The Professional Development Center at Eagle Rock will continue education renewal work in collaboration with Holy Heart of Mary High School (Newfoundland, Canada), LA Small Schools Center (Los Angeles, CA), Voyager Academy High School (Durham, NC) & Los Angeles Unified School District (Los Angeles, CA) during the week of March 17, 2014.
The variety of renewal topics that the Professional Development Center will work on with these orgaizations include:
– Differentiated instruction in heterogenious classrooms.
– Professional Learning Communities.
– Student engagement strategies.
About Eagle Rock
Eagle Rock, a nonprofit Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of the American Honda Motor Company, is both a school for high school age students and a professional development center for educators. The school is a year-round, residential, and full-scholarship school that enrolls young people ages 15-17 from around the United States in an innovative learning program with national recognition.
The Professional Development Center works with educators from around the country who are interested in engaging in education renewal and reform. The Professional Development Center works with educators committed to making high school a more engaging experience for our country’s youth.
We envision this country’s high schools as high functioning centers of engagement and learning. We accelerate school improvement and support implementation of engaging practices that foster each students’ unique potential and help young people use their minds well.