Transformative Leadership Programs
The Transformative Leadership Programs provide learning opportunities for educators to increase their professional leadership capacity. We deepen academic understanding and engagement through creativity and multi-disciplinary arts integration.
Transformative Leadership offers in-depth professional development for both certificated and non-certificated k-12 and early childhood educators.
Our professional learning opportunities give educators creative strategies to improve student academic skills while expressing themselves through multiple arts disciplines. We help educators to increase their professional capacity, and develop the skills to lead professional learning communities at their school sites and district offices.
Integrated Learning Specialist Program (ILSP)
The Integrated Learning Specialist Program (ILSP) is a trans-disciplinary set of professional development courses that envision and nurture new paradigms for teaching and learning. Course curriculum is based on research-based frameworks from Project Zero (Harvard's Graduate School of Education), and provides educators with the skills to create imaginative, integrated lessons in any subject area. Participants can work toward an Integrated Learning Specialist Certificate. Continuing Education Units are also available.
- Three, 30-hour core courses offered 3 times a year
- Arts electives produced by reputable arts organizations and artists
- Option to earn a Certificate
- CEUs through Mills College
Inventing Our Future Integrated Learning Summer Institute
Inventing Our Future brings educators and community leaders together to build collaborative relationships and professional practice. The Institute promotes the thoughtful alignment of content standards, assessments and powerful learning across the curriculum through engaging professional development.
Modeled after Harvard's Project Zero Classroom, this Institute features opening plenaries with national leaders and dynamic mini-courses on the intersections between education, arts and science, and environment and social justice issues. Find out more here.