don Fogle

Spend a day with SEL training, Educational Entertainer and Comedian, Don Fogle “Teaching with a Higher Purpose.”

Don Fogle

Don Fogle

SEL training, Educational Entertainer and Comedian

Don Fogle is an educational entertainer, World Frisbee Champion and teacher of SEL, neurokinetics, circus and movement arts. Don has presented for more than 5,000 schools nationwide.

Aspire to inspire your students by creating a positive atmosphere in your classroom.
Integrate social and life skills within your regular curriculum by adding movement and fun in a success oriented setting. Develop positive thought and behavior patterns by connecting your students emotionally to the content and purpose of your lessons. Guaranteed to put new tools in your teacher’s tool belt. This is a movement learning session. Bring athletic footwear and be ready to MOVE!      

His resume includes:

  • 35 years as program director, curriculum designer and educational entertainer with W.E.C.A.R.E. Sports Programs.
  • 3 years co-director, curriculum designer, teacher and lead artist for Kid Konnection Circus Arts Program, a federal youth at risk program co-sponsored by The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts and the Oregoe State University extension office, Newport, Or.
  • Keynote speaker and presenter at state and national educational conferences, including Summer Institutes.
  • Featured on Good Morning America and KOMO TV Seattle’s Frontrunners.

Additional Presenters

More presenters coming soon!

Site Coordinators: Chris Mason & Fernando Alvarez

Chris Mason

Chris Mason

Moses Lake, Wenatchee Co-Facilitator
Fernando Alvarez

Fernando Alvarez

Moses Lake, Wenatchee Co-Facilitator

Chris Mason and Fernando Alvarez will be facilitating the Wenatchee SI Conference.

Chris & Fernando 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

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Location & Directions

This event will take place at Clovis Point Intermediate School, 1855 SE 4th Street East Wenatchee, WA. 98802.

Community Foundation of NCW

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