The Professional Development Center at Eagle Rock will continue education renewal work in collaboration with Big Picture Learning from June 4 – 6, 2014 in Reno, NV. Eagle Rock will be working with Washoe Innovations as they transform to a Big Picture Learning model – Washoe Innovations High School is a preexisting alternative high school shifting to the Big Picture Learning design. Eagle Rock is collaborating with BPL to support that shift. – i.e., developing plans and projects that incorporate BPL practices.
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.